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The workday will take place between 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Activities will entail picking up trash, picnic table rehab (scrubbing and painting), removal of graffiti and possible light trail repair work. We will bring gloves, water, snacks, etc. Some Air Force cadets may join us on that day. Watch for more details in the coming weeks.
Our club is collecting books for 2 Service Projects - one local and one international!
We would love for every child to leave this clinic with a book in hand. You can help.
• Books should be gently used (covers and pages intact, clean and unmarked pages).
The international half of the project will benefit children (up to 4th grade) in schools in Bucharest, Romania. We are partnering with the Rotary Club of Bucharest #2241. Schoolchildren in Romania learn English as a compulsory subject, but materials in English or in short supply. Our efforts will promote literacy and global citizenship.
The Colorado Springs Philharmonic is proud to be the first and only orchestra in the state to partner with Carnegie Hall in bringing the Link Up music education program to local students grades 3-5. On April 2, witness the results of Link Up's inaugural year in Southern Colorado as students from 10 participating grade schools bring their soprano recorders and string instruments to play along with the Philharmonic in The Orchestra Moves. A narrator, song leaders, dancers, and a surprise guest or two make this 50-minute program an ideal introduction to the world of classical music for kids.
Thomas Wilson conductor
Link Up: The Orchestra Moves
The Colorado Springs Philharmonic thanks our sponsors below for their support of Link Up:
- BBVA Compass
- The P. Bruce and Virginia C. Benson Foundation
- The John G. Duncan Charitable Trust
- The Hester and Edwin Giddings Foundation
- LexisNexis Cares Board
- Lance and Brenda Miller
- Rotary Club of Colorado Springs
There are two concerts - one at 9:30 a.m. and one at 11:00 a.m. If you are interested, you would need to arrive at 8:30 a.m. and stay until 1:00 p.m. You would be climbing stairs often and helping to guide students into and out of the concerts. The Philharmonic needs eight volunteers (even more can help if we have the interest). It might be possible to have different volunteers for each concert.
Please consider this opportunity to hear a beautiful concert in which students for whom we provided recorders will perform with the Philharmonic!
We are back at it again with 100 Holes of Golf. This year the event will be held on May 15th at King’s Deer Golf Club. If you know of any non-profits that could benefit from an additional fundraiser, please have them attend the next Rotary Prime meeting to learn about 100 Holes of Golf and how it can impact their organization.
Save the Date: October 24, 2015