NORTH LAMAR ISD
3201 Lewis Lane, Paris, Texas 75460
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Carla Coleman or Roxan DeRosier
Office: 903.737.2003 x 5014 or 5030
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Cutline: North Lamar band members, Randall Sanders, Caleb Baker, Taylor Thompson and Tyler Stone check
out a new Dodge Ram truck at James Hodge Motors with General Manager, Bill Owens. Individuals who
donate to the Hometown Scholarship Program may register for a chance to win a new 2012 Dodge Ram Crew
Cab 1500 truck.
James Hodge Motors and North Lamar Band Launch
Hometown Scholarship Program
Paris, TX, August 31, 2011 – Local Dodge RAM Dealer James Hodge Motors along with North Lamar High
School Band announces the launch of the 2011Hometown Scholarship Fundraising Campaign to generate
funds for the high school band program. The 2011 Hometown Scholarship Program is part of James Hodge
Motors’ continuing commitment to the community.
This fall North Lamar High School band members will attend community events to request $5.00
suggested donations in support of their musical and marching band program. A hundred percent of the
proceeds go to the band.
Individuals who donate to the program may register to win a 2012 Dodge Ram Crew Cab 1500 truck
and automatically receive a voucher to redeem a complimentary T-shirt at James Hodge Motors.
“We encourage parents, families, neighbors and friends of North Lamar Band to support this program
by providing a suggested $5.00 donation at local events such as hometown football games and other events
throughout our community,” stated Tom Sanders, NL Band Booster Club member. “This innovative program
creates money for band members to attend various programs and educational activities, and it enhances the
development of future leaders.”
Now celebrating its ninth year, the Hometown Scholarship Program has raised more than $7 million for
various high school organizations throughout the country.
The North Lamar High School Band is an award winning music program and recently earned the
2010-2011 Texas Music Educators Association Class 3A State Honor Band
2010 2nd place Class 3A State Marching Band
2010-2011 UIL Sweepstakes Award by earning Superior Ratings in Marching, Concert and Sight-
For More Information, please contact North Lamar Band Booster member Tom Sanders at 903-784-7615
or Bill Owens, General Manager James Hodge Motors, at 888-417-1378.