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Bessemer - August 28, 2009

Marty's Goldenaires hosted its Annual Fundraising Picnic Sunday. The picnic was held in Bessemer's Bluff Valley Park. The members of Marty's Goldenaires cooked and served food, manned gaming booths and everything else that was necessary to make this event a very large success.

There was entertainment all day long. There was country music the evening. Borderline performed the music for dancing, or just listening to this really fine trio. Earlier in the day you could dance to Favaro's polkas and other accordion solos.

There was of course the park, where the kids could run around and enjoy the rides, monkey bars and the like. People walked the trails or sat and enjoyed the company of friends and family members. The hillside scenery made the perfect backdrop for this perfect event.

In the evening the Goldenaire's fans were treated to a concert. Marty's Goldenaires gave the crowd the show that they waited for all day long. As usual, the Drum and Bugle Corps was perfect. The event may very well have been the most well attended of all the summer concerts preceding it.

The group was led by Rich Brown, who directed Corps through their entire concert.
Slideshow - 2009 Marty's Goldenaire Picnic