P.A.C.T. Coordinator Andy Pudgorski retires

P.A.C.T. Coordinator Andy Pudgorski retiresMembers of the Ridgecrest City Council (in the background, from left — Wallace Martin, Lindsey Stephens, Peggy Breeden, Mike Mower and Scott Hayman), Police Chief Jed McLaughlin (front left) and Police and Community Together volunteers (in the audience) honor Andy Pudgorski upon his retirement after eight years as P.A.C.T. coordinator. Pudgorski, who was involved in the Ridgecrest Police Explorers program before that, thanked all of the volunteers for their 10,000+ annual volunteer hours. “It’s been a blessed eight years,” he said. “It was a good run. Thank you Chief, thank you everybody." — Photo by Laura Austin

Story First Published: 2018-12-21