The Franklin Symphonic Council will conduct its annual meeting and spring member-ship luncheon March 1 at Franklin College.
The meeting will start at noon in Branigin Room, located on the second floor of the Napolitan Student Center on the Franklin College campus. The public is invited to attend.
Reservations for the luncheon are required by Monday and can be made by calling Janet Schantz at 362-6344. The cost for the lunch is $18 per person.
The luncheon program will feature performances by winners of the organization’s young musicians competition.
Activities and events sponsored by the Franklin Symphonic Council include the Fanfare and Fireworks concert; the Franklin Downtown Holiday Lighting Ceremony; attendance for Johnson County fifth-graders at the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra’s Discovery concerts; the Young Audiences program in the elementary schools; a music contest for middle and intermediate school students, with scholarships for the winners; and refurbishment and distribution of donated instruments for local students.
Annual membership dues are $25 and can be made at the luncheon, but are not required for attendance.
Those interested in joining can mail a check payable to Franklin Symphonic Council, P.O. Box 988, Franklin, IN 41631. In addition, monetary donations in support of the council’s mission are welcome. Franklin Symphonic Council is a 501(c)3 organization, and donations may be tax deductible.
For questions or additional information, call council president Linda Airey at 738-8228 or membership chair Jane Stafford at 738-5994.