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Wednesday, 11 September 2013 15:15

Macon Aero Modelers Barbecue Fundraiser

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The Macon Aero Modelers is holding its 5th annual BBQ Charity Fun Fly at 9 a.m. Sept. 21-22, at the club’s flying field on Tessentee Road in Otto.

Each year the club, made up of radio-controlled airplane enthusiasts, hosts the Fun Fly to raise money for non-governmental, non-profit organizations. This year the club is sponsoring the event to raise money for REACH of Macon County. REACH is a non-profit organization that works with victims of domestic violence. It also has a court advocacy program, rape prevention education programs, youth advocacy programs, a 24-hour crisis hot line and provides emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence, among other services.

There is a $5 parking fee. Barbecue plates are $7 and hot dog plates are $5. 

The rain date for the event is Sept. 28-29.

828.421.7843.

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