Wednesday, May 9, 2012

2012 Spirit of America Press Conference

Spirit of America Festival

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

3:00 pm

City Council Chambers

Decatur City Hall

 The Spirit of America Festival Board of Directors invites you to attend the 2012 Spirit of America Press Conference which will take place at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 in the Council Chambers located on the 1st floor of the Decatur City Hall at 402 Lee Street NE in Decatur, Alabama.

Honorees for The Audie Murphy Patriotism Award,  The Barrett C. Shelton Freedom Award,  The Humanitarian Award,  and The John and Brenda Perry Support for Military Families Award will be announced.  The awards are a defining element of the Spirit of America Festival, and each year, special honorees receive awards commending their outstanding service, commitment and contribution to their county and fellow man. 

The Spirit of America Festival Board of Directors and the Miss Point Mallard Pageant Board of Directors will also proudly recognize Miss Callie Walker, who was crowned as Miss Point Mallard’s Outstanding Teen on July 3, 2011.  Callie represented Decatur at the 10th annual state pageant in March, and was crowned as  Miss Alabama’s Outstanding Teen.  She will advance to the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen competition in August.  Callie is the first Miss Point Mallard’s Outstanding Teen to win the state title. 

The 2012 festival theme,  the fireworks sponsor, and a preview of activities to be featured at this year’s event will be highlighted.  A complete press packet with information on the festival, the awards and the recipients will be available at the event. 

For More Information:
David Carney  256-652-2460
Melinda M. Dunn  256-341-4818

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