ABOB Events & Fundraisers 2017-2018

ABOB Fundraisers & Events 2017-18

ABOB Fundraiser & Events
2017 – 2018

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 the our band and orchestra programs at www.abob.net and join the ABOB-Alton Band and Orchestra Builders Facebook page.

hop Amazon AND support ABOB!  When shopping amazon.com go to www.abob.net and select the “Shop Amazon” link. 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.

Monthly ABOB “Dine Out for Music” at various local restaurants.   Email reminders are sent out with more info each month.   We all have to eat.  Why not eat out and support our outstanding music program!

ABOB Fall Fundraiser
Contact:  Jamie Pullen    pullen.jamie@gmail.com
Tues. Aug. 22     Kickoff
Tues., Sept. 5     Order forms and money due
Tues., Sept. 26   Pick-up orders at Alton HS Music Suite

ABOB Trivia Night:  Friday, September 15     Best Western Premier (former Atrium/Holiday Inn)
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.   Trivia starts at 7:00 p.m.
Contact:  Tonya Duke    789-0035    tonya.duke42@gmail.com
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!  $140/table up to 10 players.

ABOB General Meeting:  Tuesday, Oct. 24  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.

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

Olde Alton Arts and Craft Fair:  Saturday, Dec. 2,  9-4 and  Sunday, Dec. 3,  10-3.    Alton H.S.
Contacts:  Rose Lammers or Kathy DeWitt     259-5346    oldealton@charter.net
Held at Alton High, this major fundraiser, which literally takes over the entire high school, raises over $25,000.00 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 17    5:30  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 22   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 24   8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.    Alton H.S.
(and M100 Pancake Breakfast  8:00 a.m.  – 10:30 a.m.)
Contact:  Jill Mitchell    altonspringfair@gmail.com  or  960-9219