On the weekend of 16 – 18 November 2018, the New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Derek Lance) traveled to the Massachusetts Division for a ministry weekend that included stops in Worcester, Canton, Boston, and Brockton. Massachusetts Divisional Music Director (DMD) Matthew Luhn and his team organized the events of the weekend.
The Flint Citadel Band (Bandmaster Matthew Rowland) held its 81st annual Thanksgiving Concert on Saturday, 23 November 2013 at Whiting Auditorium. Three members of the New York Staff Band, Christopher Ward (soprano cornet), Timothy Ward (tenor horn) and Simon Morton (E♭ bass), were the special guests.
The Flint Citadel Band, under the direction of Bandmaster Richard Holman, held its 71st annual Thanksgiving concert on 29 November 2003. The special guest for the evening was pianist William Way.