2018 ACCOMPLISHMENTS

ARTS & CULTURE

  1. Annual Civil War Ball

  2. Annual Sweeney Summer Music Series

  3. Annual Joel Sweeney & the Banjo Festival

  4. Annual Lantern Tours SOLD OUT AGAIN!

  5. Arts & Heritage Days

  6. New Special Events Saturdays (new & varied demos, authors, artisans)

  7. Art in the Park Event (Plein air painting, childrens craft station)

  8. Genealogy/Appomattox historical record station at park for special events

  9. Christmas with Civil War Santa

EDUCATION

  1. Annual Appomattox High School Student Internship Program (50 students so far!)

  2. Underwriting of Living History Presenters

  3. Underwriting of Annual Scholarship for Appomattox students attending CVCC

  4. Community Outreach- Civil War Christmas station at the Experience the Holidays Event in Appomattox; participation with area Primary School and libraries

2017 ACCOMPLISHMENTS

EDUCATION

  1. “Every Kid in the Park”

  2. Appomattox High School Student Exchange

  3. Underwriting of Annual Scholarship for Appomattox Residents attending CVCC

  4. History Passport for 4th Graders

  5.  “Bio-Blitz” Nature Program

 

VISITOR EXPERIENCE…

  1. Sweeney Cabin Restoration Campaign EXTERIOR & ROOF COMPLETED!

  2. Guided Bird Walks, Dog Walks, Nature Walks from March - November

  3. Annual Landscaping and Plantings

  4. Maintain & Improve Appomattox Station Battlefield (Jamerson Lane)

 

ARTS & CULTURE…

  1. 3RD Annual Civil War Ball

  2. 5TH Annual Sweeney Summer Music Series

  3. Sweeney Banjo Festival

  4. 6th Annual Lantern Tours

  5. Arts & Heritage Festival

  6. Astronomy Night

 

GENERAL…

  1. Received just under $50K in Grants & Donations

  2. Hired Administrative Assistant

  3. Active Member – Appomattox Chamber of Commerce

  4. Active Member – Appomattox Tourism Committee

  5. Adopt-a-Highway Sponsor – Route 24 through the Park

  6. Partnerships with Multiple Organizations

 

2016

Accomplishments 2016

2015
 
2014

150th Anniversary Events Planned


Past

Accomplishments 2013

Appomattox Foundation Joins Chamber 2012

Sweeney Summer Concert Series

12/10/2017

Holiday Open House

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Appomattox, VA  24522

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