The J-L Band Boosters annual Wreath and Poinsettia Sale and Cardinal Spirit Sale to raise funds for the bands are upon us. The two sales will run simultaneously and will be the only “take orders” sales we will do this school year. Our J-L community has purchased wreaths and poinsettias from band members for over 25 years. We also have had many express an interest in wanting Cardinal items to show school/band spirit and believe a sale in time for Christmas was the best time to sell.
Money raised by the boosters has been crucial for the success of our band program. In recent years, the boosters have funded uniform needs, a much needed new band trailer, sound equipment for marching instruction, and 3 new tubas. The J-L Band Boosters have purchased instruments for the program, sponsored students who are accepted into the HS Northern Michigan Honor Band, pay ½ of the fee for solo accompaniment at S&E festival for HS and MS and assist with trips to Washington D.C. Along with many other items, the boosters give $750 in scholarships to graduating band seniors each year.
All band members do benefit from the J-L Band Boosters. It would be greatly appreciated if your child could help us with our sales this year. If each member could sell 5 or more items, funds raised would allow the boosters to continue to support the many ongoing costs a successful program ensues.
The Wreath and Poinsettia/Cardinal Spirit sale will run from Oct 30 – Nov. 12. This is a short window to sell, please get started right away. Please collect money when orders are placed. Checks need to be made out to J-L Band Boosters. All students must turn in order sheets and money in an envelope on or before Nov. 12. Wreaths/poinsettias ordered will arrive and be ready for pick-up December 4th-5th. Cardinal Spirit items will be available by December 14.
Thank you so much for your continued support!
D.C. IN 2019
Monetary donations and donations of quality used instruments are
Instruments needed include: flutes, clarinets, saxophones, trumpet/coronets, French Horns, trombones, baritones, and percussion kits. If you have a used instrument that you would like to donate, please contact the