Amazement Square gratefully acknowledges all of the individuals, corporations, and foundations that have supported the Museum’s mission to motivate children and adults of all backgrounds and abilities toward greater creativity and understanding of themselves and the world through hands-on learning. This list represents supporters from January 2015 – December 2015.

Thank you!


Corporate Partnership

provides an opportunity for area businesses to give back to the community in which their employees live and work while receiving a marketing package and benefits for their employees.

Corporate Patron
($10,000 +)



Amazing Corporate Sponsor
($5,000 – $9,999)


Berglund Toyota

Moore & Giles

Piedmont Community Health Plan

Corporate Sponsor
($2,500 – $4,999)

Bank of the James


Campbell Insurance

Candler Oil Company

Fleet Laboratories

Forest Dental Center

Foster Fuels

John Stewart Walker

Kyanite Mining

Pettyjohn, Wood & White, Inc.

Schewels Furniture Company

Event Sponsor ($1,000 – $2,499)

Automated Conveyor Systems

Central Virginia Federal Credit Union

Coleman-Adams Construction Inc.

Dodson Pest Control

Flippin, Bruce & Porter

Forehand, Inc.

Harman Eye Center

Harrington Corporation

Innovative Wireless Technologies

Jamerson-Lewis Construction

Piedmont Eye Center

Rehab Associates of Central VA

Retail Merchants Association

Watts Petroleum

Wooldridge Heating – Air – Electrical

Event Patron
($500 – $999)

BRC Railcar

Glass & Associates

Orthopaedic Center of Central VA

Robert W. Baird & Co.

R.R. Donnelley

Virginia Eagle Distributing Company

Westminster Canterbury


Event Supporter
($150 – $499)

BB&T Scott & Stringfellow

Holy Cross Regional Catholic School

Michael’s Carpet World

Rainfrost Nursery

Scott Insurance

Scott’s Mulch & More

Westover Dairy


Foundations, Granting Agencies, and Other Organizations

$25,000 +

Genworth Foundation

Institute of Museum and Library Services

The Andrew Horsley Easley and Anne Owen Easley Charitable Trust

Walmart Foundation


$10,000 – $24,999

Helen S. and Charles G. Patterson Jr., Charitable Foundation Trust

The Greater Lynchburg Community Trust

Langley Family Fund


$5,000 – $9,999

Carrington Family Foundation

Wells Fargo Foundation


$1,500 – $4,999

City of Lynchburg Arts & Cultural District Program

The Minnie and Bernard Lane Foundation


$100 – $2,500

Retail Merchants Foundation, Inc.

The Cap and Margaret Anne Eschenroeder Fund

Walmart Neighborhood Market

Walmart Supercenter (Wards Road and Old Forest Road locations)

Larsen Family Fund

Philip N. Daly and Frances K. Daly Charitable Lead Unitrust


Matching Gifts

Genworth Foundation

GE Foundation


Individual Gifts

$100,000 +


Gene Dixon


$25,000 – $49,999

Marc Schewel

Kay and Kent Van Allen


$10,000 – $25,000

Terry and Bob Brennan

Beth and Cole Candler

Rosel and Elliot Schewel

Mary and Lewis Thomas

Diane and Billy Walker


$5,000 – $9,999

Nancy and Sam Cardwell

Frances and Don Giles

Beth and Tim Groover

Mary Jane and Charles Pryor

Mort Sajadian


$2,500 – $4,999

Mike Caswell

Sandy and Skipper Holt

Hylan Hubbard

Becky and Bobby O’Brian

Susan and Tom Pettyjohn

Martha and Paul Seufer

Tami and Mike Shadler

Francis Teague


$1,000 – $2,499

Anne and Garth Ainslie

Sharon and Sandy Ainslie

Cyndi and Bradley Bateman

Betsy and George Beam

Debbie and Scott Brabrand

Regina and Lewis Carter

Kasey and Jimmy Forehand

Janie and Tom Hall

Elizabeth and Mike Harrington

Elizabeth and William Harris

Cinda and George Hurt

Crystal and Todd Irby

Beverly and Jim McCloskey

Jennifer and Ken Musana

Ellen and Tom Nygaard

Alexis Richards

Anne and David Royer

Rachel Shenigo

Harold Via


$500 – $999


Sallie Blosser

Sherri and Alton Brown

Trudy and James Davidson

Patty and Cholly Fox

Holly and Turner Perrow

Christine and Stephen Terry

Faith and Luke Towles

Alice and Mark Townsend

Jennifer and Javaun Wills

Anne and Bunny Wood

Melissa and Mark Zadell


Gifts up to $500

Laura and Joseph Brooks

Barbara and R. E. Burnette

Nancy Cameron

Sara T. Candler

Marcy and Charles Catalano

Lucy and Robert Cook

Lisa and David Cresson

Shelby and Warren Crist

Caroline and Bill Crow

Eugenia and William Davidson

Jane and William Davis

Rosemary and George Dawson

Emily and David Dent

Marge and Powell Dillard

Amy and Edward Dinstel

Ann and Rodger Fauber

Catherine and Dave Ferguson

Judy and David Frantz

Whitney and T. Scott Garrett

Sarah and John Gilkey

Jodi and Michael Gillette

Rachel Gillette

Ann and George Harris

Elizabeth and J. Y. Harvey

Sarah and Timothy

Hellewell Susan and Charles Herbolsheimer

Megan and Matthew Huffman

Aileen and William Hull

Nancy and James Hunter

Emily Joseph

The Junior League of Lynchburg

Michele and Peter Karras

Tina and James Kughn

Lea and Andrew Larsen

Danielle and Christopher Lewis

Amy Lynch

Susan and Bradley Malcolm

Shirley Matthews

Cathryn and Anthony McCarter

Judy and Edward Melton

Barbara and Norman Moon

Catherine Mosley

Karen and John Nelson

Christine and Richard Niles

Traci and Nnamdi Ogbu

Doris and James Peery

Bette and Joe Piccolo

Becky and R. Gregory Porter

Betty and William Roberts

Cary and Robert Roberts

Allison Rose

Carole and Richard Royer

Jennifer and Shepherd Sittason

Janeen and Kevin Smith

Kim and S. Kim Song

Elizabeth and John Sorrells

Laura and Thomas Stevens

Kathleen Terrell

Brynn and Walid Thabet

Bobby Thompson

Catherine and Bill Varner

Jessica and Peter Ward

Darrell Wargo

Karin and Marc Warren

Jane and Kenneth White

Consuella Woods


In-kind Donations

Allied Waste

Charles Pryor

Greg Doneghue

Lynchburg Crane Service

Mort Sajadian

NB Handy

Richard Zechini

Virginia Eagle


In Honor of:

Frances Giles

Jodi Gillette

Hylan Hubbard

Thomas Pettyjohn

George Ramsey

Malcolm Sydnor

Kay and Kent Van Allen

Diane and Billy Walker

Karen and Bud Walker


In Memory of:

Mildred Payne Floyd

Christine Hubbard

Thomas R. Leachman

Margaret “Peggy” Teague


The above list does not include Ugly Bug Ball ticket and auction item purchases.

If we have inadvertently omitted or misspelled your name, please contact the Development Office at
(434) 845-8850 to correct our records.

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