The G-AHS Sports Boosters is a tireless group of community members who works hard to support G-A athletes. Just this spring, they purchased our teams a new 20x10' pop-up tent and new girls' discs. Next year, I plan on asking them for help purchasing new uniforms for our guys' teams.
In the past, the Boosters have done many fundraisers throughout the year, but they are changing things this year to focus on one or two larger-scale fundraisers. One of these is the Galesburg Ford "Drive One For Your School" Event. For those of you who aren't aware, Ford pays out $20 for every person who test drives one of their vehicles during this event. That money goes directly to Sports Boosters and we can earn a maximum of $6000 during this event. In real terms, that's the profitability of approximately 15-20 home football games. This has been a missed opportunity for us in the last few years because of low attendance.
On May 17, we need at least one adult and 3-4 players per team to be on hand first thing at Galesburg Ford. We will utilize these people to knock on doors and spread the word about the event. Would you please consider helping out the Sports Boosters that Saturday morning? Your efforts will help Boosters raise money, which in return will help our track and cross country teams afford nice things for our athletes!
I am really hoping to see the track and cross country teams well-represented at all future events, starting with this opportunity on May 17. Parents and athletes, please let me know as soon as possible if you are able to serve as one of our team representatives.