WHHSBPO Update May 8-13

posted May 10, 2017, 8:26 AM by WHBand Site   [ updated May 10, 2017, 8:27 AM ]

Meeting Minutes from May 3


  • Pittsburgh Popcorn and Hoagie Pick up will be at the Jr./Sr. High school cafeteria on May 18 between 5:00 and 6:00 PM.
  • Heinz Field training may be moving to online only. We encourage all members to receive training to work Heinz Field events. Opportunities throughout the year include Pitt and Steeler Football games and concerts. Payouts vary. Please watch for updates.
    • The next event will be:  U2  on Wednesday, June 7thDeadline to volunteer is May 29.  Report time will be 3:30pm. Volunteers will report to Gate B. Payout is $95. Volunteers will only need a valid TEAM or RAMP training in order to volunteer for this concert. This will be the only summer event at Heinz this season.
  • Bingo at Wilkins Elks
    • No date is set yet, but the last one went very well. We will be speaking with the Elks and hope to have it sometime in September or October. We will need many volunteers for this event including student volunteers.
  • Flowers
    • We are also considering selling Mums in the fall and bulbs in the spring next year.
  • Spaghetti Dinner
    • We did well and we made money. The crowd seemed smaller. Next year's ideas include:
      • Presales at the before the shows.
      • Placing tickets into a few random programs at the matinee performance for a free dinner in the hopes that people will use them.
      • Have the dinner the second week of the show to give time for advertising to work.
Please send your suggestions!


Our new WHHSBPO Steering Committee members for the 2017-2018 band year will be:
PresidentEllen Kiley
Vice PresidentLaura Osterle
SecretaryMiriam Meislik Lee
TreasurerLisa Brawdy
Financial SecretaryRose Papariella
Ways & Means ChairCathy Powers
Heinz Field CoordinatorDonna Kefalos




A big thank you to everyone who has already taken our survey!  The responses received so far are very helpful. If you haven't had a chance, please complete our survey.     


Next year's band trip information will be announced soon! 


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