ABOB Events and Fundraisers! 2018-2019

Events & Fundraisers
2018 – 2019 

The Alton Band & Orchestra Builders supports the entire Alton School District instrumental music program.

Parent volunteers from all grade levels are needed and greatly appreciated.

Follow ABOB and keep up to date with our events and band and orchestra programs right here at www.abob.net.

ABOB-Alton Band and Orchestra Builders is our private Facebook group where
event information, general announcements of our district band and orchestra program, and photos are shared.

Alton Band & Orchestra Builders-ABOB  is our public Facebook page where our
events are made public to share.

Shop Amazon AND support ABOB!  When shopping amazon.com go to www.abob.net and select the “Shop Amazon” link at the top right of the page and a percentage of your purchase comes back to ABOB.  There are no charges or extra fees.

Schnucks e-Script cards:  There are no extra charges or fees for this card; it’s totally free. Simply pick one up at Schnucks Customer Service, register at the store, and present your card to the cashier each time you check out.   You can select two organizations to receive donations.

ABOB “Dine Out for Music” at various local restaurants throughout the year.   Email reminders are sent out as they occur.   We all have to eat, so dine out and support our outstanding music program! 

ABOB Fall Fundraiser
Contact:  Jamie Pullen    pullen.jamie@gmail.com
Tues. Aug. 28     Kickoff
Tues., Sept. 11     Order forms and money due
TBA week of Oct. 1:   Pick-up orders in the Alton High School Music Suite

Show Me Dough Butter Braid, Cookie Dough and Pizza Fundraiser:  October and March.
Contact:  Jamie Pullen    pullen.jamie@gmail.com

ABOB Trivia Night:  Friday, September 21     Best Western Premier
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.   Trivia starts at 7:00 p.m.
Contact:  Tonya Duke    789-0035  or  tonya.duke42@gmail.com
Volunteers needed for registration, scoring, and silent auction.  Round Sponsors ($100) and donations of items for silent auction are appreciated, or just purchase a seat or table and join the fun!  $150/table up to 10 players.

ABOB General Meeting:  Tuesday, Oct. 16, 7:00 p.m.      Public School Stadium
This short, general ABOB informational meeting is followed by performances from the Alton Middle School marching band and the Marching 100.

Olde Alton Arts and Craft Fair:  Saturday, Dec. 1, 9-4 and  Sunday, Dec. 2,  10-3.    Alton H.S.
Contacts:  Paula & Dave Fritz     (618) 474-6996   or   craftfair@abob.net.
Held at Alton High, this major fundraiser literally takes over the entire high school and raises over $25,000.00 for our band and orchestra program.   Many volunteers are needed to make this event a success.  Contact Paula & Dave Fritz for information or go to the Craft Fair link at www.abob.net.

Music Matters Dinner & Auction:  Saturday, March 16   5:30 -10:00  p.m.     LCCC Commons
Contact:  Laura Plummer    lplummer@altonschools.org   or  474-6967
This event is our second largest fund-raiser and a great evening of entertainment.  Help is needed in organizing this event as well as securing donations for the silent and live auctions. The AHS Jazz Band and Symphonic Orchestra will perform.  $30.00 per person.

ABOB Stringsation!  Thursday, March 28      7:00 p.m.         Alton H.S. Gym
A brief ABOB general informational meeting is followed by our all-district string program featuring 4th grade through high school string ensembles.

ABOB Spring Vendor Fair:  Saturday, March 30    9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.     Alton H.S.  Commons
Contact:  Jill Mitchell    altonspringfair@gmail.com   or   (314) 690-8520.
The ABOB Spring Vendor Fair is free and offers a great variety of vendors and crafters.  For more information contact Jill Mitchell or go to the Spring Vendor Fair link on abob.net.