Public Service Announcement…

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Good day! In the past 15 years, we have had young musicians and dancers from all around your coverage area (including many UNCW students!!) perform in our Drum and Bugle Corps…Carolina Crown, a 501 (c) (3) “not for profit”, un-paid volunteer operated, activity. Now, we stand ready to audition others for our upcoming 2006 season. We would appreciate it very much if you could run the following announcement, as often as possible as time and space permits, in the next 2 weeks:

For immediate release:

Carolina Crown is pleased to announce its first audition dates for the 2006 season.The first auditions will be held November 18 through 20. A second session will be held December 15 through 18. Talented musicians and color guard members, ages 14 through 21, can learn more about this opportunity by checking our website at: [email protected] , or you may telephone our office at: (803)547-2270.Our mission: “Developing lifelong excellence in young people through a superior and challenging performing arts education experience.” (Release Ends)

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If you need fills, more information or anything at all relevant to Carolina Crown and/or the Drum and Bugle Corps activity, please do not hesitate to contact me. You can reach me at my email address: [email protected] (preferred), or by telephone at: home: (336) 835-6371, or cellphone 1: (336) 902-0219 or cellphone 2: (336) 469-0006.

Thank you for your kind attention!

C. Ray McCrary, Jr.Proud volunteer with Carolina Crown, the South’s Premier Drum and Bugle CorpsIf you have never seen a Drum Corps International Drum and Bugle Corps Competition, you have missed one of life’s greatest music and pageantry experiences!!!