Moon Area Band Parent Organization Meeting
January 18, 2018
Submitted by Laura Wall, MABPO Secretary
The meeting was called to order at 7:08pm. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
The minutes from the December 2017 meeting have been posted. Motion to accept the minutes was made by Cindy Stathers and seconded by Denise Wolf.
Treasurer’s Report, Vicki Hricz
Many students still owe significant money for the Disney trip. Balances must be paid by February 5. If you are unable to pay, please see the Treasurer and Mr. Barthen to make arrangements for a payment plan.
Motion to accept the Treasurer’s report was made by Shari Ruppel and seconded by Denise Tessmer.
Band Director’s Comments, Mr. Nick Barthen
Jazz Band rehearsals Tues/Thurs
Winterguard rehearsals Mon/Fri
Pit Orchestra rehearsals Tues/Wed
Florida Trip Details - Marching Band will perform on Thursday @ 2:30pm.
Feb 5 - Mandatory Parent meeting for parents of students attending the trip
Packets (based on ensemble) will be distributed
Feb 7 - 6pm-9pm - Florida rehearsal for marching band
Feb 12 - Luggage Check
Feb 13 - Leave by 6pm
Feb 18 - Leave Disney
Feb 19 - Return by 2:30pm
Strings Director Comments, Mrs. Megan Martz
President’s Comments, Sherri Von Stein
Senior Pole Notes - Thank you to parents for picking up pole notes.
Umbrellas - Still available for $15 each.
Winter Instrumental Concert - Thank you to the volunteers who took donations before the concert in December.
Calendar of Events
Please see calendar on website for a complete and current listing of important events.
VP Corporate Partnership, Mike Connors
We’re trying to get an early start to gain more sponsorship earlier in the year to take advantage of available funds from local corporations/businesses.
Treasurer Report, Vicki Hricz
Specific inquiries regarding your child’s account should be directed to Treasurer@moonband.org.
Communications, Sarah Schmitz
Fundraising, Georganna Palmer
Chocolate Boutique - Delivery Feb 7th
Secretary, Laura Wall
Band Stand, Kathy Keppel
We will need a VP of Concessions for the 2018-19 school year.
Publicity, Grace Cap
Next meeting is scheduled for 2/5/18 during the first few minutes of the Florida meeting. They normally scheduled meeting on 2/8/18 has been cancelled.
With no further comments or questions, a motion to adjourn was made by Mrs. Wolfe and seconded by Mr. Connors. The meeting was adjourned at 8:00pm.