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September 5, 2013

Angels in Tropical Shirts scheduled for Sept. 21

Cedar Creek Lake Parrot Head Club to host cancer fundraiser at Watz Up in Seven Points

Athens — The weekend of September 21th and 22th the Cedar Creek Lake Parrot Head Club and is hosting a huge Cancer Benefit and Trop-Rock Music Festival called Angels in Tropical Shirts benefiting The Mary Crowley Cancer Research Center.   We are holding this year’s Angels in Tropical Shirts in honor of Ben Wynne a long time Parrot Head and friend who recently lost his battle with cancer.

Angels in Tropical Shirts has raised money for various cancer related charities for four years and was founded by Anita and Kelly Brown after Anita lost her mother and brother to cancer within the same year.  This benefit has been held in Kemah, Texas and Lake Charles, Louisiana.  The last event was at Cedar Creek Lake and we are proud to host here again.

The Angels in Tropical Shirts Cancer Benefit and Trop-Rock Music Festival starts on Saturday, September 21st the Music Festival is from 4:00 p.m. until 11PM upstairs at The Banquet Hall at Whatz Up. There will be over 6 artists and bands performing throughout the day that are donating their time and talent to this event.   Great Trop-Rock Artists such as Lucky Boyd, Scotty Lee Shuffield, Don Burke, Larry Penny, Kelly Brown and The Bad Monkeys will perform. 

Saturday, the event will not only feature great entertainment but will also have raffles, live and silent auctions, door prizes and plenty of surprises to entertain the crowd.  Admission Saturday only is $20.  Event t-shirts will be available for purchase for $10. Attendees will help benefit a great cause and enjoy a fantastic weekend of music and fun!

Whatz Up is offering a VIP special pricing for attendees to the Angels event. The VIP pass includes unlimited miniature golf, rock climbing, video games, and go carts.

Sunday morning, September 22, we will be gathering at BnR Pit Grill in Mabank to enjoy a Bloody Mary brunch.

For all the details on Angels in Tropical Shirts and to register visit the website www.angelsintropicalshirts.com or contact Robert Render at 972-898-9493.

 

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