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: Nearly everyone has been fitted for the concert. We did order 16 new dresses.
Volunteer: Next year we would like to get someone to video each band performance.
Communications: Laura will be meeting with Greg as soon as the quarter ends at WCC so she can take over the website.
Sponsorship: We’ve had four people donate for a total of $1,631.45 so far. We received prices for USPS Ferndale area. There are 11 areas and there will be 1 mailing each month.
Band Gear: The band council is mulling over a design for the clothing.
• The basketball schedule will be out soon. The band will not play until January.
• Talking about doing a fun run as a fundraiser in the spring. Penny Walker is working on getting more information
• We will not be having another mattress sale in the spring.
• Does anyone know of anyone that works at each of the elementary and middle schools? Would they be willing to contact the administrative assistant about picking up their lost and found for the high school ongoing clothing drive. We would need to pick up at winter break, spring break and at the end of the school year.
Next meeting will be January 4th at 6:30pm in the band room.
Meeting adjourned at 7:48pm