Ribbon-cutting for The Mission Thrift Store
St. Mary Chamber of Commerce and local officials held a ribbon-cutting recently for Matthew 25, The Mission Thrift Store. The store, a division of Matthew 25 International, 200 Stable Road, Suite 2, in Patterson, is open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Donations are accepted. Organizers say the proceeds help continue to serve and meet the needs of others, both locally and internationally. Pictured are Patrick Hebert, Ryan Aucoin, Jennifer Comeaux, Tammie Mayon, Rev. Randy Plessala, Mike Rebich, John M. Kimball, Amber Kimball, Lisa Phillips, Sarah Daigle, Michael Rebich III, Ari Rebich, Mayor Rodney Grogan, Jarrod Longman, Scott Anslum, Julie Gowan and the Rev. Mark Gowan. Not pictured is Tim Mayon.