Merced County Deputy Sheriff's Assn. to honor five past members Friday

The Merced County Deputy Sheriff’s Association said it would celebrate the careers of several past members for their dedication to the department and Merced County.

The past members include Rick Sentieri, Adam Tacheira, Dan Garcia Eric Simmons, John “JT” Taylor, Margie Birdsell and Doug Jensen.

The ceremony will be held Friday, Oct. 8, at the Merced Women’s Club, 707 W. 22nd Street, Merced. Cocktails are at 6 p.m. and a tri-tip dinner will start at 7 p.m.

Tickets cost $25 a person and can be purchased from Lane Clark or Corey Gibson at (209) 385-7472 Please make checks payable to Merced County Deputy Sheriff’s Association P.O. Box 2264 Merced, CA. 95344.