City of Detroit Announces Red Wings Celebration

Jun 13, 2002, 01:00 ET from City of Detroit

    DETROIT, June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Kwame M. Kilpatrick announced today
 that Detroit will honor the 2002 Stanley Cup Champion Red Wings with a parade
 and rally on Monday, June 17.
     The parade will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Woodward Avenue and the Fisher
 Freeway (I-75) Service Drive.  It will proceed south on Woodward to Jefferson
 Avenue and go west on Jefferson to Washington Blvd.  The parade will end at
 Jefferson and Washington Blvd. A rally at Hart Plaza immediately follows the
     "The Red Wings are the pride of Detroit," said Mayor Kilpatrick.  "We want
 to honor the team for its championship spirit.  Hockeytown is painted red
     The City of Detroit expects more than a million fans to come downtown for
 the celebration entitled, "A Detroit Toast to Hockeytown."
     For further information, go to the City's Web site at
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SOURCE City of Detroit