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Arts & Entertainment Macon Aero Modelers set annual BBQ Charity Fun Fly

Large radio controlled airplanes can be seen at the Macon Aero Modelers Air Field at the club's annual Charity Fun Fly Sept. 21 and 22, at the club’s flying field on Tessentee Road in Otto.The Macon Aero Modelers is holding its 5th Annual BBQ Charity Fun Fly on Sept. 21 and 22 at the club's flying field on Tessentee Road in Otto. Gates open at 9 a.m.

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 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.

The fun fly is a spectacular show with radio control enthusiasts from surrounding states taking part.

A $5 parking fee will be assessed. BBQ plates are $7 and hot dog plates are $5.

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


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