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Boosters

The Anchor Bay Band Boosters directly support the over 1,000 instrumental music students of the Anchor Bay School District. The organization strives to provide/supplement activities and supplies that are necessary to maintain a program of this nature and scope. With decreasing budget funds from our school district, our Band Booster organization is more important than ever in helping to “pick-up-the-slack” when it comes to filling the needs of students and the overall program. Some of the main financial goals of the Anchor Bay Band Boosters are to provide professionals clinicians, to help defer costs of marching band camp, and to purchase needed repairs for instruments, equipment, and uniforms so that the students can succeed in their efforts.

It is the mission of the Anchor Bay Band Boosters, in partnership with the Band Director(s) and school administration, to provide each of our students an opportunity to receive the best music education possible. We intend to accomplish this objective by providing moral, physical, and financial support to the band program in its effort to expose and apprise our children to the many opportunities available to them through participation in the musical arts. We commit ourselves to the task of assisting those less fortunate to also participate and enjoy the benefits of instrumental music membership.  We pledge to promote a spirit of fellowship and goodwill with all areas of the school and always encourage our children to be the best ambassadors possible for the Anchor Bay Schools.

This year’s AB Band Booster executive board is as follows:

President Tom Braun tom@tuffyauto.net
1st VP (Fund Raising) Stacey Ary stacey13ary@outlook.com
2nd VP (Special Event Fund Raising) Jodi Gunst jodigunst@gmail.com
Treasurer Jen Stone jennie.stone@comcast.net
Financial Secretary Heather Nutting jnhnutting@gmail.com
Recording Secretary Jackie Felker jlovesmusic@yahoo.com
Director of Bands Scott Oranchak soranchak@anchorbaybands.org
Director of Bands David Visnaw dvisnaw@anchorbaybands.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please feel free to contact these individuals when questions arise with the goings on of the Band Booster Organization. The executive board is always working towards the best interest of our students, and can provide help whenever it is necessary.

Note: Phone numbers may be available upon request. If you would like a phone number of any member of the band booster organization, email them, state your name and purpose, and they’ll respond. Our mailing address is: Anchor Bay Band Boosters, PO Box 145, New Baltimore, MI 48047.

If you plan on visiting a building during the school day to help-out/volunteer, please fill out a Volunteer Registration Form and turn it into the main office.

For 2017-18, our AB Band Booster meeting schedule is below. All meetings are at ABHS in E130. Enter through Door #6.

Tuesday, 08/29/17 @ 7:30pm (ABHS – E130 & correlated with MB rehearsal)
Major Topic of Discussion: Marching Band Activities & Auction Dinner

Thursday, 01/04/18 @ 7:00pm (ABHS – E130)
Major Topic of Discussion: Hosting MSBOA Band Festival

Tuesday, 04/10/18 @ 7:00pm (ABHS – E130)
Major Topic of Discussion: Nominations for ABBB Officers & Spring Concerts

Wednesday, 05/16/18 @ 7:00pm (ABHS – E130)
Major Topic of Discussion: Upcoming Trip, MB Camp, & Voting for ABBB Officers