OCCF donates $5K to Evart band programs

The Evart Band Boosters recently received a matching grant from the Osceola County Community Foundation for $5,000. The funds will be used to purchase instruments for marching and symphonic bands, which are old and in need of replacement. The group stated in a press release that it is currently seeking donations to help with the Dollar for Dollar matching grant. Donations can be sent to Evart Band Boosters, C/O Eric Schmidt 9622 US-10 Evart, MI 49631. Pictured are band boosters president Eric Schmidt and OCCF Foundation Manager Maria Gonzalez. (Courtesy photo)