ABOB 2016 – 2017 Events & Fundraisers

ABOB Fundraiser & Events Schedule 2016-17



ABOB Fundraiser & Events for 2016 – 2017


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

Parent volunteers from all grade levels are appreciated.

Follow ABOB and keep up to date with the elementary, middle school and high school band and orchestra programs at www.abob.net.

 Please also join our Facebook page! 


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.

Monthly ABOB “Dine Out for Music” Night at various local restaurants.   Email reminders will go out with more info each month.

Marching 100 Button Days:  Fri., Sept. 9 & Sat., Sept. 10    Various locations around Alton & Godfrey.  Spring dates TBA.

Annual Tom Evans Mr. Fundraiser (Cheese & Sausage)
Contact:  Cortney Frosch     cyfrosch@gmail.com or 406-6146
Tues. Aug. 23     Kickoff
Thur. Sept. 8     Order Forms and Money Due
Week of Oct. 3      Pick-up orders at Alton HS Music Suite


ABOB Trivia Night:  Friday, October 21     Atrium Hotel (formerly Holiday Inn)
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.   Trivia starts at 7:00 p.m.
Contact:  Laura Plummer or Ann Norman    474-6967
Volunteers needed for registration, scoring, set-up.  Round Sponsors ($100) and donations of items for silent auction are appreciated, or just purchase a seat or table and join the fun!  $120/table up to 10 players.


ABOB General Meeting:  Tuesday, Oct. 18   7:30 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.


Show Me Dough Butter Braid, Cookie Dough and Pizza Fundraiser:  October and March.
Contact:  Cortney Frosch     cyfrosch@gmail.com or 406-6146


Olde Alton Arts and Craft Fair:  Saturday, Dec. 3,  9-4 and  Sunday, Dec. 4,  10-3.    Alton H.S.
Contacts:  Kathy DeWitt or Rose Lammers   618-259-5346    oldealton@charter.net
Held at Alton High, this major fundraiser, which literally takes over the entire high school, raises over $20,000.00 for our band and orchestra program.   Many volunteers are needed to make this event a success.  Contact Rose Lammers or Kathy DeWitt for booth contract information or go to the Craft Fair link at www.abob.net.


Music Matters Dinner & Auction:  Saturday, March 11   5:30  p.m.      Alton H.S. 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.


ABOB Vendor Fair:  Saturday, March 25   8:00 a.m. – Noon    AHS Commons
(and M100 Pancake Breakfast  8:00 a.m.  – 10:30 a.m.)
Contact:  Jill Mitchell    altonspringfair@gmail.com  or  960-9219
Our Spring Vendor Fair includes crafters and vendors and runs in conjunction with the Marching 100’s Pancake Breakfast.


ABOB Stringsation!  Tuesday, March 23   7:00 p.m.      Alton H.S. Gym
A brief ABOB general meeting is followed by our all-district string program featuring 4th grade through high school string ensembles.