In attendance…Allen Frank, Bill Lennox, Nikki Giannaras, Jacqui Fortsch, Jeanette Dennis, Tina Martucci, Cory Dailey
*Welcome! Minutes and Treasurer’s Report are on piano. Tracy L. and Rita H. have approved the minutes.
*The board has been working hard on the trip. An email will be coming home soon. Please watch out for it. Watch for the parameters in the email.
*Fundraisers that are coming out shortly are spring flowers, cheese, and cheesecakes. There may be a few more fundraisers. Stay tuned.
*If you are not caught up on your trip payments…please try to be paid in full by April 12, 2023 at the latest.
*Any questions about the treasurer’s report? We have not received the Dine & Donate money as of yet.
Mr. Lennox-Assistant Director
*The website has been updated. The calendar has been updated as well. You can subscribe to the calendar. Click on “subscribe to calendar” anyway you like. There are options.
*If you subscribe…you get all subscriptions (band/jazz band/etc.).
*We receive more gig requests everyday!
*Next Friday, 2/24..Pipes and Drums head down to King of Prussia for the Rotary Club Ceremony. Students will be fed during this gig. Full uniform. It is a private ceremony.
*Red Hot Chili Pipers will be at LHS on 3/1 doing an all-day clinic during school. On 3/2, members of the Chili Pipers will be here in the morning, and we will head to the State Theater later in the day for a sound check. Chili Piper Tickets are here tonight for pickup!
*3/16–Fan Fare Trumpets and Pipes & Drums–NCC Ceremony
*3/17–Play at Senior Center
*3/21–Foundation Dinner at the Casino (Pipes & Drums/Fan Fare Trumpets)
*Bethlehem is up as a World Heritage Site (July). The city will be doing a fundraiser/gala on April 4, 2023–First Co./Pipes & Drums will perform.
*Congrats to everyone who participated in PMEA District Band–14 Kids.
Five moved on to PMEA Region Band!
*There is a lot going on behind the scenes!
*Please be sure to check the BandApp!
*Trip Medical Forms–
*We need medical forms from each student. They will be handed out tonight at the meeting…and any leftovers will be handed out tomorrow in band. Please return medical forms in the manilla envelope. Medical forms are confidential. Forms need to be returned at the March 14th meeting. Make sure that your current phone number is on the med forms. That is important. If they are sent into school…they need to be handed directly to directors.
*March 14th meeting–students and a parent/guardian should attend the meeting.
*We will try to record meeting via Zoom so everyone can view it.
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*I can’t thank you enough for your kids and what they bring to it! The kids continuously give us what they have and are a big part of the school and community. We appreciate that your kids step up to the plate and work hard for our school and community! Thank you for your support!
*Trip Tag Along Information–
*Deana A.–We need a definite yes or no for the trip by Sunday. Please reach out and let Deana know ASAP. An email was sent out. If you room in a quad…the price is cheaper. The dinner cruise and Busch Gardens are optional. Bus transportation will be provided.
*Cory will send out a Sign-up Genius for volunteers for the concert.
*We also have nominations and elections coming up for next year’s board.
*Jacqui’s position (VP) is the only position that will stay filled. All the rest of the positions are open and will need to be filled.
*Bring all uniforms in now that need mending! Try uniforms on!
*It is LHS’s turn to get new uniforms this year. We are also getting about 200 fake bearskins that look great!
*A financial timeline is being sent out via email. Please read this email carefully. The information in the email must be followed.
*We will be collecting luggage ahead of the trip…and luggage will be checked by chaperones and directors. Pack smart!