16th Annual Barbeque Auction & Music Showcase: 23MAR13

Our Largest Fundraiser of the Year!

Saturday, March 23, 2013
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Theme:  BBQ at the Wildcat Corral
Redlands East Valley Wildcat Cafe, 31000 East Colton Avenue, Redlands, CA  92374
$8 Per Person

Ticket includes complete dinner & performances by student groups.  Support our program by participating in our silent auction, live auction, raffle and photo booth.  Contact Wendy Franklin to purchase tickets.

Performance Times:
4:15 pm:  Percussion Ensemble
4:45 pm:  Symphonic Band
5:30 pm:  Orchestra
6:00 pm:  Lot 1 Closes / Live Auction Begins
6:45 pm:  Wind Ensemble
7:30 pm:  Jazz Ensemble / Lot 2 Closes
7:45 pm:  Raffle

2013-03-23: Raffle Pricing CORRECTION

posted Mar 24, 2013, 10:24 AM by Donna Cranfill   [ updated Mar 24, 2013, 10:24 AM ]

Howdy Folks -
The correct pricing for raffle tickets is as follows:
1 ticket for $5
5 tickets for $20
full arm span for $100
Sorry for any confusion!

2013-03-23: REV BBQ is Today!!!

posted Mar 24, 2013, 10:23 AM by Donna Cranfill   [ updated Mar 24, 2013, 10:23 AM ]

Howdy Friends!
Don't forget to ride on down to the 16th Annual BBQ, Silent Auction, Live Auction & Concert TODAY! Our doors open at 4 pm.

Take a look at some of our Silent Auction items that will be available up for bid today:
Gift Cards from
Western Carpet
Baker’s Burgers
Café Rio
Gourmet Pizza
Guitar Center
Hangar 24
In n Out,
Ontario Reign
Romano’s Restaurant
Taco Village
among many many others.

And don't forget about our drawing for 4 Disneyland Park Hoppers valued at $500! Tickets will have a cost of $1 each or 6 tickets for $5

Check out our Live Auction if you are looking for private lessons for your child.

*Senior Parents, don't the forget Graduation Passes and Tickets! Or if you know a 2013 graduating senior from REV, let them know.

W take cash, checks and all major credit cards!

So put on your cowboy hat and boots, and come on down today at the REV Wildcat Corral (Cafe)
Maria - BBQ Chair

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2013-03-22: Updated Live Auction Items

posted Mar 24, 2013, 10:22 AM by Donna Cranfill   [ updated Mar 24, 2013, 10:22 AM ]


Here is the latest updated Live Auction List - Round up all your posses and have them bring their bags of
gold coins so they can bid away! 

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1.  One Month of Saxophone, violin or viola lessons (elementary level) Adelle Glass - Value=Priceless
2.  Jazz Kids Tuition - Value= $240.00
3.  6 REV Graduation Tickets & Front of the Line Passes - Value=Priceless
4.  6 REV Graduation Tickets & Front of the Line Passes - Value=Priceless
5.  One Month of French Horn Lessons Laura Brennes - Value=$200
6.  One Month of Lessons for any instrument Peggy Ziegler - Value=$100
7.  Pier 39/Family Fun Pack - Value=$240
8.  One Month of Drum lessons Ray Ziegler - Value =$100
9. Four 18 Hole Rounds of Golf (inclucing cart) Including a lesson Redlands Country Club - Value=$500
10. Six Admission tickets to Redlands Symphony Season - Value= $200
11. Weekend in Newport Condominium - Donated by the Reid Family - Value=Priceless
12. Very important Booster Season Home Football Games (not including CIF), Preferential Seating, Assorted Booster Wear - Value=$100
13. 5'3 x 7'3 Multi Colored Area Rug Signature Collection by Tayse - Value=$250.00


2013-03-21: Message From Claudia Newton - REV Booster President

posted Mar 24, 2013, 9:41 AM by Donna Cranfill   [ updated Mar 24, 2013, 9:42 AM ]

Good afternoon REV Wildcat Band Boosters!

I want to personally invite you to participate tomorrow and Saturday with our set-up teams for the 16th Annual Wildcat Band BBQ. Here are the details:

1. If you would like to assist with picking up tables at Kohls - Meet at REV at 4:30 in the parking lot. We will carpool.

2. If you would like to assist with set up in the Wildcat Cafe on Friday Night - Meet at 6:00 at the Cafe. We will have a lot to do so the more help the better.

3. If you would like to assist with decorations and balloons on Saturday - Meet at 10:00am. at the Cafe. We will work until about 1:00 and then you will have time to go home before the event starts at 4:00.

This event has been coordinated by an amazing group of parent volunteers. We have an exciting program planned (with a few surprises) so don't miss it. Take a few minutes today to call 2-3 friends and invite them to attend. Tickets will be available at the door. Our theme is "BBQ at the Wildcat Corral", so come on out in your country gear and have some fun!

Special thanks to Maureen Ryan and Maria Lopez for their leadership with this special event.

Our goal for Saturday is $16,000!

