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Join us for the 3rd Annual Motorcycle Ride August 10, 2019

The 3rd Annual Spc Christopher Patterson Memorial Motorcycle Ride is quickly approaching! “We started this fundraiser, the Motorcycle Ride, as a way of connecting Chris’s love of the arts with his love for the military,” stated Robert Patterson, Chair of the Chris Patterson Memorial Foundation.
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2019 Performing Arts Award Recipients

The Chris Patterson Memorial Foundation is excited to announce that the 2019 winners of the Chris Patterson Performing Arts Award are Amanda Duran, Ellie Baisch, and Bryan Perez!
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Wayback Wednesday

Wayback Wednesday is a weekly series in which we feature historical figures with a record of military service and a connection to the arts. This week features Beatrice “Bea” Arthur actress, activist, and Marine.
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Wayback Wednesday

Wayback Wednesday is a weekly series in which we feature historical figures with a record of military service and a connection to the arts. This week features James Stewart actor and WWII Air Force commander.
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Wayback Wednesday

Wayback Wednesday is a weekly series in which we feature historical figures with a record of military service and a connection to the arts. This week features Bernardo de Galvez and his men, the shadows of whom still live on in the corners of the Marine Hymn.
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Wayback Wednesday

Wayback Wednesday is a weekly series in which we feature historical figures with a record of military service and a connection to the arts. This week features This week features Chicagoan and member of the WWII Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives (MFAA) program, Richard Barancik.
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