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Fruit and Nut Sale has Begun!

posted Oct 22, 2018, 4:51 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
Hello band family!

Students received their Fruit and Nut Fundraiser packets in band class on Monday.  Students in guard and marching band who are not currently in a band class will receive their packets at rehearsal on Tuesday.  Please ask your students to show you this information, as it tells you everything you need to know about this fundraiser.  Here are some highlights:

This fundraiser benefits both the general fund and individual accounts.
Students will be credited $5 for every box of fruit sold, $2 per bag of fruit, and $1-$2 for each nut item.
In past years, students have earned anywhere from $5 to $100 for their band accounts!

New this year!  We've added Dewey's Bakery products.  Students receive $2 for each of these items.  These pair well with the fruit and nut items and make a great addition to this sale.  Consider these yummy combinations for gifts, holiday parties, and snacking...
  • Clementines + Moravian Ginger Spice Cookies
  • Apple/Pear Combo Box + Cheese Straws
  • Navel Oranges + Butter Toffee Peanuts + Moravian Sugar Cake
  • Chocolate Nut Gift Pack + Moravian Sugar Cookies
Also new- 10lb navel oranges will come in a reusable cotton mesh bag, and a 10lb bag of grapefruit is available for pre-order!  

Orders are due Tuesday, November 13th.  Place all order forms and payment in the small envelope, place that in the big envelope and return.
Checks preferred- make payable to ADHS Band Boosters.
Delivery Day is Friday, December 7th.  Students will pick up their orders after school and deliver to customers ASAP.

How can you help support this fundraiser?
  • Encourage your student to sell to neighbors and family.
  • Take the sales information to work.
  • Get the word out!  Post it on Facebook and your neighborhood online bulletin board.
  • Plan to help with Delivery Day!  Everything arrives in cases on a semi truck.  Many volunteers are needed to prepare student orders for pickup.  We always have a blast working together on Delivery Day!  Come join the fun!  Breakfast munchies and pizza lunch will be provided.  Watch for an email with signup information in a couple of weeks.
Questions?  Email us at fruit@athensdriveband.com. 
Thanks for your support!  We're looking forward to a great fundraiser again this year!

Jennifer Wakeford and Dawn Al-Khateeb
Fruit and Nut Fundraiser co-chairs