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Violin, Viola, Guitar Instructors: Getting Ready For Fall 2016

Violin, Viola, Guitar Instructors: Getting Ready For Fall 2016

Strings in Need, Inc. is ramping up to begin offering Violin, Viola, and Guitar lessons starting in mid-August of 2016.

If you are a musician that is…

  • Skilled in the art of Violin, Viola, or Guitar
  • Ready, willing and able to teach weekly group and / or private lessons
  • With a desire to work with children from all cultural and economic back grounds
  • Able to commit to teach lessons weekly from mid-August through May (our goal is to follow the Polk County school schedule)

These are paid positions:

  • Private Lessons $20 per 30 minute lesson
  • Group Lessons $45 per 60 minute lesson
  • Group Practice Sessions $35 per 50-60 minute session
  • We’re always happy to work with committed volunteers as well!

We would love for you to join us on this musical journey! Thank you for your time and consideration and please, feel free to share this information with other musicians in the greater Lakeland area.

Please contact us today to set up an interview at stringsinneed@gmail.com!

Strings in Need Is Officially Exempt From Federal Income Tax!

Strings in Need Is Officially Exempt From Federal Income Tax!

We are thrilled to announce that, on February 11, 2016, the IRS determined that we are exempt from federal income tax under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3).

  • Effective date of exemption – May 10, 2015
  • Donors can deduct contributions they make, or have made, under IRC Section 170.
  • We are also qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers, or gifts under section 2055, 2106, 2522

Thank you so much for your donations!

We’re excited to see how this exemption helps us to grow and to continue on our journey to provide students from all economic and cultural backgrounds with expert training in the art of strings!

For those of you interested in making a donation, please visit our website at http://www.stringsinneed.com/ and go to the support page OR send a check to our home office.

Strings in Need, Inc.
331 South Florida Avenue
C/O Catapult Lakeland – Basement Suite
Lakeland, Florida 33801

Thank you for joining us on this musical journey!

Thank You for Your Love and Support in 2015!

Thank You for Your Love and Support in 2015!

Board Members, Donors, Volunteers, Friends, Family and Beyond,

Thank you so much for the love and support that you have shown us this, our first, year. It’s hard to believe that in March of 2015 Strings in Need was nothing more than a sparkle in the eye of our founder, Rebeccah Lipson. Now, just 10 months later, we have so much to be thankful for:

  • Our Online Presence Created – Find Us On FB & Twitter As Well
  • Our First Benefactor Event (September 2015 – $3460 Raised + 6 New Volunteers)
  • Our Board of Directors (Ana Lipson, Holly Parrish, Mark Thielen, Arthur Pranno, Robert Phillips, David Hallock)
  • Our Program Development Advisory Committee (Rebeccah Lipson, Mark Thielen, Arthur Pranno, Robert Phillips)
  • Our Founder’s Youth In Philanthropy Nomination (The Association of Fundraising Professionals)
  • Our First Beginner Lesson (Rebeccah Lipson)
  • Our First Beginner Student (Camryn Eisenberg)
  • Our First Group Instructor (Janet Beutel)
  • Our First Group Lessons (7 Students from Solutions Academy)
  • An Additional 18 Students (Boys & Girls Club onMartin Luther King) Waiting for Violins and Waiting for Instructors
  • Our First Interview with a Local Magazine (To Be Released in January/February)

We are filled with so much gratitude for 2015 and excitement for 2016.

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