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For Immediate Release: Monday, May 15, 2023
Contact: Yvette Jones, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hometown Celebration Planned for Top 3 ‘American Idol’ Finalist Megan Danielle
Parade, Pep Rally, and Concert Featuring Douglasville Native Scheduled for Tuesday
(Douglasville, GA)- A “Hometown Hero” celebration is planned for Douglasville Native Megan Danielle, who advanced to the Top 3 in the ‘American Idol’ finals on Sunday.
Douglas County Government and the City of Douglasville, in partnership with the Douglas County School System, are collaborating on a day full of celebratory events on Tuesday, May 16, in recognition of Danielle’s achievements on the national stage.
“We are thrilled to welcome Megan home and celebrate her success,” said Douglas County Board of Commissioners Vice-Chairman Tarenia Carthan. “We are so proud of what she has accomplished and the hope she represents for all of us who dare to dream big.”
The celebration will kick off at 2:45 p.m. with a parade between Rose and Price in downtown Douglasville on Church Street, followed by a pep rally and City/County proclamations on O’Neal Plaza. The evening will culminate with a concert headlined by Megan Danielle at her alma mater Douglas County High School. The show begins at 8:00 p.m.
All events are free and open to the public. Entrance to the concert will be available on a first-come, first-served basis until capacity is reached. Please be advised weapons are not allowed on school premises, and a clear bag policy will be in effect.
Footage from the day’s events will be featured in a ‘Hometown’ video story to be aired during the show’s finale on Sunday, May 21.