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 for the committee.
This year’s Official Grand Marshall is the honorable Dr. Bobby Mukkamala. The Board of Directors all
unanimously agreed that Dr. Mukkamala played a huge role in making the event- and other events in our
community-possible to hold. This past year through the unprecedented times, the pandemic, Dr. Mukkamala
stepped up, and stepped out of his normal everyday life to truly help others. His dedication and innovation to
create masks with his son in his lab, his educated wisdom throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to the
governor’s office, lawmakers and physicians statewide was just the beginning.
He put his own needs and families’ needs last. He dedicated his time, and still does to make sure vaccines are available for our community. He supported and encouraged everyone, even led by example for all to get
vaccinated, which in turn has lowered the curve, and allowed us to open back up and lower restrictions.
His is a true inspiration to us all. He is a true leader in this community, and one that doesn’t like the limelight,
but is very deserving of it. Please join the Back to the Bricks® Executive Committee in congratulating Dr. Bobby Mukkamala.
Dr. Mukkamala will take part in the ribbon cutting at 4 p.m. on August 18 at Factory One, in Flint, 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.
Dr. Mukkamala will also be at the Saturday Main Event Opening Ceremony as a special guest, at 10 a.m. August 2, near the GM Statue Plaza in Downtown Flint, on Saginaw Street.