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Music fills the night air
St. Helens High School held inagural Beats and Eats fundraiser last weekend
The St. Helens band program hosted its first annual Beats and Eats fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 23, for a crowd of more than 120 people.
The evening started with a performance by the St. Helens High School Jazz Band, followed by an hour-long set by Portland-based jazz band, Soul Brassanova. Throughout the night, event attendees also enjoyed a barbecue dinner and deserts.
Several vendors at the event also sold goods, such as handmade crochet items and candles.
Money raised from the benefit dinner helps fund the Tom Brumbaugh Memorial Scholarship Program, which provides music education and lesson scholarships for St. Helens students.