Band director Ted Aarrestad displays the board game created by the D.C. Everest Senior High School band.
D.C. Everest Senior High School band members have developed and now are selling a localized version of the popular board game Monopoly to raise money to buy new instruments.
The game features, for example, local businesses Basil restaurant, River Valley Bank and Country Fresh Meats in place of the classic properties including Boardwalk, Park Place and New York Avenue.
The businesses purchased what is essentially an advertising spot on the game board, fully paying for the cost to produce 550 copies of the game. Band director Ted Aarrestad said the business' help not only helped the band keep ...