Event Sponsors

With much collaboration, over $16,000 in promotional support is made available as part of this event. Learn more about the organizations and companies making Bursting in Air possible. Our growing list of generous sponsors include:

  • Maryland Milestones/Anacostia Trails Heritage Area Inc as part of Undaunted: Prince George’s County – War of 1812
  • The City of Hyattsville
  • M-NCPPC Department of Parks & Recreation: Arts & Cultural Heritage Division
  • Joe’s Movement Emporium and the Art Lives Here Initiative funded by ArtPlace America
  • Prince George’s Arts & Humanities Council
  • Star-Spangled 200
  • Will’s Home Decorating
  • Washington Air Compressor
  • Sunbelt Rentals of Laurel
  • Hyattsville Life & Times – check out their recap!
  • Franklin’s Restaurant, Brewery & General Store
  • Ballet, Tap and All that Jazz
  • And special thanks to neighbor Jeffrey Bumgardner of The UIP Companies, Inc. and to Chas Colburn Sculpture Studio


 Sponsor Information Below:

Hyattsville Community Development Corporation (Event Organizer)The Hyattsville Community Development Corporation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization governed by a board comprised of residents and stakeholders and managed by staff that harness our community’s talents and potential to revitalize the City of Hyattsville and neighboring areas.


alh-logo5Joe’s Movement Emporium under the Art Lives Here Initiative, funded by ArtPlace AmericaArt Lives Here is the creative placemaking project and visibility campaign of the Gateway Arts District, a two-mile corridor along Route 1 that utilizes arts-led economic redevelopment to unite the towns of Hyattsville, North Brentwood, Brentwood and Mount Rainier, MD. Organized by Joe’s Movement Emporium. 


Maryland Milestones/Anacostia Trails Heritage Area, Inc.

With so many major moments in US and Maryland History, Anacostia Trails Heritage Area Inc. has launched Maryland Milestones to celebrate the unique networks, the major moments, and amazing communities of the region. Located in northern Prince George’s County – bordered by Washington D.C., Howard County, Anne Arundel County, Montgomery County, and the Baltimore/Washington Parkway, the region encompasses approximately 84 square miles.


Star-Spangled 200

SS200_LOGO_v1Star-Spangled 200, Inc. is the not-for-profit 501(c)3 entity that supports the fundraising goals of the Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission. Established in September 2010, Star-Spangled 200, Inc. is charged with educating the public through celebration and commemoration of the historical events of the War of 1812 by supporting the charitable and educational activities of the Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission.


 The City of Hyattsville

The City of Hyattsville is a diverse and welcoming community that celebrates our small town character, urban energy, and environmental stewardship. The mission of the City of Hyattsville is to provide leadership and effective services that enhance our quality of life and achieve our vision. The City of Hyattsville Department of Recreation is responsible for providing City residents with cultural and recreational activities that promote a sense of community and foster civic pride. The Department offers numerous events and activities throughout the year as well as oversees the operations of City Parks and Ballfields.


M-NCPPC Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation

 In partnership with our citizens, the Department of Parks and Recreation provides comprehensive park and recreation programs, facilities, and services which respond to changing needs within our communities. We strive to preserve, enhance, and protect our open spaces to enrich the quality of life for present and future generations in a safe and secure environment.


Hyattsville Life & Times

HLT logo - blackThe Hyattsville Life & Times is Hyattsville’s non-profit community newspaper, celebrating its 10th anniversary of chronicling the people and events of Maryland’s 12th-largest city. HyattsvilleLife.com was launched in June to provide a timely and interactive online news and information resource for the Hyattsville community.


Franklin’s Restaurant, Brewery & General Store

Franklins Horizontal Logo 1 (2)Since opening in 2002, Franklins quirky gift shop has been known throughout the region for its great selection of wine, beer, toys, games, gifts, jewelry, cards, candy, stocking stuffers and more. The retail space doubled in 2002 with the expansion of the brewpub, and will expand even more later this year!


willsWill’s Home Decorating has been in business for 45 years. Our store is 10,000 sq foot and is filled with everything for the home. We carry custom windowcoverings such as: blinds, draperies, top treatments, window shades which we cut here in the store. Huge amounts of fabrics for draperies and uphostery.

Also any type of flooring you need. Carpet Bamboo Hardwood Vinyl Ceramic Laminate Area Rugs. Instock and special order wallpapers and borders thousands of rolls instock and ready to take home.

Also furniture art and mirrors. We have instore interior designers and we offer in home assistance, Free shop at home service for windowcoverings. We do color makeovers staging and redecorating. The owners Valerie and Michael are always available to assist our customers.


Washington Air Compressor Rental Co., a family owned and operated business since 1931, with five locations throughout the Washington Metropolitan area, provides quality products for sale and rental, with and without operators, and reliable services for our customers’ needs.

As we have continued to grow, our commitment to the employees has remained our top priority. Having quality staff enables us to continue to give the customer the attention needed to maintain the higher standards required to conduct good business practices in today’s environment.


Sunbelt Rentals of Laurel is a leader in the rental industry. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Ashtead Group plc., Sunbelt Rentals is proud to be the second largest equipment rental company in the United States and the company you’ve come to trust for all of your rental needs. With a fleet of approximately $3 billion, Sunbelt offers a range of general construction equipment, industrial tools, pumps and power generation equipment, trench shoring, scaffolding, remediation and restoration equipment, and much more. Whether your project scope is commercial, residential or municipal, a job for a specialized service industry, or a do-it-yourself undertaking, Sunbelt Rentals has the equipment you need to get the job done.


Ballet, Tap and All that Jazz

Ballet-Tap-Jazz-Pink-LogoBALLET, TAP, AND ALL THAT JAZZ, has been 20 years in the making. The owner has danced and choreographed for over 30 years. This dance studio has been kept in the center of her heart for over 20 years as she educated children throughout the world. She has had the privilege of dancing with such stellar organizations as The DC YOUTH ENSEMBLE, Capitol Ballet Junior Company, Jones-Haywood School of Dance, Duke Ellington School of the Performing Arts, Ballethnic Dance Company, Doris Ray School of Dance and The Atlanta Dance Centre, and Academy of Sports as a gymnast. Dance is her passion and she is choosing to share that with the world. We are a studio that believes in technically training dancers.