Welcome Home Celebration for Olympic Gold Medalist Brittany ReeseWHAT: The City of Gulfport and Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport are planning a welcome home celebration for Olympic Gold Medalist Brittney Reese this Saturday, August 11th at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport. Brittney’s flight is scheduled to arrive by 6:30 p.m. We ask all public and media to arrive by 6:00 p.m. and the public to carpool if at all possible. Complimentary parking vouchers will be provided.
The Gulfport High Admiral marching band will perform. City of Gulfport Mayor Schloegel and others will give brief remarks to welcome her home. Gulf Coast residents are encouraged to attend, carrying American flags and signs of congratulations.
Brittney attended Gulfport High School, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and Ole Miss. Brittney is the first student of the Track and Field family at Ole Miss to win an Olympic Gold Medal.
WHEN: 6:00 p.m. Saturday, August 11, 2012
WHERE: Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport 1st Level Main Terminal
DETAILS: Brittney Reese’s flight is scheduled to arrive by 6:30 p.m. We encourage all media and public to arrive early by 6:00 p.m. RSVP’s are encouraged from all media and business organizations wanting to participate by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, August 10th. To RSVP please contact Ashley Duke by phone at (228) 863-5951 Ext. 3036 or e-mail at Aduke@flygpt.com