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RCMPI Newsletter

Message from the President

Greetings,

As we enter into our 40th anniversary year, the Board has embraced new ideas and concepts.  Over the year you will be invited to attend our 40th anniversary gala and there will be a new youth focused production.  In addition, the Board is excited to embark upon a strategic fundraising campaign to help raise funds for one of your favourite charities  Royal City Musical Productions Inc.  Im sure you all know by now that RCMPI is a registered charity but in our history (or at least the history that I remember) we have not embarked upon a strategic membership fundraising campaign to raise funds to keep this wonderful group going.  We thought our 40th year was a good time to start.  Within the next month we will be sending an appeal letter and pledge form, via email, to each of our adult members.  Our goal, to raise $10,000.  When you consider how many members we have, it is not hard to imagine reaching if not surpassing this goal.  As a registered charity, you will be issued a tax receipt for your gift which you can use when you file your 2018 tax returns.

As most of you know, RCMPI has been a big part of my life.  Since my first experience in 1980 to see Camelot, to my first time behind the desk in 1986 and my first time on stage in 1987, I treasure the memories of rehearsals and shows over the years.  It is my family away from my family (when my family is not in a show).  I know when I consider my gift to RCMPI, I will be thinking about what this company has meant to me and how I can help give back to ensure the vitality of RCMPI for my child, for everyone elses children, for my friends and for future generations of performers and collaborators.

Sue Lawrenson 
President, Royal City Musical Productions Inc.

How about a karaoke night???
Join us this Sunday, February 18th at the Sip Club for some fun karaoke-ing!
Stop by and say hello!
9 pm!
 
Purchase Tickets Here!
Rehearsals are well underway for our Spring production of Spamalot
Be sure to get your tickets now as they are going fast!

Performances are April 26-29!
Purchase Tickets Here!
It's Coming.... May 25th, 2018
40th Anniversary Celebrations Update

The 40th Anniversary Committee is looking for submissions of pictures, stories, and anecdotes to be included in a commemorative book. Anything and everything is welcome! Send what you have to info@rcmpi.ca.

We are also looking for programs (cast/crew lists) from the following productions:
  • I Do! I Do! (1993)
  • Consider Yourself: Celebrating 20 Years of RCMPI (1998)
  • From Broadway to Brigadoon (1999)
  • The Mega Musical (2000)
  • A Musical Odyssey (2001
Have you ever wondered what actually happens behind the scenes of the Board of Directors?  Or maybe have some fabulous ideas on how to make RCMPI even better than it already is?
If this thought has crossed your mind, please contact Holly Reid for more information about the Board and how you can help!
holly_reid@rogers.com
Discounted tickets are available for the Storm Game on Friday, March 9 at 7:30pm, get yours online here or send an email to info@rcmpi.ca
UPCOMING RCMPI EVENTS
February 18, 9:00pm - Karaoke at The Sip Club
March 9, 7:30pm - RCMPI at Guelph Storm Game
March 24, 12:00pm - Escape Room at The Round Table
April 26-29 - RCMPI Presents Monty Python's Spamalot!
May 25, 7:00pm - Awards Night
September 22 - 40th Anniversary Celebration

COMMUNITY EVENTS
KWMP Presents Shrek The Musical, February 8 to 17
 
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