See you soon,

Claudia Newton
REV Band Booster President

2013-03-04: Message From Maria Lopez Regarding Student Baskets for BBQ

posted Mar 6, 2013, 1:04 AM by Donna Cranfill   [ updated Mar 6, 2013, 1:04 AM ]

Hello Everyone!

I would like to take a moment to thank everyone who sent items for the Student Themed Baskets! We will definitely have some
great baskets. If you did not have a chance to send something, you can still send your donation. You can contact the Silent Auction Committee (lopezmom@hotmail.com) so we can arrange for your items to be picked up or if it is convenient, you may also drop them off. 

Also, if you are able to arrange a donation from a business, please let us know so that we arrange for your item to be delivered to one of the committee members. 

Thank you so much to all of the parents of the REV Instrumental Music Department for all of your help. We are looking forward to a very fun event!

Maria Lopez

2013-02-25: BBQ due date reminders

posted Feb 25, 2013, 4:02 PM by Donna Cranfill   [ updated Feb 25, 2013, 4:02 PM ]

Hi boosters-
Just a couple of reminders-
First - BBQ ticket money is due this Thursday 2.28. Second, student basket donations are due on Thursday 2.28 too.
Here are the section basket themes:
Woodwinds - life's a beach
Brass - baker's delight
Percussion - munchie madness
Violins & Violas - a night on the town
Cellos & Basses - lets plant a garden
Color guard - spa-tacular
If you have any questions, please contact Maria Lopez at lopezmom@hotmail.com.
Thank-you for your donations!

2013-02-22: Spring BBQ Kitchen Helpers

posted Feb 24, 2013, 1:40 PM by Donna Cranfill   [ updated Feb 24, 2013, 1:40 PM ]

Hi Everyone -
I am looking for helpers in the kitchen for the BBQ.  I am writting to all of you before I send out a general email - as you helped last year in the kitchen or have expressed interest in the kitchen.  If you are available to help please email me the time you'd like to volunteer.  I am including the schedule so you can see the times that are available. 
Thank-you in advance for your help!
Kitchen Cooks
10-8     Kristin Richey
10-8     Maureen Ryan
11       Colleen Sumner
11       Sandra Goodman
3:30-5:30     Kevin Ryan
3:30-5:30     Bill Zamores
Dessert Table
Susie Chavez
Angela Thomas

2013-02-20: Student Themed Baskets - from Maria Lopez

posted Feb 21, 2013, 7:36 AM by Donna Cranfill   [ updated Feb 21, 2013, 7:36 AM ]

Hello Everyone,

Please look for the bright green flyer that was sent home with your child - it has lots of information regarding the Student Themed Baskets for the Silent Auction that will take place on Saturday March 23, 2013. Each instrumental section and Color Guard was given a theme and below you can find some suggestions for your student's basket. If you prefer to make a monetary donation, please place your donation in an envelope with your student's name and theme or section and have them turn it in to Ms. Glass. Remember, no donation is too small. Many small donations will make a beautiful basket. Also, there will be sign up sheets in the band room for the students to sign up for an item.

We are asking that the donations be submitted no later than Thursday February 28. All donations may be taken to Ms. Glass. 

Woodwinds - Life's a Beach!
Beach Towels, Disposable Waterproof cameras, Ice Chest, Umbrellas, Beach Bags, Beach Blanket, Beach Chair, Snorkeling Set, Boogie Boards, Frisbee, Pails and Shovels, Sand Castle Molds, Sunscreen, Gift card for groceries, gift cards to eat out, etc. 

Brass - Baker's Delight
Baking Sheets, Pie Plates and Ingredients, Recipe book, Parchment Paper, Muffin Trays, Bread Loaf Pans, Recipe Book, Baking Tools, Cake & Brownie Mixes, Gift card for Grocery Stores, Gift cards to Bakeries, Decorating tools, Decorating supplies, Oven Mitts, Kitchen towels, Cooling Racks, electric mixer, food processor, aprons, mixing bowls, vanilla and spices, baking supplies, etc.

Percussion - Munchie Madness
Gift Cards for any grocery store, gift cards for pizza, fast foods, restaurants, Chips, nuts, candy, popcorn, Bowls, Panini Makers, Quesadilla maker, gift cards for dessert, etc. 

Violins & Violas - A Night on the Town
Gift cards for fast food, restaurants, Deli, Movie tickets, Theater Tickets, Coffee Houses, Bowling, Concerts, etc.

Cellos and Basses - Let's Plant a Garden
Gift card to a garden center, Home Depot, Lowes, wheelbarrow, seeds, gardening tools, gardening gloves, Gardening caddy, water hose, garden lights, compost holder, garden decorations, Flags, shovels, rakes, etc. 

Color Guard - Spa-Tacular
Gift cards for spas, Gift cards for manicures & pedicures, Gift cards beauty suppy stores, Gift cards specialty stores (Bath & Body, Victoria's Secret, etc.), nail polishes, spa robe, flip flops, lotions and creams, hair treatments, haircuts, magazines or magazine subscriptions, Tote bag, Gift cards for massages, candles, etc.

Thank you so much for your committment to our great Instrumental Music Department.
If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to contact me at ways.and.means@revband.org

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