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News & Updates: November 29

posted Nov 29, 2011, 8:11 PM by Oakton Orchestras
NOW THAT YOU'RE DONE DIGESTING THANKSGIVING DINNER, HERE'S A FEW MORE MORSELS TO CHEW ON!
 
CHEESECAKE FUNDRAISER SUCCESS!  A HUGE THANK YOU to all orchestra families who made this year's cheesecake fundraiser an unprecedented success, especially Kim Mitchell (quadruple crown cheesecake cheiftan), distribution helpers Rita Dettmar, Diane and Emily Farmer, Reggie Kilner, Chris Cerva, all unnamed helpers, student cheesecake hawkers, and their ever supportive parents and families who sacrificed calories for this most worthy cause.  We raised over $2,300, which will be credited to student accounts to defray spring trip and other programming costs.
 
BARNES & NOBLE BOOKFAIR SUCCESS!!  ANOTHER HUGE THANK YOU to all volunteers, shoppers and patrons who made this year's event another reSOUNDING success, espcially Sheila Hautbois (organizer extraordinaire), student crafters, wrappers, musicians and face painters, and (drum roll) all of our awesome parent volunteers who took time from their precious holiday schedules to support our kids: Chris Dettmar, Connie Lehman, Kathy Rigo, Connie and Chuck Parrot, Ivy Avila, Reggie Kilner, Chi Wai, Jhinuk Hasan-Fulton and all the other un-sung heroes who lent a hand or spent a buck.  We'll have a final report of profits in about two weeks, but in the meantime, feel proud for representing yourselves and our orchestra program to a most appreciative community.  
 
LUCIA'S RESTAURANT NIGHT COMING UP AGAIN ON SATURDAY NIGHT!  Please come out for a fine meal (dine-in or take-out) after a tiring day of shopping or errands.  Restaurant will dontate 15% of all sales to our program!

WHEN:     Saturday, December 3rd,  4:00 – 9:00 PM

WHERE:   Lucia’s Italian Restorante & Pizza Deli (Fox Mill Shopping Center off of West Ox Road), 2531 John Milton Drive, Reston/Herndon, VA 20171, 703-476-4400   http://www.lucias-italian.com 

Bring your family and friends and eat for a good cause! Dine-in and Take-out’s only.  Bring the Lucia's flyer with you, or mention the OHS Orchestras when you phone in your carryout order.  Flyer is under the Fundraising/Restaurant NIght Tab .   
This is a fun, easy and DELCICIOUS way to support our program, reduce the cost of the Orlando trip, and otherwise avoid having to cook dinner! 
 
LAST, BUT NOT LEAST, OUR HOLIDAY CONCERT is coming up next Thursday, December 8th at 7 p.m., OHS Auditorium.  Please don't miss this festive musical opportunity to welcome the holiday season!  Make sure that all new concert attire dress pants and skirts are hemmed!  Please invite family and friends to join us.
 
Enjoy the rest of your week!
 
Patty Lankenau
OHS Orchestra Boosters
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