Donations for this band year were made to our 3 local schools.
Saugeen District Secondary School......$2000
Port Elgin Saugeen Central School.....$750
Northport Elementary School......$750
These donations are to be used at the respective music teacher's discretion.
The following letter was received from Kerrie Lynn Boys, music teacher at S.D.S.S.
Dear Cam and PE Community Band,
Thank you for your generous donation to the SDSS Music Dept. We appreciate your continued support.
We will be looking at purchasing a bigger ticket item to help supplement our instruments.
Sincerely, Kerrie Lynn Boys. SDSS Music
Results of Donations
Dear Mr. Porter and Members of the Port Elgin Community Band,
I would like to thank you for your generous donation to the SDSS Music Department. We would like to put the money towards the purchase of a new drum kit to be used this fall. If there is any amount remaining, it will be put towards new repertoire. Thank you again for your continued support.
Sincerely, Kerri Lynn Boys
Port Elgin Community Band,
Thank you so much for your generous donation! We really appreciate your support. Your donation will help us purchase a new instrument for our music program!
From: St. Joseph's School Band
Donations through the years have been made to:
Relief for Afghanistan (De-mining project in Afghanistan)
A community fund raising effort towards the Phelophepa Project, or more commonly known as the "Tutu Train" supported by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The "Tutu Train" is a 16 coach hospital on wheels, which travels through South Africa delivering health care to thousands of men, women and children.
Donations have also been made to the following schools to enable them to purchase instruments for their Music programmes:
Saugeen District Secondary School Music Department
Port Elgin Saugeen Central School Music Department
Chesley District High School Music Department
Northport Elementary School Music Department
St. Joseph's School Music Department
Summer Music sponsorships
We have also sponsored students, enabling them to take part in the Summer Music Camp in Southampton.
Chairs for S.D.S.S.
50 music chairs were purchased for the S.D.S.S. music room.
Purchases for Port Elgin Saugeen Central School Music Dept.
The following were purchased: music chairs, a tuba, an alto sax, a tenor sax, a trumpet and a clarinet.
All the proceeds from the Northport concert in which we participated, over $750, were donated to Northport.
$500 was donated to the St. Joseph's music programme.
$1000 was donated to the Port Elgin Saugeen Central music programme.
$1500 was donated to the Saugeen District Secondary School music programme.