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Commerce High School Band Fundraiser Seeks To Buy New Uniforms

High school band uniforms usually last for about eight years, says Commerce ISD Director of Bands Kara Wallace.
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High school band uniforms usually last for about eight years, says Commerce ISD Director of Bands Kara Wallace.

The Commerce High School Roaring Tiger Band needs new uniforms. Commerce Director of bands Kara Wallace says that each set of uniorms lasts bands about eight years. The outfits are both stylish and durable, and therefore pricey. Wallace says that a fundrasing effort to fund the purchas of new uniforms is about $23,000 short of the needed total.

Those interested in learning more and perhaps donating to the effort can find details at the fundraising web page created by Wallace.

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