Annual Membership Meeting and Board Nominations
Our Annual Membership Meeting will be held at the December Blue Thursday on December 8, 2016 at the Sportsmen's Tavern, 7pm. Currently there are two open seats for the Board of Directors which include (1) 3 year term to be filled and Chuck Laedke, Festival Chairperson who will be running for his 2nd term. If you are interested in becoming a Board Member, please review the attached letter to this email. A Letter of Interest including a short, personal bio must be received by November 10, 2016 via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or via postal mail to: Blues Society of WNY, PO Box 129, Kenmore Branch, Kenmore, NY 14217. We have a very active board that works to keep the Blues Alive and would love to have new additions that share our passion.
The Committees of the WNY Blues Society are very busy planning throughout the year to keep the Blues alive through events, education and community outreach programs. The following Committees are looking for new members to become involved:
FESTIVAL COMMITTEE - Seeking an Admissions Chairperson, festival volunteers.
STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE - Seeking active Committee members who would like to contribute to the growth of the WNY Blues Society.
PUBLIC RELATIONS/MARKETING COMMITTEE - Seeking Committee Members and marketing volunteers to help promote Society programs, events and sponsorship opportunities.
MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE - Seeking a Membership Committee Chairperson and members interested in improving Society membership and benefits.
if you are interested in any of the above positions or in volunteering in another capacity, please visit http://www.wnyblues.org/volunteers to submit your interest.
AmJam is a monthly Blues Program held on the third Saturday of each month, September through May that provides an opportunity for amateur Blues musicians to play and learn from seasoned Blues musicians which includes a workshop and a performance component. AMJAM is in current need of a new venue. If you are interested in hosting AMJAM at your location, please contact email@example.com
WNY is Memphis Bound to the International Blues Challenge
Join the WNY Blues Society as we proudly send Biphonic Tonic and the Jeremy Keyes Band to Memphis to represent WNY in the International Blues Challenge taking place on January 31 - February 4, 2017 in Memphis, TN! We are excited to have another successful year at the 33rd IBC and hope to see many of you again on Beale St. rooting on our WNY Blues bands! For more information on the IBC and booking your trip please visit http://blues.org/international-blues-challenge/
The WNY Blues Society will be releasing new sponsorship packages in November to help support Blues Education for children, Blues programming and special events such as the Buffalo Niagara Blues Festival. If you are interested in sponsoring a particular program or event please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
25th Anniversary of the Blues Society of WNY
A Committee has begun planning the 2017 events to help celebrate 25 years of the WNY Blues Society! Stay tuned as we will have more information in 2017 and if you are interested in contributing please email Dave Walker at email@example.com or Karl Bauer at firstname.lastname@example.org