Posts With Keyword ‘John Jackson’

34th Army Band Has Washington Roots

Posted: Saturday, June 26th, 2010 at 6:20 am

1st Sergeant Greg Hanshaw of Fairfield’s 34th Army Band says the unit has several former members in the Washington city area, including one that has donated thousands to the city.

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34th Army Band To Play in Former Member’s Band Stand

Posted: Monday, June 21st, 2010 at 6:26 am

The 34th Iowa National Guard Army Band will play Sunday in Washington’s Central Park, in the band shell that a former member paid more than $100,000 to help build.

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Crowd Gathers for Bandstand Groundbreaking

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 5:52 am

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A crowd gathered in Washington’s Central Park yesterday (9/29) to break ground on the bandstand renovation project. The guest of honor at the ceremony was John Jackson. The Washington native donated $175,000 to the effort. Jackson was an original member of the municipal band in 1932. Today he resides in Fairfield. Crews are expected to work on the bandstand this year as long as weather allows. They’ll resume in the spring and hope to be done in time for the first municipal band concert.