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Ms. Massachusetts to visit Merry-Go-Round


Holyoke Merry-Go-Round

Ms. Massachusetts United States Jodi Hogan - who grew up in Springfield and attended Central High School and Westfield University - will make a special appearance at the Holyoke Merry-Go-Round on Friday April 24, 2015 from noon to 1 p.m.

Hogan was crowned Ms. Massachusetts United States on March 29 at Foxwoods casino. The Miss United States pageant will be held June 30 through July 4 in Washington, D.C., where Hogan will compete against 49 others from all over the country in hopes of becoming Ms. United States. She will compete in evening gown, swimsuit, interview and onstage questions.

"It has been a dream of mine ever since I was a little girl to represent not only Massachusetts, but especially our western part of the state at a national pageant," said Hogan

Merry-Go-Round rides are $2 and is located at Heritage State Park on 221 Appleton St. Spring Hours are Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.