The board of directors of the Rappahannock Foundation for the Arts bid farewell to two retiring members and welcomed four new members at a reception during their annual meeting in late June.
Based in Kilmarnock, the group’s mission is to be a community arts advocate by providing performing arts experiences in the Northern Neck. Its 30th anniversary season begins in December with a concert by BeauSoleil with Michael Doucet. Additional shows are planned for February, March, April and May 2024, all at Lancaster Middle School.
Retiring member Barbara Breeden provided On Stage hospitality for four years, before and after Covid when RFA hosted nine visiting artists/groups in a single season. Despite a busy law practice, Breeden worked before and during performances to ensure all artists’ needs were met, stocking supplies, creating healthy hospitality tables, and packing up leftovers for artists to take for midnight snacking.
Bev Upshur served on the RFA board from 2017 to 2023. She...
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