Lakota West Bands Update: February 2

A Communication of the Lakota West Upbeat Club

This communication covers:

  • Jazz n’ Cakes
  • Calendar

Jazz n’ Cakes

Our annual Jazz ‘n Cakes fundraiser is right around the corner on Saturday, April 21st.  This is one of our biggest fundraisers and nets over $10,000 for the entire band, including jazz band, concert band, marching band, and color guardWe need all hands on deck.  There are a number of chair positions open (see below) or just help out on a team that interests you.  Our next meeting is Tuesday, February 6th at 7:00 pm, Lakota Self Storage & Mini Office Suites, 7686 Cincinnati-Dayton Rd  West Chester.
Please consider one of the following positions to make this event a success:
  • Overall leader co-chair:  schedules meetings, coordinates with jazz director
  • Kitchen manager/leader:  Inventories and procures supplies for the breakfast portion of event.  Last year’s leader is available to train.
  • Market street co-chair:  Solicit vendors, sets atmosphere.  Previous chair will lead.
  • Basket raffle/silent auction chair:  Solicit donations, basket wrapping.  Previous chair and 2 volunteers already in place to help.
  • Volunteer leader co-chair:  Sign-up Genius and student volunteers via paper sign-up.  Set up volunteer sign-in area
  • Ticket Distribution co-chair:  Coordinates packaging and distribution of tickets for sale.  Handles complimentary tickets.
  • Drive event co-chair:  Car show.  Previous lead is already in place to chair
  • Dining room set-up leader:  Leads set-up of dining room with a group of volunteers late afternoon/evening prior to event.
For more information, contact or meet us on February 6th to get involved.

Highlights from the Calendar

  • Calendar – click here for link
  • Tuesday Feb 6 – Side by Side rehearsal with Ridge 7th grade and Symphonic WInds
  • Tuesday  Feb 6 – Jazz n’ Cakes Kickoff Planning Meeting
  • Thursday Feb 15 – Upbeat Meeting
  • Thursday Feb 22 – Ridge Jr Band Concert
  • Weekend of Feb 24 – West Musical Weekend: Shrek the Musical
  • Saturday March 3 – Beavercreek Jazz Festival weekend
  • Saturday March 3 – Music For All Festival -Symphonic Winds perform, Mason High School
  • Monday March 5 – High School Band Concert at West
  • Tuesday March 6 – Freshman Band Concert at Freshman School
  • Thursday March 8 – Plains Jr Band Concert
  • March 9-10 – OMEA Large Group Contest
  • Thursday March 15 – Upbeat Meeting
  • Saturday March 17 – Shamrock Shuffle

Any questions on the information contained in this post, you can contact