The Olympic champions were just named as the Grand Marshals for America’s Thanksgiving Parade 2014.
“We are incredibly honored to announce Meryl Davis and Charlie White as Grand Marshals for this year’s parade,” Tony Michaels, president & CEO of The Parade Company shared in a statement. “It has been thrilling to follow these two metro-Detroiters as they made history in the 2014 Winter Olympics and we are excited to celebrate them during America’s Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van.”
Meryl added, “I am grateful to be a part of America’s Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van, a cherished tradition I have grown up with. I look forward to traveling down Woodward Avenue on Thanksgiving morning and experiencing the parade with family, friends and fellow Detroiters who have showed me such strong support throughout my career.”
“It is an honor to be selected as a Grand Marshal for America’s Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van,” Charlie shared. “I am humbled to be a part of one of the best Thanksgiving parades in the country and have the opportunity to celebrate with the hundreds of thousands of Detroiters who attend this remarkable tradition.”
The 2014 America’s Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van will be held on Thursday, November 27th