Thank You to our Local Community!

A Big Thank You to all the community support, from so MANY individuals, local businesses, corporations, and FOUNDATIONS. It is because of your support that we were able to represent Nevada at the 125th Tournament of Roses, and your continued donations now carry us through our Marching Band season. Thank You!

This page is designated to all our supporters. Please take a moment to look through and support them back.
Know a company willing to donate? Please give them our form, and thank you!


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A Big Thank You to our local Les Schwab Tire Centers.
Their branch managers got together and donated to our McQueen High School Lancer Band at the most needed &
perfect time. Their VERY generous and timely donation helped our students attend
The 125th Tournament of Roses and also kept costs down for our Band Parent Association.
Shop at their stores! Thank you Les Schwab Tires!10629717 750691048306227 456617326750570438 nThe Les Schwab store on Prater Way was asked to do tires
and maybe give us a discount… Well, they gave the tires to us for FREE! Gotta love purposed generosity.
Thank you Manager Dwayne and Team Members!


Hotel Accommodations for Extravaganza Judges

Sands Regency Hotel & Casino 

DEW Foundation

  • In Fall of 2018 the DEW Foundation granted McQueen Band with $6,000 to buy new chimes and bells
  • In the spring of 2019 the DEW Foundation granted McQueen Band with $30,000 to put in new instrument lockers
  • Spring 2020— they have granted us an additional 30,000 to replace the percussion cabinets!

Nell J. Redfield Foundation

The Nell J. Redfield Foundation is pleased to support the Robert McQueen High School Band.

In an ongoing effort to support education, The Nell J. Redfield Foundation has awarded Robert McQueen Lancer Band a very generous grant for the purchase of FOUR new tenor saxophones and TWO new piccolos for our band. Previously, The Nell J. Redfield Foundation awarded us with a grant to purchase sousaphones, baritones, mellophones, french horns, trumpets, saxophones. trombones, euphoniums, and tuba.

We encourage you to send thank you notes for their ongoing generous donations to our Lancer Band.

Dr. Jeane Jones, Trustee and
Mr. Gerald Smith, Director
Nell J. Redfield Foundation
1755 E. Plumb Lane, Ste. 212
Reno, NV 89502

Big Thank You to E.L. Cord Foundation!
Please take a minute and send a thank you note to these benefactors to thank them for their generous donation to the band that has allowed us to purchase many new instruments and equipment this year used for The 125th Tournament of Roses and will continue to be used for many upcoming Marching Band seasons.

We encourage you to send thank you notes to:

Mr. Joseph Bradley, Mr. Robert Sims and Mr. Bill Bradley
E.L. Cord Foundation
320 W. Liberty St.
Reno, NV 89501
Items purchased with this grant were: Percussion equipment, Marimba, timpani and sound system for field shows.