Donations for this band year were made to our 3 local schools.

Saugeen District Secondary School......$2000

Port Elgin Saugeen Central School.....$750

Northport Elementary School......$750

These donations are to be used at the respective music teacher's discretion.

The following letter was received from Kerrie Lynn Boys, music teacher at S.D.S.S.

Dear Cam and PE Community Band,

Thank you for your generous donation to the SDSS Music Dept. We appreciate your continued support.

We will be looking at purchasing a bigger ticket item to help supplement our instruments.

Sincerely, Kerrie Lynn Boys.     SDSS Music

 

June 2015

Dear Mr. Porter and Members of the Port Elgin Community Band,

I would like to thank you for your generous donation to the SDSS Music Department. We would like to put the money towards the purchase of a new drum kit to be used this fall. If there is any amount remaining, it will be put towards new repertoire. Thank you again for your continued support.

Sincerely, Kerri Lynn Boys

 

Port Elgin Community Band,

Thank you so much for your generous donation! We really appreciate your support. Your donation will help us purchase a new instrument for our music program!

From: St. Joseph's School Band

 

Donations through the years have been made to:

Relief for Afghanistan (De-mining project in Afghanistan)

A community fund raising effort towards the Phelophepa Project, or more commonly known as the "Tutu Train" supported by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The "Tutu Train" is a 16 coach hospital on wheels, which travels through South Africa delivering health care to thousands of men, women and children.

 

Donations have also been made to the following schools to enable them to purchase instruments for their Music programmes:

Saugeen District Secondary School Music Department

Port Elgin Saugeen Central School Music Department

Chesley District High School Music Department

Northport Elementary School Music Department

St. Joseph's School Music Department

 

Summer Music sponsorships

We have also sponsored students, enabling them to take part in the Summer Music Camp in Southampton.

 

Chairs for S.D.S.S.

50 music chairs were purchased for the S.D.S.S. music room.

 

Purchases for Port Elgin Saugeen Central School Music Dept.

The following were purchased: music chairs, a tuba, an alto sax, a tenor sax, a trumpet and a clarinet.

 

2014-2015

All the proceeds from the Northport concert in which we participated, over $750, were donated to Northport.

$500 was donated to the St. Joseph's music programme.

$1000 was donated to the Port Elgin Saugeen Central music programme.

$1500 was donated to the Saugeen District Secondary School music programme.

How to Donate

To find out more information about making a donation, e-mail us at:

donate@portelgincommunityband.com

or please attend an upcoming concert to donate (see schedule of performances).