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Help us tell the Story of Downtown Frederick

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Join Us in Making History: Be a Part of "BOOMTOWN" – The Story of Downtown Frederick!

Dear Community Members and Film Enthusiasts,

We're thrilled to invite you to be a part of something truly special, the creation of "Boomtown," an inspiring 2-part film series that captures the remarkable journey of Downtown Frederick during the transformative 1970s and the Rebels whose vision spawned a Revolution. This film, inspired by Don Linton and Kate McDermott's book "From the Brink to Brilliant," chronicles the resilience and revival of a community on the verge of collapse, ultimately becoming one of the most sought-after towns in America.

Be an Extra in the Story that Saved Downtown Frederick

We're calling on individuals who want to make a difference, be a part of cinematic history, and contribute to the success of "Boomtown." Whether you aspire to be an extra in the film or take on the role of a re-enactor, your involvement will help bring this captivating narrative to life.

Support the Cause: Donate to Make "Boomtown" a Reality

To ensure the highest quality production, we're reaching out to our incredible community for financial support. We are raising funds to cover the development and production costs of "Boomtown." Every contribution, regardless of size, makes a significant impact. The more we raise, the better the film becomes.

Inspiration and Backing

"Boomtown" has received initial development funding and endorsement from esteemed organizations such as The Delaplaine Foundation, the City of Frederick’s Department of Economic Development, The Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, and Visit Frederick.

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Stay in the loop as our fundraising campaign unfolds. Follow us on Facebook for behind-the-scenes glimpses, updates, and exciting developments. Your support on social media helps spread the word and build momentum for this incredible project.

Contribute Today – Make a Difference Tomorrow

All contributions are tax-deductible and can be made here on to our non-profit 501 (c)(3), BigBlue.Foundation on this platform. Your generosity propels us toward our mission of developing and producing digital media that educates, entertains, and inspires positive change in the world.

Join the "Boomtown" Movement!

Let's come together to create something extraordinary. Be a part of "Boomtown," the story that saved Downtown Frederick, and help us make history.

Best Regards,

Salyer McLaughlin, Director
BOOMTOWN, a Big Blue Foundation Film Project

Donations (4)

  • Bruce McLaughlin
    • $100 
    • 3 mos
  • Tim Stevenson
    • $100 
    • 3 mos
  • Anonymous
    • $300 
    • 4 mos
  • Bruce McLaughlin
    • $100 
    • 8 mos
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Fundraising team (3)

Rhonda McLaughlin
Frederick, MD
Big Blue Foundation
Salyer McLaughlin
Team member
Danielle Rizzo
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