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Urbanna Oyster Festival Foundation

  • Urbanna, VA

Mission Statement

To provide cultural, educational and recreational events for the enjoyment of the community, to include the Urbanna Oyster Festival. To provide leadership, encourage and sponsor artistic activities; promote appreciation of the history, maritime tradition and the seafood industry.

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Service Areas

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Virginia

Town of Urbanna - 23175

ruling year

1992

Principal Officer since 2016

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Mr. Joseph Heyman

Co Principal Officer since 2016

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Mr. Eric Faudree

Keywords

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education, restoration, marine, watermen, seafood

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Also Known As

Urbanna Oyster Festival

EIN

54-1577658

 Number

6289096422

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Environmental Education and Outdoor Survival Programs (C60)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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Through our local schools, implemented the Marine Science Legacy Program to encourage marine science education.Collaborated with other nonprofit organizations in projects that will benefit the citizens of the Town and County.Urbanna Oyster Festival is the largest fund raising effort of the year for many local charities, and each year provides a number of college scholarships for local high school students.

Service Areas

Self-reported

Virginia

Town of Urbanna - 23175

Funding Needs

Vendors and sponsors are necessary for sustaining the festival. Volunteers are the lifeblood of running the festival.

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Operations

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Urbanna Oyster Festival Foundation

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Joseph Heyman

Co Principal Officer

Mr. Eric Faudree

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Joseph Heyman

The Allen Group, Inc.

Term: Feb 2016 - Mar 2017

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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