Check Out Latest Wally Donations

The Wally Board thanks the latest companies and individuals who donated to the Wally Foundation. Visit the articles below for more information.

Patron Level:
Bob Gordon, A.C.T Lighting
Apollo Design Technology
Color Kinetics
David Cunningham
High End Systems Inc.
Main Light Industries
Martin Professional
Stage Call
John Wiseman
Keny Whitright from Wybron
XL Touring Video

Platinum Circle Level:
Greg Esakoff
JM Video
LDI2006 & Live Design
Scharff Weisberg
Theatre Projects Consultants
David Milly, Theatrical Lighting Systems Inc.
Theatrical Lighting Systems Inc.

Gold Circle:
Phil Bernard
Michael T. Brokaw
Robin Crews
Valdis Dauksts
Tom Folsom
Duncan MacKenzie
John Howe, Morgan Travis Company
Larry Nelson
Grif Palmer
Richard Pilbrow
Rusty Brutsché, PRG
Nick Jackson, PRG
Sonny Sonnenfeld
David Taylor
Jennfier White

The Wally Russell Foundation was set up and funded in 1993 by friends and business associates of Wally to honor his numerous contributions to the evolution of lighting technology, as well as his innate ability to identify and nurture young, talented artisans and visionaries.

To honor Wally, the Foundation uses funds not only to honor industry innovators with The Annual Lifetime Achievement Award, but also to support and fund internships for the Los Angeles Opera, Broadway Master Classes, and the re-instatement of the annual Newcomer Award.

The generous donation is tax deductible and can be contributed at these levels:
Wally Patron: $2,500 and above
Platinum Circle: $1,000 to $2,499
Gold Circle: $100 to $999

Those who donate receive:
Recognition of the donation and support on the Live Design Wire
Recognition of the company/individual contribution within a year-end full page thank you ad in Live Design
Recognition of your company/yourself as a supporter of the fund
Platinum and above supporters are invited to attend the annual Wally Luncheon honoring the year's Lifetime Achievement Winner at ETS-LDI

The Wally Award committee includes: Phil Bernard, Rusty Brutsché, David Cunningham, Tom Folsom, John Howe, Larry Kellermann, Philip O'Donnell, Richard Pilbrow, Brian Russell, Glen Russell, Robert Schiller, John Wiseman, and Jennifer White.

All donations are tax deductible and donors will receive a receipt. Make checks payable to The Wally Russell Fund and send to: Tom Folsom c/o KTRP, Inc. 2615 S. Santa Fe Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90058.

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