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A Letter From The Glass City Swing Band


Dear GCSB supporters,

I would like to thank all sponsors and donors that help get SCAT off the ground especially the Greensburg Kiwanis Club and the Jeannette Kiwanis Club. It was a huge success! You can read more about it in the "SCAT A SUCCESS" section.  
                                         
                              



Battle of the Sinatras on November 2, 2018 at the Greensburg Salem Middle School auditorium was great! All five finalists did an awesome job! I would like to thank Dr. Rod Booker and Kelli Brisbane for judging the finalists and MC Ed Christofano. The winners are:

    First Place: Alexander Podolinski, Greensburg Salem 
    Second Place: Gianna Blawas, Greensburg Salem 
    Third Place: Lavanya Anantharaman, Franklin Regional
                                  
Many thanks to Hayden's Pharmacy for sponsoring this event!
   
                         

 

Our last big concert of the year will be "A Swingin' Christmas Spectacular" on December 7, 2018 at the Greensburg Salem Middle School auditorium. The concert will begin at 7 PM. You don't want to miss this concert! You will hear holiday favorites and a little bit of The Nutcracker Suite set in the swing style with a few surprises throughout the concert. Tickets are on sale now at https://swinginspectacular.bpt.me. There is an online Veterans Day sale going on through Monday, November 12th on adult tickets. Only $12.50!

This concert was supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
                                   


                                       


GCSB will be having two Dances in the beginning of 2019. Please add February 14th and March 14th to your calendars. Tickets for both these dances will go on sale January 7 at secure.rec1.com or call 724-834-7232. Visit our event pages at Valentine's Day Swing Dance and St. Patrick's Day Swing Dance for more information.  
                                        
If you're interested in learning more about what GCSB will do as a nonprofit corporation, visit our website.

Thanks for your continued support,

Jill & Joy Procida
Glass City Swing Band Incorporated Founders

SCAT A SUCCESS

What is Swingin' With Creative Arts Therapies (S.C.A.T.)

On October 20, 2018 SCAT was held at Clelian Heights School in Greensburg and was a huge success! 

Here's a quote from Don Graham, a parent of one of the participants: "Robbi is still talking about what a good time he had yesterday at Clelian. You guys really made a good impression on him. Thanks so much for inviting him to attend."



Enjoy video clips from SCAT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJyMg414UOI

For more info on S.C.A.T., check out our special event page on our website.


 

GCSB Fundraiser at Panera Bread 

 This fundraiser will go to support Glass City Swing Band Incorporated, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that benefits others through music by supporting our mission which is twofold: 1. Disabilities awareness and arts therapies, and 2. Preserving history through music, specifically that of the Swing Era.
Your support will go to help with programs such as SCAT (Swingin' with Creative Arts Therapies),
https://tinyurl.com/yc53rrwh and preserving history through music with concerts such as these, https://tinyurl.com/yb79u9vq.
It's so easy to help GCSB with this fundraiser. All you need is yourself, family and friends, a special flyer that will be printable from this event page, and go to Panera Bread, 300 Greengate Center Circle, Greensburg, PA 15601 (That's the Panera Bread located in the same plaza as the Greensburg Walmart) from 4 PM to 8 PM.
Find out more about this event on our
Facebook Event Page

Please feel free to print and share this flyer!

   

GCSB News

Volunteer With GCSB

Our volunteers greet patrons and keep everything running smoothly at special events. Volunteering for GCSB is a rewarding experience, and we rely on the generosity of our volunteers to keep our programs going. For more information, please visit our website.

GCSB Looking for Board Members

If you would like to serve on GCSB's Board, please email your resume to info@glasscityswingband.com. We would be more than happy to send you more information about our organization and what is expected of a GCSB board member.  GCSB is looking for people that are energetic and are ready to help grow a small organization. 

Upcoming GCSB Concerts and Events

  • Friday, December 7, 2018 - A Swingin' Christmas Spectacular, Greensburg Salem Middle School, 7:00 PM
  • Monday, December 31, 2018 - New Year's Eve Dinner/Dance featuring Glass Half Full (GCSB's small group), Ramada Ligonier Hotel, 9:00 PM - 12:30 AM
  • Thursday, February 14, 2018 - Valentine's Day Swing Dance, Hempfield Township Athletic Complex, 6:30 PM
  • Thursday, March 14, 2018 - St. Patrick's Day Swing Dance, Hempfield Township Athletic Complex, 6:30 PM
Look for more dates to be added on our website or Facebook page.

 

In-Kind Donations

There are a few items that GCSB would be forever grateful for in order to keep business operations running smoothly. They are:
  • Office Supplies
  • Filing Cabinet
If you can help in any way, please email us at info@glasscityswingband.com.
 

GCSB Production Costs

One of the ways to help GCSB offset production costs for concerts and dances is to hire Glass City Swing Band for your special event. Some other options for you to help are purchasing GCSB merchandise and help support our fundraisers. You can also donate to GCSB through a secure website. All donations are tax-deductible*.
 
*GCSB, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donations are tax deductible as permitted by law. The official information of Glass City Swing Band (GCSB) may be obtained from the PA Department of State by calling toll free 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply Endorsement.
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