Pictured above is Detroit Pistons Center Greg K. Monroe with his mother, Norma. Monroe served as the grand marshal for Mack Alive’s 21st Annual Parade & Rally. The parade marched down Mack Avenue, from St. Jean Street to E. Grand Boulevard at Genesis Lutheran Church on Aug. 18.The rally, held on the church grounds, featured free food, concessions, entertainment and vendors. To the left, attendees are seen doing The Hustle. Participants had the opportunity to receive blood pressure screenings, HIV testing, along with health and wellness information.
The Greg K Foundation, created by Monroe, has a goal of providing mentoring, scholarships, training and other benefits to the New Orleans and Detroit areas.