Plans develop to celebrate South Shore Olympians
Although planning is still in its early stages, officials on both sides reported the possibility of a parade, live music, award ceremony and more.
“We definitely want to honor our champions,” said city spokesperson Anita Good, “and we want to work with the community to do whatever we can to honor and support them.”
The city is also considering issuing a proclamation and giving each athlete a key to the city, she said. But before organizers solidify a plan, they want to make sure the humble competitors are OK with having a celebration in their honor.
Joe Anderson, Jamie Anderson’s father, said he personally knows of at least one Olympian who would be thrilled to receive the community support.
“Jamie would love it,” he said.
Sierra officials have not locked down a date for the celebration at this time. However ...