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Donations Now Being Accepted For The NCBS Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund

NCBS Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund

Donations to the Northern California Bluegrass Society Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund are now being accepted for student scholarships at the Spring Camp, set for April 7-10, 2017 near Petaluma.

Donations can be sent to:

Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society
PO Box 390846
Mountain View, CA 94039-0846
Attn: NCBS Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund

Walker Creek Music Camp Kids

The Northern California Bluegrass Society, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization aka the Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society, accepts donations and disburses scholarships. Donations to the fund, run by a NCBS committee, are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Donors should consult their tax advisors. The Federal Tax ID No. is 94-2907716.

Donors who do not need a tax deduction may donate money directly to the camp. Information: Walker Creek Music Camp, Ingrid Noyes runs the camp, which is held each spring and fall. The camp is open to adults and children.

Wildcat Mountain Ramblers & Stoney Mountain Ramblers To Appear Live December 12 On KKUP Monday Night Bluegrass

Host bands from two Northern California Bluegrass Society-welcomed events will perform live December 12 on Monday Night Bluegrass on KKUP Radio, 91.5FM in the South Bay & Monterey Bay Areas and Online.

The Stoney Mountain Ramblers (Menlo Park) host the annual Holiday Hootenanny at the Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company in San Carlos. The band will play on air and discuss the FREE 2016 multi-band gathering, set for this Friday evening, December 16.

The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers (Los Gatos) host the year-old Thursday Bluegrass Series at the Summit House Beer Garden & Grill near Los Gatos. The band will play live on air and discuss the FREE weekly performances featuring various bluegrass bands in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

The Stoney Mountain Ramblers at the Holiday Hootenanny.

The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers at the Summit House.

The host of Monday Night Bluegrass is Mike Russell. Michael Hall will be on hand to interview the bands. The program will run 6:00-9:00pm.

Your Year-End Tax Planning Can Include Support For Bluegrass Music & NCBS

Your year-end tax planning can include a donation to support bluegrass music that is deductible as allowed by law.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society is a California not-for-profit corporation that is a qualified IRC Section 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The Tax ID is 94-2907716.

Send checks to: NCBS/SCBS, PO Box 390846, Mountain View, CA 94309-0846.

Include NCBS & Local Bluegrass Music In Your Year-End Tax Planning For 2016

The Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society is a California not-for-profit corporation that is a qualified IRC Section 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The Tax ID is 94-2907716.

Send checks to: NCBS/SCBS, PO Box 390846, Mountain View, CA 94309-0846

Your year-end tax planning can include a donation to support bluegrass music that is deductible as allowed by law.

Three Day Reminder: NCBS Members’ Applications For IBMA Leadership Bluegrass Class Due On November 15

Three Day Reminder: Northern California Bluegrass Society Members should consider applying for the 2017 IBMA Leadership Bluegrass class to be held March 20-22, 2017 in Nashville.

Applications are due online by November 15, 2016.

The NCBS is a longtime organizational member of the International Bluegrass Music Association.