Local News

Johnston Band Still Needs $7,500 For Inauguration Trip

Posted January 10, 2005

— About $7,500 is all that stands between a local marching band and the president of the United States.

West Johnston High School was chosen to perform at the president's inauguration later this month, but it will cost $42,000 to send the band to Washington.

The band have $34,500 with less than 10 days to go.

Band members are supposed to leave on Jan. 19 and perform in the parade the next day.

Comments

Please with your WRAL.com account to comment on this story. You also will need a Facebook account to comment.

Oldest First
View all