Wecome to PING!



Another successful year! Congratulations to all of our PING! students!
Hear about our student accomplishments in our upcoming newsletter.

LemonAid to benefit PING! this September 11!
Save the date!  Come to the 700 block of Bonnie Brae in River Forest on Sunday, Sept 11 from 3 - 7 and help support PING! 
More information will be coming soon!


May 22 Mentor Fundraiser at Skrine Chops
PING! mentors organized and ran a really fun fundraiser at Skrine Chops on May 22.  Mentor-led bands, plus the PING! Latin Percussion group, led by Don Skoog performed.  The event raised over$2000!.  This money, in combination with a generous grant from the Oak Park Area Art Council will fund next year's mentor-mentee concert field trip.  We are proud of our amazing mentors!



Spring Showcase a Success! 
Beautiful music by all groups.  Here is just a sample of the talented young musicians.





PING is honored with Best in Class Award!
The Oak Park Area Arts Council and the Community Bank of Oak Park and River forest recently honored PING! with a Best in Class Award for outstanding work in the community. The PING! board is very appreciative of this support and the way it will help us to continue to support the great PING kids!


Thanks for helping PING! to Launch the Latin Percussion Ensemble!
The Latin Percussion Ensemble under the direction of Don Skoog is up and running thanks to your support!  Still accepting donations to continue the program.   Donate to PING! with a check mailed to: PING!, PO box 1963, Oak Park, IL 60304  OR go to the “Support PING!” page on the PING! website (www.pingoprf.org) and use the “Donate Now” button to pay via PayPal.  Please write "for Percussion Ensemble" in your check memo or Paypal note.


The December 5th Elementary Workshop was a success! To see photos, go to the PING! in Action page.


PING! has a new phone number!
Our new phone number (generously provided by D97) is:
 708-524-3001 ext. 2995




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PING! Administrator,
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PING! Administrator,
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PING! Administrator,
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