Elana Meyers Shares Olympic Victory at Douglasville Public Appearance

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Olympic bobsledding silver-medalist Elana Meyers is back home in Douglasville.

To welcome home Meyers and to celebrate her victorious accomplishment of winning silver with Team USA partner Lauryn Williams, the City of Douglasville and Douglas County will host a meet and greet/public appearance with Elana Meyers Tuesday, Feb. 25 at Arbor Place Mall from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Center Court area in front of Macy's.

Meyers will be available to provide autographed photos, meet one-on-one with attendees and take pictures with fans. The event will also include an opening ceremony, hosted by Captain Herb Emory, with remarks by Douglas County Board of Commissioners Chairman Tom Worthan, Douglasville Mayor Harvey Persons, and a special greeting from Meyers. Douglasville City Councilwoman LaShun Burr-Danley will open the ceremony with a performance of the National Anthem accompanied by Gospel artist James Bignon.

The event is free and open to the public to attend. For more information, contact Kimberly Bridges with the Douglasville Convention & Visitors Bureau at 404-664-0633 or bridgesk@douglasvillega.gov .



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