In The News: Band Will Play On

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Despite the group’s financial woes, the Spartans Drum & Bugle Corps is moving forward with recruiting new members and planning performances for the 2009 season.

In November, the Spartans, a nonprofit organization, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, which allows for a business or organization to continue operating while reorganizing and paying off its debts.

Peter LaFlamme, executive director of the organization, said that although the group is continuing with its bankruptcy proceeding, things are moving forward as they would any other year.

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Posted by on Thursday, January 15th, 2009. Filed under DCI Open.