Category Archives: Butter Braid

Butter Braid Due Friday

Butter BraidPlease remember to turn in your Butter Braid orders (and money) by  this Friday, September 16. You can pick up your Butter Braid order on Monday, September 26, from 5 to 7 PM in the RMHS south cafeteria. If you have any questions or you’re unable to pick up your order, please contact Tracy McMahon at to make other arrangements since we don’t have facilities to store them.

First Fundraisers!

Our 1st fundraising opportunities of the year are here… BUTTER BRAID and YANKEE CANDLE! These are the first chances for your child to earn some funds for their own student account.


Butter BraidHopefully you had a chance to sample these delicious pastries at the family Band Camp Picnic, but if not, trust me…they are awesome!! Students will get an order form from their directors and we have one here if you need extra: ButterBraid Order Form

The sale is on now thru Sept. 16th when all orders & monies are due to the directors.  We cannot accept any orders after Sept. 16th, so please mark your calendars now.

The product pick-up date is Sept. 26th from 5pm – 7pm.  As the product is frozen, please be sure to have this pick-up date on your calendar as well because we have no way to store frozen product.

If you have any questions please contact Tracy McMahon at (847)727-5542.  Happy selling!


1093707Back for the new year, the Online Yankee Candle sale is going on now through January 11, 2017! Go to  and use the group code 990030892 to order. Students earn 40% on each order placed! Purchasers order and receive directly; no school pickup needed. Shop as often as you like; multiple orders will be credited to the student’s account managed by the RMHS Music Boosters. There’s even a Yankee Candle app. This is a great opportunity for long-distance friends and family to support all of your musical activities!

See the informational flyer: Yankee Candle Fall Online 2016

Manna & Butter Braid Reminder

Manna gift cardsManna Gift Card and Butter Braid sale deadlines are this Friday, February 19th. If you’re considering cards to send with hungry NY-bound students, these vendors have locations near our hotel and various activities. Near hotel (The Mills at Jersey Gardens outlet mall across the street): Applebee’s (9%); Burger King (5%); Chili’s (12%); Cold Stone Creamery (10%); IHOP (9%). Throughout NYC: Buffalo Wild Wings (7%); Burger King (5%); Chipotle (12%); Dairy Queen (5%); Dunkin’ donuts (4%); Panera (10%); Starbucks (8%); Steak N’ Shake (9%); Subway (4%). Also available are American Express cards (2%), $50 and $100, and perfect for souvenir shopping.
For those families planning other Spring Break activities, Graduation gifts, or getting ready for college-bound students, there are many offers to choose from. Families with graduating Seniors, this fundraiser is a great opportunity for you to build younger sibling accounts, or to gift the proceeds to the RMHS Music Boosters. Click the forms below for more info:

The Fundraisers Awaken! Manna & Butter Braid Return!

Manna gift cards Butter Braid

Back by popular demand…Butter Braid & Manna Gift Cards! That’s right, we are running these 2 popular fundraisers one more time to help students earn some extra funds for their student accounts before our New York trip.

You can find both order forms below.  Sale runs now thru 2/19.  All forms and monies will be due to your director by 2pm on Friday, 2/19.  No late orders will be accepted. Orders will be available for pick-up on Monday, 2/29, from 6-8 PM in the RMHS cafeteria.

All proceeds from these sales will be in student accounts in time for the final NY payment installment on March 4th so get the word out & happy selling!

Any questions about the Manna gift cards you can contact Monika Hemm (847) 253-7609 or

Any questions about Butter Braid you can contact Tracy McMahon at(847) 727-5542 or

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