January 11, 2014

Construction Gets Underway for Memorial Garden

We are so excited to see construction started this week on the Memorial Garden honoring Sergeant Butch Baker and Detective Elizabeth Butler.   

We are extremely grateful to the crew from Tom Ralston Concrete along with Peter Putt of Putt Construction and Cindy West from Unique Landscape Designs for their help in making this vision a reality.  Big “shout outs” to all of them. 

The plan is to have the garden completed by the one year remembrance of their tragic death.   

With that in mind, our friends at Take Back Santa Cruz and Woodstock Pizza are holding a fundraising night.  The event is:
Thursday January 16th
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

25% of the proceeds will be donated to the Memorial Garden project. 

The project is not yet fully funded, so the funds are much needed and appreciated. 

We are so thankful to the community for their support, and to all those who have already made generous donations to this project. 

If you can’t make the event and want to help out, you can drop a check by the police department, or donate directly from the Santa Cruz Police Officer’s Association Website here: