2014 Blazer Brigade Practice and Event Schedule


You can download a PDF version of the 2014 Rehearsal and Performance schedule by clicking here:

2014 Rehearsal and Performance Schedule


Important Meeting Coming Up!


Band members and their families are invited to learn more about the future of the Elkhart Central High School band program.

The meeting is set for Thursday, May 31st at 6:30 P.M. in the Central High School Band Room.

Director of Bands, Mr. Scott Garner, will announce the theme and music for the 2012 Blazer Brigade Fall Marching Band Show and share his vision of the future of Central Bands.

Here is the PDF for you to view and/or print with all the details.

Mark your calendar for May 31st!


Pep Band Update

Download this PDF file for important news about the Pep Band’s performance at the game this Friday night.


Busy, Busy, Busy

There are many things going on this week:


#2  There is NO Booster Meeting on Tuesday, December 6th.

#3  Scrip gift cards are here and can be picked up on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8th between 4-6 pm during the Poinsettia Pick Up.

#4  Poinsettias MUST be picked up on Thursday between 4-6 pm.  Any orders not picked up will NOT be available until AFTER the concert on Tuesday, December 13th.


Scrip Order Due 11-29-2011

Scrip is due Tuesday, November 29th.  Special this order:  Martin’s Supermarket gift certificates $25, $50 and $100 value (earn 3%)–help us meet our minimum needed.  Also, Martin Marketing – Letter Jacket Purchase gift certificates $50, and $100 value (earn 5%).  Go to www.shopwithscrip.com and Search “Martin.”   Tuesday is the last day to order these.


Those of you who aren’t sure what gifts you plan to buy yet can order anytime from www.shopwithcrip.com and purchase “ScripNOW.”  This allows you to buy and print when needed.  Profit will get transferred with my next official order date.  Companies include:  Barnes and Noble (9%), Bath & Body Works (18%), Chilli’s (11%), CVS (7%), GAP (14%), iTunes (7%), JC Penney (5%), Lowe’s (4%), and Shutterly (14%) and so many more.


Contact Kris Martin at krsmrtn@aol.com if you have any questions.  Enrollment code:  L6582EDD8374

Blue Backer Fundraiser is Huge Success!

The money raised for the upcoming Concert Programs is over the top!  According to Kris Martin, last year we raised $5,180.  This year, we are already at $6,495.  That is AWESOME!

A special shout-out to Lillian Wroblewski (Choir Dept.) for securing THIRTY-NINE ads.  That is incredible.  Her ad revenue totaled $575.  Thank you Lillian!

And, a big ‘thank-you’ to these folks too:

Platinum Sponsors
Dan Craig of Edward Jones
Go Mini’s
Hall Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
La Esperanza Restaurant
Label Logic, Inc.
A.J. & Dawn Rodino
Robert Weed Plywood
Steele Family Dentistry
Susie Tucker Realty


Titanium Sponsors
Collins & Company
MJB Wood Group, Inc.
Dick Moore for Mayor Committee
Rite-Way Steel, Inc.
Service Master By Monroe Restoration

Holiday Scrip Order Due Next Tuesday

Just a reminder that the Holiday Scrip order (which includes Martin’s Supermarket and Martin Marketing) is due next Tuesday.

Don’t miss the opportunity to purchase some great items…and put money in your account!


Big Bonuses Available on Scrip Orders!

The largest Scrip order of the year is fast-approaching!

You will earn the biggest bonuses on this one.  The order is due November 29th and will be delivered on December 6th.

This is the ONLY TIME you can order a shopping card from Martin’s Super Market.  The are available in $25, $50 and $100 denominations.  Students earn 3.0%.


Also available are $50 and $100 shopping opportunities with Martin Marketing (for letter jackets).  You will earn 5.0%.

How does it work?  Simple.  Just visit ShopWithScrip.com and search for “Martin”.  You will find two (2) local offers:  Martin Marketing and Martin’s Supermarket.  Follow the instructions and add some some funds to your band account!

With Christmas just around the corner, the Martin Marketing and Martin’s Supermarket opportunities make perfect sense.


Poinsettia Sale is On!


The annual Poinsettia Fundraiser is underway!

Add some funds to your account by selling these beautiful plants from Varner’s Greenhouse.

Sell $75 worth of poinsettias and you’re automatically in the drawing for a $25 gift card from Chili’s!

Lots of people will be waiting for you to show up with your order form.  These holiday favorites have become a tradition. So get out there and get those orders!

Sell! Sell! Sell!

Click here to download an order form.

 Did you know?  The price of the poinsettias has been the same since 2007!  That’s incredible and makes a great selling benefit to your customers.


Win a $25 Chili’s Gift Card!



You could win a $25 Chili’s gift card.  It’s easy:  just sell ten (10) braided breads and you’ll be entered in the drawing.

Fundraising is an important part of the music program.  Please do your part!

The Braided Bread fundraiser ends this Friday, October 28th.  Order forms and money must be turned in by this Friday.

Need an order form?  Click here to get a PDF version of the Braided Bread order form.