20150815 - MCH Patriots - nwherald


Daryl Quitalig - For Shaw Media
Braeden Austin (center), 3, dunks his father, Sean Austin, both of Mchenry, at Patriots in the Park in McHenry, Ill. on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015. Sean's father served in Korea and wanted to honor him, and all service members, by attending the days' events. The event was a hometown picnic hosted by the Joe’s Wish nonprofit organization to raise funds to support local military families, veterans and veterans’ causes. Other activities included games, children’s activities, music entertainment from Peter and the Versatiles, pie-eating contests, crafters, vendors, food, and raffles.