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31 01, 2020

A New Dawn for Phantom Regiment

2020-05-04T13:46:22-05:00January 31st, 2020|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALmzjFX_IrY A message from the Phantom Regiment Board of Directors Over the past year, the Phantom Regiment board of directors has taken a more aggressive approach to expanding our educational reach and improving our competitive success. The financial pressures of maintaining a top-level presence have increased dramatically over the past few years, and it’s imperative that our income stream rise to the task. With this in mind, our various committees (Development, Governance and Finance) have upped their game to unprecedented levels. This energy carried over into our recent board retreat where we tackled our obstacles and addressed our opportunities. Here are a [... Read More]

17 01, 2020

Mauldin named as Phantom Regiment executive director

2020-05-04T13:45:36-05:00January 17th, 2020|

ROCKFORD, ILL. – Phantom Regiment is pleased to announce that Stan Mauldin has been hired as the organization’s executive director. “To say we are excited about having Stan join the organization would be an understatement,” said Tim Farrell, who has been board president most of the past 27 years. “Our executive committee interviewed about a dozen of the more than 40 applicants, and it was clear from our first conversation with Stan that he would be a great fit.” He will lead an administrative team in Rockford that includes David Warren as corps director and Lori Valenzuela as operations manager, [... Read More]

17 01, 2020

2020 DCI Tickets Now On Sale!

2020-01-17T10:00:31-06:00January 17th, 2020|

Tickets for Drum Corps International Regionals and World Championships are now available! Get your seats in the Phantom Regiment block and cheer us on surrounded by Phans. PLUS: A portion of every ticket sold through Phantom Regiment comes right back to our organization, helping us to create more life-changing performing arts experiences for young people around the world. DCI Regionals & World Championships Tickets July 12 | St Louis, MO July 25 | Atlanta, GA July 31 - August 1 | Allentown, PA DCI World Championships August 6-8 | Indianapolis, IN August 6 | Prelims August 7 | Semi-Finals August [... Read More]

9 01, 2020

We did it!

2020-05-04T13:44:53-05:00January 9th, 2020|

Thanks to the generous support of alumni, friends, and phamily, Phantom Regiment is heading into the new decade with an additional $50,934!Their treasured gifts help us provide life-changing performing arts programs like Rockford Rhythm, Educational Camps, Band Festivals, and our crown jewel, the Phantom Regiment Drum Corps.You can view the list of over 250 donors who supported us during this campaign! VIEW THE HERO LIST You can still help us in 2020! Our Year-End Campaign is one of three major campaigns that help us fufill our mission throughout the year. Be on the lookout for additional information regarding our other two exciting programs, [... Read More]

31 12, 2019

A Year-End Update from Rick V.

2020-05-04T13:43:56-05:00December 31st, 2019|

Dear Phans,  The holiday season is coming and going just as fast as the rest of the year! But I hope you've been enjoying family and friends as this decade comes to close. I was able to spend some time outside during this 55 degree weather with family myself.  For those that have already donated to our year-end campaign, THANK YOU!  Please let people know you've supported a great cause and share my year-end fundraiser on your social media platforms. If you haven't donated yet, there's still time to make that last-minute year-end tax contribution! You can do so easily by clicking [... Read More]

27 12, 2019

It’s the FINAL Phantom $5 Friday!

2020-05-04T13:42:14-05:00December 27th, 2019|

It's your last chance to participate in a Phantom $5 Friday in 2019! Every Friday in December, we've encouraged our Phans to donate just $5 (or more!) toward our Year-End Campaign. Today, we're only $1500 $1000 away from matching Paul Holden's $5k challenge!No amount is too small to impact hundreds of young people every year - young people who will go on to lead classrooms, businesses, communities, the armed forces, and beyond!40 people have already given more than once to a $5 Friday Fundraiser this December. Will you join them and support the life-changing performing arts experiences that shape the next generation [... Read More]

17 12, 2019

Year-End Update and new $5k match challenge from Paul Holden

2019-12-17T15:18:36-06:00December 17th, 2019|

Thanks to some very generous donors, we met Mike Oldemeyer's $5k match challenge over the past weekend. The new total brings us over halfway to our goal of raising $50,000 before the end of 2019! Check out the list of heroes supporting Phantom Regiment here. Here are some other cool stats about our Year-End fundraising to date: Total number of individuals who have contributed to our Year-End Campaign online or via Facebook The number of individuals who have made more than one donation during our campaign! WOW! Total amount raised to-date! Paul Holden pledges to match the next $5k in donations! [... Read More]

11 12, 2019

Year-End Match Challenge: Mike is matching the next $5k!

2020-05-04T10:54:11-05:00December 11th, 2019|

Because of the generosity of phans across the world we met Ryan Tysdal's $10k match challenge and have exceeded our first fundraising milestone during our Year-End Campaign!  You can check out the list of donors on our official Thank You page. We still need your help to hit our next milestone! It's our goal to raise $50,000 before 2020 to ensure that Phantom Regiment can provide life-changing performing arts experiences into the next decade and beyond. Alum Mike Oldemeyer ('94, '96, '98) is matching the next $5000 in donations from right NOW until 12/25! I marched with Regiment for three [... Read More]

3 12, 2019

Thank You to our Year-End Donors!

2020-05-04T13:53:38-05:00December 3rd, 2019|

[ultimeter id='11659'] In 2019, Phantom Regiment provided life-changing performing arts experiences for thousands young people from around the world. We couldn’t do it without one key element… YOU. We’ve set a goal to raise $50,000 by the end of 2019. Money raised during our Year-End Campaign helps us to expand our programs to reach even more young people next year. Will you add your name to the list below and be a hero for the next generation of influential leaders? DONATE NOW Thank You... Jacqueline Penrod  Lebaron Ed Kloehn Alejandro Mondlock Jared Ross Corey Pearce William Thomas Carrie Aubrey Sean Griggs [... Read More]

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