Good Luck Ads

What better way to wish your dancer good luck than buying them a person ad in the program!  Complete the order form provided (it is attached here) and turn it in with a check to the lobby mom at rehearsal.  You can also pay for your ad via VENMO.  EACB VENMO account is @Ballet-EastAlabamaCommunity

*After your form is turned in and payment is made, email a high resolution photo to be used in your ad to shortmomau@yahoo.com.

Good Luck Ad Order Form

** Ads will be designed once the order form, payment and (emailed) photo are all received.  You will receive an email with a proof of the ad once completed, then any changes you want will be made.

The deadline for all Good Luck Ad orders is October 26.

 

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Sponsorship

Hi Nutcracker families! The fundraising committee has hit the ground running obtaining sponsorships and setting up easy ways for individuals to contribute.  Thanks to Annette Smith for her hard work on all this!

We rely on community support to raise the funds we need to accomplish our philanthropy efforts each year.  Check out our outreach page on this blog for more information on what all we do in the community.

Amazon – Are you an amazon shopper? Who isn’t!! Here’s a super easy way to raise money for EACB.  When you shop on Amazon, do it through Amazon Smile.  They’ll give a portion of the sale right back to us.  Use this link when shopping:  https://smile.amazon.com/ch/02-0652940

Kroger – You can contribute to EACB while using your rewards card shopping at Kroger!  Log into kroger.com and designate East Alabama Community Ballet (code UQ497) for community rewards!

Flip Give – This one is easy.  Just go on our Flip Give site and make a donation.  You can copy this link and share it on your facebook page for anyone who would like to help out  or email it to people who would like to help out. –  https://www.flipgive.com/f/721499

Sponsorships – Businesses will benefit from becoming a EACB sponsor with recognition in the program (Over $100 donation) as well as receive Nutcracker tickets (donation of $250 or more).  Here’s the sponsorship brochure:

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Nutcracker 2017 Performance Pictures

One of our dance moms has gone above and beyond for EACB this year! Thank you to Anne Ingram for taking thousands of pictures during Nutcracker this year!

For a $15 access fee, you can access and download them in full resolution.  Just go to this paypal link to pay the fee and Anne will send you the access:  Pay For Access Here   Be sure to include your name and email address in the notes.

If you  have any questions please contact Anne Ingram at mitchingram@outlook.com.  If you prefer to mail her a check send it to 711 South Dean Road, Auburn, AL 36830.

That’s a wrap!

2017 cast

The 2017 production of The Nutcracker did not disappoint! The kids loved the school shows on Thursday and Friday, as our very own Shelby Chaney returned as the Sugar Plum Fairy.  Be sure to thank Chick Fil A and Mr. Bill Bailey for providing lunch for our dancers on both days.

Although Friday proved to be an emotional day for Mrs. Angie, Mrs. Carol, Mrs. Allie, parents and cast, they came together and poured their heartache into dance on opening night.  Our 2012 Clara, Carly Parker, had lost her 10 year battle with cancer. Even those of us who didn’t know her personally were deeply affected by this news, as those who were close to her were devastated. Dancing through their tears, the girls made this Carly’s Nutcracker.

On Saturday morning, 178 moms and little girls flooded Telfair Peet to enjoy Clara’s Tea Party, surpassing the attendance of past years.  They spent the first half of the morning watching Clara as she danced through the land of sweets .  Then they played games, met some of the cast, and enjoyed some treats.

The cast danced beautifully as always, giving the patrons a show they will never forget. Thank you to our sponsors for supporting our worthy organization.


Below is an excerpt from this year’s program, written by Amy Parker, EACB president:

“Thank you for supporting the East Alabama Community Ballet and for attending our 2017 production of The Nutcracker. I hope that it was a truly magical experience for you and your family! This wonderful production would not be all that it is without the contributions of so many people. Our artistic directors, choreographers, dancers, the EACB board, and our generous sponsors are all so appreciated but I would like to send a special thank you to the parents of our dancers. Thank you for every ride to and from the studio and for waiting in the lobby for us to “run it one more time.” Thanks for making sure that your dancer had a water bottle, a snack for every break, pink tights, and bobby pins – lots and lots of bobby pins! Thank you for measuring angels, making props, selling nutcrackers, taking pictures, ripping seams, gluing umbrellas, washing leos, hanging posters, and buying tickets. From signs in your yards to the magnets on your cars, you have been our biggest fans! We absolutely could not do it without each one of you!”

This Week At EACB

Good Luck ads for sale this week!! Want to wish your dancer good luck and get an extra picture of them in the program? Get a good luck ad.  Like the yard signs and magnet sales, this is a fundraiser to help offset the cost of the many community enrichment projects EACB has the pleasure of being involved with. The Deadline is October 29 so don’t waste any time getting this in! The form is attached in case you didn’t get it.

Good Luck Ad Order Form

Dance schedule is light this week.  Here’s what’s going on:

1:00 – 2:00 Mandatory Pointe Class

2:00-3:30 Snow (no reindeer)

3:30 – 4:30 All Arabian

3:30 – 4:30 Dawn Fairy and All Angels

4:30 – 5:30 All Chinese

4:30 – 5:00 Dawn Fairy and Lead Angels