Open House and Meeting September 24, 2015

Post date: Oct 1, 2015 4:21:19 PM

Greely Drama Boosters

Open House and Meeting September 24, 2015 7pm

1. Call to Order​ 7:05pm by Molly Washo. There were approximately 25 parents plus Audrey in attendance.

2. A welcome and overview of Greely’s drama program w​as presented by Audrey Northway.

3. Information for new (and returning) parents: S​chedules and other important information can be found at the G​reely Drama Boosters website.

4. Treasurer’s Report ​was given by John Swaney.

5. Advertising Report​ was given by Laurie Logan

Needed: Volunteers to call businesses to solicit ads! Please contact Laurie Logan at​ if you can help with

this important fundraising effort.

Deadline: F​amily Ads and One-liners are due October 14.

6. New opportunities ​available to new parents:

  • Concessions Coordinator Apprentice
  • Treasurer Apprentice
  • Box Office Apprentice
  • Locker Decorating Apprentice

Apprentices will work with current parents and lead the effort next year. Please let Molly Washo know if you are interested in helping with any of the above. Molly can be reached at:

7. Fundraising:

--The Fall Mixed Bag Fundraiser is underway! This has been a successful fundraiser in the past, so please consider supporting

Greely Drama by purchasing these fun products. In addition to ordering through a paper form brought home by students,

parents can order directly through (use code 8991). D​eadline for ordering bags: October 30.​

Connie Russell will be explaining the Mixed Bag Fundraiser to cast & any available crew members at 3:30 p.m. Friday 10/2

--Clynk Bags: students can pick up the green clynk bags in Ms. Northway’s room.

--Finally, and n​ew this year ​is an opportunity to purchase a F​amily Sponsorship f​or $75. As a sponsor, you will receive 2 tickets

for the show of your choosing with priority seating and a one-liner ad in the program. This is a great opportunity and one that

benefits families and our program!

8. 2015 fall production of Into the Woods:

The Boosters work hard to support the cast and crew of Greely Drama. All families should expect to make a contribution in this

effort. We truly appreciate your participation.

Please go to this link at V​olunteerSpot ​to sign up to help in one or more ways. Here is a list outlining some of the ways families

can support the fall production:

  • Costume Ironing
  • Tech Rehearsal on Saturday, November 14. We need a few parent volunteers to help supervise and organize food.
  • Locker Decorating. Please contact Beth Baldacci if interested in helping.
  • Box Office
  • Concessions
  • Cast Celebration
  • Thank you cards
  • Business Ads are still needed. Please contact Laurie Logan at l​​ t​o volunteer.

9. Priority Seating:​ please use V​olunteerSpot ​for priority seating sign-ups.​

The n​ext Boosters Meeting​is at 7 pm on Tuesday, October 13 in rm 152 at Greely High School.

Thank you for Supporting Greely Drama Boosters!