2016 March


The Academy Partners with JET Limousines and Transportation

It is with great excitement that we announce a new partnership with the Arizona-based JET Limousines and Transportation.  Beginning in 2016, JET will become the exclusive transportation provider for The Academy Drum and Bugle Corps.  Since The Academy’s inception more than 15 years ago, we have cultivated valuable strategic partnerships that have had mutually beneficial results.  Our newest partnership includes a new charter bus partnership for The Academy that will assist in ensuring that our members enjoy the best in state of the art transportation and comfort as they travel more than 11,000 miles each summer. Executive Director, Mark Richardson says “one of the most important aspects of programming with a nationally touring group is the method of transportation to get us around the country.  The unforgiving nature of a drum corps tour requires that our transportation be extremely reliable.  In addition, a large part of the experience our members…

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The Academy Alumni Association – March (RE)cap

Acadefamily, Spring training is underway with The Academy brass section making big strides putting some of their 2016 production on the field! Upcoming Events:   Alumni Bowling - April 23rd (Location TBD) Alumni Donating Campaign - April 25th - May 23rd Meet The Academy - April 30th (Campo Verde High School) Memorial Day - May 30th (Campo Verde High School)   Alumni Recognition The Alumni Board would like give a shout out to a recent alumni member Matthew Bransfield for taking the time to join us at our March meeting. Matt started marching with The Academy in 2014 on contra and is fresh   out of his 2015 age out season. In our March meeting, Matt shared some fantastic ideas on how to fundraise and grow this association as a whole. We look forward to seeing some more familiar faces attend these open meetings as the season goes on and are...
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