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Sylvia
06-21-2011, 01:49 PM
http://www.freep.com/article/20110621/SPORTS18/106210408/Metro-state-Cool-celebration-awaits-Canton-s-prized-ice-dancers

A celebration of the Arctic Figure Skating Club's medal sweep in ice dance at the world figure skating championships will be held tonight at Kickers All-Star Grill in Canton.

The three teams -- gold medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White, silver medalists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada, and bronze medalists Alex and Maia Shibutani -- are all scheduled to attend. The public portion of the celebration begins at 6 p.m.

ETA link to the event press release: http://leisure.canton-mi.org/newsroom/2011_gen_press.asp?id=8130

This congratulatory special event is scheduled to take place at Kickers All Star Grill, located at 46555 W. Michigan Avenue, in Canton, MI on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 from 6-7 p.m. Canton Township employees and Arctic Figure Skating Club members are set to honor these competitors from 5-6 p.m., while the public is invited to attend a meet-and-greet from 6-7 p.m. to celebrate the achievements of these three talented ice-dancing teams and coaches who have spent months training on the ice at Canton’s Arctic Edge Ice Arena.
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Hosted by Canton Township and Arctic Edge Ice Arena, this World Figure Skating Championship celebration will give the community a chance to join these athletes for a special congratulatory meet and greet that will include photo opportunities as well as refreshments. For more information on Canton’s special World Championship Ice Dancing Celebration, call 734/483-5600 or visit Cantonfun.org

Sylvia
06-22-2011, 08:15 PM
Local article & photos from Canton yesterday: http://westbloomfield.patch.com/articles/canton-ice-dancers-fill-podium-at-world-championships

9 photos from the Detroit Free Press: http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/gallery?Avis=C4&Dato=20110621&Kategori=SPORTS&Lopenr=106210805&Ref=PH

Did anyone attend this event?