The Plain Local Instrumental Music Patrons Association, Inc. (PLIMPA)

PLIMPA Is the parent booster organization that supports band and strings in grades 5-12. The parents involved in PLIMPA help to provide support to the instrumental programs in the Plain Local Schools. PLIMPA is a 501(c)3 charitable organization.

Monthly general meetings generally occur on the last Wednesday of each month at 7:30 PM in the high school band room and are open to band/string parents, family, and the general public. General meetings usually last 20-30 minutes. The PLIMPA Board of Trustees is comprised of the following elected board members and meets monthly from 6:30-7:30 PM. The PLIMPA Board is responsible for the business affairs of the organization. 

2020-2021 Meeting Schedule

Typically the last Wednesday of each month

Board of Trustees 6:30-7:30 PM

General PLIMPA Meeting 7:30 PM


2020-2021 Board of Trustees

Juanita Unkefer, President

Bobbi Jo Kintigh, First Vice President

Theresa Newiadomski, Second Vice President

Nicole Marcum, Treasurer

Rachelle Oyler, Recording Secretary

Pam McHaddon, Corresponding Secretary

Carolyn Gemma, Member-At-Large

Aaron Shaffer, Member-At-Large

​​Joslin Shaffer, Member-At-Large

Each year PLIMPA helps the instrumental students in Plain Local Schools by organizing the following projects:

Chaperoning for events such as games, band shows, band camp, OMEA performances

Concession fundraising for OMEA HS Solo & Ensemble and OMEA State Band

Band Car Washes

GlenOak Band Mattress Sale Fundraiser

GlenOak Craft Show

Fruit and Pie Sale (fall)

Pepperoni Roll Sale

Taggarts Pint Card Sale

Band uniform fundraising

PLIMPA Band Scholarship

Winter and Spring Fundraisers

Girls Basketball Concessions

Patron Advertising

Special Projects