West Bloomfield bands newsletter Aug. 5-11

Hello West Bloomfield band families,

 

IN THIS ISSUE

* Notes from the treasurers

* Band rehearsals

* Meeting/Beach rescheduled

* Marching band Disney World trip information

* Trailer GoFund Me

* Scrips percentage

* Scrips bonus

* Buffalo Wild Wings fundraiser

* Car w ash tickets/money

* Save the Date

* This week’s schedule

* Ongoing fundraising

 

NOTES FROM THE TREASURERS PAYMENT DUE!!!
* Your August payment of $150 is due Aug. 15!
There are three ways to make your payment:
* Drop check off in the band mailbox
* Pay through Venmo
* Send payment via mail to
Diane Peretto
BBAWB Treasurer
4644 Laurel Club Circle
West Bloomfield, Mich. 48323

BAND REHEARSAL
* 1-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12-Friday, Aug. 16 at the high school
Full ensemble rehearsal begins in ONE WEEK!!!! Plan accordingly and please be on time!

PARENT MEETING RESCHEDULED!!!!
* There is NO parent meeting this Tuesday, Aug. 6!!!
A new date will be selected and sent out this week.

PARENT BEACH NIGHT RESCHEDULED!!!!
* There is NO parent Band at the Beach this Thursday, Aug. 8!!!
A new date will be selected and sent out this week.

MARCHING BAND DISNEY TRIP INFORMATION
Missed the Disney World trip meeting?
Visit the marching band website wbbands.info or click on the links below.
Disney World Meeting Slides
West Bloomfield HS Band Orlando Trip Registration Instructions
Disney Sign Up Guide

TRAILER GOFUND ME
The West Bloomfield band program has started a GoFundMe to replace a trailer that no longer is in use — it was more than 40 years old and no longer is safe.
Here’s the link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/west-bloomfield-bands-semi-trailer-fund-drive
Please support our GoFundMe by making a tax deductible donation — the Band Boosters Association of West Bloomfield, Inc., is a nonprofit organization — and share it with your network,
     AND PLEASE SHARE THE LINK!!!!!

SCRIPS PERCENTAGE
Earn money for your student account by purchasing Scrip!  For more information, click here.
The student earns 100% of the Scrip now through Dec. 31!!!!!!
To sign up and learn more, visit the Great Lakes Scrip website.

BUFFALO WILD FUNDRAISER
* 11 a.m.-midnight Wednesday, Aug. 14, 31205 Orchard Lake, Farmington Hills
Come in for lunch — and dinner — and spend some time with the band family!
Scrips gift cards for Buffalo Wild Wings (8% return) are available for purchase. Contact Christine Karow at president@wbbands.info for information.

CAR WASH TICKETS/MONEY
Please turn in all unsold tickets and all money collected to Anne Marie Collier as soon as possible.

SAVE THE DATE!
* Aug. 12-16: Marching band rehearsal (full ensemble), 1-8 p.m. at WBHS
* Aug. 14: Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant night fundraiser, 11a.m.-midnight, 31205 Orchard Lake
* Aug. 19-23: Marching band camp, Manitou-Lin, 1095 North Briggs, Middleville, MI
* Aug. 24: Rehearsal (full ensemble), 4-7 p.m. at WBHS
* Aug. 24: Community performance fundraiser cookout, 5-7 p.m. at WBHS
* Aug. 24: Community performance, 7 p.m. at WBHS
* Aug. 26: Rehearsal (full ensemble), 1-8 p.m. at WBHS
* Aug. 27-29: Rehearsal (full ensemble), 5-8 p.m. at WBHS
* Sept. 3: Rehearsal (full ensemble), 5:30-8 p.m. at WBHS
* Sept. 3: Parent meeting, 7 p.m. at WBHS I-Center
* Sept. 4: WBHS Open House, 7-8:30 at WBHS
* Sept. 5: Rehearsal (full ensemble), 5:30-8 p.m. at WBHS
* Sept. 6: Rehearsal (full ensemble), 3:30-6:30 p.m. at WBHS
* Sept. 6: Home football game vs. Groves, 7-10 p.m. at WBHS
* Sept. 7: Field Day (full ensemble), time TBD at WBHS
* Sept. 10: Rehearsal (full ensemble), 5:30-8 p.m. at WBHS
* Sept. 12: Rehearsal (full ensemble), 5:30-8 p.m. at WBHS
* Sept. 13: Rehearsal (full ensemble), 3:30-6:30 p.m. at WBHS
* Sept. 14: Rehearsal (full ensemble), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at WBHS
* Sept. 14: Drive 4UR School fundraiser, noon-3 p.m. at WBHS, Tom Holzer Ford test drive
* Oct. 5: West Bloomfield hazardous waste day (tag day event)

THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE
The Band Boosters uses Google Calendar.  A link to the full calendar can be found on our website at wbbands.info/calendar. To add BBAWB events to your calendar on your computer or smart phone, click on the “+Google Calendar” icon located at the bottom right of the calendar.
* NO EVENTS SCHEDULED

ONGOING FUNDRAISING
* Kroger
Earn Money by Shopping at Kroger and swiping your Plus Card.
Sign up today to earn money for the Band Boosters Association of West Bloomfield just by doing your weekly grocery shopping.
Go to kroger.com/communityrewards to get started.
     Organization name: BAND BOOSTERS ASSOCIATION OF WEST BLOOMFIELD
Organization number: 84004

* Scrips
Earn money for your student account by purchasing scrip!  For more information, go to wbbands.info/fundraising/scrip-program/. Scrip split: 100% to student accounts through Dec. 31. To sign up and learn more, visit the Great Lakes Scrip website.

* Band merchandise
Show your Laker Pride!  Go to wbbands.info/band-merchandise. A portion of every sale goes to West Bloomfield bands.

* Amazon Smile
Earn money for West Bloomfield bands with Amazon Smile. This is an easy way to get classroom texts or holiday gifts with Amazon’s convenience and competitive prices and support the bands at no extra cost to you!  To get started, go to wbbands.info/amazon-smile.

 

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