Cadets Alumni Play Key Part In Volunteer Roles
It was more than 30-years ago that DeAnna Queen-Imbro and Caren Blundetto-Frech wore Maroon and Gold. As two of only four females in the 1977 Garfield Cadets drumline, Imbro and Frech fast became friends, never to imagine that friendship would bring them back together in 2009 for the corps’ 75th Anniversary season.
Did it ever! As the Holy Name Cadets ramped up for a season of celebration, Imbro (1977) and Frech (1977-1979) again found themselves side by side, this time as the corps’ lead volunteer seamstresses. Tucking and mending, fitting Cadets perfectly in their tailored jackets, and carefully attaching the legendary Holy Name patch, both spent nearly the entire summer on the road volunteering for the corps. A summer that was truly a labor of love!
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