About AWBB

We are a very active support team since the Band is involved in so many educational and enrichment events throughout the year. Below is a list of AWBB activities and some of the volunteer opportunities:

  • Uniform Fitting (August). Assist with checking uniform sizes.
  • Uniform Repair (All Year). Assist with mending uniforms (sewing buttons, stitching ripped seams, etc).
  • Ascots (All Year). Sew ascots for the uniforms. Inventory build up needed for marching season.
  • Chaperone – Football Games (August – October). Chaperone at both home and away games. Arrive early, ride with band on bus for away games, sit with band.
  • Senior Banners (September – October). Participate in production of Senior Banners. Tasks include buying fabric, hosting cutting events, cutting fabric, hosting events to build banners
  • Friends and Patrons (August – May). Communicate with local businesses and families as a donation fundraiser. Write letters requesting donations, thank you notes, and maintain list of friends and patrons for inclusion in various programs.
  • Showcase of Bands (September). Many opportunities: concessions, band greeter, band meal, planning, decorations.
  • Candlelight (October). After the last football game the Seniors pass on their marching band leadership to the Juniors. Coordinate planning for food, supplies, setup, and staff the event.
  • Fruit Sale (November – December) Assist during turn in event in November – collect forms and money from students. Assist during distribution in December when students pick up fruit to distribute.
  • Band Banquet (March through May). Many opportunities for this event. Decorations, Centerpieces, glassware, cakes, drinks, menu. Participate with planning and event for annual Band Awards Banquet in May.
  • Scholarships (Spring). Set up scholarship events – announcement, review submissions, judge submissions, award scholarships.
  • Chicken BBQ (May). Many opportunities to help: Serve food, setup, cleanup, coordinate desserts.
  • Restaurant Fundraisers (All Year). Coordinate with local restaurants for AWBB nights where families can dine and a percentage of proceeds return to AWBB. Communicate events with AW community at large.
  • Booster Wear (All Year) Sell AWBB logo items. Presence at football games, Chicken BBQ, and as-required through the year.
  • CD / DVD (Spring). Help videotape band performances, create DVD.
  • General’s Express (All Year). Drive the truck and trailer at various events – games, parades, trip. Chair ensures truck and trailer are maintained. Must be able to handle a 36’ trailer and get clearance from Anthony Wayne Board.
  • Golf Ecology (July or August). Assist with trash and garbage pickup during the week-long LPGA event. Many shifts are available. Includes free pass for the week, free parking, Volunteer appreciation dinner, and T-shirt and Cap.
  • Shopper Rewards (All year) Coordinate Meijer, Kroger, etc. shopper rewards activities.
  • Nominating Committee (All Year). Find volunteers to run for executive office. Present slate of candidates to AWBB for voting.
  • AWBB Officer (All Year). We have four officers on the Board. President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary. Treasurer is a two-year role. Vice-President becomes President the following year so elections are for Secretary (annually), Vice-President (annually), and Treasurer (alternating years).