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Money for Music Winner: Sheila Baer
By West Music Company
5/21/2014 11:01:00 AM

Congratulations to the Grand Prize Winner of West Music's Money for Music contest, Sheila Baer! Shelia shared this story about how she supports her music classroom and some of her fundraising ideas - and we loved it so much that we chose her as our Money for Music winner!  Thanks for sharing your ideas with us, Shelia!  As a way of saying thanks, we'll be giving her a $1,500 West Music Gift Card to spend on her classroom!

"I have an incredible PTO in my building.  I do a grade level performance for each grade in my building which helps our PTO be successful.  For example, third grade is the month of December, with the PTO annual spaghetti dinner and silent auction in the Fall.  I auction off 2 certificates for each grade level at the silent auction for 4 front row seats.  These certificates can bring anywhere from $100-200 each.  This is pocket change in getting good quality instruments in my classroom, but parents love to sit in the red covered chairs in the front row at their child's program.  It is a fun way to gain some extra funds, and the chair covers I bought at a 2nd hand store!"




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