The Carson High School Blue Thunder Marching Band has been selected to participate in the Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco for the third year in a row.
The parade is Feb. 8 at 5 p.m., and it will be televised around the world. Last year, the Blue Thunder placed first in the high school band division.
The trip is estimated to cost $18,000; donations are needed. To donate, contact any band member or Bill Zabelsky, director of bands, at 775-283-1779, email@example.com, or mail to Carson High School, 1111 N. Saliman Road, Carson City, Nevada 89701, Attention: Mr. Zabelsky.
Make checks payable to the Carson City Band Association (CCBAI). To learn more about the parade, go to www.chineseparade.com.