Are you looking forward to the infamous Band Booster
hot dogs at the Wood Festival this year? Sorry to
disappoint you, but once again there will be no Band
Booster hot dogs. No, the reason isn't that in
previous years sales have been down. It isn't that
sales aren't profitable any more. It isn't that the
Band Boosters have all the money they need to pay for
transportation of the band to away games and
competitions and uniforms for new members.|
So what is the reason? At first I thought "apathy"
would be a good word to describe the reason, but
according to my dictionary, "apathy" means "lack of
emotion or interest," and I don't think that is the
case. The Calhoun County Band is always received with
excitement at games and community events, and the
number of letters, E-mail, and comments from the
community supporting the band is astonishing. So why
would the Band Boosters not have a booth at the Wood
Lack of volunteers to sell the hot dogs.
Kind of reminds me of a children's story about
making bread. Who will till the fields? Not I. Who
will sow the seeds? Not I. Who will till the wheat
fields? Not I. Who will gather the wheat and bake
the bread? I'm sure you've caught on by now.
Everyone raised his hand when it came to eating the
Next year, when asked, please sign up to help.
Even better, don't wait to be asked. For more
information about the Band Boosters, you may contact
Jerry Fox, Band Booster president, at
Officers of the Calhoun County Band Boosters