Car Wash is Music to Their Ears

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Photos by Ed HAMILTON Patrick Yeh, 17, uses a power washer to clean one of the many cars lined up at the Crescenta Valley High School fundraiser for the Instrumental Music Dept.

Photos by Ed HAMILTON
Patrick Yeh, 17, uses a power washer to clean one of the many cars lined up at the Crescenta Valley High School fundraiser for the Instrumental Music Dept.

By Mary O’KEEFE

The Crescenta Valley High School Instrumental Music Dept. powered through about 200 vehicles Sept. 22 during their car wash fundraiser.

The musicians turned car wash experts for the day were able to clean so many cars thanks to teamwork and power washers. The line of cars began early in the morning and lasted throughout the day.

The CVIM Booster Club parents were on hand to help supervise this important and much needed fundraiser.

The kids, and their parents, help support the department in a variety of ways. Money raised during the car wash will go for entrance fees to festivals and competitions, transportation to and from those competitions and uniform cleaning.

“We also [pay for] instrument repair and do purchase some instruments,” said Bryce Hancock, treasurer for CVIM. “And we purchase new music.”

For those who missed the car wash but would like to support the award winning CV Instrumental Music Dept., visit their website at www.falconmusic.org.

Crysta Ross, 17, and Rachel Yeh, 13, wash one of the many cars.

Crysta Ross, 17, and Rachel Yeh, 13, wash one of the many cars.

Madison Artis dries a car.

Madison Artis dries a car.

Patrick Yeh (L) and Kristin Crowder clowning around at the car wash fundraiser.

Patrick Yeh (L) and Kristin Crowder clowning around at the car wash fundraiser.

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