The UAA supports projects that enhance schools, their programs and participation in activities that enrich the school experience. We focus on the middle school and high school, where all our students come together. Our support comes from annual membership dues, from fund-raising events and special fund-drives. The more help we get in fundraising, the more we can provide to our schools.
(outside parking lot or if needed, inside)
Reunions gathering place with food, band and more!
All direct large donations, $500 and up, go directly to the John Gremer Strength and Conditioning Facility Fund and to be listed on a Fund pre-plaque with permission. Once all funds are received, documented and correct spelling confirmed a permanent plaque, to be located within the facility, will be made and readied for the opening ceremony. These direct funds are held separate from expense funds raised through Event ticket sales, 50/50 Raffle and Cash Raffle.
- $2,500+ Siberian Tiger Level
- $1,000 to $2,499 Bengal Tiger Level
- $500 to $999 Malayan Tiger Level
- $251 to $499 Sumatran Tiger Level
Direct Tiger Giving Donations can be made on the UAA website at www.urbana-alumni.com via the Donate Now button (using PayPal) or by check to Urbana Alumni Association, P. O. Box 355, Urbana, Illinois 61803. The amount will designate the giving level. Donate what you can and remember to write "Gremer Fund” into the Include Special Instructions to Seller of PayPal or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org telling us you just made a donation for the facility.
Much like wearing correctly fitting shoes for walking, sitting in the proper chair is vital for musicians. Correct posture improves a musician's performance and is especially important for student musicians. Orchestra chairs duplicate the natural standing position for better posture and greater breath support.
The construction of the chair makes it difficult for the musician to slouch, yet remain comfortable so it's easy to concentrate on mechanics and performance. The chairs for cellists are specially designed to slant slightly forward to promote proper posture.
The standard folding chairs that are currently used work against their musicianship. Consequently, the music department would like to purchase a full set of stackable orchestral chairs for concerts in the high school auditorium. Chair racks would also be purchased to efficiently store and transport the new chairs.
A complete set of 70 Wenger Nota chairs, 10 cello chairs, and 4 racks costs $10,552.00.
To donate and show support for aspiring musicians, please go and click on our DONATE NOW button.
Donate what you can and remember to write "Musical Chairs” into the Include Special Instructions to Seller of PayPal or send us an email at email@example.com telling us you just made a donation for the chairs.