Category Archives: Booster Group Structure

Staying Above the Fray – Leading By Example

Marc Time by Marc C. Whitt Ever been in charge of a meeting that began with smiles and good interaction, and somehow spiraled to become filled with fireworks and sometimes personal accusations or innuendos? While conflict and arguments begin mounting you think to yourself, “Help! How do I get us back on track?” If you’re … Continue reading Staying Above the Fray – Leading By Example

A Tale of Two Counties: The Importance of A Strong Music Coalition

Welcome to the second in a four-part series by Dr. John Benham, a nationally renowned music educator who specializes in helping save music programs that have been targeted for devastating budget cuts. This week, he touches on the importance of building a strong music coalition.

9 Ways You Can Use Science to Get More Volunteers

So often it feels like the same small core of people always does the heavy lifting for the organization. By putting some forethought into recruiting volunteers, and perhaps building some of these ideas into your yearly calendar, your organization will reap the benefits for months and years to come.

The Keeper of the Tradition for 27 Years: Dick Zentner of Norwin High School

As the marching band season draws to a close, it’s often heralded by band parents with a measure of relief, or perhaps in tears, but always with pride. One season is tough enough. Four years, and you’re considered an old pro. Imagine staying on for 27 years. That’s what Dick Zentner of North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, … Continue reading The Keeper of the Tradition for 27 Years: Dick Zentner of Norwin High School