Friday, June 30, 2017

Show Day; Allentown, PA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Dieruff High School, 815 N Irving St, Allentown, PA 18109
Show Site is: J Birney Crum Stadium, Linden St & 20th St, Allentown, PA 18104
Next housing is: Same housing

Announcements
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Don't miss out on the fun and seeing your son/daughter perform!  If you live out east, we can use your help when we're in Pennsylvania this week.  As well as, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and DC next week.  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail Drop Information - ALL packages MUST be addressed as listed below.  Please ONLY use the US Postal Service.

    Mail drop address for June 24 - July 5 is:
    General Delivery
    Hold for Colts Drum and Bugle Corps
    (Member Name)
    146 Main Street
    Wenham, MA  01984

    Mail drop address for July 6 - July 14 is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o Colts
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003

Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate

9:00 AM - Wake/Meal 1
10:00 AM - Depart for remote fields
10:15 AM - Arrive, unload
10:30 AM - Betterment block-brass on field 1, guard on field 2, percussion on field 3
10:45 AM - Stretch
11:15 AM - Visual
12:30 PM - Meal 2 (remote)
1:15 PM - Sectionals-brass on field 1, guard on field 2, percussion on field 3
2:00 PM - Music ensemble on field 1
2:30 PM - Ensemble
3:45 PM - Run
4:00 PM - Load buses, return to school
4:15 PM - Eat & load (we are returning to school)
6:00 PM - Depart for show
6:35 PM - Arrive at show/warm-up
8:35 PM - Gate
8:52 PM - Perform
9:30 PM - Prop load
10:15 PM - Depart
10:45 PM - Arrive at housing
11:00 PM - Meal 4
12:15 AM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk also served with Meal 1.
Milk typically served with Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
French Toast Bake
Sausage Links
Fruit

Meal 2
Chicken Nuggets
Mashed Potato
Gravy
Corn

Meal 3
Cheeseburger
French Fries
Salad
Fruit

Meal 4
Chef's Choice

DCI's Best Volunteers
Laura Walter
Beth Dorrance
Jenn Broghammer
Pam Kalkhoff
Dan Dorrance
Mark Roberts

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Rehearsal Day; Windber, PA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Windber Area High School, 2301 Graham Ave, Windber, PA 15963
Next housing is: Dieruff High School, 815 N Irving St, Allentown, PA 18109

Announcements
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Don't miss out on the fun and seeing your son/daughter perform!  If you live out east, we can use your help when we're in Pennsylvania this week.  As well as, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and DC next week.  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail Drop Information - ALL packages MUST be addressed as listed below.  Please ONLY use the US Postal Service.

    Mail drop address for June 24 - July 5 is:
    General Delivery
    Hold for Colts Drum and Bugle Corps
    (Member Name)
    146 Main Street
    Wenham, MA  01984

    Mail drop address for July 6 - July 14 is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o Colts
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003

Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate

8:15 AM - Wake/Meal 1
9:15 AM - Stretch-brass in stadium, percussion on field 3, guard depart for far fields
9:45 AM - Visual
11:45 AM - Guard depart far field for stadium
12:00 PM - Visual ensemble
1:30 PM - Meal 2
2:30 PM - Sectionals-brass in stadium, percussion on field 3, guard on far field
5:00 PM - Percussion ensemble in stadium
6:30 PM - Meal 3
7:30 PM - Movement rehearsal/re-warm
8:00 PM - Ensemble
9:45 PM - Run
10:00 PM - EPL
11:50 PM - BIS
12:00 AM - Depart for Allentown
5:00 AM - Arrive in Allentown

What's being served?
Cereal and milk also served with Meal 1.
Milk typically served with Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Baked Pancakes
Fried Deli Ham
Pears

Meal 2
Chicken Sandwich
Pasta
Fruit

Meal 3
Tater Tot Casserole
Salad
Bread Sticks

Meal 4
Pizza Casserole
Cookie
Must Goes

DCI's Best Volunteers
Laura Walter
Beth Dorrance
Dan Dorrance
Mark Roberts

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Rehearsal Day; Windber, PA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Windber Area High School, 2301 Graham Ave, Windber, PA 15963
Next housing is: Same housing

Announcements
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Don't miss out on the fun and seeing your son/daughter perform!  If you live out east, we can use your help when we're in Pennsylvania this week.  As well as, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and DC next week.  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail Drop Information - ALL packages MUST be addressed as listed below.  Please ONLY use the US Postal Service.

    Mail drop address for June 24 - July 5 is:
    General Delivery
    Hold for Colts Drum and Bugle Corps
    (Member Name)
    146 Main Street
    Wenham, MA  01984

    Mail drop address for July 6 - July 14 is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o Colts
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003

Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate

9:00 AM - Wake/Meal 1
10:00 AM - Betterment block-brass in stadium, guard & battery depart from trucks to far fields on Mike bus & van
10:15 AM - Stretch
10:45 AM - Visual
2:15 PM - Meal 2
3:15 PM - Sectionals
6:45 PM - Guard & battery depart from far fields via bus
7:00 PM - Meal 3
8:00 PM - Ensemble
10:00 PM - Announcements/warm down
10:30 PM - Stadium cleared, lights out
10:45 PM - Meal 4
12:15 AM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk also served with Meal 1.
Milk typically served with Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Oatmeal Bar
Must Goes

Meal 2
Swedish Meatballs
Egg Noodle
Veggie

Meal 3
Beef Lo Mein
Bread Sticks
Carrots

Meal 4
Chicken Fajitas
Brownie
Must Goes

DCI's Best Volunteers
Laura Walter
Beth Dorrance
Dan Dorrance
Mark Roberts

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Show Day; Pittsburgh, PA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Freeport Senior High School, 625 S Pike Rd, Sarver, PA 16055
Show site is: Antimarino Stadium, 3000 Gateway Campus Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15146
Next housing is: Windber Area High School, 2301 Graham Ave, Windber, PA 15963

Announcements
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Don't miss out on the fun!  If you live out east, we can use your help when we're in Pennsylvania this week.  As well as, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and DC next week.  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail Drop Information - ALL packages MUST be addressed as listed below.  Please ONLY use the US Postal Service.

