Mancountry to Close in October

After days of speculation about their future, Mancountry founder, Corey Samuels, confirmed the non-profit will be closing in October.

In a post on their Facebook page, the group had previously announced they will cease operations on Oct. 1, 2019.

Moving forward from the announcement, the group said that those interested in upcoming events should make their ticket purchases immediately.

In addition, those who would like to purchase merchandise must also do so immediately, as the line of apparel will be discontinued following the disbanding of the group.

The group’s “big send-off” will culminate with the wrestling event being held at L-Treyn’s on Saturday, Sep. 28. The event will feature professional wrestling legends, live in-ring action from Central Empire Wrestling and more.

Samuels said one of the key decisions for the announcement is because he wants to spend more time with his family.

“It time for me to step back and take some time and hang out with the kiddos and hang out with the wife,” Samuels said in a Facebook Live video on Wednesday. “Austin and Hunter deserve lots of ‘Daddy Time’ and they are getting very little of it.

His family was one of the main reasons for starting the group to begin with and Samuels said he has no regrets.

“I wanted Hunter and Austin to have something, I didn’t see a lot special needs things going on in town. They just weren’t going on,” Samuels said.

They will still be doing their Grocery Giveaway and after they finish in October, the rest of the money they have available will go to K-Play.

Samuels also said they will still have their t-ball and basketball leagues and that he welcomes anyone who would like to take over Mancountry to contact him.

“If someone wants to step up and do what I do, I will gladly pass over the mantle if they would like to run Mancountry,” Samuels said.