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Vision, Mission & Values



Washmo Blues Society



Our vision is that all lovers of Blues in the Washington, MO area will enjoy the culture of Blues music through their participation in educational programs, public performances, jam sessions, and community volunteerism.



The Washmo Blues Society :

is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, dedicated to bringing together lovers of the Blues for the promotion and preservation of Blues music.

will achieve its Vision by providing:

A network of association for area Blues lovers.

A formal educational program.

Public performances, jam sessions, and fundraising activities.

Periodic newsletters and website postings to inform the members and public of Blues related activities and events within the region.

An annual Blues music competition, the winner of which will be sent to Memphis, TN to participate in The Blues Foundation international competition.

A scholarship program for local students of Blues music.

Donations to Blues related charities.

Volunteer support for local groups that work toward the promotion of the Washington, Mo. community.



Our work will be guided by our commitment to:

Inclusiveness- we respect people, value diversity, and are committed to equality.

Participation-we value and recognize the contribution of volunteers within our organization and community.

Quality-we strive for excellence through continuous improvement.

Openness-we are committed to a culture of teamwork and collaboration.