    Mail drop address for June 24 - July 5 is:
    General Delivery
    Hold for Colts Drum and Bugle Corps
    (Member Name)
    146 Main Street
    Wenham, MA  01984

    Mail drop address for July 6 - July 14 is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o Colts
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003

Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate

8:00 AM - Wake/Meal 1
9:00 AM - Stretch-brass in stadium, guard on field 2, battery on field 3
9:30 AM - Visual
10:15 AM - Battery joins visual
11:00 AM - Transition to sectionals
11:10 AM - Sectionals-percussion in stadium, guard on field 2, brass on field 3
12:00 PM - Music ensemble in stadium
12:30 PM - Meal 2
1:30 PM - Ensemble
3:00 PM - EPL
4:50 PM - BIS
5:00 PM - Depart for show
6:15 PM - Arrive at show
8:14 PM - Gate
8:34 PM - Perform
9:10 PM - Meal 4
9:50 PM - Prop crew
10:50 PM - BIS
11:00 PM - Depart
1:15 AM - Arrive in Windber, PA

What's being served?
Cereal and milk also served with Meal 1.
Milk typically served with Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Breakfast Burrito
Fruit

Meal 2
Scalloped Potato & Ham
Broccoli
Biscuit

Meal 3
Sweet & Sour Chicken
Rice
Mixed Veggies
Egg Rolls

Meal 4
Corn Dog
French Fries
Cookie

DCI's Best Volunteers
Laura Walter
Beth Dorrance
Peter Hansen
Gina Bittner
Ed Bittner
Dan Dorrance
Mark Roberts

Monday, June 26, 2017

Show Day; Hamilton, OH

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Twin Valley Middle School, 100 Education Drive, West Alexandria, OH 45381
Show site is: Hamilton High School, 1165 Eaton Avenue, Hamilton, OH 45013
Next housing is: Freeport Senior High School, 625 S Pike Rd, Sarver, PA 16055 - Eastern Time

Announcements
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Don't miss out on the fun!  If you live out east, we can use your help when we're in Pennsylvania this week.  As well as, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and DC next week.  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail Drop Information - ALL packages MUST be addressed as listed below.  Please ONLY use the US Postal Service.

    Mail drop address for June 24 - July 5 is:
    General Delivery
    Hold for Colts Drum and Bugle Corps
    (Member Name)
    146 Main Street
    Wenham, MA  01984

    Mail drop address for July 6 - July 14 is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o Colts
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003

Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate

8:30 AM - Wake/Meal 1
9:30 AM - Stretch-brass & guard on field 1, percussion on field 2
10:00 AM - Visual
11:15 AM - Transition to sectionals
11:25 AM - Sectionals-brass on field 1, guard on field 2, percussion on field 3
12:45 PM - Ensemble on field 1
2:15 PM - EPL
4:05 PM - BIS
4:15 PM - Depart for show
5:30 PM - Arrive at show
7:46 PM - Gate
8:01 PM - Perform
8:35 PM - Meal 4
9:30 PM - Prop crew
10:20 PM - BIS
10:30 PM - Depart
5:00 AM (Eastern Time)- Arrive in Sarver, PA

What's being served?
Cereal and milk also served with Meal 1.
Milk typically served with Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Biscuits & Gravy
Sausage Patty
Fruit

Meal 2
BBQ Chicken
Mashed Potato
Corn
Fruit

Meal 3
Sloppy Joes
Peas/Carrots
Chips

Meal 4
Mac & Cheese
Ham Cubes
Fruit

DCI's Best Volunteers
Laura Walter
Beth Dorrance
Peter Hansen
Kelley Mitchell
Doug Gardner
Norma Shawhan
Dan Dorrance
Mark Roberts

Happy Birthday to
Jack Riehl๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽˆ

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Show Day; Michigan City, IN

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Michigan City High School, 8466 West Pahs Road, Michigan City, IN 46360
Show site is: Ames Field, 2501 Franklin Street, Michigan City, IN 46260
Next housing is: Twin Valley Middle School, 100 Education Drive, West Alexandria, OH 45381 - Eastern Time

Announcements
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Don't miss out on the fun!  If you live out east, we can use your help when we're in Pennsylvania this week.  As well as, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and DC next week.  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail Drop Information - ALL packages MUST be addressed as listed below.  Please ONLY use the US Postal Service.

    Mail drop address for June 24 - July 5 is:
    General Delivery
    Hold for Colts Drum and Bugle Corps
    (Member Name)
    146 Main Street
    Wenham, MA  01984

    Mail drop address for July 6 - July 14 is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o Colts
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003

Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate

9:00 AM - Wake/Meal 1
10:00 AM - Stretch
10:30 AM - Visual warm up
11:00 AM - Transition to sectionals
11:10 AM - Sectionals
12:45 PM - Meal 2
1:30 PM - Ensemble
3:00 PM - Eat, pack and load (EPL)
4:50 PM - Butts in seats (BIS)
5:00 PM - Depart for show
5:26 PM - Arrive at show
7:26 PM - Gate
7:46 PM - Perform
8:20 PM - Meal 4
9:15 PM - Prop crew
10:05 PM - BIS
10:15 PM - Depart
4:30 AM (Eastern)- Arrive in Hamilton, OH

What's being served?
Cereal and milk also served with Meal 1.
Milk typically served with Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Scrambled Eggs
Hash Brown
Fruit

Meal 2
Chicken Salad
Tortilla
Carrots with Dip
Fruit

Meal 3
Butt Chops
Potato Wedges
Veggie

Meal 4
Poutine
Must Goes
Veggies
Brownie or Cake

DCI's Best Volunteers
Laura Walter
Beth Dorrance
Peter Hansen
Jana Laughlin
Robert Laughlin
Alison La Manna
Bill La Manna
Dan Dorrance
Mark Roberts

Happy Birthday to
Eli Gregorich๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽˆ

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Show Day; Whitewater, WI

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Big Foot High School, 401 Devils Lane, Walworth, WI 53184
Show site is: Perkins Stadium, 907 W Schwager Drive, Whitewater, WI 53190
Next housing is: Michigan City High School, 8466 West Pahs Road, Michigan City, IN 46360

Announcements
  • Had a great turnout for the Summer Premiere last night.  A huge "Thank You" to everybody who came out to Rock Bowl Stadium to watch the Colt Cadets and Colts perform.
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Don't miss out on the fun!  If you live out east, we can use your help when we're in Pennsylvania next week.  As well as, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and DC the week after.  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail Drop Information - ALL packages MUST be addressed as listed below.  Please ONLY use the US Postal Service.

