A rally will be held at 7:15 p.m. Friday in downtown Towson to honor Baltimore County residents Michael Phelps and Katie Hoff, who are in Beijing to compete on the U.S. Olympic swim team.
Family members, cheerleading squads and sportscasters will be on hand at the Towson Chamber of Commerce's weekly Feet on the Street festival on Allegheny Avenue between York Road and Washington Avenue. The rally is sponsored by County Executive James T. Smith Jr.
Allegheny Avenue will be closed to traffic at 6:30 p.m. for the rally and festival.
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