Local Olympians Honored Sunday

'Marblehead Celebrates Her 2012 Olympians' will take place at Abbot Hall Sunday.

Two Olympians with Marblehead ties will appear at a celebration Sunday afternoon at Abbot Hall.

The 'Marblehead Celebrates Her 2012 Olympians' event, sponsored by The Marblehead Forever Committee, will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday and will honor gold medal winner Kayla Harrison, local marathoner Shalane Flanagan and Sara Hendershot, who competed in women's pairs rowing.

Harrison and Hendershot will attend the celebration.

According to the program, the order of events will be as follows: 

  • Welcome from Marblehead Forever Committee
  • Presentation of Citation and remarks from the Board of Selectmen
  • Presentation of Citations: Sen. Thomas McGee, Rep. Lori Ehrlich
  • Introduction of Kayla Harrison by Aaron Handy
  • Introduction of Sara Hendershot by Marion Hendershot
  • Refreshments and photo opportunities with Olympians

For more information, residents are encouraged to contact the Marblehead Forever Committee


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