Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,550
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Mankato Area 77 Lancers Marching Band AKA Mankato Area 77 Lancers Marching Band Parent Assn.
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
November 2011
End Date
October 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Carver
Douglas
Freeborn
Hennepin
Mower
Nicollet
Ramsey
Stearns
Steele
Swift
Waseca
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,550
Other Funds Leveraged
$8,450
Direct expenses
$13,000
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To be the very best marching band program and to increase the number of student participants from 85 to 110.The staff will track the membership and encourage new members through letters to area schools and follow-up presentations to the band members. They will use literature and videos from the past year to recruit more students. An evaluation form will be used again similar to last year to rate satisfaction, the importance of the clinicians, and benefits from the experience.

Measurable Outcome(s)

They were the best marching band program and increased the number of student participants from 85 to 110.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Lisa Buhr, Brady Krusemark, Syndie Johnson, Jenny Portner, Cheryl Endersbe, Chris Enevold, Jeff Pasker, Robb Murray, Jen Olson, Paul Boettcher
Project Overview
Mankato Area 77 Lancers Marching Band
Project Details
They will present their 34th season as the premier youth marching band for the greater Mankato area.
Project Manager
First Name
Lisa
Last Name
Buhr
Organization Name
Mankato Area 77 Lancers Marching Band AKA Mankato Area 77 Lancers Marching Band Parent Assn.
Street Address
110 Fulton St
City
Mankato
State
MN
Zip Code
56001-2520
Phone
(507) 317-2478
Email
lbuhr@hickorytech.net
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Denice Evers: retired teacher, and volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Sara Krassin: arts administrator for the Childrens' Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St. James City Manager, volunteers with the St. James Community Theater; Mary Motter: 5th grade teacher at Eagle Lake Elementary, arts volunteer; Pat Potzler: retired teacher, singer in the Minnesota Valley Sweet Adelines; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Paula Scheffler: substitute teacher in LeSueur; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with the Interlaken Heritage Days Festival; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, playwright, director; Gina Wenger: professor of Art Education at Minnesota State University; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Denice Evers: retired teacher, and volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Sara Krassin: arts administrator for the Childrens Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St. James City Manager, volunteers with the St. James Community Theater; Mary Motter: 5th grade teacher at Eagle Lake Elementary, arts volunteer; Pat Potzler: retired teacher, singer in the Minnesota Valley Sweet Adelines; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Paula Scheffler: substitute teacher in LeSueur; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with the Interlaken Heritage Days Festival; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, playwright, director; Gina Wenger: professor of Art Education at Minnesota State University; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No