The following giving levels have been established for the Society:

$500+ – Society Club

Our top Giving Level is the “inner-circle” of the Drum Major Society. At this level assist with organizational goals and purchases. These gracious individuals are afforded unique opportunities to be involved in the Society. Here, members join an “elite” club which includes options not available to other supporters. At this level one receives an invitation to the Drum Major Society Fall Gala and Reunion.

Benefits Include:

  • Attendance at the DMS Annual Executive Meeting
  • Invitation to special Society Club only Social events during the year
  • Receive Honorary Silver Whistle w/Gold Lanyard as a token of Appreciation
  • Sponsor DMS Award Plaque at the Fall Gala Banquet (Names on Plaque)
  • Invitation to the DMS Fall Gala and Reunion
  • Listed atop the Honor Roll of Support

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$250 – $499 – Gold Baton Level

Upon issuance of our highest award, The Gold Baton, those donors will be recognized for their contribution within that calendar year understanding that the award need not be given every year.

Benefits Include:

  • Attendance at the DMS Annual Executive Meeting
  • Gold Baton Sponsor (may not be awarded every year)
  • Names Announced at the Fall Gala Banquet
  • Listed on the Honor Roll of Support

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$100 – $249 – Gold Whistle Level

Donors at this level sponsor the graduating Senior Gold Whistle purchases for Drum Majors which are announced and the Fall Gala Banquet or a local Concert depending on when each is given.

Benefits Include:

  • Attendance at the DMS Annual Executive Meeting
  • Sponsor Gold Whistle for Graduating Senior Drum Major
  • Names Announced at the Fall Gala Banquet
  • Listed on the Honor Roll of Support

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$50 – $99 – Silver Whistle Level

At this level of giving you sponsor the silver whistles both practice and performance used on field by our Drum Majors throughout the year. Meet and greet opportunities can be made available.

Benefits Include:

  • Attendance at the DMS Annual Executive Meeting
  • Drum Major Handbook Copies (names included inside)
  • Sponsor Silver whistles used during the season
  • Listed on the Honor Roll of Support

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$1 – $49 – Maces Level

Contributions at this level are used for operational needs of the Society; paper, music, online upkeep, etc.

Benefits Include:

  • Operational support of Society/student functions
  • Listed on the Honor Roll of Support