    Mail drop address for June 24 - July 5 is:
    General Delivery
    Hold for Colts Drum and Bugle Corps
    (Member Name)
    146 Main Street
    Wenham, MA  01984

    Mail drop address for July 6 - July 14 is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o Colts
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003

Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate

7:15 AM - Wake/Meal 1
8:15 AM - Stretch-brass & percussion on field 1, guard on field 2
8:45 AM - Visual
10:15 AM - Transition to sectionals
10:25 AM - Sectionals-guard on field 1, percussion on field 2, brass on field 3
11:45 AM - Meal 2
12:45 PM - Ensemble
2:05 PM - Eat, pack and load (EPL)
4:05 PM - Butts in seats (BIS)
4:15 PM - Depart for show
5:30 PM - Arrive at show/warm up
7:33 PM - Gate
7:53 PM - Perform
8:30 PM - Meal 4
9:05 PM - Prop crew
10:05 PM - BIS
10:15 PM - Depart
2:15 AM - Arrive in Michigan City

What's being served?
Cereal and milk also served with Meal 1.
Milk typically served with Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Waffles
Sausage
Fruit

Meal 2
Italian Sub
Chips
Fruit

Meal 3
Breaded Chicken Sammie
Tater Tots
Green Beans
Fruit

Meal 4
Tacos
Tortilla Chips
Pudding

DCI's Best Volunteers
Laura Walter
Tim Nance
Beth Dorrance
Tori West Staples
Jana Laughlin
Robert Laughlin
Michael Walter
Jan Seybold
Gary Metzger
Micki Metzger
Dan Dorrance
Mark Roberts

Friday, June 23, 2017

Summer Premiere Day; Dubuque, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Muscatine High School, 2705 Cedar St, Muscatine, IA 52761
Show site is: Loras College Rock Bowl Stadium, 1701 Cox Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Next housing is: Big Foot High School, 401 Devils Lane, Walworth, WI 53184

Announcements
  • The Summer Premiere starts at 7:00 PM tonight in Dubuque at Loras College.  Don't miss this free performance by both the Colts and the Colt Cadets.
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Don't miss out on the fun!  If you live out east, we can use your help when we're in Pennsylvania next week.  As well as, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and DC the week after.  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail Drop Information - ALL packages MUST be addressed as listed below.  Please ONLY use the US Postal Service.

    Mail drop address for June 24 - July 5 is:
    General Delivery
    Hold for Colts Drum and Bugle Corps
    (Member Name)
    146 Main Street
    Wenham, MA  01984

    Mail drop address for July 6 - July 14 is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o Colts
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003

Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate

7:30 AM - Wake/Meal 1
8:30 AM - Stretch-brass & percussion in stadium, guard on field 3
9:00 AM - Visual
10:15 AM - Transition to sectionals
10:30 AM - Sectionals-guard in stadium, brass on field 2, percussion on field 4
11:45 AM - Transition to ensemble
12:00 PM - Ensemble
12:45 PM - Run
1:00 PM - Eat, pack & load (EPL)
2:50 PM - Butts in seats (BIS)
3:00 PM - Depart for Loras College
5:00 PM - Arrive and warm up
7:00 PM - Premiere performance (watch Colt Cadets first)
8:15 PM - Meal 4
9:15 PM - Prop load
10:05 PM - BIS
10:15 PM - Depart for Walworth, WI
1:15 AM - Arrive
2:00 AM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk also served with Meal 1.
Milk typically served with Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Cheesy Scrambled Eggs
Diced Hams
Hash Brown Patty
Fruit

Meal 2
Chicken Nuggets
Mashed Potato
Chicken Gravy
Corn

Meal 3
Hamburger
Coleslaw
Carrots with Dip
Fruit

Meal 4
Mac and Cheese
Hot Dogs
Cookie

DCI's Best Volunteers
Pam Kalkhoff
Adonica Struhar
Susan Adams
Tim Nance
Beth Dorrance
Laura Walter
Tori West Staples
Jana Laughlin
Robert Laughlin
Michael Walter
Dan Dorrance
Cathi Roberts

Happy Birthday to
Niko Walter๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽˆ

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Rehearsal Day; Muscatine, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Muscatine High School, 2705 Cedar St, Muscatine, IA 52761

Announcements
  • Our Summer Premiere starts at 7:00 PM tomorrow night in Dubuque at Loras College.  Don't miss this free performance by both the Colts and the Colt Cadets.
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Any day we don't have at least four volunteers (not counting seamstress or drivers) listed is a day we're short.  Two or less and we're critically short!  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail will be delivered from the Colts office to the members through June 23.  The mail drop address is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o COLTS
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003
Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate
8:00 AM - Wake/Meal 1
9:00 AM - Betterment block (brass & percussion in stadium, guard on field 3
9:15 AM - Stretch
9:45 AM - Visual
11:15 AM - Visual ensemble
11:45 AM - Meal 2
12:45 PM - Sectionals-percussion in stadium, guard on field 2, brass on field 3
2:45 PM - Transition to ensemble
3:00 PM - Ensemble
4:45 PM - Run
5:00 PM - Meal 3
6:00 PM - Depart for laundry
6:45 PM - Arrive at laundry
9:30 PM - Depart from laundry
10:30 PM - Return from laundry
10:45 PM - Member meeting/Induction
12:15 AM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk also served with Meal 1.
Milk typically served with Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Sausage Egg Bake
Fruit

Meal 2
Chicken Parmesan Sammie
Salad
Fruit

Meal 3
Butt Chops
Baked Potato
Pasta Salad

Meal 4
TBD
Must Goes Palooza

DCI's Best Volunteers
Pam Kalkhoff
Adonica Struhar
Susan Adams
Tim Nance
Beth Dorrance
Dan Dorrance
Tori West Staples
Cathi Roberts

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Rehearsal Day and Community Performance; Muscatine, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Muscatine High School, 2705 Cedar St, Muscatine, IA 52761

Announcements
  • Due to my mistake about the date of the community performance, it is actually tonight at 8:45.  We'll be on the field at 7:30, so feel free to come early.
  • The Summer Premiere is Friday night at 7:00 in Dubuque at Loras College.
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Any day we don't have at least four volunteers (not counting seamstress or drivers) listed is a day we're short.  Two or less and we're critically short!  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail will be delivered from the Colts office to the members through June 23.  The mail drop address is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o COLTS
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003
Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate
8:15 AM - Wake/Meal 1
9:15 AM - Betterment block (brass & percussion in stadium, guard on field 3
9:30 AM - Stretch
10:00 AM - Visual
10:30 AM - Guard joins visual
1:30 PM - Meal 2
2:30 PM - Sectionals-percussion in stadium, guard on field 2, brass on field 3
5:45 PM - Meal 3
6:45 PM - Practice of on/off of stadium
7:30 PM - Ensemble in stadium (with shoes, shakos, plumes and jackets)
8:45 PM - Community performance
9:00 PM - Announcements
9:05 PM - Clear field
9:30 PM - Stadium lights out
9:45 PM - Brass & percussion in movement upstairs, guard downstairs, pit subs
10:45 PM - Meal 4
11:00 PM - Staff meeting
11:45 PM - Member meeting in auditorium (bus sign ups)
12:15 AM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk also served with Meal 1.
Milk typically served with Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Bagel
Fruit
Breakfast Must Goes

