Highland Park Unveils Jason Brown Ice Sculpture on Wednesday

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Please come out and show your support for Highland Park Hometown Hero, and Highland Park High School 2013 Graduate, Jason Brown.

Be a part of a pep rally, as Mayor Nancy Rotering unveils a 10 foot tall ice sculpture replica of Olympian Jason Brown in Port Clinton Square, in Downtown Highland Park on Wednesday February 12th at 4pm.Join City and Park District officials, the Highland Park Skate Club, members of the community and Jason Brown fans!! Wear your Jason Brown t-shirts, buttons and ribbons….make a sign to wish Jason good luck.

Hope to have a great turn out and to see everyone at the Park District Viewing party at Centennial Ice Rink of Friday the 14th!
sibuna February 12, 2014 at 06:24 PM
"Hometown Hero"?? How is he a "hero"? Did he run into a burning building and save a child? Die overseas sacrificing his life in the military while rescuing the lives of countless others? Stop a runaway train from crashing into downtown Highland Park? No, he dances on ice skates. So.....he's a "hero"?
Stu Pidasso February 13, 2014 at 12:08 AM
A hero on ice you dumb bitch
Stu Pidasso February 13, 2014 at 12:11 AM
it seems like all you do is complain, maybe you should listen to yourself... " then you are in a sad place in your life."" GTFO HERE!!!
forest barbieri February 13, 2014 at 10:49 AM
Interesting article in NY Times today on Jason and his music, choreographing and effort to maximise points without a quad. Any athlete at this level is amazing and we are proud of his achievement to represent his country in the Olympics. The fact that he is from Highland Park and actually trained at our little Centennial Ice arena is great for the community and an inspiration to all of our communities children and future athletes! Go Jason! Go USA! Also nice to see the positive exposure that Russia is getting! We expect to see many new American Tourists to beautiful St Petersburg, Russia going forward!
Stuart Senescu February 13, 2014 at 11:04 AM
Yes, the word 'hero' is overblown these days, but it should all be taken in context. Here's a young man who has (within the context of 99% of 19 year olds in HP) achieved great success on a world wide stage. For younger skaters at our tax payer supported Ice Rink, he has shown what can be accomplished with some talent and a lot of hard work. If younger skaters can be inspired to work hard toward their goals, of whatever nature, then he is a hero to them. Go Jason, Go USA!


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