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WG @ WGI Indy - Feb 14
Mattress Sale - Feb 15
WDL @ Bellbrook - Feb 22
WDL @ Kettering - Feb 23
Honor Jazz Concert - Feb 23
Band Boosters Meeting - Feb 25
MJHS Band Concert - Feb 27
WG @ TMA Ryle - Feb 29
WDL @ WGI Dayton - Feb 29
WG @ MEPA Nutter Center - Mar 1
Winter Show - Mar 7

Weekly Newsletter #34 | February 10, 2020

Congratulations!

It was a huge weekend for Milford Bands! Congratulations to Winter Drumline (Scholastic A Champs at MEPA Fairfield) and to Winter Guard (Scholastic Open Champs and Scholastic AA 2nd Place at MEPA Vandalia)! And congratulations to all of the performers at the OMEA Solo/Ensemble Festival--Thomas Barnett, Taylor Horman, Ellen Long, Luke Hall, Ellie Feldkamp, Alexis Tipkemper-Sparks, Madison Kennedy, Jack Renner, Ashley Fissel, Ximena Vermillion, Ian Bruns, Sarah Morgan, Marissa Hull, Noah Jacobsen, Isaac Jacobsohn, Laynie Metsker, Madelyn Jones, Cole Denlinger, Christian Haghverdi, Collin Chitwood, Alayna Lee, and Isaiah Hickman!

Winter Show Update (Saturday March 7)

Planning continues for the Winter Show on Sat Mar 7! Adult volunteer signups will be coming out later this week. Students, if you have not yet provided your availability, please do so ASAP at www.milfordbands.org/signup.
Milford Winter Show
The Winter Show is the Boosters' largest fundraiser of the year, and we need an army of student and parent volunteers to make it happen. Mark your calendars and save the date (March 7) to help out! Winter Guard and Drumline ensembles from around the tri-state area will be competing at the event, which will feature a full vendor exhibit area--including Gramma Carol's afghans! Questions? Contact [email protected].

This Week in MBB

10th Annual Mattress Sale - Feb 15

It's finally here! Milford Bands' 10th Annual Mattress Sale will take place in the MHS cafeteria on Saturday Feb 15 from 10am-5pm. Brand new, name brand, top quality mattress sets with full manufacturer warranties--much higher quality for price than a retail store! All sizes, price ranges, delivery and interest free financing will be available.

Every sale will benefit the band programs of Milford Schools! If you or anyone you know is in the market for a new mattress, check out this fundraiser! Questions? Contact Ultimate Fundraising Solutions at [email protected].

Students and parents--we still need volunteer help at the Mattress Sale. Click here to sign up!
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2020 Milford Bands Discount Cards

Do you have your ]2020 Milford Bands Discount Card yet? Cards are $10 each, and offer fantastic deals around the community that are reusable all year long! Purchase cards from any MHS Band student or from the MHS School Store

Students--please continue taking orders and collecting money. Orders can be turned in to the Band Room or to Mrs. Grilliot at the high school. Contact Mrs. Grilliot ([email protected]) with questions or for more information.
2020 Milford Bands Discount Card (Back)

Volunteers Needed

Mattress Sale
All hands on deck! We are looking for adult and student help at the Mattress Sale on Saturday Feb 15. Students--find a friend and sign up together! This is an easy opportunity to earn service hours and give back to the band. Parents--help chaperone students, or sign up to help with the sale.

School Store Volunteers

Sell snacks and spirit wear in the School Store before and after school. This is a fun way to help the Band Boosters out and get to know the kids at MHS. Rhonda Friedland and Jody Morgan will train you and work with you until you are comfortable on your own.
Click to sign up!
Click to sign up!

Notable Notes

2020 Marching Band Schedule

The band directors have published the 2020 Marching Band calendar. and the 2020 Saturday schedule. The calendar 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. Please feel free to share this schedule with anyone who may be interested, especially prospective new members!

Registration Opens for Summer Symposium

Registration is open for the 2020 Music for All Summer Symposium, taking place from
June 22-27 on the campus of Ball State University. Register by March 31 to receive Early Bird pricing. Fees includes tuition, housing, meals, tickets to all evening concerts, a t-shirt, and a group photo.
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Milford Athletics Flight Night - Mar 5

Milford Athletics' 10th Annual Flight Night will take place on Thursday Mar 7 at the Oasis Golf and Conference Center. This year's event will feature an evening with Marty Brennaman, as well as silent and live auctions and a basket raffle. This event is expected to sell out, and all ticket orders are due by Mar 1. Download the ticket order form here. Questions? Contact the MHS Athletic Office (513.576.2208) or Event Chair Todd Moore (513.680.1681).

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.

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]