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Marty's Goldenaires celebrates 72 years with picnic


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BESSEMER - Music resounded from Bluff Valley Park in Bessemer throughout the day on Saturday as folks gathered for Marty's Goldenaires annual Town Picnic, with live music from the drum and bugle corps and other local musicians under the park pavilion.

The picnic was a celebration of Marty's 72nd anniversary. The corps was first established by senior members of American Legion Post 27 in Bessemer in 1950 but has since expanded to include members as young as 16 years old. The town picnic has been annual event in Bessemer since 1980.

The Goldenaires pl...