Aly Raisman Back Home in Mass., Rally Planned for Thursday

The Olympic gold medal winner will be at the Brestyan’s American Gymnastics Club at 11 a.m. tomorrow for a Welcome Home Rally.

After earning two Olympic gold medals, a bronze medal, and doing some appearances on national talk shows, local Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman is home.

Raisman, a Needham native, is scheduled to be at a "welcome home" rally at Brestyan’s American Gymnastics Club, 13 Ray Ave., at about 11 a.m. tomorrow. 

, but details are not yet finalized. 

Raisman, 18, returned to the United States on Monday, Aug. 13, announcing her arrival on her Twitter account, with the post: “HELLO AMERICA," as reported on . 

Now, according to the gymnastics club, she will be returning to where she trained to win the gold and become a local hero.

WBZ spotted Raisman this evening from their chopper, and Tweeted a photo of Raisman capturing her own photo -- of the helicopter.

Although she trained for the Olympics in Burlington, . She trained at  until she was 12. 

Tomorrow's rally in Burlington, which will be emceed by Jack Ferren, will take place in the parking lot of the gymnastics club.

Patch will be there and will bring you coverage and pictures of the event.


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