Friends of Fine Arts

The DC-G Friends of Fine Arts organization supports the fine arts programs of the Dallas Center-Grimes School District. FOFA (as it has been historically called) boosts the fine arts. Instrumental and vocal music, theater, dance, art programs, and individual and group speech activities are all supported by this group of volunteers! If you have a child in the fine arts program, you are an important part of FOFA, and we need everyones help to be successful.

Ticket Information

Order your FOFA Weekend tickets online. After going to the SeatYourself website, click on the event on the calendar. Follow the prompts to order your tickets.

If you want to order both Friday and Saturday night tickets, first click on Friday night and choose your general admission tickets then click “more tickets” and next “Events.” Then you can select Saturday night’s performance and choose your own seats for dinner.  Ticket sales will end on Sunday, March 18th.

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dcg students wearing all black putting on a playFOFA Nights

March 23-24, 2018

An amazing 2 night event of talent. Join us Friday night for a variety show of talents by our very own DCG students and a dessert intermission. Then come back on Saturday for dinner and a show. There will be dinner and entertainment. Start in the gym for a meal and performances by our full bands and jazz bands. Then move into the auditorium to be wowed as our choirs (including show choirs) perform on stage. You don’t want to miss it!



April 20th, 2018

A fun filled night of fundraising with friends and fitness. We walk, jog or run with our peers and community members for the Friends of Fine Arts. There will be glow in the dark shirts, glow in the dark accessories and plenty of smiles! Bring your friends and family members out and join in on the fun.

The GLOFA 5K Run/Walk began in 2016. This will be the third year Friends of Fine Arts hosts this event. GLOFA is a fundraiser for the Dallas Center – Grimes Friends of Fine Arts (FOFA).

Last year, over 292 people participated. This year we hope to be able to have 400 participants, providing for even more fun during the event and additional funding for our fine arts programs at DC-G community schools. This is a great non-competitive event for families.

This year the GLOFA 5K Run/Walk will take place on Friday, April 20, 2018. We will again offer 1 mile & 5K events at the Grimes Sports Complex at dusk. Participants registered by the deadline will receive a glow-in-the-dark T-shirt designed by a former DC-G art student.

Please take a look at your calendar and plan to join us again this year. For more information and event updates, ‘like’ the FOFA Facebook page and RSVP to the GLOFA 5K Run/Walk event!


Registration Form

If you have a child in the fine arts program, you are an important part of FOFA. DC-G Fine Arts opportunities supported through FOFA would not be possible without our generous and dedicated DC-G families.



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Kathy Fortune – President
Deann McAninch – Vice President
Jeff VandeKieft – Treasurer
Lisa Thompson – Secretary

Board Members:

Amy Forbes, Publicity Chair
Ben Ihde
Addie Vance
Janet Stevens
Sarah Schaefer
Stacey Frett
Tracy Koch
Wendy Becker

Teacher Representatives:

Elementary Fine Arts: Pam Short,
Michelle Breach,
Amy Cory,
Danell Duncan,
Bonnie Idhe,
Lisa Maifeld,
Lisa Tekippe,
Mikayla Whitney,
Middle School Fine Arts: Sarah Schafer,
Joy Augustine,
Chris Crandell,
Nicole Pitts,
Meadows Fine Arts: Janet Stevens,
Steve Britt,
April Busch,
Heidi Steger,
DC-G High School Art: Wendy Becker,
Mike Burgher,
DC-G High School Band/Jazz Band: Wendy Becker,
Craig Crilly,
DC-G High School Choir/Jazz Choir: Lisa Thompson,
Eric Mohlis,
DC-G High School Drama/Speech: Sarah Schafer,
Jane Altman,
Katt Merriman,
Anne Frett,
Kar Gustafson,
DC-G High School Show Choir: Lisa Thompson,
Jim Shutt,, Luminosity

January 2018