Fundraising Events

2016-2017 10th Anniversary Year
Jarettsville creameryJarrettsville Creamery Welcome Back Ice Cream Social a Success!

On September 20th, choristers, family, and friends kicked off the year enjoying our first restaurant night at the Jarrettsville Creamery.  A great time was had by all!   10% of all profits the creamery earns from 5:00-9:00 p.m. were donated to the DCC.  Thanks to all who supported the event!

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alzheimers-walkWalk to End Alzheimer’s!

This year members of the DCC are doing all they can to promote Alzheimer’s Awareness. To that end a Deer Creek Chorale team of 24 members, families, and friends participated in the Harford County Walk for Alzheimer’s on October 30th.   In addition to their walk, the group sang the National Anthem to kick-off the event. Seven hundred sixty people participated in the event which has raised $117, 546. to date. Team DCC raised $2830—the eighth highest amount raised by any local group!  We got a lovely thank-you note from Nicole Gorski from the Alzheimer’s Association thanking us for our participation.  Our appreciation goes to Jennifer Hayes who organized Team DCC, and to all who donated and walked to support the effort!

 

2015-2016

National renown GQ A Capella Quartet

National renown GQ A Capella Quartet

March 13, 2016  – Second Annual A Capella Festival

The second annual DCC Invitational A Capella Choral Festival was  held at Perry Hall High School in Baltimore County.  Participating A Capella ensembles from around the region converged to entertain for a good cause.  Nationally renowned GQ! headlined the event!

November 20-21st Dancing for the Arts Gala

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Dancing for the Arts Gala

The Dancing for the Arts Gala, held at the Maryland Golf and Country Club was a fabulous success!  Board member Suzanne Zantop represented DCC, and donned a platinum wig to dance the American Foxtrot to an arrangement of Metallica’s “Neverland.”  She raised $6,500 through pledges from the efforts of the DCC, family, and friends.   DCC chorister Lynn Moore and husband, Chris, danced to the themes from “I Dream of Jeanie” and “Dallas,” ending with a rousing performance of the West Coast Swing.  Their hilarious program featured everything from Major Nelson to a whip, and raised over $8,600, winning the 3rd place trophy for fundraising.  The 10 dancers raised over $105,000.  Chorister Colleen Case served as a “judge” during the Saturday matinee.

 

October 26th – Ghost Tour of Havre de Grace

ul7yn32hStout-hearted history buffs looking for some Halloween fun had a great time when they joined the Dancing with the Ghosts Tour of haunted Havre de Grace! Everyone from patriots to gangsters has slept in this historic city, and Board member Suzanne Zantop led two 90-minute Ghost Walks of notable haunted sites.   It was a truly “spook-tacular” experience!

October 22nd – Inform and Inspire Event

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Beautiful setting for Inform and Inspire at the Towson Golf and Country Club

A rousing success! The DCC 6th Annual Evening of Information and Inspiration was held at the Towson Golf and Country Club.  It began with a meet and greet to the music of Steve Scheinberg’s Jazz Trio. Displays abounded with information about the Deer Creek Choral organization and its past and present community outreach projects.  Guests strolled about munching yummy refreshments, reconnecting with old friends and meeting new ones, and slipping chance tickets into one of the five fabulous raffle baskets.  The formal program began at 7:15 with remarks from Artistic Director Martha Banghart who announced the 2015-2016 scholarship winners. The upcoming season was unveiled followed by the guest speaker Dr. Paul Head, Director of Choral Activities at University of Delaware. The evening concluded with drawing the winners of the five raffles and listening to music provided by the DCC Chamber Choir.

September 12th – Fundraising Dinner!

Chris and Lynn Moore held a fundraiser dinner for the Center for the Arts on Friday, Sept. 12th at the Dancing With Friends Studio, 3036 Churchville Rd. 21028. They were the hosts and chefs for the evening. The scrumptious meal featured Cuban, Moroccan and Mediterranean entrees, gourmet side dishes, and Lynn’s signature salad!  Dinner was served from 6:00–8:00 p.m. followed by games, dancing, coffee, and fun desserts until 10:00 pm.  All profits went to support the Center for the Arts!

September 8th – Restaurant Night at the Green Turtle!

7a0sqoruA Restaurant Night was held at the Green Turtle in Bel Air on Tuesday, September 8th from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. The DCC received 20% of from sales from any DCC member, family, or friend who attended.  It was a great way to begin our season.  Thanks to all who attended the successful event!