Aug. 16 Rally and Aug. 21 Parade for Olympian Oshae Jones
Toledo will celebrate Olympian Oshae Jones, a Toledo native and bronze medal winner in the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, with a rally in front of One Government Center at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 16, as well as a parade and event at Savage Park, from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m., on Saturday, Aug. 21.
Ms. Jones won the Olympic bronze medal in the Women’s Welterweight Division, becoming the third American woman to medal in the sport of boxing.
The rally on Monday will include a series of speeches and presentations for Ms. Jones.
The Aug. 21 parade will begin at 2:30 p.m., and a celebratory event will follow in Savage Park and the surrounding area. The parade will begin on Dorr Street and Collingwood Boulevard, and move around the park, which has an open-air shelter in the event of rain.
“We are excited to honor Olympian Oshae Jones during these two events,” Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz said. “We could not be prouder of her, and we look forward to celebrating her accomplishment here in Toledo.”