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Support our FHS Marching Band and Color Guard
By Marching Running (or Walking) with the Band! This 5K Fun Run is on Hovander Trails therefore
family and stroller friendly! Enjoy listening to our
FHS Marching Band as you run from one band section to another around the course.
No animals on the course please.
April 28 $25
Register before March 17 to save $5
To register, click the link below
Questions and Answers
When is the Marching with the Band 5K Fun Run?
Saturday April 28 at Hovander Park in Ferndale. Race starts at 9:00am
What time should I arrive?
We encourage you to come 30 minutes early to pick up your race bib and T-Shirt. We also encourage car pooling!
Wait. Did you just say T-Shirt?
Yes we did! Everyone who registers by April 17th will be guaranteed a T-Shirt in the size they selected. Youth sized T-Shirts are only available for those who register by April 14th. We cannot guarantee your T-Shirt size after April 14th.
T-Shirts are not included with day of race registration.
You just mentioned same day registration. Why should I sign up now?
Signing up early gives you the best deal while still supporting the FHS Marching Band and Color Guard. Early Bird Registration is $20. Regular registration (after March 17th) is $25. Same day registration is also $25 but does not in- clude a T-Shirt. Adult T-Shirts will be available to purchase for $10 on race day while supplies last. Children 8 and younger can run for free by registering the day of the race. Youth sized shirts are only available by registering by April 14th.
Where do I go on race day?
Head to the large pavilion for same day registration and T-Shirt/Race Bib pick up.
Will this race be timed?
This is not a timed race. So run, walk, or march as fast or as slow as you would like.
March 1, 2018
FHS Band Booster
Meeting called to order at 6:32pm
In Attendance: Jennifer Vogelzang, Tricia Bravener, Wendy Burnett, Jennifer Petersen, Rachael Ives, Lisa Drinkwater, Julie Scholten, Penny Walker, Steve Menefee
Reading of Minutes: Jennifer Petersen read the minutes from the February meeting. There was 1 amendment that needs to be taken care of: In the February minutes is says that March 19 will be the Port Townsend parade. It should say May 19th.
Directors Report: Been busy with the play. There are 10 seniors participating in the pit orchestra this year. The SJMEA contest at Western has been moved to May 26th. Anyone can come watch. It starts at 8am
Treasurers: It has been a quiet month. After the restricted funds we have $13,197.39 and $33,961.38. We have collected $225.00 in booth fees. We have $1,140.00 left in Fred Meyer gift cards. When they are gone we will not be getting anymore.
Uniforms: Dresses that were altered are back. Jennifer and Wendy are going to go in and make sure all the numbers match what is on each persons hanger.
Volunteer: We have 2 people signed up for the Trinkets and Treasure committee, could use a few more.
Chipotle: Our March restaurant fundraiser will be at Chipotle on March 17th from 5pm-9pm. We need to bring in a minimum of $300 for this to work. If we do this we will get 50% donated to the band
Buffalo Wild Wings: They booked us for 2 dates, one of them in January. We raised $200.00 in January. We don’t know what was raised in February.
There will be no restaurant fundraiser in April, but will resume in May. Either Red Robin or Mod Pizza
Trinkets and Treasurers: Waiting for applications to come in.
Butterbraids: Forms were handed out last week and continue this upcoming week. Money and order forms are due on next week Friday March 9th.
Attendance: Tasha Miller, Amy Fox, Cindy Kudsk, Penny Walker, Jennifer Petersen, Wendy Burnett, Jennifer Vogelzang, Rachel Ives, Steve Menefee and Tricia Bravener
Reading of minutes: Jennifer Petersen read the minutes: Penny Walker approved and Tricia Bravener 2nd. Motion passed.
Director’s report: Thought the kids played well and it was a fantastic concert. Some kids are competing in an upcoming competition. Basketball will be starting. Need to attend 5 out of 6 games. Need to report to band room at 6:45pm.
Treasure’s report: $8000 in checking and $32,000 in savings with interest of $6.63. We made $159.79 at the bake sale last concert. Rachel Ives said she can sell the Fred Meyer’s gift cards at the next concert along with the bake sale. Everyone liked how the donation jars worked for the bake sale and how the goodies were easy to grab.
