• Please check here for info about upcoming events, fundraisers, schedules and other Band Booster news...  

    BOOSTER MEETINGS  The next meeting is on 10/11/22. Meetings start at 6:30pm in LDHS Room 505 (across from the Band Room).  Booster meetings are open to the public, and all band parents are encouraged to attend. Minutes and Treasurer Reports are posted on this website.  
    In case you missed the meeting: Disney Presentation notes
    Disney Remind Text account for updates: text: @c9c8d7 to: 81010  
    * Band Practice 9/27 6-9:00pm at the HS 
    * Football Game 9/30/22 Away vs. Palmyra (Palmyra's Homecoming - Buck Swank Stadium, 1125 Park Drive, Palmyra)
    Students practice 3:00-4:30
    Eat dinner, dress and load buses 4:30-5:30
    Chaperones report at 5:00
    Announcements/departure at 5:45
    Game starts at 7:00
    Band plays at halftime at/around 8/8:15
    * Aroogas Fundraiser 9/27/22 
    * Dillsburg Parade 10/15/22 (following afternoon Football Game)
    * ShreddRz Fundraiser 10/20/22 from 4-7 PM
    * Homecoming Game/ Senior Night and Hershey Band Mixer 10/21/22
    * Halloween Parade 10/24/22
    * Band Exhibition @ Cumberland Valley 10/29/22
    * Band Banquet 11/6/22
    * Craft Show 11/12/22 (Set up after school 11/11)
    **all fundraising money/forms/correspondance can be placed in the Booster Filing Cabinet in the Band Room
    Restaurant fundraiser at the Hummelstown Aroogas on Tuesday, September 27th.  The coupon voucher is here for you to hand out to anyone and everyone prior to your event. These coupons can be redeemed at only at the Hummelstown location all day long on 9/27. Please be sure to hand the coupon voucher to your server or bartender so it can be attached to the receipt for proper credit. LDHS Band Boosters will receive 15% of total sales. Unfortunately, these vouchers are ineligible for use toward any daily food specials.  Hope to see you at Aroogas!
    Save Around Coupon books were handed out on Tuesday 9/6 at practice.  Laura Holahan will be running this fundraiser and all questions can be directed to her sterckie@hotmail.com.  Students will have to sign for a book with the intention of selling it and/or they must complete an order form. These coupon books include a free 12-month Savings App with thousands of additional local and national coupons. Everyone can save money and help students raise funds for the Disney trip this spring.  Some basics for you:
    2. Books are $25 - students earn $7.50 for every book they sell (for Harrisburg) and $6.00 for every book outside of our area
    3. For every 5 books sold students will get a free book.
    4. For every 3 books sold they will get $5 in cash after the fundraiser ends.
    5. They can be ordered in other areas of the country by using this link/code: https://www.sapaynow.com/284223
    6. Sale will run from 9/6 to 10/4. Checks (payable to LDBB) and Book Order Forms should be placed in the filing cabinet in the band room.


    • REMIND MESSAGES - Both students and parents should sign up for their respective Remind classes to receive important notices from Dr. Richardson.
      • STUDENTS - Text: @ldmbst to: 81010
      • PARENTS -  Text: @ldmbp to: 81010  
    • 2022 Marching Band Tentative Schedule (subject to change)

    FUNDRAISER COORDINATORS - ​The Boosters need PARENT VOLUNTEERS to help run student sales.  You will NOT need to handle money - you just need to coordinate with the vendor, help promote the sale, and arrange for delivery/pick-up of the product.  It's an easy way to help take some of the load off the Booster officers.  Please contact us if you can help coordinate any fundraiser in the future.  

    AMAZON SMILES - If you purchase online from Amazon, here is an easy way to support the band!  Go to Smile.Amazon.com, sign in with the same account you use for Amazon, select "Amazon Smiles" under "Your Account" and search for "Lower Dauphin Band Boosters."  If you already have a different charity selected, you can change it by going into "Your Account" settings and selecting the option to "Change your Charity."  

    CHAPERONE CLEARANCES - Parents interested in chaperoning football games or band trips, or helping with band events that would put them in contact with students, must submit clearances to the LD School District and wear a district-provided Volunteer Badge.  Visit the District website for details.
    FUNDRAISING SCHEDULE - The updated schedule for our 2022-23 fundraisers is posted under "Forms & Schedules" on this website. Dates and events are subject to change, but we hope to provide lots of opportunities for students to earn money to cover their band expenses, including the Disney Trip!
    PAYMENTS -  Please make payments to the Band Boosters in the form of CHECKS or MONEY ORDERS so that they are traceable and more secure.  The Boosters cannot accept cash payments.  Payments should be placed in an envelope marked with the student’s name and what it is for.  Make checks payable to LDBB and include the order form if necessary.  Place the envelopes in the locked filing cabinet in the HS Band Room (when school is in session). Contact Treasurer Susan Seacord at LDbandtreasurer@gmail.com with questions or to check your Student Account Balance.
    CONTACT You can email the Band Booster Secretary Tanya Dreon at ldbbsecretary@gmail.com.
    The LD Band Boosters is a 501(c)(3) organization, so donations are tax-deductible!
    To make a donation to the Marching Band, please make payment to "LDBB" and mail checks to:
       Susan Seacord, LDBB Treasurer
       19 Waverly Drive
       Hummelstown, PA 17036

      The Lower Dauphin Band Boosters' mission is to support our bands...our musicians...and the talented musical faculty that guides them through their musicianship and performance events. 

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