Thank you from DHS bands

By From page A6 | April 03, 2013

The DHS Band Boosters express appreciation to the Davis community for support of An Evening at the Coconut Grove on March 9. Funds from this event support the DHS Band Program (Concert, Symphonic and Jazz bands) and help to provide financial assistance so that all students can participate in band activities.

This year’s Coconut Grove featured food catered by Dos Coyotes and the musical talents of many local student musicians. We thank the music directors and these groups for their participation: Clyde Quick, Tom Slabaugh (Da Vinci,Emerson, Holmes Junior High Jazz Band), Nancy Sanchez (Harper Junior High Jazz Band), Celia Cottle (Sax by Popular Demand, J Street Jazz Cats), Crazy Eights and Tom Slabaugh (DHS Bands). The dedication of these directors is crucial to the success of the music programs throughout our community.

Coconut Grove and other DHS Band fundraisers throughout the year would not be possible without the contributions of many individuals, families, and businesses. The following businesses donated items/services in support of our silent auction and raffle: Ace Hardware, Armadillo Music, The Artery, Celia Cottle, Cultivé, CVS/pharmacy (East Davis), Holiday Inn (Dixon), Konditorei, LeGrand Confectionery, Lyle Najita CMT, Nugget Market (East Davis), Sally Springer Consulting, Style Lounge, Jennifer and Rick Tan-Syrendell, Target, Ten Till Midnight, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods Market, Woodstock’s Pizza, 3rd Street Jeweler and Jill Van Zanten Pottery.

We also thank the individuals who contributed to the silent auction and/or sponsored this event: Binuta Sudhakaran, Charli Joerger, Marr family, Edith Sauer Polonik, Emme VanVorhis, Nijjar family, Purnell/Young family, Rogers family, Schickman family, Miller family, Marti Schoen, Jensen family, Noah Wolfe, Peggy Goldstein, Saroja Subrahmanyam, Allen-Sutter family, Park family, Johnstone family, Jo and Rob Merges, Katy and Randy Chinn, Sprague family, McGuire family, Greg Wolfe and Julie Hochman, Muir family, Stonegate Country Club and First Street Real Estate.

The generosity of these individuals and businesses helps to make our wonderful band programs possible and is greatly appreciated. Please join us in thanking these business donors — shop locally and support businesses that support our school programs.

Gurbinder Nijjar and the Coconut Grove Coordinating Committee

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