A message from our president:
July 1, 2021
Dear Friends of the Lancaster Lemonade Concert Series,
Oh, how we miss our audience, the excitement of the buses coming in from the local retirement communities, the beautiful music, the joyful laughter. We miss our friends at Highland Presbyterian Church who help with everything from setup to security. Why, we even miss serving the lemonade!
While we are sadly missing you, we need to tell you we have something to celebrate! Next summer, with the return of the concerts, we will be presenting our 50th Anniversary of Lemonade Concerts/One Year Later in the Lancaster community!
We are currently making plans for some really exciting concerts!
In addition to the concerts we will hold The Youth Vocal Performance Competition, which provides scholarships for local high school and college vocal students and provides an opportunity for them to share their talent at one of our concerts. We are so pleased to have provided this award for 45 years, an opportunity not typical in most communities.
All of our concerts are funded by freewill offerings. Of course, as a result of the pandemic, we had to cancel our 2020 and 2021 season including the competition. More than ever music lovers appreciate the power of live concerts in our lives. At this time, our all-volunteer board is hoping you will consider a freewill offering to help us celebrate our anniversary, bring our Vocal Competition back with additional scholarships offered next year and continue our mission of proudly supporting musicians in our community who have been so affected by recent circumstances.
A contribution of any amount will be greatly appreciated. Please head over to our Support page for a secure on-line payment.
We are a 501(C)(3) and will provide you with appropriate acknowledgment and recognition for contributions of $250 or more. We are happy to answer any questions you may have at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We wish you a wonderful remainder of the summer. We look forward to seeing you next year when the lemonade and the music will be flowing again.
The Lancaster Lemonade Concert Series Board
Kay Kneisley, President