Meal 2
Sloppy Joes
Chips
Must Go Pasta Salad
Carrots

Meal 3
Pam's Chicken
Rice
Bread Stick
Salad

Meal 4
Nachos
Chips with Cheese
Pudding

DCI's Best Volunteers
Pam Kalkhoff
Adonica Struhar
Susan Adams
Tim Nance
Jeff Hayes
Scott Zahren
Cathi Roberts

Happy Birthday to
Hunter Kramer๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽˆ

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Rehearsal Day; Muscatine, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Muscatine High School, 2705 Cedar St, Muscatine, IA 52761

Announcements
  • Don't forget about the community performance on Thursday evening and the Summer Premiere in Dubuque at Loras College on Friday night starting at 7:00.
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Any day we don't have at least four volunteers (not counting seamstress or drivers) listed is a day we're short.  Two or less and we're critically short!  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail will be delivered from the Colts office to the members through June 23.  The mail drop address is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o COLTS
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003
Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate
8:15 AM - Wake/Meal 1
9:15 AM - Betterment block
9:30 AM - Stretch
10:00 AM - Visual-brass in stadium, guard on field 3, percussion on field 4
1:30 PM - Meal 2
2:30 PM - Sectionals-percussion in stadium, guard on field 2, brass on field 3
5:45 PM - Meal 3
6:45 PM - Re-warm
7:00 PM - Ensemble in stadium (with shoes, shakos, plumes and jackets)
8:45 PM - Run
9:00 PM - Announcements
9:05 PM - Clear field
9:30 PM - Stadium lights out
9:45 PM - Brass & percussion in movement upstairs, guard downstairs, pit subs
10:45 PM - Meal 4
11:00 PM - Staff meeting
12:15 AM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk also served with Meal 1.
Milk typically served with Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
English Muffin with Egg, Cheese & Ham
Oranges

Meal 2
BBQ Chicken Wrap
Tater Tots
Caribbean Cole Slaw
Grapes

Meal 3
Beef Stroganoff
Mashed Potatoes
Gravy
Carrots
Biscuits

Meal 4
Pizza Quesadilla
Cookie

DCI's Best Volunteers
Jenn Broghammer
Pam Kalkhoff
Adonica Struhar
Susan Adams
Cathi Roberts


I missed one yesterday - Happy Belated Birthday to
Kristen Evans๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽˆ

Happy Birthday to
Elijah Elmshaeuser๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽˆ

Monday, June 19, 2017

Rehearsal Day; Muscatine, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Muscatine High School, 2705 Cedar St, Muscatine, IA 52761

Announcements
  • Don't forget about the community performance on Thursday evening and the Summer Premiere in Dubuque at Loras College on Friday night starting at 7:00.
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Any day we don't have at least four volunteers (not counting seamstress or drivers) listed is a day we're short.  Two or less and we're critically short!  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail will be delivered from the Colts office to the members through June 23.  The mail drop address is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o COLTS
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003
Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate
8:15 AM - Wake/Meal 1
9:15 AM - Betterment block
9:30 AM - Stretch
10:00 AM - Visual-brass & percussion in stadium, guard on field 3
1:30 PM - Meal 2
2:30 PM - Sectionals-percussion in stadium, guard on field 2, brass on field 3
5:45 PM - Meal 3
6:45 PM - Re-warm
7:00 PM - Ensemble in stadium
8:45 PM - Run
9:00 PM - Announcements
9:05 PM - Clear field
9:30 PM - Stadium lights out
9:45 PM - Brass & percussion in movement upstairs, guard downstairs, pit subs
10:45 PM - Meal 4
11:00 PM - Staff meeting
12:15 AM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk also served with Meal 1.
Milk typically served with Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
French Toast
Sausage Links
Bananas

Meal 2
Cheeseburger
Pasta Salad
Fruit

Meal 3
Ranch Chicken
Roasted Potatoes
Gravy
Corn

Meal 4
Pizza
Soda Cake with Cool White
Must Goes

DCI's Best Volunteers
Jenn Broghammer
Pam Kalkhoff
Adonica Struhar
Cathi Roberts


Happy Birthday to
Zachary Adams๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽˆ

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Rehearsal Day; Muscatine, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Muscatine High School, 2705 Cedar St, Muscatine, IA 52761

Announcements
  • Happy Father's Day to the fathers out there!!
  • Start planning now for the community performance on Thursday evening.
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Any day we don't have at least four volunteers (not counting seamstress or drivers) listed is a day we're short.  Two or less and we're critically short!  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail will be delivered from the Colts office to the members through June 23.  The mail drop address is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o COLTS
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003
Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate
8:15 AM - Wake/Meal 1
9:15 AM - Betterment block
9:30 AM - Stretch
10:00 AM - Visual-brass in stadium, percussion on field 2, guard on field 3
12:00 PM - Visual ensemble in stadium
1:30 PM - Meal 2
2:30 PM - Sectionals-brass in stadium, battery on field 2, guard on field 3
5:45 PM - Meal 3
6:45 PM - Re-warm
7:00 PM - Ensemble in stadium
8:45 PM - Run
9:00 PM - Announcements
9:05 PM - Clear field
9:30 PM - Stadium lights out
9:45 PM - Brass & percussion in movement upstairs, guard downstairs, pit subs
10:45 PM - Meal 4
11:00 PM - Staff meeting
12:15 AM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk also served with Meal 1.
Milk typically served with Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Scrambled Eggs with Cheese
Fried Potatoes
Apple Wedges
Cinnamon Rolls
Must Go Pancakes

Meal 2
Ham or Turkey Subs
Broccoli Salad
Watermelon

Meal 3
Lasagna
Salad
Bread Stick

Meal 4
Tacos
Chips
Cowboy Caviar
Brownie

DCI's Best Volunteers
Jenn Broghammer
Pam Kalkhoff
Scott Plank
Adonica Struhar
Cathi Roberts



Happy Birthday to
Joe Tarach๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽˆ

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Rehearsal Day; Muscatine, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Muscatine High School, 2705 Cedar St, Muscatine, IA 52761

