Minutes of the Lafayette Orchestra Boosters Meeting
Tues, November 17, 2009
1. Minutes, Debbie Britton – minutes accepted as presented.
2. Playathon Review – Marybeth Mead
Gift Baskets very popular, brought in $1500
A couple sponsors have yet to pay
Marybeth will send Thank You’s to sponsors
Overall went very well
3. Director’s Report: Jennifer Grice reporting:
Dresses are in.
Playathon – went very well
Morehead event went very well, but some students were late back to
rehearsal - They need to remember to be more professional
Dec. 4 – String/Concert/Symphonic Strings concert at Norsworthy
Bring finger food desserts
Dec. 8 – Chamber Concert at Singletary, rehearsal 4:30 to 6 PM
Sheet cake for after; Cindy Hawkins will be MC, Singletary
rental is $900
4. Assistant Director – Fred Speck reported:
Fred wrote up a proposal for the eco-grant from the city, maybe the only
one sent in by a school.
Kroger money was turned in
Music Library to be reorganized in the spring
Sees candy order turned in, 16 participated, $2038 in sales
Maybe use Old Kentucky for a spring fundraiser
Suggested working at Amazon gift wrapping, but need committed parents
6. Booster Update
Bumper Sticker order going in, will charge $5 each, suggested that we charge
$10 each, 2 for $15, and 3 for $20
St. Louis trip organizer – Nancy Ward – looking into hotels (most are far
from the concert hall), concert tickets – cheapest are $16 for Fri PM or
Possible activities include Six Flags, the Arch. Dates are
April 8-10, cost $350
Keep pictures for end-of-year DVD
Need volunteers for 12/4 and 8 concerts
Insurance – not fully checked into
7. Treasurer’s report – Faryan reported that some numbers are still missing.
After school conductors are costing a bit more than expected. Other orchestras
will get more attention in the spring. May need an additional fundraiser to
offset fall costs.
All State Music should be in before Christmas, find out who makes it
Chamber parent Dec. 1 is mandatory. All forms must be turned in and signed,
especially the medical form, permission form, and videotape form. Final
itinerary is set.