Patterson Garden Club Blue Star Marker observance
A Blue Star Memorial Byway Marker service was held Nov. 8 at Patterson City Hall. Patterson Garden Club, in conjunction with the City of Patterson, held the event to honor local veterans. Top photo from left are Larry Mendoza, city councilman; Rodney Grogan, mayor; Sherman Whiting of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4222; speaker Tony Betts, American Legion 3rd District; Troy LaRive, W.L. Bernauer Jr. American Legion Post 242 commander; Tina Stratton, VFW auxiliary District 3 senior vice; and Patterson Garden Club members Evelyn Estay; Iris Roy, Blue Star Marker chairman; Daisy Leblanc; President Sandra Marshall; Linda Thomas, Blue Star Marker co-chairman and Ginger Griffin. Patterson Junior High School Lumberjack Band performed under the direction of Merita Theriot.