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Fundraiser in memory of Gary Roseth

A memorial fundraiser in honor of former Tartan High School, Oakdale band director Gary Roseth will be held Wednesday, May 13, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the American Legion Club banquet hall, 2678 East Seventh Avenue N. in St. Paul.

Free appetizers will be provided and a a cash bar will be available.

Proceeds will help fund a scholarship for a graduating Tartan High School band student.

The evening will also include music, a silent auction, CDs of music from 1976 through 1984 Tartan Band concerts available for purchase, and monetary donations will be collected for the scholarship.

Roseth was a band director in School District 622 for nearly fifteen years, seven of which were spent at Tartan High School. His concert and jazz bands won many awards and garnered accolades.

Former band members from various graduating classes will attend the event and celebrate "the love of music which their beloved band director instilled in them so many years ago," according to organizers.

For more information visit To donate to the silent auction or for further information, contact Judy at (651) 730-7801 or e-mail Nick Roseth at