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October 8, 2010

Olympians top Thanksgiving parade lineup

FREE PRESS STAFF

The Parade Co. announced this morning the lineup of celebrities for this year’s America’s Thanksgiving Parade in downtown Detroit.

Among them are:

• Jana Kramer – Actress from "One Tree Hill" and a Rochester native

• Dwele – Songwriter/musician and a Detroit native

Meryl Davis and Charlie White – 2010 Vancouver Olympic silver medalists in the ice dancing competition

• Seth Wescott – 2010 Vancouver Olympic gold medalist in men’s snowboard cross

• Thomas Finchum – 2008 Beijing Olympic synchronized diver

• Peter Vanderkaay - 2008 Beijing Olympic gold medalist in the men’s 800m freestyle relay

• Ricky Berens – 2008 Beijing Olympic Games gold medalist in the men’s 800m freestyle relay

• Gretchen Rossi – Reality TV personality from “Real Housewives of Orange County”

• Biz Markie – Entertainer, DJ, hip-hop recording artist and regular on hit kids’ show “Yo Gabba Gabba!”

• And from the North Pole – Santa Claus

“The Parade Company is committed to bringing people together and creating smiles year after year,” said Tony Michaels, president and CEO of the Parade Co.

“What better way than with this year’s parade theme, ‘Celebrate the Spirit.’ Together we will celebrate all of our achievements, including those of our Olympic athletes, all of our generosity, all that we are thankful for and the magic that is created during this most cherished civic event – America’s Thanksgiving Parade.”

Grandstand tickets are available for prime viewing of the more than 60 units, including floats, balloons, marching bands, specialty acts and celebrity guests. Prices range from $45 to $25 each, depending on the options you choose. Grandstand tickets are nonrefundable and can be ordered atwww.theparade.org or by calling 313-923-7400, Ext. 231.


2 comments:

Anonymous said...

hi i^m from brazil...i like to know charlie white is single
please answer me

Anonymous said...

charlie white is dating former ice dance rival tanith belbin.

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