This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Olympic Gold Medalist And All-Around Champion Gabby Douglas To Visit The Washington Auto Show®!

In the news release, Olympic Gold Medalist and All-Around Champion Gabby Douglas to visit The Washington Auto Show®!, issued 05-Feb-2013 by Washington Auto Show 2013 over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the fifth paragraph, first sentence, should read "Douglas will be appearing at the show on Friday from 5-7 pm." rather than "Douglas will be appearing at the show on Friday at 6:30 p.m." as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows:

Olympic Gold Medalist and All-Around Champion Gabby Douglas to visit The Washington Auto Show®!

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The first African-American to win the most prestigious prize in gymnastics -- the Olympics' Individual All-Around Champion -- and the Associated Press 2012 Female Athlete of the Year Gabrielle Douglas will appear at The Washington Auto Show Friday evening to meet fans and sign autographs at the Toyota booth.

"With her winning and graceful smile, personality, and, of course, performances, Gabrielle Douglas is the stuff of champions, and we are practically doing somersaults over her upcoming appearance here," said Washington Auto Show chairman Robert Fogarty

The 17-year old artistic gymnast emerged from the 2012 London Summer Olympics with record-breaking performances that dazzled audiences worldwide. Now boasting deals with Nike, Kellogg, and AT&T, Douglas made Barbara Walters' 2012 list of "10 Most Fascinating People" (Walters called her "the tiny, tiny girl with the big, big smile" and Forbes' "30 under 30" in sports. Her story of perseverance and triumph, as chronicled in her best-selling book, Grace, Gold, & Glory, has served as inspiration, especially for lower-income children.

"I want people to think, 'Gabby can do it, I can do it,'" Douglas told the Associated Press. "Set that bar. If you're going through struggles or injuries, don't let it stop you from what you want to accomplish."

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
AAPL $94.47 0.48%
FB $100.28 -3.60%
GOOG $671.16 -1.80%
TSLA $151.27 -7.00%
YHOO $26.78 -4.30%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 15,835.98 -368.99 -2.28%
S&P 500 1,836.79 -43.26 -2.30%
NASDAQ 4,238.54 -124.6040 -2.86%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs