Here are some of our unexpected, random, joy filled gifts we have received!
Agents unexpected phone calls wanting to send performers here
Back-to-back events happening in one day
Christmas tree decorators by FFA & many others
As I was making applesauce this year with my father I was once again reminded of the lessons I’ve learned from apples! An apple grows at the end of the limb and hangs on by a stem.
At a recent concert, someone asked me what time do I get to the building for a 7 pm show? 6 pm? UH, nope, far from it!
For a typical concert with a band of 3 to 6 members, the band will arrive mid-afternoon. The more people in the band, the longer it takes, so the earlier they arrive. So, for this example we will say there are 5 people and they are arriving at 3 pm. Upon arrival at the opera house, the team lead will take a general tour with our tech Andrew or myself. ....
During the California gold rush of 1849, people were hoping to strike it rich! They went into the mountains, started digging, hoping to find gold in ‘dem hills! Those without maps, studied the land and followed rivers, hoping. But if you had a plan, a process, a map, some ingenuity, discipline, and commitment you could reap the benefits of your labors
Executive Director since 2012; Bachelors in Music Education; Professional Tour Guide, Iowa High School Musical Association Musical Judge, Master's in Education; 2023 Iowan of the Day by Blue Ribbon Foundation; 2023 Iowa Governor's Volunteer of the Year; 2023 John McMahon Volunteer of the Year; enjoys smiles and people!