Help Doc and Chou Chou Rise From The Ashes

In the middle of the night on Sept 6th, Chou Chou and Doc Scantlin, leaders of the beloved Imperial Palms Orchestra, awoke to a room filling with smoke. They managed to get out of the house unharmed but their house, clothes, personal belongings, and cars were a total loss. Also lost were band equipment, costumes, instruments, sheet music, even Doc’s luthier tools. This was a mere week before Chou Chou was going to give her first public performance since the pandemic closed everything down.
Though they’re insured, the process of settling, demolishing, planning, and rebuilding the house and their lives will take time. Not to mention insurance won’t cover replacing everything. Join us in helping them get through this difficult time and ensure that the exciting big band sound and show of the Imperial Palms Orchestra, one of the last big bands performing today, can return, thrive, and bring joy again.

  • Marc Weigel 
    • $100 
    • 7 hrs
  • Gerard Del Rosso 
    • $100 
    • 7 hrs
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 23 hrs
  • Anonymous 
    • $75 
    • 1 d
  • William Combs 
    • $100 
    • 1 d
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Fundraising team (3)

Beth Klingbiel 
Raised $1,000 from 8 donations
Huntingtown, MD
Steven Scantlin 
Mad Dog 
Team member
Raised $7,880 from 45 donations
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