Back to the Bricks Names Dr.Bobby Mukkamala as Grand Marshall
There are two things Dr. Bobby Mukkamala loves more than anything, Flint and cars. So it's almost fitting the Back to the Bricks Executive Committee gives him an honor that combines both loves.
In an announcement Friday, Back to the Bricks announced that Dr. Bobby (as he is lovingly known around town) will server as the official Grand Marshall of this year's event. The Board of Directors all unanimously agreed that Dr. Bobby played a huge role in getting the community, and the state, through the unprecedented times we faced during the pandemic.
According to a statement from Back to the Bricks, when the Back to the Bricks Executive Committee met to discuss this year’s Grand Marshall, the main topic that kept coming up was, who in our community is deserving of a much needed “thank you” for all they have done in our community through the Pandemic? It was a very easy decision.
Mukkamala himself is avid car collector with his own museum of sorts housing over 60 cars he has collected over the years. For him, anything associated with the community is special.
"It is such an honor to be named Grand Marshall. The event is an intersection of so many aspects of my life: Flint, cars and the community's emerging from a health crisis. I said yes but mainly as a representative of the heroic health care workers across the area", Mukkamala told us.
You will be able to catch Dr. Bobby at the Ribbon Cutting at Factory One in Flint 4pm on August 18th. That will then be followed by a Rolling Cruise from Factory One to Grand Blanc High School where he will be received by the Grand Blanc Chamber of Commerce at their “Pit Stop” Cruise In along the cruise route.