La Puente, CA -- November 3, 2008 -- Reporter Gayle Anderson from the Channel 5 Morning News reported live all morning long from Nogales as they interviewed students, Band Director Brad Pollock, Principal Dr. Nancy Padilla and Booster Parents on the efforts for preparing for their appearance in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The news features were also to encourage the public that funds are still needed for the trip to the Big Apple. Click the link below to watch the featured segments:
Band Director Brad Pollock and the families of his 140 students have been tirelessly fundraising for this once-in-a-lifetime experience. They are still in need of donations to send them to the world-famous parade. The cost for each student is $1,700 and the band must raise more than $238,000.
The band is scheduled to perform "Mambo" from West Side Story, "Fire" from the Ohio Players, "Watermelon Man" from Herbie Hancock and "Dazz" from the 70s band Brick!
Company sponsorships or donations from individuals can be sent to:
The Nogales Noble Regiment Boosters (a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization)
Post Office Box 2158
Walnut, CA 91789
E-mail Ms. Bee Corona at Bee@nogalesnobleregimentboosters.com
Nogales High School
401 South Nogales Street
La Puente, CA 91744
For further information, you can call Nogales High School at (626)854-8520 ext. 3661.