Friday September 18, 2009

The Boosters Website is Up and Running

A website dedicated to Independence Boosters (Athletics/Academics/Arts) is now up and running. The URL is or Currently the site contains all Music Boosters information. You are encouraged to visit regularily for the latest news regarding Music Booster events.

A New Coordinator

Please note that Margaret Bierman has taken over the responsibility of lead volunteer coordinator from Patti Gaab. Thanks to Patti for all of her hard work.

Speaking of Volunteers

Music Boosters is in need of SIX adult volunteers for the City of Independence's annual Fall Fest, which will take place at Elmwood Park on Sunday, September 27, 2009 from noon to 4 p.m. The Music Boosters will be selling canned pop and bottled water.

Two volunteers are needed for each of three shifts:

Each shift has two or three band students who have already volunteered to help. Adults will oversee the students and be responsible for the cashbox.

This is a great opportunity to get involved in Music Boosters and get to know some of our fantastic kids. If you would like to help, please contact Margaret Bierman at 216-328-8538.

Please respond by Wednesday, September 23.
Thanks in advance for any help you can provide!

Hospitality For September 25

Here is the list of volunteers for the football game IHS v Beachwood. This game is designated as "Parent's Night".

Boosters Football Road Trip 10/2 -- Join Us!

There is a Bus trip to Fairport Game on 10/2/2009, featuring a box supper and transportation via City of Independence Bus -- Contact Elizabeth Jaszczak

Looking Good

The Boosters are putting an order together for "I'm With The Band" t-shirts. Contact Membership Chair Terri Kula to order.

Finding Your Form

Music Booster Membership Forms are available on the website: Click Here

Dates to Remember:

9/18/2009Away Berkshire
9/28/2009Order deadline for shirts
9/28/2009Vocal Ensemble performs Kiwanis
9/30/20097:30pm Music Boosters Meeting IHS Media Center
10/2/2009Bus trip to Fairport Game -- Contact Elizabeth Jaszczak
10/4/2009Band performs St. Michael Parish Festival

A Madrigal Dinner

On November 13 and 14 the Madrigal Dinner returns. This is a wonderful IHS holiday tradition. Set in medieval times in the tradition of the Boar's Head feast, the Madrigal Dinner is a beautiful evening filled with great food and music. Parents are needed in the kitchen to help prepare the food and clean up. Call Patti Gabb at 392-0554 (if you get this email, she may call you first) to volunteer.

The Ambassadors

In order to assist you with any questions you may have about any events that occur throughout the year, the following members are available to answer questions: Elizabeth Jaszczak  573-0500, Marcia Abbadini, 447-8393, Cathy & Don Krolikowski 524-8260, Patti Gabb, 328-1682, Eileen MacDowell, 524-5995 Teresa Stawicki, 573-9903,Julie Scotton, 904-0864  Terri Kula, 573-4962, Judy & Bob Ciulla 524-9086.

Running The Show

2009-10 Music Boosters Officers
Membership - Terri Kula, President - Elizabeth Jaszczak , Vice President - Marcia Abbadini, Secretary Cathy Krolikowski, Treasurer - Teresa Stawicki, Ways & Means - Julie Scotton, Volunteer Coordinator - Patti Gabb.

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