On Wednesday, October 16, the Essex National Heritage Commission will celebrate Joanne Holbrook Patton and three generations of the Patton family for their commitment to our region and the country at the annual Essex Heritage Hero Award Dinner. A highlight of the evening will be a display of rarely seen Patton family personal memorabilia and military artifacts, including war correspondence between General George S. Patton and his son, the Major General Patton.
The 2013 Essex Heritage Hero Award Dinner will be held on Wednesday, October 16 at the Danversport Yacht Club, 131 Elliot St., Danvers, MA beginning at 5:30 pm. Proceeds from the evening will benefit Essex Heritage programs which support resources in all 34 cities and towns in the county. Tickets are $150 per person; Active and retired military may purchase discounted tickets for $135 per person. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.
For more information visit www.essexheritage.org or call Essex Heritage at 978-744-0444.