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Councilor Tyson Inviting the Public To Celebrate District 6 Athlete Who Is Participating in the NFL Draft

Media Advisory                                                                                       Saturday, April 30, 2016

Contact: Brittany Sharp

Phone: 205-721-5369

brittany.sharp@birminghamal.gov

BIRMINGHAM, AL – De’Runnya Wilson is as physically impressive as a player can be and this Saturday, residents from District 6 will come together to support Wilson in the NFL Draft. At 6’5″ 224 pounds, scouts drool over the thought of Wilson, who is affectionately nicknamed “Bear”, patrolling the outside for their team. District 6 Councilor Sheila Tyson ,says the entire community has rallied around Wilson during his entire collegiate career, and Saturday’s draft will be a time to celebrate Wilson on all of his accomplishments and what’s to come in the future.

“We are so proud of De’Runnya” accomplishments both on and off the field,” Councilor Tyson said. “He has represented our district so well, and we are going to continue supporting him in his future endeavors. His hard work has paid off, and now it’s time to celebrate what all his future has in store for him.”

What: NFL Draft Watch Party for MSU Athlete from District 6

When: Saturday, April 30th from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Wells Fargo Bank – 22nd Floor: 420 5th Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35203

More Information: For more information please contact Brittany Sharp, Director of Public Information for the Birmingham City Council at (205) 721-5369.