Become a Buttonwood partner!

As ever greater numbers of students and families discover and participate in our programming, the need for support grows.

Sponsorship opportunities are always available.

Please contact Executive Director Tracy Holliday at (717) 762-0373 or [email protected] to learn how you or your company can participate.

Leadership Gifts:

Today’s Horizon sponsors provide undesignated funds for general operating support:

The Nora Roberts Foundation $10,000 Annually

Alma W. Oyer  $5,000 Annually

The Carolyn Terry Eddy Family: Carolyn, with daughters Connie Fleagle & Kim Larkin $3,000 Annually

Marge Kiersz  $10,000 Annually


Faculty Development sponsors have made a five-year commitment:

Alma W. Oyer, $10,000 Annual Faculty Chair [Director of Education]

Marge Kiersz $10,000 Annual Faculty Chair [Watershed Science Coordinator]

Peggy Weller, $5,000 Annual Gift  Executive Leadership Support


We are grateful to the following organizations and individuals that have provided funding support designated for specific programs or projects.

Antietam EYE Associates, Drs. Jerzy Kornilow O.D. & Alison Ridenour, O.D.   $1,000 for Recycle/Reuse Yard Sale Fundraiser

Linda Barkdoll, Realtor   $300 for Pumpkins & Pippins Festival 

Bartlett Tree Experts   $500 for Forest Treasures

John & Debbie Beck   $3,500 for Michaux Discoveries

Steve & Maxine Beck   $600 for DISCOVER! Archaeology/Geology

Blue Ridge Risk Partners, on behalf of Craig, Friedly, Potter & Moore  $2,000 for Bay Supper Fundraiser

Robert & Grace Brown  $500 for Spring Lecture Series

Buchanan Auto Park   $500 for Kite Fly

Covenant Family Dentistry   $500 for Salamander Scramble 5K Run

Diana Dale, in memory of Mary Ann Payne and Helen Herr Moyer  $500 for Wee Wonders Programs; $500 for Pre-K Wonderwalks

Dave Shockey Auto Body, $250 for Pumpkins & Pippins Festival 

Julia S. Dawson  $2,000 for StoryWalk® at Pine Hill Recreation Area

Greg & Debi Duffey, in memory of C. Alvin Henicle   $1,500 for Plants: From Harvest to Home

Eagles Club of Waynesboro  $5,000 for Sporting Clays Shoot Fundraiser

Farrar’s Firearms  $100 Station Sponsor for Sporting Clays Shoot Fundraiser

FirstEnergy Foundation  $1,000 for Bay Supper Fundraiser

F&M Trust Company   $1,000 for Hello Earth! and $1,000 for Wonders of Wool

Sandy Fisher, in memory of Harry Fisher $2,000 for Habitat!

Foreman’s Rare Coins   $200 for Chesapeake Bay Supper

Franklin County Rock & Mineral Club   $200 for Community Learning, Jeri Jones Geology Program and Bus Trip

Franklin County Visitors Bureau   $500 for Jazz Fest

Gettysburg Trading Post  $100 Station Sponsor for Sporting Clays Shoot Fundraiser

Melissa Graham Johns and Family  $500 for Exploring Wetlands: Plants, Animals, People in memory of Virginia Steck Graham; $500 for Clam Shuckers Sponsorship, Bay Supper Fundraiser in memory of Steve Graham

Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home   $2,000 for Salamander Scramble 5K Run

Matt Gunder   $200 for Bay Supper Fundraiser

Hadley Farms Bakery, Inc.   $500 for Recycle/Reuse Yard Sale

The Hamilton Family Foundation, on behalf of Hamilton Nissan, $1,000 for Jazz Festival

Donna & Tony Haugh   $300 for Faculty Inservice/Professional Development

Jay & Pat Heefner   $250 for WaterStriders; $500 for Discover Dairy

Kathy Helfrick   $250 for StoryWalk® at Pine Hill Recreation Area

Karen & Edmund Herald   $1,000 for Faculty Inservice/Professional Development

The John R. Hershey, Jr. and Anna L. Hershey Family Foundation  $2,000 for WaterStriders; $3,000 for Professional Memberships

Hunter’s Den $100 Station Sponsor for Sporting Clays Shoot Fundraiser

Johnson Controls, Inc.  $2,500 for Exploring Wetlands

Jeb Keller, on behalf of Blue Ridge Risk Partners  $500 for An Evening with Poe

Marge Kiersz   $2,000 for Community Learning Programs

Dennis L. Koons of Raymond James Financial Services, Inc.   $300 for Publications

Land O’Lakes Foundation   $3,000 for Discover Dairy

Martz Plumbing, Heating & AC   $1,500 for Publications

Chester & Jamie Mauk  $200 for Bay Supper Fundraiser

Beverly McFarland, in memory of Tom McFarland  $1,000 for Jazz Festival

M & T Charitable Foundation   $2,500 for Monterey Historic Garden, Ongoing Care and Garden Talks; $2,500 for Civil War: The Battle at Monterey Pass

Manitowoc Crane   $1,500 for Pine Hill Park Ranger Training

Moose Lodge #1191   $1,000 for Sydney’s Wonder Web

Middletown Valley Bank, $2,000  Premier Sponsor of An Evening with Poe

William & Diane Nitterhouse Foundation   $1,000 for Civil War: Battle of Monterey Pass

Owl’s Club of Waynesboro  $500 for Pumpkins & Pippins Festival; $5,000 for Sporting Clays Shoot Fundraiser

Patriot Federal Credit Union  $1,500 forYouth Festival

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts   $5,000 for Arts Programming

Pinellas Foundation–Anderson Family Fund, in memory of Vida May Anderson  $2,500 for EXPLORE! Programs; $2,500 for Marvin Visits Planet Earth

Lucinda D. Potter, CPA   $250 for Earth Celebration Day; $250 for Publications; $250 for Sydney’s Wonder Web; $250 for Community Learning Programs

Rarrick Orthodontics, $300 for feature movies at Waynesboro Theatre

Rent in Waynesboro  $3,500 for of Jazz Festival

Bernie & Rosemarie Roberts Family, in memory of Harry D. Catts, Florence Gertrude & Richard G. McGowan, Sr., and Richard G. McGowan, Jr.  $2,000 for Forest Treasures

Jeff Rock   $250 for Internship Support

Rotary Club of Waynesboro   $1,500 for Hello Earth!

Pam & Bruce Rowland, $500 for Naturalist Discovery Series

Rouzerville Business Association $600 for Pumpkins & Pippins Festival

SEK CPAs and Advisors   $300 for Community Learning Programs

Specialty Granules, Inc.   $2,500 for Monterey Peak Adventure

Steel Warehouse  $500 for Winter Solstice Celebration

Andrew and Sally Sussman, $500 for Jazz Festival

Jan Turano  $3,000 for Fantastic Flax: From Fiber to Fabric; $1,500 for Wonders of Wool: Sheep to Clothes; $1,000 for Art in the Park

Arlene Unger, ReMax Associates  $1,000 for Pumpkins & Pippins Festival; $1,000 for Salamander Scramble 5K Run

Richard & Peggy Walsh   $500 for Faculty Inservice/Professional Development

Waynesboro Physical Therapy   $100 for Salamander Scramble 5K Run

Younger Toyota  $500 for Historic Garden at Monterey Pass, Ongoing Care and Garden Talks