Volunteer: Bake sale- Rachel Ives said she could watch the table at the next concert in March and sell Fred Meyer’s gift cards. Please let Wendy Burnett know if you want gift cards. You are able to purchase them anytime.
Band gear: Design should be decided on buy end of the week for band kids to purchase.
Jan 8th Monday; Jan 11th Thursday; Jan 22nd Monday; Jan 25th Thursday; Jan 19 Monday; February 6th Friday
Fundraising: Jennifer Vogelzang will head up Butterbraids, March 5-16 and should be back before Easter(April 1). She is also looking into dates for the next Trinkets and Treasures. Penny Walker looked into idea of taking over Muds to Suds. Whatcom event would hand everything over to us. We thought that would take too many volunteers to depend on for us to handle and too big of a project for us to take on to have it work correctly. Penny Walker is looking into a 5k Fund Run that may be able to be held at Hovander Park. She was looking at April 28th for a date to have it. She still has to meet with parks department to check on schedules.
Rachel Ives set up and Applebee’s fundraising event for January 26th, 2018. 15% of all proceeds go to the band. It is an all day event, dine or to go!
FHS Band Booster
December 2017 Minutes
Meeting called to order 6:34pm
Those in Attendance: Steve Menefee, Amy Fox, Tricia Bravaner, Lisa Drinkwater, Rachel Ives, Jennifer Petersen, Wendy Burnett, Julie Scholten, Penny Walker, Tasha Miller, Cindy Kudsk
Reading of the Minutes: Jennifer Petersen read the minutes. Tricia Bravener approved them and Wendy Burnett 2nd it.
Directors Report: The winter concert is this Tuesday December 12th. The solo ensemble will be January 27th at Bellingham High School. The band will start playing at basketball games in January.
Treasurers Report: After all of the restricted accounts there is $6,855.81 in our checking account. We have 32,744.27 in savings (after restricted accounts). There is $3,293.50 in our fundraising account. We have $3,035.00 available in fred meyer gift cards.
After all of the expenses we made $2,288.48 at our Fall trinkets and Treasuers.
Uniforms: Read the rest of this entry »
FHS Band Boosters Monthly Meeting
September 7, 2017
Meeting Called to order at 6:30pm
Attendance: Laura Reynolds, Ken Reynolds, Amy Fox, Tricia Bravener, Wendy Burnett, Stephanie Dawkins, Jennifer Petersen, Jennifer Vogelzang, Heather Roberts, Janell Kaufman, Julie Rice, Penny Walker, Merrilee Beck
Minutes were read and approved as written by Jennifer Vogelzang and seconded by Jennifer Petersen.
Directors Report: Band camp went awesome this year and we are much further along thanks to all the help we have received from everyone.
Treasurers Report: We have $14,994.23 in our checking account after all of the restricted accounts. We received a total of $1,445.32 from Tour de Whatcom (including tips). We still have Fred Meyer gift cards available to purchase. If interested please email the band.
Uniforms: Read the rest of this entry »
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Ferndale Band Booster Meeting
Aug 3, 2017
START: 6:38 P.M.
ATTENDANCE: Wendy Burnett, Laurie Bianco, Stephanie Dawkins, Lynda Ertzinger, Julie Scholten, Greg Hansen, Tasha Miller, Laura Reynolds, Ken Reynolds, Merrilee Beck, Miste Lee, Christy Doyle, Slade Brockett, Jennifer Petersen, Jennifer Vogelzang, & Amy Fox.
READING OF MINUTES: Laura Reynolds accepted the minutes as sent out and Jennifer Vogelzang 2nd it.
DIRECTOR’S REPORT: FHS Band Camp schedule will be coming out soon. Everyone, going to camp, needs to turn in an Accepts Form to be assigned their part in the show. This is found in the “kids” Facebook FHS Band & Guard. Music has been sent out to those that have turned in their forms. If you have trouble finding the form, email Band Boosters. This needs to be done ASAP so Mr. Menefee can assign your part and have a complete program before Band Camp starts.
TREASURER’S REPORT: $13,000 in checking and $32,000 in savings accounts, these include all restricted and unrestricted accounts. Fred Meyer gift cards are available year round and Wendy Burnett had some on hand if people wanted to purchase some at face value.
COMMITTEE REPORTS: Read the rest of this entry »