Celebrating Olympic heroes with a connection to the North Shore, MarketStreet Lynnfield will host “Meet the Medalists” on Wednesday September 21st from 6:00pm-7:30pm. Open to the public, the event will take place on The Green (600 Market Street Lynnfield MA, between J.P. Licks and J.Crew), and will honor Olympians who live on the North Shore and who train at Pedro’s Judo Center, located just a few miles away in Wakefield. Olympians include 2012 and 2016 Gold Judo Medalist Kayla Harrison and 2016 Judo Silver Medalist Travis Stevens, as well as 2012 and 2016 Judo U.S. Olympic Team Coach and two-time Olympic Bronze Medalist Jimmy Pedro. Nancy Kerrigan, two-time Olympic medalist, and legendary figure skater, will moderate the inspiring evening.
The schedule for Meet the Medalists on Wednesday September 21st is as follows; the event is open to the public, no registration is required.
6:00pm: Olympian Nancy Kerrigan Welcomes Guests
6:15pm: National Anthem by Nicole Pelletier of Pelham, NH
6:30pm: Inspirational Remarks by 2016 Judo Gold Medalist Kayla Harrison, 2016 Judo Silver Medalist Travis Stevens, and 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Coach and two-time Judo Olympic Bronze Medalist Jimmy Pedro
6:45pm: Audience Q/A
7:00pm: Photo Opportunity
In support of Meet the Medalists, California Pizza Kitchen, which recently opened at MarketStreet Lynnfield with a stunning new design, will donate 20% of dinner sales raised between 5pm and 10pm on the 21st to Kayla Harrison’s Fearless Foundation, which shines a light on child sexual abuse and enriches the lives of survivors through education and sport. To make their meal count, guests must show a Pizza with a Purpose flyer upon payment, flyers will be given out during Meet the Medalists.