Announcements
  • Looking forward to a great week in Muscatine and a community performance on Thursday evening.
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Any day we don't have at least four volunteers (not counting seamstress or drivers) listed is a day we're short.  Two or less and we're critically short!  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail will be delivered from the Colts office to the members through June 23.  The mail drop address is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o COLTS
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003
Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate
8:00 AM - Wake/Meal 1
9:00 AM - Betterment block
9:15 AM - Stretch
9:45 AM - Visual
1:15 PM - Meal 2
1:30 PM - Student leader meeting
2:15 PM - Sectionals
5:00 PM - Music Ensemble
5:45 PM - Meal 3
6:45 PM - Re-warm
7:00 PM - Ensemble
9:05 PM - Announcements
9:15 PM - Warm down
9:20 PM - Clear field
9:45 PM - Movement class for brass
10:45 PM - Meal 4
11:00 PM - Staff meeting
12:15 AM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk also served with Meal 1.
Milk typically served with Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Pancakes
Sausage
Applesauce

Meal 2
Sweet & Sour Chicken
Garlic Rice
Egg Roll
Mixed Veggies

Meal 3
Meatloaf
Baked Potato
Green Beans
Salad
Roll

Meal 4
Mac & Cheese
Ham Cubes
Mousse with Chocolate Chips

DCI's Best Volunteers
Jenn Broghammer
Pam Kalkhoff
Scott Plank
Cathi Roberts


Happy Birthday to
Jacque Armstrong๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽˆ

Friday, June 16, 2017

Rehearsal Day; DeWitt, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: DeWitt Central High School, 425 E 11th St, DeWitt, IA 52742

Announcements
  • Large THANKS to DeWitt schools for hosting us this week!
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Any day we don't have at least four volunteers (not counting seamstress or drivers) listed is a day we're short.  Two or less and we're critically short!  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail will be delivered from the Colts office to the members through June 23.  The mail drop address is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o COLTS
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003
Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate
7:45 AM - Wake/Meal 1
8:45 AM - Stretch-betterment block first for brass & percussion
9:15 AM - Sectionals-brass on field 1, percussion on field 2, guard on field 3
1:00 PM - Meal 2
2:00 PM - Visual-brass & percussion on field 1, guard on field 3
5:15 PM - Percussion ensemble on field 1
6:00 PM - Meal 3
7:00 PM - Ensemble on field 1
9:00 PM - Meal 4-eat, pack & load (EPL)
10:45 PM - Butts in seats
11:00 PM - Depart for Muscatine
12:30 AM - Arrive at Muscatine High School, 2705 Cedar St, Muscatine, IA 52761
1:30 AM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk also served with Meal 1.
Milk typically served with Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Breakfast Burritos
Fresh Fruit

Meal 2
Chicken Salad
Pita
Celery
Frozen Grapes

Meal 3
BBQ Meatballs
Tater Tots
Coleslaw
Bread Stick
Must Goes

Meal 4
Corn Dogs
French Fries
Brownie

DCI's Best Volunteers
Jon Rech
Amy Rech
Tim Nance
Scott Plank
Cathi Roberts

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Rehearsal Day; DeWitt, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: DeWitt Central High School, 425 E 11th St, DeWitt, IA 52742

Announcements
  • Tonight's community performance is at 7:30.
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Any day we don't have at least four volunteers (not counting seamstress or drivers) listed is a day we're short.  Two or less and we're critically short!  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail will be delivered from the Colts office to the members through June 23.  The mail drop address is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o COLTS
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003
Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate
7:45 AM - Wake/Meal 1
8:45 AM - Stretch-brass  & percussion on field 1, guard on field 2
9:15 AM - Visual-brass & percussion start with betterment block
1:15 PM - Meal 2
2:15 PM - Sectionals-brass on field 1, percussion on field 2, guard on field 3
5:15 PM - Percussion ensemble on field 1
6:15 PM - Meal 3
7:15 PM - Re-warm
7:30 PM - Community performance followed by ensemble-with shakos and plumes
9:30 PM - Announcements
9:40 PM - Warm down and then clear field
10:15 PM - Meal 4
10:30 PM - Staff meeting
11:45 PM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk also served with Meal 1.
Milk typically served with Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Cheesy Scrambled Eggs
Ham Slice
Apples
Breakfast Must Goes

Meal 2
Chicken Fajitas
Spanish Rice
Mandarin Oranges

Meal 3
Salisbury Steak
Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
Corn
Biscuit

Meal 4
Pizza Casserole
Poke Cake

DCI's Best Volunteers
Jon Rech
Amy Rech
Tim Nance
Sarah Biedenbach
Cathi Roberts

Happy Birthday to
Kathryn Rech!!  ๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽ‰

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Rehearsal Day; DeWitt, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: DeWitt Central High School, 425 E 11th St, DeWitt, IA 52742

Announcements
  • Just so you can plan the rest of your week, we have a community performance on tomorrow evening at 7:30!
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Any day we don't have at least four volunteers (not counting seamstress or drivers) listed is a day we're short.  Two or less and we're critically short!  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail will be delivered from the Colts office to the members through June 23.  The mail drop address is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o COLTS
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003
Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate
7:45 AM - Wake/Meal 1
8:45 AM - Stretch-brass & percussion on field 1, guard on field 3
9:15 AM - Visual
1:15 PM - Meal 2
2:15 PM - Sectionals-brass on field 1, percussion on field 2, guard on field 3
5:30 PM - Music ensemble on field 1
6:15 PM - Meal 3
7:15 PM - Re-warm on field 1
7:30 PM - Ensemble with shakos and plumes (NO wraps)
9:30 PM - Announcements
9:40 PM - Warm down and then clear field
10:15 PM - Meal 4
10:30 PM - Staff meeting
11:15 PM - Member meeting in gym
12:00 AM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk also served with Meal 1.
Milk typically served with Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Waffles
Sausage
Orange Wedges

Meal 2
Sloppy Joes
Pasta Salad
Peaches

Meal 3
Chicken Alfredo
Broccoli
Garlic Bread
Salad

Meal 4
Tomato Soup
Pretzels with Cheese
Cinnamon Roll

DCI's Best Volunteers
Ashley Wilson
Tracy Nowack
Craig Nowack
Jon Rech
Amy Rech
Sarah Biedenbach
Cathi Roberts

Happy Belated Birthday to
Sarah Foster!!

