The Oconomowoc American Legion Band, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Non Profit Organization

 Oconomowoc American Legion Band, Inc.

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GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
 

1) The Oconomowoc Legion Band will be traveling to Indianapolis, IN to compete in the American Legion National Band Contest in August, 2019.  This year marks the 100th birthday of the American Legion. 

In August, 2018 our band finished third out of six bands competing with a final score of 0.3 points behind the second place band.  

2) The OALB Annual Meeting and Elections were held on Sunday, September 9, 2018. Listed below are our 2018 - 2019 Board Members:

    General Manager               Gail Schroeder-Hoffman
    Assistant Manager            Judy Rhodee
    Secretary                          Jeanie Hertz
    Treasurer                           Sandy Heimer
    Trustee                               Al Wilson
    Trustee                               Ginny Ziegler
    Trustee                               Don Gust (Board President)
    Trustee                               Pauline Bemis
    Trustee         Bob Morgan
    Trustee Open

Recording Secretary to be named later.

3)  Our 2019 scholarship auditions were held Saturday, May 11th at the Dr. Martin Luther Church in Oconomowoc. Our 2019 Legion Band scholarship winners are:

a)  Drew Thiel - Bassoon  OHS Senior
b)  Alex Mortensen - Oboe  OHS Senior
c)  Sydney Evenson - Alto Sax  OHS Senior

4)  Visit the Legion Band's Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/OconALB/
 
5)  The Legion Band achieved Non Profit status under IRS code 501(c)(3) effective June 12, 2014.  This allows the Band to accept donations and monetary contributions to ensure the long term health of the organization.  We are the proud recipients of grants from the Oconomowoc Area Foundation, the Friends of Nashotah, the Majorie A. Day Foundation and the Emil Ewald Family Foundations.  If you would like to make a tax deductible donation to the band for sustaining support please send an email using this link DONATE NOW.

6)  
Get Back to Band Program - The Legion Band offers free lessons to adults wishing to improve their skills with the goal of joining a musical group. The program will supply lesson music with individual instruction by professional music educators. Minor instrument repairs will be made at no cost and loaner instruments will be available on request. Lessons can be arranged by contacting Gail Schroeder-Hoffman at schroeder57oalb@gmail.com or 920/650-5944.

7)  OALB has launched an instrument donation program that can qualify as a tax deductible charitable contribution.  If you have an un-used band instrument to donate, please contact the band.  Instruments collected will be provided to underprivileged musicians who cannot afford to purchase one. 





   
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