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Last year, the Lassiter Chrous groups raised about $900 for their Adopt-a-Senior program. This program partners the chorus with Cobb County Senior Services to “adopt” homebound seniors and fulfill practical and modest needs. You should recall that all involved were impressed that the chorus could muster such support in rough economic times.
Unbelievably, the chorus groups nearly doubled their contributions that year. They set out to raise money for three “adoptees”. They fulfilled theirs wish lists completely, along with two additional seniors. Not content with helping just five seniors, they contributed the remaining funds to help out on four more seniors’ wish lists.
The Lassiter Chorus is populated by amazing and generous kids. Their contributions impacted the lives of nine homebound seniors in our community. We’re sure that you share our pride in their efforts.
There are more people to thank in this story, though. There are some businesses in our community that factor into the story.
The Mattress Firm in Acworth (3345 Cobb Pkwy NW in the Acworth Avenue Shops shopping center) originally offered a discounted price for a mattress/spring/frame set, but donated it in the end. Kohl’s in Woodstock (120 Woodstock Square Ave in the Woodstock Square shopping center) discounted by 30% anything purchased for the program. Leiters Big & Tall in Marietta (1355 Church Street Extension NW in the Kennestone Plaza shopping center) discounted our purchases, as well.
We hope that you’ll consider these businesses in your Christmas shopping and let them hear your appreciation for their efforts.
A sincere thanks to Deb Speed from the chorus board for her work in coordinating this worthwhile effort. Deb thanks Sara Basler for her assistance in shopping for the lists.
We look forward to this program continuing to touch lives in the future and we’re proud of our kids contribution.
Join forces with our choruses again this year to “adopt” three local, low-income seniors through Cobb County’s Senior Santa program. Each senior below has provided a list of practical and modest “wishes” and the chorus groups are raising money to fulfill those wishes over the holidays.
Lemeul Ruster (71 year-old gentleman)
Pearl Clunes (88 year-old lady)
O’Reava Allgood (78 year-old lady)
Your donation in any amount is welcome. Make checks out to LCBA and send in with your student. Each group has their own collection jug for their adopted senior. Womens Chorale and The Vocal Project will work together to raise money for their senior.
Last year, we raised $900 and were able to fulfill four seniors’ modest wish lists and we’d love to top that amount this year.
Deb has already negotiated discounts with some local stores for some of the wish list items, so your donation will go far! Kohls’s in Woodstock has already agreed to give 30% off anything purchased at their store. Mattress Firm in Acworth has offered a discounted price of $200 for the mattress/boxspring/frame for one of our seniors.
We encourage you to do business with these local retailers and express appreciation for their support of this effort.
If you have questions, contact Deb Speed (404-433-0663 mobile or firstname.lastname@example.org).
As you know, the Lassiter Fall Chorus Concert was professionally recorded and we are making the DVD available for purchase. If you are interested in ordering your own copy, please print this form, complete it, and return it along with payment to the LCBA Box in the Chorus Room or to your Chorus Teacher who will forward it to us.
DVD’s will be delivered to Mr. Williams who will distribute them to you ASAP.
The cost per DVD is $15.00.
2013-2014 Lassiter Chorus Fall Concert DVD Order Form.
In lieu of our traditional pizza/dessert fundraiser, the Lassiter Chorus Booster Association invites you to donate your non-clothing, pre-priced items that are in good condition to the Lassiter Chorus Yard Sale!
Saturday, October 26 from 9a-3p in the Lassiter Chorus and Orchestra Rooms
No clothing, no stuffed animals, no child safety seats, no cribs, and no mattresses!
Item Selection and Pricing Guide
Drop off your items on Friday, October 25 from 5-8p outside the Chorus Room with helpful students and get your tax receipt.
All unsold items will be donated to a local charity.
Volunteers are needed! Cover just a two-hour shift on Friday (set-up, donation receiving) or Saturday (cashiers, table organizing, concessions, and take-down/clean-up).
Contact Deb Speed (404-433-0663 email@example.com) or Toni Fehl (404-433-0663 firstname.lastname@example.org)
Get service hours and letter points!
So that we can make sure we have adequate space available, email Deb Speed as soon as possible with your:
- Student’s name
- Contact phone number
- A general idea of what you will donate
Thanks in advance for your generous support! With your help, this will be a great, fun, and profitable fundraiser.
Friday, September 6 is a BIG DEADLINE DAY for Lassiter Chorus!
To receive a free required Uniform T-Shirt, join LCBA at the General Level and turn in Chorus Polo & Uniform T-Shirt Size Form.
For those not joining by Friday, turn in Chorus Polo & Uniform T-Shirt size form and $10. If you need the Chorus polo (students new to Chorus), the cost is $20.
Atlanta Braves Ticket form for the Sept. 23rd Game – $10 per ticket.
All State Chorus audition sign up fee ($20). Payable to LCBA. Auditions on October 12. (Optional)
Girls Formal attire (Chorus Dress and Necklace) – $70. Due Sept. 10 or ASAP.
Remember, the Chorus Dress and Polo will be used through out your career in high school and are one time costs!
It is time to sign up to audition for All State Chorus. The audition is on October 12 at Woodland High School. The deadline to sign up and pay the $20.00 fee is Friday, September 6th. I hope many, many of you will consider auditioning for All State this year. The event will be held in Athens, GA on February 20-22, 2014! Click the link for more information! ALL STATE CHORUS INFO 13-14
Congratulations to all who auditioned. Much consternation had to be overcome in order to make the final selections!
This year’s Choraliers are:
Savanah Jackle, Claire Perry, Anna Wang, Lauren Brewer, Felicia Inomata, Katie Speed, Valentina Godoy
Jordan Fast, Stephanie Lilly, Kaitlyn Sterling, Cammie Speed, Bella Sullivan, Chelsea Knight, Emily O’Toole
Daniel Mata. Colin Bowersox, Riley Carson, Luis Mata, Chase Morris, Chris Sterling
Charlie Rogers, Eric Sturniolo, Andrew Mansell, Robert Longyear, Daniel Harper, Dean Emert
Thanks to all who auditioned!