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Rehearsal Day; DeWitt, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: DeWitt Central High School, 425 E 11th St, DeWitt, IA 52742

Announcements
  • Just so you can plan the rest of your week, we will have a community performance on Thursday evening at 7:30!
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Any day we don't have at least four volunteers (not counting seamstress or drivers) listed is a day we're short.  Two or less and we're critically short!  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail will be delivered from the Colts office to the members through June 23.  The mail drop address is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o COLTS
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003
Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate
7:45 AM - Wake/Meal 1
8:45 AM - Stretch-brass on field 1, percussion on field 2, guard on field 3
9:15 AM - Visual
1:15 PM - Meal 2
2:15 PM - Sectionals-brass on field 1, percussion on field 2, guard on field 3
5:15 PM - Percussion ensemble on field 1
6:15 PM - Meal 3
7:15 PM - Re-warm in stadium
7:30 PM - Ensemble in shakos and plumes
9:30 PM - Announcements
9:40 PM - Warm down and then clear field
10:15 PM - Meal 4
10:30 PM - Staff meeting
11:45 PM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk also served with Meal 1.
Milk typically served with Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Sausage Breakfast Casserole
Fruit Cocktail

Meal 2
Hot Dogs
French Fries
Baby Carrots

Meal 3
Chicken
Mashed Potatoes with Green Beans
Biscuit/Roll

Meal 4
Butt Chops
Cookie
Fruit

DCI's Best Volunteers
Ashley Wilson
Tracy Nowack
Craig Nowack
Cathi Roberts

Monday, June 12, 2017

Rehearsal Day; DeWitt, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: DeWitt Central High School, 425 E 11th St, DeWitt, IA 52742

Announcements
  • Looking forward to a great week in DeWitt - despite the heat.
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Any day we don't have at least four volunteers (not counting seamstress or drivers) listed is a day we're short.  Two or less and we're critically short!  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail will be delivered from the Colts office to the members through June 23.  The mail drop address is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o COLTS
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003
Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate
7:45 AM - Wake/Meal 1
8:45 AM - Stretch
9:15 AM - Visual-brass on field 1, percussion on field 2, guard on field 3
10:15 AM - Visual ensemble on field 1
1:15 PM - Meal 2-member leaders meet with Howard
2:15 PM - Sectionals-brass on field 1, percussion on field 2, guard on field 3
5:15 PM - Percussion ensemble on field 1
6:15 PM - Meal 3
7:15 PM - Re-warm
7:30 PM - Ensemble
9:30 PM - Announcements
9:40 PM - Warm down and then clear field
10:15 PM - Meal 4
10:30 PM - Staff meeting
11:45 PM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk also served with Meal 1.
Milk typically served with Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Bagels
Yogurt Bar
Banana

Meal 2
Breaded Chicken with Cheese Sandwich
Veggie
Tater Tot

Meal 3
Spaghetti with Meatballs
Bread Stick
Salad

Meal 4
Tacos
Spanish Rice
Peach Crisp

DCI's Best Volunteers
Ashley Wilson
Tracy Nowack
Craig Nowack
Cathi Roberts

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Rehearsal Day; DeWitt, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: DeWitt Central High School, 425 E 11th St, DeWitt, IA 52742

Announcements
  • Looking forward to a great week in DeWitt - despite the heat.
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Any day we don't have at least four volunteers (not counting seamstress or drivers) listed is a day we're short.  Two or less and we're critically short!  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail will be delivered from the Colts office to the members through June 23.  The mail drop address is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o COLTS
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003
Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate
8:00 AM - Wake/Meal 1
9:00 AM - Stretch-brass & percussion on field 1, guard on field 3
9:30 AM - Visual
1:30 PM - Meal 2
2:30 PM - Sectionals
6:15 PM - Meal 3
7:15 PM - Re-warm
7:30 PM - Ensemble
9:30 PM - Announcements
9:40 PM - Warm down and then clear field
10:15 PM - Meal 4
10:30 PM - Staff meeting in choir room
11:15 PM - Corps meeting in aux gym with Howard
12:15 AM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk also served with Meal 1.
Milk typically served with Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Pancake
Sausage on a Stick

Meal 2
Cheese Burger
Pasta Salad
Veggie
Watermelon Slices

Meal 3
Chicken Nuggets
Mashed Potato
Chicken Gravy
Corn
Salad

Meal 4
Pizza Quesadilla
Peach Crisp
Must Goes

DCI's Best Volunteers
Ross Sample
Sue Sample
Kyle Kennedy
Ashley Wilson
Tracy Nowack
Craig Nowack
Michael Walter
Cathi Roberts

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Car Wash, Laundry & Walmart Day; Dubuque, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Jefferson Middle School, 1105 Althauser St, Dubuque, IA 52001

Announcements
  • Great weather for the car wash today.  For everyone close to Dubuque, take all of your cars to as many sites as possible!
  • This is a BIG day for the kids; first car wash, then laundry and a Walmart stop on the way to DeWitt.
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Any day we don't have at least four volunteers (not counting seamstress or drivers) listed is a day we're short.  Two or less and we're critically short!  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail will be delivered from the Colts office to the members through June 23.  The mail drop address is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o COLTS
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003
Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate
7:15 AM - Wake/Meal 1
8:45 AM - Depart for car wash sites
9:00 AM - Car wash!
3:45 PM - Bus pick ups from car wash sites begin
4:15 PM - EPL.  Laundry goes WITH YOU on bus.
5:45 PM - Depart for laundry
9:00 PM - Pick up from laundry; go to Walmart
10:30 PM - Buses depart for DeWitt, IA
12:01 AM - Arrive at Central DeWitt High School, 425 E 11th St, DeWitt, IA 52742
12:45 AM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk served at Meal 1.
Milk typically served at Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Breakfast Egg Wrap
Hash Brown Patty
Fruit

Meal 2
Sack Lunch

Meal 3
Member's on their own

Meal 4
PB&J

DCI's Best Volunteers
Gary Metzger
Ross Sample
Sue Sample
Kyle Kennedy
Cathi Roberts

Friday, June 09, 2017

Rehearsal Day; Independence, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Independence Middle School, 1301 1st St West, Independence, IA 50644

Announcements
  • We are thanking the Independence School District for their hospitality with a community performance tonight.  The ensemble starts at 7:00, followed by the performance.
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Any day we don't have at least four volunteers (not counting seamstress or drivers) listed is a day we're short.  Two or less and we're critically short!  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail will be delivered from the Colts office to the members through June 23.  The mail drop address is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o COLTS
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003
Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate
7:45 AM - Wake/Meal 1
8:45 AM - Stretch
9:15 AM - Visual-brass & percussion in stadium, guard on field 2
1:00 PM - Meal 2
2:00 PM - Sectionals-brass in stadium, guard on field 2, percussion in subs
4:45 PM - Percussion ensemble
5:45 PM - Meal 3
6:45 PM - Re-warm
7:00 PM - Ensemble & community performance
9:00 PM - Meal 4-Eat, pack & load (EPL)
10:50 PM - Butts in seats
11:00 PM - Depart for Dubuque
12:30 AM - Arrive Jefferson Middle School
1:30 AM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk served at Meal 1.
Milk typically served at Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Oatmeal Bar
Muffin
Banana

