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American Idol: May 4, 2009 Is Officially Anoop Day

May 04, 2009 03:00 PM by Britteny Elrick

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Anoop Desai has accomplished quite alot lately. He went from being the last contestant allowed into the American Idoltop 13 to making it into the top six! Anoop has recently shared hisfuture plansabout continuing his dream of pursuing music. So what else could possibly make Anoop’s life more complete at this point? Well, how about having an entire day dedicated to him?

As reported by newsobserver.com:

American Idolfinalist Anoop Desai, now home in Chapel Hill after a top-six finish on the hit TV show, will have his day. Both UNC and Chapel Hill have declared Monday “Anoop Day.”

From 5:30 to 7 p.m., a reception will be hosted by the General Alumni Association at the Carolina Club. Chancellor Holden Thorp will express his thanks to Desai on behalf of the university. Doug Dibbert, president of the General Alumni Association, will speak. The event is open to the public.

At 7 p.m., Desai will head to Chapel Hill Town Hall, where Mayor Kevin Foy and the Chapel Hill Town Council will present a proclamation declaring May 4 “Anoop Day in Chapel Hill” and hand Desai a key to the city. Buttons and posters congratulating Desai have been produced by the Visitors Bureau, a marketing agency funded by Orange County and Chapel Hill.

“These are free and we want all businesses to display these posters and wear the buttons,” said Laurie Paolicelli, director. Residents and business owners may stop by the office at 501 W. Franklin St. for buttons and posters. Or call 968-2060.

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