Skylar Laine to perform at Run for the Roses

Published 12:37 pm Wednesday, March 12, 2014

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American Idol finalist Skylar Laine to perform at the 31st annual Run for the Roses April 12, 2014.

Prentiss is in for a real treat this year at its 31st annual Run for the Roses being held April 12, 2014.  Brandon native Skylar Laine will be performing at the Longleaf Trace Park beginning at 11 a.m., after all races have concluded.

Laine was a contestant on the 11th season of American Idol where she finished fifth in the competition. A graduate of Brandon High School, Laine has now moved to Nashville pursuing her singing career.

“I am very excited about coming to Prentiss and being a part of the Run for the Roses.  Thank you for having me and I hope that you will enjoy my music”, said Laine.Skylar Laine 4 web

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The 5K Run/Walk will begin at 8:00 a.m., followed by the one-mile race and the ¼-mile pre-school run.  Other events scheduled that day include the 2nd annual Antique Car Show and Longleaf Trace Arts & Crafts Market.

Registration forms will soon be available at Prentiss City Hall,  M. L. Arrington Fitness Center, The Prentiss Headlight, and on the website at Volunteers are always needed and welcome. For more information contact Tracy Waits at 601-792-2195.Skylar Laine 3 web