5 THINGS TO KNOW: Mattress sale to benefit McAlester High School band

KEVIN HARVISON | Staff photoThe McAlester High School marching band will host a mattress sale Saturday, March 2.

A mattress sale on Saturday will help the McAlester High School band get outfitted with new uniforms. Here is more information on the event from McAlester head band director Mark Price.

1. How does the band benefit from the mattress sale?

The band will receive a percentage of each purchase of a mattress or adjustable base. The money will be used to purchase new band uniforms. Our current uniforms are 10 years old and are worn out. We are estimating the cost of new uniforms to about $450 each and up to $90,000 total.

2. Are there discounts on the mattresses?

Yes — Discounts up to 50 percent off retail!

3. What brands and sizes are available?

All sizes and name brands like Simmons Beautyrest, Southerland, Malouf, & Tranquility.

4. What are the price ranges of the mattresses?

Twin beds start at $199, most expensive king around $2,000 and everything in between.

5. How do I get my mattress home?

They are offering free local delivery within two weeks for date of event.

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