Car show fundraiser for Fallen Warriors Memorial
Ronnie Ratcliff of Morgan City looks at a 1923 Ford T-Bucket owned by Paul Soper of Thibodaux at Saturday’s Morgan City Fallen Warriors Memorial Open Car, Truck, and Bike Show at Lirette Ford Lincoln in Morgan City. The show, which was organized by the Southeast Louisiana Bayou Mustang Club, raised about $10,000 for the Fallen Warriors Memorial to be built at Cypress Park in Morgan City. Organizers need to raise about $150,000 to construct the memorial, he said. A groundbreaking ceremony in Cypress Park will take place Memorial Day. A dinner fundraiser will be held May 22 at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. Tickets will go on sale after April 29, Marc Distefano, a project organizer, said. The guest speaker will be retired Maj. Gen. Larry Harrington, who Distefano met while stationed in Iraq.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)