NOVEMBER 21, 2018 GIVING THANKS During this time of Thanksgiving, we would like to express our gratitude for your support in the past and hope you might consider continuing to be a part of our mission: to provide music education programs and scholarship for children.
Here's what one of our scholarship students has shared about their Grace Notes experience: "I was just a little girl with hopes of someday being a violinist and like magic your wonderful foundation took these dreams and made them a reality" ...A.L. ...A HOLIDAY EBLAST
PLEASE REMEMBER On the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, on November 27, 2018 it's Giving TuesdayThis is an opportunity to help Grace Notes Foundation to continue the many wonderful Outreach Programs for the entire community. Join the movement and give! ALSO Do all your Holiday shopping on Amazon Smile. When shopping, Amazon Smile donates to Grace Notes Foundation. It's easy!
NOVEMBER 11, 2018 HAPPY VETERANS DAY Thank you for your service!
NOVEMBER 2, 2018 GRACE NOTES TEEN TEAM ON NOVEMBER 4, 2018 November 4, at 2:00 PM at the Jupiter Academy of Music, there will be a Grace Notes Teen Team Meeting. This is a group of middle and high school students that volunteer with the Foundation, perform at events, and provide music outreach to assisted living facilities in our area. Following the meeting from 2:30-3:30 PM, there will be the first Uke Group ...Featuring a FREE lesson with Brad Schechter. Just bring a Uke and join the fun.
OCTOBER 30, 2018 HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Have a great time Trick or Treating on Halloween, Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Be safe!
OCTOBER 29, 2018 AMAZON SMILES BIGGEST PROMOTION AmazonSmile is launching their biggest bonus donation to date -- 5% for 5 days. From October 29 to November 2, they will be donating 5%, ten times their usual rate, on all eligible smile.amazon.com purchases. You Shop. They Donate - NOW!
OCTOBER 26, 2018 EXTRAORDINARY CHARITIES SUPPORTS GRACE NOTES FOUNDATION Grace Notes Foundation is honored to be added to Extraordinary Charities, an outstanding organization which supports nonprofit organizations based in Palm Beach County.
Their Mission: Extraordinary Charities is a Palm Beach based nonprofit organization devoted to raising awareness of small but deserving Palm Beach County charities. Its Directory for Charitable Giving is an informative resource for anyone who wants to support organizations that are building a stronger, more cohesive community.
Thank you Extraordinary Charities for their wonderful support in acknowledging the work Grace Notes Foundation does within the community. Grace Notes Foundation continues to thank the other organizations, charities, business and private donors for their support, as well ...Changing the world one note at a time!
OCTOBER 23, 2018 NEW - GRACE NOTES UKE GROUP By popular demand, the Grace Notes Uke Group is back! This group of teens will learn to play the ukulele and perform at Grace Notes events and assisted living facilities. Middle or high school student are welcome to join on Sunday, November 4, at 2:00 to 3:30 PM for a meeting followed by the first uke group lesson.
UKULELE DONATIONS NEEDED: Grace Notes Foundation will be accepting those ukuleles that have be collecting dust or donate $30 to cover the cost of a ukulele for one of our students. CONTACT US!
OCTOBER 12, 2018 TEEN TEAM BRINGS MUSIC TO THE ELDERLY On October 10,he Grace Notes Teen Team brought music to the residents of the Waterford. There is a lot about the benefits of music for children. Music is beneficial for older adults and can promote overall health and improve the memory of those in assisted living. Research has shown a particular benefit for dementia patients, as well.
Grace Notes created an outreach program to reach these members of our community. The Grace Notes Teen Team will be playing for the residents of the Waterford this Wednesday. This group of middle and high school students focus on community service. It's also an excellent way performance opportunity. It fun for the teens and residents alike.
OCTOBER 2, 2018 UPCOMING NEWSWORTHY ITEMS
Grace Notes Teen Team to Perform at the Waterford A group of teens from the Grace Notes Teen Team will perform at the Waterford on Wednesday, October 10, at 4:30 PM.
Grace Notes Uke Group Begins
Back by popular demand, the Teen Team will begin its Uke Group Program on November 4 at 2:30 PM.
UB Kinsey Elementary School of the Arts Receives 8 Violins
Eight violins were donated to the UB Kinsey SOTA for use by the strings program. Many of their students do not have funds available to purchase or rent an instrument ...FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION, SEE NEWSLETTER
SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 TEEN TEAM AND VOLUNTEER MEETING It's the kickoff of a new school year and Grace Notes is preparing for the biggest fundraiser of the year, the 8th Annual Carousel Concert-Thon at Downtown at the Gardens on February 16, 2019. All middle and high school students, and any adults who are interested, are welcome to join and help! Sunday, September 16 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Jupiter Music Academy on 500 Commerce Way West #9. Help change the world one note at a time!
SEPTEMBER 9, 2018 CELEBRATING THE JEWISH NEW YEAR!
SEPTEMBER 6, 2019 THE NEWSLETTER - BACK TO SCHOOL 2018 Here is additional happenings at Grace Notes Foundation. ...Newsletter
AUGUST 31, 2018 HAPPY LABOR DAY WEEKEND!
AUGUST 10, 2018 TEEN TEAM COMMUNITY SERVICE Teen Team Community Service in August 2018 brought Members of the Grace Notes Teen Team bring a special musical performance to the residents of The Waterford Retirement community in Juno Beach, Florida. Residents were delighted as young talented musicians of Jupiter Academy of Music performed on the piano, violin, and French horn....SEE PHOTOS ON FACEBOOK
JULY 27, 2018 FINAL WEEK OF GROUP PIANO LESSONS AT FAITH'S PLACE This is the final week of Summer Group Piano Camp with the students from Faith’s Place. Working with these wonderful (and talented) young people has been a great way to spend the summer. Our summer programs are made possible by all of you who support Grace Notes.
JULY 4, 2018 HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!
JULY 3, 2018 SUMMER PIANO CLASS AT FAITH’S PLACE Thanks to the community's support, Grace Notes is able to provide a six week Summer Piano Class for elementary students at Faith’s Place Summer Camp. Thanks to Grace Notes Foundation's Teen Team and alumni for helping to teach each Thursday....SUPPORT
MAY 22, 2018 GRACE NOTES INSTRUMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM The Grace Notes Instrument Assistant program assists economically tressed students in purchasing a quality instrument with matching grants or with instrument loans. Some may not know this, but they can donate an instrument to Grace Notes and it will count as an in-kind donation for tax purposes. Gracenotes Foundation has built up a good collection of violins, guitars, keyboards, and other instruments which are refurbished (if necessary) and loaned out to students in our other Grace Notes programs or in our community. Additionally, for students who need to purchase or upgrade an instrument, Grace Notes Foundation provides matching grants. ...DONATE
MAY 18, 2018 GRACE NOTES TEAM PROGRAM The Grace Notes Teen Team Program is a group of middle and high school students who volunteer at Grace Notes Music Foundation events and perform at assisted living facilities and community venues. These teens volunteer countless hours to our outreach programs and performances. And, they have a lot of fun ....ALL while earning community service hours. ...OUTREACH PROGRAMS
MAY 11, 2018 SUMMER SCHOLAR PROGRAM Each year, the Grace Notes Summer Scholar Program provides music and band camp scholarships to students from Palm Beach County. These scholarships are based on musical talent and financial need and enable students to attend a week of summer music camp . Scholarship applications are available each year in March. ...SUPPORT