Category Archives: Fundraiser

Family & Friends Day fundraiser

September 16, 2017, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

  • CFS mattress sale
  • Crafters & vendors from Thirty One, Tastefully Simple, Beadie Sweetie, Hope’s $5 Dazzles, Lula Roe Boutique, Tweet Tweet Treasures, Norwex, Pink Lemonade Stand, Grace & Heart, Performance Perks coffee.
  • Local author D.A. Reed
  • Silent auction
  • Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt

At 7 p.m., the Rockford Marching Band will perform their 2017 show, TAO, at the Ted Carlson Memorial Stadium; no charge.

Silent auction items

Description Value/cost Starting Bid
Notre Dame pennant signed by Ara Parseghian Priceless $75
Dell XPS 13 9365 laptop computer. Additional memory, RAM, etc. $1,799.99 $900
Boyne Mountain skiing/riding season passes for a family of 4. Open to close everyday 2017/2018 season. $1,699 $500
iChiro – One 55 minute massage each month for 12 months $840 $400
Affordable Limousine – 4 hours free (doesn’t include 20% gratuity) $500 $200
MVP 3 month All-Star membership $500 $200
Bull Frog Amphibious waterproof social/audio speaker $400 $150
Jeffery Richard Salon gift card $200 $100
Bissell PowerTrak vacuum $150 $50
Office Depot – 6 Tul note-taking system notebooks and 6 Tul color gel pen packages $150 $20
Invu – polarized sunglasses and cleaner $149 $60
2 tickets to Chris Stapleton at the Van Andel Arena on November 4, 2017, 7:00 p.m. $141.50 $75
Stihl BG50 handheld blower $139.95 $60
Celebration Cinema movie package – Includes $50 in movie passes, popcorn bucket, t-shirt, small keychain and foam disc flying toy $100 $50
Great Lakes Fly Fishing Co. – 1 hour fly casting lesson for parent and child $100 $40
Office Depot gift card $100 $50
Starbucks basket of coffee, mugs, cups etc. $100 $25
2 chairs with built-in fan $100 $50
Fowle eye care exam $91 $40
Jeffery Richard Salon – Warmth candle, Pure Giving gift package $78.50 $30
Goodies Factory – Chicago (gallon), Cookies and Cream (1/2 gallon), White Cheddar (1/2 gallon), summer sausage and pecanbacks $77 $30
HushPuppy items – Plush, bank, key chains $75 $20
Elk Brewing – Stocking hat, beanie hat, beer tour with logo pint glass, beer, discounts, Blonde Express t-shirt (medium), sticker $61 $25
Cedar Springs Brewing Co. – Gift card to fill a growler, XL black t-shirt, L red t-shirt (unwashed/unworn shirts can be exchanged for other sizes) $60 $30
Champion – 3X men’s v-neck pullover wind jacket $50 $20
Office Depot gift basket. Includes mug, coffee, earbuds, photo cards, paper scissors and more $50 $20
Black and Decker weed wacker $45.99 $20
20 oz. Yeti Rambler, handle and hat $45 $20
Port Authority – xs ladies zip up wind breaker $40 $20
Rockford Basket – Includes 2 scarfs, 2 pom-poms, 4 Rockford Band water bottles and 2 adult tickets for the Rockford Invitational September 23 $40 $20
Rockford Brewing Co. – Large t-shirt, hat, 2 plastic solo cups (orange and black) 50 Rockford Brewing golf balls, mini growler (doesn’t include fill) $40 $15
Beverage tub with rolling cart and tray $30 $15
Jimmy John’s – 5 free sub cards $25 $10
K&K Nails gift card $25 $10
Peppermill gift card $25 $10
Jody’s Restaurant – Four $5 gift certificates $20 $10
Enza – large men’s fleece lined zip-up hoodie/wind breaker $20 $40
Sprinkles – Four $5 gift cards $20 $10

Fall flower bulb sale

It’s time to start thinking ahead to your fall plantings for next year’s spring flowers. We are offering two different options for ordering your spring flowering bulbs through Dutch Mill Bulbs and FlowerPower Fundraising.

Orders must be placed through either of these links to receive credit so please share these links to our specific fundraiser! Orders are placed directly online at:


Share these links with your family and friends, both local and out of town. Their orders are placed directly online which eliminates you as the middle man for payment and delivery.

This is an individual fundraiser. Every purchase will earn 50% profit for your student’s Charms account.

If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Pakiela.

Fundraising dinner and auction

Join us for an evening of fantastic fun, dinner, dancing, auction, cash bar, prizes, and more!

When: Friday, July 21, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – midnight

Where: Rockford Sportsman’s Club, 11115 Northland Dr, Rockford

Cost: $25 per person


  • Dinner buffet at 7 p.m.
  • Cash beer and wine bar
  • Dancing to the sounds of DJ Ray
  • 50/50 drawings
  • Raffle prizes
  • Auction packages:
    • Boyne Mountain 2017-2018 ski package for a family of 4
    • Berlin Raceway tickets
    • Dell computer
    • Chris Stapleton tickets at VanAndel Arena
    • Plus more!

Buy tickets

  • RHS front lobby on Mondays, between 8:30-9 p.m.
  • Community Services (inside the Administration Building at 350 N Main; use Lewis entrance) Monday – Friday between 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Contact Katie Lawrence at or 616-706-4157

Open to ages 21 and over

Checks should be made payable to Rockford Band Parents.

Download and print the auction flyer


Ada Valley fundraiser

Ada Valley is offering meats, sweets, pizzas and subs. These items are great for the Memorial Day, graduation parties, and summer BBQ’s. This is one of the last individual fundraisers!

Order forms

Order forms and payment are due no later than Friday, May 12. Please remember to put your student’s name on the order form; checks should be made out to Rockford Band Parents. Pick up is on Wednesday, May 24 (time TBD.)

If you have any questions please contact Melissa Pakiela.

March to Macy’s & marching band gear

We have a fun and exciting general band fundraiser to help you, your family, and friends show that Ram Band pride!

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Purchase reasonably priced RHS March to Macy’s and Rockford Marching Band gear through a special online store. We’re offering short sleeve t-shirts, sweatshirts, performance shirts, hoodies, polos, totes, and pullovers. The sale will only run for 2 weeks, Wednesday, April 26 until noon on Wednesday, May 10.

We hope these items will help spread the word about our exciting opportunity in NYC and that it generates support from our community. It would be great to see a ton of these March to Macy’s shirts at the Start of Summer parade on June 10!

Before you order, please keep in mind:

  • Thanks to some generous sponsors, every band student who is marching in the 2017 Start of Summer parade will receive a free short sleeve March to Macy’s t-shirt in white.
  • Students will have the opportunity to purchase an official band jacket through Mr. Phillips at a later date.

How do you make a purchase?

  1. Head over to the online store
  2. Order the items you want, in the sizes you want
  3. Pay online with a credit card (The store does not accept AmEx, even though the graphic indicates that they do.)

It’s that easy! Items will be delivered to RHS around May 19-22; pick-up details TBD.

If you have any questions, please contact Holly at

Thank you to Jaye Lynn Berger at Creative ADvertising, Inc. for helping make this sale possible.