What: Join us to celebrate the dedication of the Ofelia Bringas Memorial Bridge as we unveil a plaque and artwork celebrating her life and accomplishments. A youth counselor who devoted her entire career to bringing available resources to those in need, Bringas was a pillar for this community. She supported thousands of families in the Coachella Valley struggling with childcare, poverty, food scarcity, and language barriers.
When: 10 a.m. Thursday, October 6, 2022. THE BRIDGE WILL BE CLOSED TO TRAFFIC FROM 6 A.M. – 1 P.M. FOR THE DEDICATION EVENT.
Where: Cathedral Canyon Drive & the Whitewater River. Parking will be available at the Cathedral Canyon Business Park, located at 35688 Cathedral Canyon Dr, Cathedral City, CA 92234.
Who: Cathedral City High School student Mariah Hernandez will sing the National Anthem, followed by remarks from:
- Cathedral City Mayor Ernesto Gutierrez
- DeeAnn Hopings, Chair, Cathedral City Public Arts Commission
- Raul Ruiz, U.S. Representative for CA-36
- Mike Levin, U.S. Representative for CA-49
- Henry Bringas, Son of Ofelia Bringas.