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The Academy The Academy has established a new scholarship program that lowers a members' annual tour fees for each year marched in the corps.
ArizonaAcademy.org
Blue Devils You can see highlights from the Blue Devils' recent season-ending awards banquet and clips from the corps' 2010 tour DVD in a new episode of "BlueView."
BlueDevils.org
The Cadets The Cadets debuted a plaque at the corps' office in Allentown, Pa., that commemorates its first class of Honored Veterans—13 Cadets alums who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.
YEA.org
Blue Saints The Blue Saints have posted a roster of 2011 staff members on their website.
BlueSaints.com
Carolina Crown Carolina Crown kicked off its Holiday Giving Campaign. The corps is raising funds to purchase a new John Deere Gator to pull its front ensemble equipment.
CarolinaCrown.org
Cascades John Freeman will step into the role of visual caption head for the Cascades' 2011 season. "[Freeman's] ability to motivate young people is remarkable and I am certainly hopeful that he passes that quality on to the visual staffing for the Cascades in the future," said Assistant Director Ron Comfort.
SeattleCascades.org
Cavaliers The Cavaliers are mourning the loss of Sal Ferrera, a DCI Hall of Fame member and former executive vice president and director of the corps.
Cavaliers.org
Colts The Colts announced their 2011 percussion staff led by caption head Jerry Carpenter. "Jerry has assembled an outstanding group to teach our 2011 percussion section," said Executive Director Greg Orwoll. "We're excited about their plans to take our percussion program in a new direction."
Colts.org
Crossmen The Crossmen announced their roster of 2011 color guard instructional staff who will be led by Caption Head John Leonard and Visual Coordinator Ed Devlin. "We are very pleased with the team that Ed and John have assembled for the Crossmen color guard staff," said Program Coordinator Jaime Alvarez-Calderon. "This is another positive step that the corps has taken in preparation for what is destined to be a great 2011 season."
Crossmen.org
Glassmen The Glassmen have kicked off their year-end holiday fundraising campaign. Tax-deductible donations can be made online or mailed to the corps' office.
Glassmen.org
Legends The Kalamazoo (5802 Gull Road) Bennigan's will support the corps on Sunday, Dec. 12 by donating 20 percent of all sales to Legends' scholarship fund. Visit the corps' website to download a ticket that will qualify your dine-in purchases for the fundraiser.
LegendsPAA.org
Les Stentors Les Stentors wrapped up 2010 by marching in their hometown Christmas Parade and are now looking forward to the 2011 season that will kickoff with a rehearsal camp at the end of January. The corps also has posted a roster of its 2011 administrative staff. Les Stentors' website is in French, so an online translator is recommended.
Stentors.net
Music City Music City kicked off the 2011 season last weekend in Nashville with a large turnout at its first audition and rehearsal camp. Check out a video recap from the weekend as well as a photo gallery on the corps' website.
MusicCityDrumCorps.org
Pacific Crest Pacific Crest has kicked off its year-end fundraising campaign. Supporters can make donations online.
Pacific-Crest.org
Phantom Regiment Check out a recap of Phantom Regiment's first color guard audition of the season in a new video posted on the DCI Fan Network.
DCI.TheFanNetwork.org
Pioneer Darrell McKee returns to Pioneer to head the corps' front ensemble percussion section. He was a member of Pioneer's staff in 2000 and 2001.
Pioneer-Corps.org
Racine Scouts The Racine Scouts have debuted a new logo that Associate Director Mathew Lunsford says, "will take the corps back to its origins and provide an eloquent look for the corps."
RacineScouts.com
Santa Clara Vanguard The Santa Clara Vangaurd Alumni Association will host a holiday party on Monday, Dec. 20 at the SCV hall in Santa Clara, Calif. Pizza and refreshments will be served. An RSVP is requested.
SCVanguard.org
Spirit of Atlanta Spirit of Atlanta posted a new video on the DCI Fan Network as a teaser to its 2011 production.
DCI.TheFanNetwork.org
Teal Sound Teal Sound has revealed a number of things about the upcoming 2011 season including its production title, "Sinvitation 7," and a look at an update to the corps' uniforms.
TealSound.org

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