Hooper mother presented award

May 6 2011 - 10:28pm

HOOPER -- Patti Adams, of Hooper, has been awarded the Barbara Thompson Gift for 2011.

The gift is given annually to support a needful and deserving mother, child or worthy cause. Because of Adams' dedicated leadership as director of Freedom Riders, Adams will receive a cash award for the program.

Adams is the mother of seven daughters, grandmother of 24 and great-grandmother of six. She was nominated by Weber County to be the 2010 Utah Mother of the Year. Adams re-established Freedom Riders after it lost support from the McKay-Dee Foundation in 2003.

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