Music Fest to ramp up skate park funds Saturday

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Members of YOURS Foundation are ramping up for another Music Fest to raise funds to build a skate park in Ascension Parish.

Skateboarding and music will fill the Ascension Civic Center March 7 for Music Fest 2009.

YOURS foundation (Your Own Unique Riding Style) will present the festival from noon-7 p.m. at the center located on Airline Hwy. in Sorrento. Five bands and two skateboard competitions will be there, and prizes and raffles will be given out. The fundraiser event has a $5 admission cost. Skaters are asked to bring their own boards and helmets to skate all day.

Bands scheduled to play include Against the Stream, High Top Kicks, Adam Dale, Backlit Stereo and EZ Company.