MARIPOSA – It’s with great appreciation and gratitude that we recognize the many individuals, organizations, and businesses that supported the BBQ Benefit Dinner held on Oct. 24 in support of the family of Sheriff Deputy Rudy Mirelez:
Madera County Sheriff’s Office Explorers, California Highway Patrol, the Stanislaus County Deputy Sheriff’s Association, the Mariposa Sheriff’s Office, Pony Espresso, Coast Hardware, Foster Ace Hardware, Grace Note Chimes, Bill Bailey, Bootjack Market and Deli, Mariposa Safe Families, Mariposa County Fire Safe Council, Mariposa High School Ag Dept., N&S Tractor (Dos Palos and Merced), Spencer’s Firearms, the Modesto K9 Association, the Company Store, Castos Winery, Costa Livos, Owens Creek Company, Chases Foothill and Petroleum, Prospectors Brewery, Sierra Firearms, Pioneer Market, Bootjack Rental and Feed, J.E. Allen Construction, the Cantrelle Ranch, Stage Stop Gun Shop, the Maya Family, Lauren and Chad Perry, Rockslide Materials, Above All Automotive, Supercuts of Merced, Beth Williams, Sierra Automotive, Perry Golden, Sugar Pine Cafe, Salvadors Mexican Restaurant, 1850, Oakhurst Gift Works, Mikes Iron Horse BBQ, the Rumfelt Family, Joe and Kayla Allen, Bark Avenue of Madera, El Cids, Yosemite Elite Salon, Moonshine Bandits, Hoof And Paw of Oakhurst, Head to Toe Salon, the Tap Room, Airport Inn, Slims Coffee Shack, the Little Red Caboose, Yosemite Nights B&B, Olively, Back to Basics Camping, Moonbow, Burger King, Happy Burger, Yosemite Dental Care, Teneya Lodge, the Ahwahnee of Yosemite, Hammerstrike, Simplicity Salon, Castillos Mexican Restaurant, the Westin of San Diego, The Chaffee Zoo, DJ and Tawny Vereschagin, Nicole Gilmore of Miners Roadhouse, Taco Sonora, Costco of Merced, Bada** Bullets, Tanner Russell, David Russell, Monty Peterson, Jeff Kirby, SCCI General Engineering, Tara Anderson-Fey, Glenda Miller Cowgirl Candy, the Fremont House, Metro Uniform, Jenny Kiser of Mountain Fitness, Yosemite Treats, Mariposa Pizza Factory, Pops Family Restaurant, Hair with a View, Mariposa Shipping Company, Martial Arts of Fresno, Lou’s Speedy Lube, the Grizzly Den, the Blue Herron, River Rock Inn and Deli, Subway of Mariposa, The Totten Family, Merced Animal Shelter, Service Master of Mariposa, Delta Sierra Beverage, Savoury’s, Valley Wide Beverage, the Redding Brothers Band, Mariposa Safe Families, Ron Sweeting, the Mellow Family, Mariposa FFA, MERCY Medical Transportation, Ericka Baker of Ajooba events, the Charman Family, Hallie Wass (31 Bags), Mark Haynes of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group, Oakhurst Giftworks, Jantz Bakery, Mariposa County High School (various groups including staff, students, the football team, cheerleaders, Grizzlies Fire students and the French Club), Greeley Hill Men’s Club, Sierra Cider, Yosemite Glass and Window, Oakhurst Physical Therapy, Sierra Sun Times, Mariposa Gazette, Sierra News Online, the Restful Nest Bed & Breakfast, Cookie Couture of Fresno, Triangle Market, the Coulter Cafe, and Pavey’s Motorsports.
If we missed anyone, please know that your support is very much appreciated!
We wish to give a huge thank you to Detective Mike Hicks of the Modesto Police Department and the entire group from the Modesto Police Officers Association for the awesome BBQ dinner and for donating all of the food for the benefit. The camaraderie displayed by the Modesto Police Officer’s Association is one to be recognized and applauded.
A special thank you to the Modesto Peace Officer’s Memorial Group for their ongoing support of our efforts and for what they do each and every day to recognize and honor the thin blue line.
In addition to the aforementioned, we wish to thank those who have contributed funds towards the GoFundMe and trust fund account in support of Deputy Mirelez. A big thank you to Sonny and Tracy Rose, Livingston Police Officers Association, the Family of Officer Lemmons, Ron & Lorelei Stapp, the Palmer Family, Leticia & Brent Valdez, Brett Baumann, Lauren & Chad Perry, Scott Seaman, Bob & Jo Ann Brown, C Holly Chadwick, Don Bradley, Rick & Terri Peresan, Mike and Sharon Miceli, C.A. McDonald, W.M.H. Bondshu, Jeremy and Brooke Dobson, Harry Estep, Ruth Sellers, The Bryson’s, Lee Stetson, Nancy and Dennis Martin, Martinez Police Officers Association, Yosemite Glass and Window, Friends of Frank Bigelow for Assembly, Sharon and Charles Johnston, Rodney and Gayle Baker, Coulterville Community, Yosemite High School Criminal Justice Class, Walter Butler, Linda Sinclair, Restful Nest Bed and Breakfast, Carole Ross, Dana Tafoya, Vincent Kehoe, Nick and Jerri Gann, Yosemite High School Criminal Justice Class, Mendocino County Welfare Fraud Investigators Association, Livingston Peace Officers Association, Tulare County Deputy Sheriff’s Association and the Martinez Police Officer’s Association.
The support from the Mariposa community and from people near and far is overwhelming and words can not begin to express our sincere appreciation to everyone for their love and support of Deputy Mirelez and our local law enforcement officers. Thank you all again for all of your amazing support!
The Wives of the Sworn (Family of local Mariposa Law Enforcement Officers)
The Mariposa County Deputy Sheriff’s Association.