This is an invitation to the very first Bro-Fest.
We had it all ready to be listed in this week's Weekly but complications with government entities got in the way.
One band that is slated to play is Roadhouse. These guys really know how to rock. If any one remembers Frank and Woody from way back, Frank is the lead singer. The rest of the guys have played in bands in town for years.
BRO-FEST was created to honor two very special people, Danny and Mikey Mack. Danny and Mikey were brothers who were tragically taken from us in separate vehicular accidents. Mikey was only 16 when he died, and Danny passed away 11 months later at the age of 20.
BRO-FEST is a way to celebrate their lives, to spread the joy they brought to all of us and to raise funds for a worthy cause.
Danny and Mikey Mack were All American kids. They came from a loving family, including their Mom, Libby, their Dad Don and big brother Nathan. They loved sports and were actively involved in soccer, golf, volleyball and baseball. Both were outstanding students at their schools and gave back to the community in a number of ways.
The event will take place on Sunday, April 27, at Jacob’s Park, 1010 W. Lind, from noon tp 5 p.m. Activities include live music, great food, drawings for a wide assortment of fantastic prizes, softball games, volleyball games, horseshoes and a whole lot of fun.
Money earned will be used for playground improvements at Walter Douglas Elementary School in the Flowing Wells School District. The boys both went there, and their mom still teaches there.
In connection with BRO-FEST, the Macks have partnered with Magical Builders, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of underprivileged children and their communities (www.magicalbuilders.org).
The website is: http://www.mackmemorialfund.org/home.html