HAMMOND | In an effort to raise funds to purchase new marching band uniforms, the Hammond Academy for the Performing Arts and the HAPA Band Boosters will host a fundraising event, ‘Jazz Under the Stars’ on May 14 at 7 p.m. in the Morton High School courtyard and cafeteria, 6915 Grand Avenue, door C.
The fundraiser will feature live music by the Scott Middle School Jazz Band, HAPA Jazz Ensemble and the Chris Bales Jazz Trio of Chicago.
Hors d’oeuvres and light refreshments will be served and various themed gift basket raffles will take place throughout the evening. Themed gift basket or gift card donations from local businesses are greatly encouraged and appreciated.
Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the door. All proceeds go directly to the HAPA Band uniform fund.
For more information or to donate to the event, call HAPA Band Director Daniel Cummins at (219) 989-7316 ext: 1866 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.