Meal 2
Mac & Cheese
Hot Dog
Garlic Toast
Veggie

Meal 3
Balsamic Chicken
Broccoli Rice
Fruit

Meal 4
Meatball Sandwich
Chips

DCI's Best Volunteers
Gary Metzger
Ross Sample
Sue Sample
Sandy Plank
Michael Walter
John Thedens
Cathi Roberts

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Rehearsal Day; Independence, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Independence Middle School, 1301 1st St West, Independence, IA 50644

Announcements
  • Thanks to everyone that has signed up to help during spring training and those who have stopped by the cooktruck.
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Any day we don't have at least four volunteers (not counting seamstress or drivers) listed is a day we're short.  Two or less and we're critically short!  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail will be delivered from the Colts office to the members through June 23.  The mail drop address is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o COLTS
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003
Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate
7:45 AM - Wake/Meal 1
8:45 AM - Stretch
9:15 AM - Sectionals-brass in stadium, guard on field 2, percussion on field 3
12:15 PM - Percussion ensemble in stadium
1:15 PM - Meal 2
2:15 PM - Visual-ensemble or separate pending drill design
6:15 PM - Meal 3
7:15 PM - Re-warm
7:30 PM - Ensemble in stadium with plumes, shakos and head wraps
9:30 PM - Announcements
9:40 PM - Warm down and clear field
10:15 PM - Meal 4
10:30 PM - Staff Meeting
11:45 PM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk served at Meal 1.
Milk typically served at Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Pancakes
Sausage
Fruit

Meal 2
Cheese Burgers
Ranch Potatoes
Veggie

Meal 3
Turkey Thanksgiving Dinner
Ham
Mashed Potato
Green Bean Casserole

Meal 4
Pizza
Tater Tots

DCI's Best Volunteers
Gary Metzger
Ross Sample
Sue Sample
Laura Walter
Kyle Kennedy
Cathi Roberts

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Rehearsal Day; Independence, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Independence Middle School, 1301 1st St West, Independence, IA 50644

Announcements
  • Thanks to everyone that has signed up to help during spring training and those who have stopped by the cooktruck.
  • Check out the updated 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Any day we don't have at least four volunteers (not counting seamstress or drivers) listed is a day we're short.  Two or less and we're critically short!  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail will be delivered from the Colts office to the members through June 23.  The mail drop address is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o COLTS
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003
Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate
7:45 AM - Wake/Meal 1
8:45 AM - Stretch
9:15 AM - Visual-brass in stadium, guard on field 2, battery on field 3
1:15 PM - Meal 2
2:15 PM - Sectionals-brass in stadium, guard on field 2, battery on field 3
6:15 PM - Meal 3
7:15 PM - Re-warm
7:30 PM - Ensemble in stadium with plumes, shakos and head wraps
9:30 PM - Announcements
9:40 PM - Warm down and clear field
10:15 PM - Meal 4
10:30 PM - Staff Meeting
11:45 PM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk served at Meal 1.
Milk typically served at Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Muffin with Egg & Cheese
Fruit

Meal 2
Taco Casserole
Taco Chips
Fruit

Meal 3
Cider Braised Pork Loin
Beets
Veggie

Meal 4
Chicken Nugets
French Fries
Dessert

DCI's Best Volunteers
Gary Metzger
Ross Sample
Sue Sample
Sandy Plank
Laura Walter
Cathi Roberts

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Rehearsal Day; Independence, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Independence Middle School, 1301 1st St West, Independence, IA 50644

Announcements
  • Spring training (aka cornfield) is under way.
  • Check the 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Any day we don't have at least four volunteers listed is a day we're short.  Two or less and we're critically short!  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail will be delivered from the Colts office to the members through June 23.  The mail drop address is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o COLTS
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003
Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate
7:45 AM - Wake/Meal 1
8:45 AM - Stretch
9:15 AM - Sectionals-guard in stadium, brass on field 2, percussion in subs
1:15 PM - Meal 2
2:15 PM - Visual-brass & percussion in stadium, guard on field 2
6:15 PM - Meal 3
7:15 PM - Re-warm
7:30 PM - Ensemble in stadium, guard may start separate
9:30 PM - Announcements
9:40 PM - Warm down and clear field
10:15 PM - Meal 4
10:30 PM - Staff Meeting
11:45 PM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk served at Meal 1.
Milk typically served at Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Breakfast Lasagna
Fruit

Meal 2
Ham/Cheese
Pasta Salad
Fruit

Meal 3
Spaghetti Casserole
Bread sticks
Salad

Meal 4
Pretzels with Cheese
Brownies

DCI's Best Volunteers
Gary Metzger
Ross Sample
Sue Sample
Sandy Plank
Cathi Roberts

Monday, June 05, 2017

Rehearsal Day; Independence, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Independence Middle School, 1301 1st St West, Independence, IA 50644

Announcements
  • Spring training (aka cornfield) is under way.
  • Check the 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Any day we don't have at least four volunteers listed is a day we're short.  Two or less and we're critically short!  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail will be delivered from the Colts office to the members through June 23.  The mail drop address is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o COLTS
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003
Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate
7:45 AM - Wake/Meal 1
8:45 AM - Stretch
9:15 AM - Sectionals-guard in stadium, brass on field 2, percussion in subs
1:15 PM - Meal 2
2:15 PM - Visual-brass & percussion in stadium, guard on field 2
6:15 PM - Meal 3
7:15 PM - Re-warm
7:30 PM - Music ensemble in stadium, guard on field 2
9:30 PM - Announcements
9:40 PM - Warm down and clear field
10:15 PM - Meal 4
10:30 PM - Staff Meeting
11:45 PM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk served at Meal 1.
Milk typically served at Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.

