De'Borah Garner, a Chicago Heights resident and former contestant on NBC's "The Voice," was honored in a big way at the Monday city council meeting.
Mayor David Gonzalez presented the singer with a proclamation and a declaration that Jan. 7, 2013 would be known as De'Borah Garner Day.
Garner graciously accepted the plaque, with her parents and other family members cheering in the council chambers. Garner thanked the city, saying she would always be "De'Borah from Chicago Heights."
She then belted out an a cappella rendition of "Ain't Know Mountain High Enough" as city officials, Heights residents and business owners clapped.
After the meeting Garner said she will release her single, titled "I'm Coming Out Looking Good," this month, adding that there will be an album release in June.
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