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Cara Keith, Feature Journalist

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This Saturday, the Prior Lake High School band program is hosting their Third Annual Mattress Sale to help students raise money for their upcoming trip to Hawaii and to help fund the Prior Lake Band program.

Custom Fundraising Solutions will start the fundraiser at PLHS on Saturday, March 25th at 10 AM and stay until 6 PM. They will arrive with brand new, fully-warrantied, quality, name-brand mattresses that will be sold for up to 50% off of the original retail prices. The generous fundraising company will also set up a display room full of each type of mattress that they offer in order to allow potential buyers to actually view the mattresses.

This fundraiser allows the band program to raise thousands of dollars in a single day and allows students to directly raise funds for their band trips.

Unfortunately, the band program can’t afford many new instruments that students need, especially in the percussion section. This means that not every percussionist will be able to participate in activities like marching band. Mr. Schramm, one of the band directors at the high school, brings his personal percussion instruments to school in order to supplement the percussion section. It’s clear that we need a strong fundraiser to allow us to have the music education experience we need.

If you aren’t able to make it to the fundraiser, the next best thing to do is spread the word about the event so that we can get as many people to come as possible! You can help out by tweeting about the mattress fundraiser, telling friends and family about it, and inviting people to go to the event found on the Prior Lake Band Facebook page. We hope to see you there!

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