Meal 1
Cheesy Scrambled Eggs
Hashbrown
Fruit

Meal 2
Scallop Potato with Ham
Broccoli
Fruit

Meal 3
Thai Fried Rice with Thai Sausage
Veggie
Fruit

Meal 4
Beefy Nachos
Easy Peach Crisp

DCI's Best Volunteers
Gary Metzger
Ross Sample
Sue Sample
Sandy Plank
Cathi Roberts

Sunday, June 04, 2017

Rehearsal Day; Independence, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Independence Middle School, 1301 1st St West, Independence, IA 50644

Announcements
  • Spring training (aka cornfield) is under way.
  • Check the 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Any day we don't have at least four volunteers listed is a day we're short.  Two or less and we're critically short!  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail will be delivered from the Colts office to the members through June 23.  The mail drop address is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o COLTS
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003
Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate
9:00 AM - Wake/Meal 1
10:00 AM - Stretch
10:30 AM - Visual
2:00 PM - Meal 2
3:00 PM - Sectionals
6:00 PM - Meal 3
7:00 PM - Re-warm
7:15 PM - Ensemble
9:30 PM - Announcements
9:40 PM - Warm down and clear field
10:15 PM - Meal 4
10:30 PM - Staff Meeting
11:45 PM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk served at Meal 1.
Milk typically served at Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.
Meal 1
Biscuits & Gravy
Orange Wedges/Banana

Meal 2
Breaded Chicken Sammie
Tater Tots
Green Beans
Grapes

Meal 3
Sloppy Joes
Carrots
Chips
Fruit

Meal 4
Pizza
Pudding
Fruit

DCI's Best Volunteers
Jenn Broghammer
Pam Kalkhoff
Gary Metzger
Ross Sample
Sue Sample
Sandy Plank
Cathi Roberts

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to
Dylan Gardner !!

Saturday, June 03, 2017

Rehearsal Day; Dubuque, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, IA

Announcements
  • Spring training (aka cornfield) is under way.
  • Check the 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Any day we don't have at least four volunteers listed is a day we're short.  Two or less and we're critically short!  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail will be delivered from the Colts office to the members through June 23.  The mail drop address is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o COLTS
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003
Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate
7:30 AM - Wake/Meal 1
8:20 AM - Guard departs for Swiss Valley
8:30 AM - Stretch-brass in stadium, battery on field 2
9:00 AM - Visual
12:30 PM - Meal 2
1:30 PM - Sectionals-brass in stadium, battery on field 2
4:30 PM - Transition to music ensemble
4:40 PM - Music ensemble
5:10 PM - Battery joins music ensemble
5:30 PM - Guard departs from Swiss Valley
6:00 PM - Meal 3
7:00 PM - Ensemble
9:00 PM - Meal 4-Eat, pack & load (EPL)
10:45 PM - Butts in seats
11:00 PM - Departure
12:30 AM - Arrive in Independence, IA
1:30 AM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk served at Meal 1.
Milk typically served at Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.
Meal 1
Scrambled Eggs
Fried Potatoes
Apple/Banana
Oatmeal Option

Meal 2
Hamburger
Green Beans
Pasta Salad
Watermelon

Meal 3
Chicken Breast
Lime Cilantro Rice
Cowboy Caviar
Broccoli

Meal 4
Corn Dogs
French Fries
Mousse
Must Goes

DCI's Best Volunteers
Ted Clausing
Jenn Broghammer
Pam Kalkhoff
Gary Metzger
Cathi Roberts

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to
Jimmy Torres &
Shane Roderick !!

Friday, June 02, 2017

Rehearsal Day; Dubuque, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, IA

Announcements
  • Spring training (aka cornfield) is under way.
  • Check the 2017 Cook's Calendar on the right under Important Information.  Any day we don't have at least four volunteers listed is a day we're short.  Two or less and we're critically short!  Contact Bill via email (colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553) to sign up or ask questions.
  • Mail will be delivered from the Colts office to the members through June 23.  The mail drop address is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o COLTS
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003
Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate
7:30 AM - Wake/Meal 1
8:30 AM - Stretch-brass & battery in stadium, guard in end zone
9:00 AM - Visual
9:45 AM - Guard joins visual
1:00 PM - Meal 2
1:50 PM - Guard departs for river field
2:00 PM - Sectionals-battery in stadium, brass on field 2
5:45 PM - Guard departs from river field
6:00 PM - Meal 3
7:00 PM - Ensemble
9:30 PM - Transition off field
10:00 PM - Visual on stadium
11:00 PM - Meal 4
11:15 PM - Staff meeting
12:00 PM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk served at Meal 1.
Milk typically served at Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.
Meal 1
Pancakes
Sausage
Applesauce

Meal 2
BBQ Chicken Wrap
Spanish Rice w/ Corn & Black Beans
Fresh Carrots & Celery
Grapes

Meal 3
Tater Tot Casserole (Hot Dish in Minnesota)
Salad
Ranch/Mozzarella Bread

Meal 4
Mac & Cheese
Ham Cubes
Cake or Brownies - Ted's Choice

DCI's Best Volunteers
Ted Clausing
Jenn Broghammer
Pam Kalkhoff
Michael Walter
Cathi Roberts

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to
Emily Michalec &
MaryKathryn Campbell!!

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Rehearsal Day; Dubuque, IA

Checkout today's weather HERE.
Current housing is: Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, IA

Announcements
  • Spring training, or Cornfield, is under way.
  • We are short of volunteers this week.  Contact Bill via email(colts.cooks@comcast.net) or phone (651-470-3553).
  • Mail Drop address for delivery by June 23 is:
    (Member Name)
    c/o COLTS
    2300 Twin Valley Drive
    Dubuque, IA  52003
  • Mail will be delivered from the Colts office to the corps throughout Spring Training.
Today's Schedule - times and activities are approximate
7:30 AM - Wake/Meal 1
8:20 AM - Guard departs for Swiss Valley
8:30 AM - Stretch-brass & battery in stadium
9:00 AM - Visual
1:00 PM - Meal 2
2:00 PM - Sectionals-percussion in stadium, brass on field 2
5:45 PM - Guard departs from Swiss Valley
6:00 PM - Meal 3
7:00 PM - Ensemble
9:30 PM - Transition off field
10:00 PM - Move into dorms
11:00 PM - Meal 4
11:15 PM - Staff meeting
12:00 PM - Lights out

What's being served?
Cereal and milk served at Meal 1.
Milk typically served at Meal 4.
All meals also have peanut butter, jelly and condiments.
Meal 1
Egg, Ham & Cheese Sandwich
Orange Wedges

Meal 2
Chicken Nuggets
Mashed Potatoes
Gravy
Corn

Meal 3
Beef Lo Mein
Egg Roll

Meal 4
Grilled Cheese
Tomato Soup
Must Goes
Baked Apples

DCI's Best Volunteers
Ted Clausing
Jenn Broghammer
Pam Kalkhoff
Michael Walter
Cathi Roberts
Doug Gardner