Kate Flannery announced as SABF Co-Grand Marshall

Shenandoah Apple Blossom 2022

The 96th Annual Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival announced an additional Co-Grand Marshall will join this year’s celebration in Kate Flannery.

She is an actor, singer, and writer best known for her role in nine seasons of The Office as Meredith.

Flannery was also a fan favorite on Season 28 of Dancing with the Stars and has appearances on numerous other shows including Young Sheldon, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and New Girl.

She is also part of an anti-cabaret act with Jane Lynch called Two Souls that has performed across the country.

Jane Lynch’s hit song “A Swingin’ Little Christmas” features Kate and reached the Billboard Top 10 for several weeks.

Flannery joins Brian Sullivan, who was announced as the other Co-Grand Marshall and both have local ties with Sullivan being a graduate of James Wood High School and Flannery a former student of the Shenandoah Conservatory.

She will appear in the Grand Feature Parade on Saturday, May 6th.

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