Over 1-hundred Kelly School District students are members of the band program. Director Keith Kyle says the boosters and district are very generous but help is necessary. He tells KZIM KSIM they are hosting a fundraiser November 9th at 7pm at the school with Steve Hornbeak and the Mina Street players…"It's help with instruments and supplies and that kind of thing. Like with added instruments, equipment and just tons of things we come across. It always blows my mind how much it costs to run the program. So we're always in the financing business." As a rural school they often have a student with a strong desire to play an instrument but no money to do so. This is where the fundraiser really means the most. Along with Hornbeak you will hear recording artists Eli Tellor of Anna, IL, Miss Illinois 2007 Ashley Hatfield and other featured entertainers. Tickets are 15-dollars by calling 545-3887.
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