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Santa Maria announces 2021 Hometown Heroes list

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Posted at 12:44 PM, Sep 08, 2021

The City of Santa Maria has announced the Hometown Heroes Class of 2021.

This recognition honors active military personnel, veterans, first responders and essential workers.

The city recognizes their service with a certificate of appreciation and a banner. Each banner will be displayed on College Dr. for the next six months.

The 2021 Class of Honorees is:

  • Sue Anderson and the Healthcare Team at Marian Regional Medical Center
  • Mariah Savannah Arellano – Navy
  • Mikayla Arriola – Navy
  • Albert R. Bohl – Marine Corps
  • Arturo Carrasco – Army
  • Catarino Chavez – Essential Worker (Agriculture)
  • James A. Cozart – Air Force
  • Manuel Flores – Air Force
  • Frederick James Inguito – Army
  • Eustaquio M. Labastida – Army
  • Sammy Theodore Labastida – Army
  • Pamela McNeil – Air Force and First Responder
  • Monica Palacios – Essential Worker (Social Services)
  • Alice Patino – City of Santa Maria Mayor
  • Christopher E. Rodriguez – Marine Corps
  • Raymundo Toledo – Essential Worker (Agriculture)
  • Rafael Torres – Marine Corps and First Responder
  • Elijah F. Uvalle – Navy
  • Myrl A. Wallace – Navy
  • Leticia Rios Zamudio – Essential Worker (Social Services)

The city says that applications are open for the Summer of 2022 Class of Honorees. Information is available on the city's website.