In remembrance of Ritchie Valens, Buddy Holly and J. P. (The Big Bopper) Richardson

Also pilot Roger Peterson and former Surf Ballroom Manager Darrel Hein

Who benefits from these awards and scholarships?

  • List of Schools and the Scholarships and Awards

  • Honor Roll of Recipients

For persons wishing to make a donation, here is the address:

       The Winter Dance Party Music Scholarship Fund
       817 East 16th Street North
       Newton, Iowa 50208
       Phone: 641-792-8220

The 1959-1999 40th Anniversary Fund Tour, Inc. (otherwise known as The Winter Dance Party Music Scholarship Fund) is a 501c3 nonprofit group, and donations are tax-deductible.

A musical program at the Clear Lake, Iowa Middle School is presented yearly to raise money for this fund. The next program will be on Thursday, February 1. Note the next link for details.

For the latest news from Buddy Holly, click here.

This page was last updated on 1/10/07 at 3:45 PM, CST.