Macon Mayhem donates ticket sales to Cherry Blossom Festival

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – “We’re a really hard working, really tough team,” said Macon Mayhem assistant coach Leo Thomas.

The Macon Mayhem prepared for a big exhibition game Friday morning with a few extra drills.

“We’ve brought a lot of new faces in here,” said Thomas.

Assistant coach Leo Thomas and the team actually have two things built into the game plan tonight–beat the Columbus Cottonmouths and help the community.

“It’s huge I mean anytime we can help out the community and get some fans in the stands–it’s for a good cause that’s a good thing,” said Thomas.

The Mayhem will give a portion of the ticket sales from Friday’s game to help one of Macon’s biggest events

“It’s an exciting time to come out and support these athletes who are just incredible,” said Cherry Blossom Festival Board Chair Stacy Ingram.

“When I would send out information to our board, I would say tough guys wear pink, and these are really tough guys these hockey players,” said Ingram.

These guys will be sporting pink Friday night–and a lot of it.

They’re custom jerseys to show support for the festival.

“Naw I mean it all came together–they did a really good job with it,” said Thomas.

All this to make the festival better and get some tough guys to wear a little pink.

“We’ve got budget with a lot of different things we need to fulfill so it will help us tremendously,” said Ingram.

“I like the pink!” said Thomas.

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