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DCI Worlds Ticket Deadline - Jan 9
OMEA D14 Honor Band Concert - Jan 12
Disney 2021 Registration Deadline - Jan 14
MBB Scholarship Deadline - Jan 24
CSO Field Trip (HS Ensembles) - Jan 24
Winter Guard @ TMA Waynesville - Jan 25
OMEA Preview Concert - Jan 26
Band Boosters Meeting - Jan 28

Weekly Newsletter #29 | January 6, 2020

This Week in MBB

Winter Drumline Salsa Fundraiser

Milford’s Winter Drumline is having their SUPERBOWL SALSA Fundraiser! The fundraiser runs from Jan 6-17. Each 13oz jar is $7.00. Click here for information on the different salsas available. If interested, please contact any Drumline student or email KiKi Gayer (VP Drumline) at [email protected].
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2020 DCI World Championship Finals Tickets

TEach August, Milford Band Boosters help coordinate a bus trip for students and parents to attend the World Championships for Drum Corps International. This year's event is Aug 8 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN. Event tickets are $45, and a bus ticket is $15. All tickets must be pre-purchased, and money is due by Jan 9. Download the order form here.

Notable Notes

2021 Walt Disney World Trip

Did you miss the kickoff meeting for the 2021 Walt Disney World trip? Or do you just want to take another look at the information? Visit milfordbands.org/disney for the information packet and the video recording of the Dec 11 Kickoff Meeting. Don't forget that the trip registration deadline is Jan 14!
Main STreet Philharmonic
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.

Band Boosters Scholarship

The Band Boosters will once again be awarding a $500 nonrenewable scholarship to a graduating senior who has been active in Band (or Guard) for at least three years, and who is planning to attend a four-year institution to further his/her education in music performance, arts (dance), or music education. The Local Scholarships Packet was released the week of 12/9, with applications due Fri 1/24. Please contact Mr. Rose (Room C26; [email protected]) or Ms. Sears (Room C27; [email protected]) with questions.

2020 Marching Band Calendar

The band directors have published the 2020 Marching Band calendar. The schedule includes some changes from prior years that should allow families more freedom during the summer months and create a better weekly routine during the season. Competition dates have not been released yet but will be provided when available.

Please feel free to share this schedule with anyone who may be interested, especially prospective new members!

Fall Fundraiser - Extra Items

Thanks to everyone who took part in the 2019 Fall Fundraiser as a seller, a buyer, or a pickup volunteer. Did you forget to order, or wish you had ordered more? We still have extra Butter Braids ($14 each), cookie dough ($16 each), and assorted items from Sudz Soaps. If you are interested in purchasing extra, please contact Diane Ziegler ([email protected] or 513.260.2798).

Upcoming Events

Spring Mattress Sale - Feb 15

The Milford Bands Mattress Fundraiser is coming soon! There will be 25 different styles of beds on display for customers to try. The beds are new, brand name, made to order, available in all sizes, and cost less than retail stores. In addition to beds, there will also be luxury pillows, sheets and even adjustable power bases! Please share this information with family and friends! Click here for a video to see how it works.

Click here to link to the Facebook event, where we will post about our products, payment options, and other event information. Click “GOING”! “INVITE” your friends and “SHARE” the post!
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2020 Winter Show - Mar 7

Plans are underway for the 2020 Milford Winter Show on Sat Mar 7. Winter Guard and Drumline ensembles from around the tri-state area will be visiting Milford High School to compete in the event. We are currently seeking food donations (candy, snacks, drinks, etc.) for the event--if you are connected with a company that may be able to help, please contact [email protected] to get in touch.
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Booster Odds and Ends

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 1/28, 2/25, 3/24, 4/28, 5/26, and 6/23.

School Store Volunteers

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.
Click to sign up!

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.
Say Cheese

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]