Phoebe Bledsoe Tieche Herring, an original incorporator of BAF, established this fund as a memorial to her husband, Hank Herring. A 1938 graduate of WWHS, he moved to Los Angeles where he cofounded Vacuum Atmospheres Co. He retired and returned to Beckley in 1998 and became an active supporter of our community before his death. This fund will provide scholarships for WWHS graduates.
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Beckley Area Foundation is a 501-c-3 non-profit community charity as recognized by the Internal Revenue Service, and all donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. In accordance with federal IRS regulations we acknowledge that BAF has provided no goods or services in consideration of this gift. In addition, you have not received any direct benefit from this contribution and BAF has exclusive legal control over the assets contributed.
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