NEEDHAM (CBS) – Massachusetts is getting ready to give Olympic champion Aly Raisman a big welcome home.
Needham will hold a “Rally For Aly” at the town common at 11 a.m. on Saturday.READ MORE: DA: Tyngsboro Police Tried To Stop Car Before Fatal Crash With Garbage Truck
Town official Sandy Cincotta told WBZ News Radio 1030 that there won’t be a parade this time around.Bryan Purdie Held Without Bail For Alleged Home Invasion, Kidnapping In Falmouth
“It’s really going to be a more intimate setting,” she said. “We’d like to have her tell us more about herself.”
Cincotta said the phones haven’t stopped ringing with people asking about what the town is going to do to celebrate Raisman’s success.MORE NEWS: 'ERs Bursting At The Seams': Nurses Plead For Help As Experts Predict Long Rebound From COVID
The gymnast won two silvers and a gold medal in Rio.