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Ribbon cutting ceremony

Thank you to all who joined us on June 28, 2017, for the ribbon cutting ceremony. Surrounded by family, friends and supporters, Judge Christopher J. Bruno kicked off the events. Special guests included: Archbishop Gregory Aymond, Senator Karen Carter Peterson, Representative Helena Moreno, Mr. Howard Rogers from the Council on Aging, and Sr. Monica Ellerbusch, RSM. Sr. Jane Briseno, RSM, the Executive Director of Mercy Endeavors, provided background on all the work completed to make the new building possible for the seniors of the Lower Garden District and the Irish Channel and performed the actual ribbon cutting surrounded by the Board of Directors. The Archbishop blessed the building and a led a second line parade with the band from St. Alphonsus School providing the music. Special recognition awards were provided to Christopher J. Bruno and Diana Bajoie for their relentless dedication and service to ensure the new center project came to fruition.