Its November and the holidays season s kicking into full rage mode. A lot happening this month. With the Thanksgiving Holiday rapidly approaching we are getting ready for our Music for HOPE volunteer appreciation party on November 16. Friends, family and volunteers from all over the country will descending on Music for HOPE headquarters for the 2 day event. We will also have our annual meeting of the Board of Directors. We will be reviewing our programs and coming up with some new ideas and changes in our program offerings for the coming new year. Many thanks to the Fiesta Hotel & Casino here in Henderson for helping out with hotel room discounts and logistics for our out of town guests.
In other news on November 6th Music for HOPE will have a booth at the Touro University Community Service Fair at their Henderson campus.
Last month I met with several other non profit leaders here in Las Vegas including The Southern Nevada Bluegrass Music Society, The Old Time Fiddlers Association, and the Foundation to Assist Young Musicians (FAYM) to discuss teaming up to help promote music programs for youth in the Henderson and Las Vegas area. We came up with some good ideas and look forward to working together to help promote music to young people.
Last month Music for HOPE presented the FAYM (Foundation to Assist Young Musicians) organization with 6 violins through our Encore Program.
Our brand new Music for HOPE Tee Shirts have arrived. These shirts will be available as a free gift to donors who make a one time donation of $100 or more or a recurring monthly donation of $25 or more.
The Musical Memories program here in the Las Vegas/Henderson area is going like gang busters with several performances scheduled in November including a couple at the Las Vegas Acute Health & Rehabilitation facility here in Las Vegas.
Still working out the details for the new Music for HOPE Podcast stay tuned for updates.
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