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Rotary makes contribution to music program

 

November 11, 2017

Jan Tucker/Daily Globe

Ontonagon-White Pine Rotary Club president Jan Wolfe presents a check to Ontonagon Area School Band Director Ben Mayer to be used in the music program at the school. From left are Rotarian Jim Countryman, Mayer, president Wolfe and Rotarian Judge Janis Burgess.

By JAN TUCKER

jantuck@jamadots.com

ONTONAGON - The music program at the Ontonagon Area School District received a financial boost Wednesday with the presentation of the funds from the Ontonagon-White Pine Rotary Labor Festival Log Scramble program.

Rotary President Jan Wolfe presented band director Ben Mayer with a check for $768 which will be used for music instrument replacement and repair.

Mayer told members of the Rotary the band program now has 120 kids, the largest since he became director 13 years ago.

"We are maxed out in the number of instruments for kids and this really helps," M...



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