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Upcoming Events
HS D14 Honor Band Auditions - Nov 18
JH Band Fall Concert - Nov 19
Winter Drumline Auditions - Nov 20
Miami Twp Holiday Parade - Nov 21
Wind Ensemble @ UK - Nov 24
Band Boosters Meeting - Nov 26
WDL Parent Meeting - Dec 2
Chamber Ensemble Concert - Dec 5
D2D @ Pickles and Bones - Dec 11
Disney 2021 Kickoff Meeting - Dec 11
HS Band Concert - Dec 12
Fall Fundraiser Order Pickup - Dec 14

Weekly Newsletter #24 | November 18, 2019

Congratulations!

Congratulations to the Marching Eagles for their history-making performance at BOA Grand Nationals this weekend! The Band's placement as 3rd in Class AAA following Semifinals marks the first time Milford has achieved national class medalist status!
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This Week in MBB

Junior High Band Concert - November 19

Join us in the MHS Gym on Tue 11/19 for the first Junior High Band Concert of the year! The 7th and 8th grade ensembles will perform starting at 7pm. Admission is free and open to all who would like to attend!

Miami Township Holiday Parade - November 21

The Marching Eagles will close out their Fall 2019 performance calendar on Thu 11/21 with the Miami Township Holiday Parade! Bring your lawn chair and cocoa, and find a spot along the parade route that starts at Miami Plaza to Meijer and proceeds along Business 28. Contact Miami Township Recreation Department at 513-248-3727 for additional information.

Wind Ensemble @ University of Kentucky - November 24

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On Sun 11/24, the MHS Wind Ensemble will travel to Lexington to perform a joint concert with the University of Kentucky Wind Symphony. The concert will take place in the Singletary Center Concert Hall at 3pm.

Winter Spirit Wear Sale - Going On Now!

The Winter Spirit Wear Sale is going on now! Show your support for Milford Bands by purchasing your gear. There's something for you and everybody on your holiday shopping list! The sale runs through Sun 11/24, and a percentage of all proceeds directly benefit the Milford Bands programs. Order now at https://stores.inksoft.com/MilBand2019!

Pick up orders in the MHS School Store on Wed 12/11 from 5:45-6:45pm (before the Disney kickoff meeting) and Thu 12/12 from 5:30-6:45pm (before the HS band concert).
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Upcoming Events

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Dine to Donate @ Pickles & Bones

Our next Dine-to-Donate event is coming up on Wed 12/11. Exhausted from Christmas Shopping? Let Pickles & Bones BBQ do the work for you!

Pickles & Bones is located at 1149 Route 131 in Milford. This event will run from 11am to 7pm (or until sell-out). No flier is needed for the discount--just mention Milford Bands at checkout, and 20% of your purchase will be donated back to the band!

Please note that P&B is carry-out only. Find their menu at picklesandbones.com and call 513-317-2214 to place your order!

Walt Disney World 2021 Kickoff Meeting

The Milford Marching Band has a tradition of traveling to Walt Disney World every four years for a combined tour and performance in a WDW parade (or concert setting). The next trip is scheduled for the 2020-21 school year and will take place on January 14-19, 2021!

We have scheduled a kickoff information meeting on Wed 12/11 at 7pm in the MHS Band Room. Greg Moore from Music Travel Consultants will be joining us. Greg has organized the Milford WDW trips for nearly 20 years, and will be able to answer all of your questions regarding the trip at that meeting.
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Please note that this trip is for all members of the 2020 Milford Marching Band, including incoming freshmen. Please help pass this information along to families of incoming freshmen and other prospective members.

Fall Fundraiser Pickup

Fall Fundraiser
Fundraiser item pickup is scheduled for Sat 12/14 from 9am-12:30pm in the MHS Band Room. Please plan to pick up your items at that time, or make arrangements for someone else to do so. The Boosters do not have access to refrigerated storage for items, and are not responsible for damage to items that are not picked up on that day.

Booster Odds and Ends

Central Committee
Feedback

The MEVSD Central Committee has requested feedback on the following questions for their November meeting:
  1. What ways do parents wish they could be more involved with their school?
  2. What are ways that parents like being involved now?
Our Band Boosters Central Committee representatives are collecting responses to these questions. Please contact Nancy and Paul Todys ([email protected]) with your answers prior to Wed 11/20.

School Store Volunteers Needed

Sell snacks and spirit wear in the School Store before and after school. Rhonda Friedland and Jody Morgan will train you and work with you until you are comfortable on your own.
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2019/20 Meeting Schedule

Band Boosters meetings for the 2019-2020 school year will be held on the 4th Tuesday of each month (except for July and December). All meetings start at 7pm in the Milford High School Band Room. Attendance is open to anyone, and everyone is invited and encouraged to attend. Upcoming meetings are scheduled for 11/26, 1/28, 2/25, 3/24, 4/28, 5/26, and 6/23.

Membership

It's never too late to join the Milford Band Boosters! Membership is only $10 per family and comes with a photo button of your favorite band member(s).

Complete the registration form and drop it off (with payment) to the black Boosters mailbox in the directors' office. (Download the form here.) Questions? Contact KiKi Gayer at [email protected].

Photo Galleries

Our online photo galleries are up and running thanks to the hard work of our MBB photographers. You can access all the galleries at SmugMug by clicking this link. If you are prompted for a password, enter stone2019. Our guidelines on photo use and sharing can be accessed here.
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Connect with the Boosters!

Get text alerts: Text @mbbgo to 81010, or visit https://www.remind.com/join/mbbgo
Follow the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MilfordBandBoosters
Follow the Twitter feed: https://www.twitter.com/MilfordBands
Items for the Newsletter? Please send to Jason ([email protected]) by Sunday 12pm.

Support the Band While You Shop!

Kroger Community Rewards
Visit www.krogercommunityrewards.com. Click the "I'm a Customer" button, log in to your account, and select our organization (Milford Band Boosters #QU736). Once you link your account, swipe your Plus Card during every visit to Kroger.
Amazon Smile
Visit smile.amazon.com and select Milford Public School Band Boosters as your charitable organization.
Jason Long
Milford Band Boosters President
[email protected]