The Dodge City Public Library will be hosting Author Dennis Raphael as he shares information from his book “Marine, Public Servant, Kansas: The Life of Ernest Garcia” on Thursday, September 5th from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at the library located at 1001 N 2nd Avenue in Dodge City.
The community is invited to hear Dennis share the life of Ernest Garcia who became the US Senate Sergeant at Arms and was present alongside the President, Congress and the Supreme Court. Hear his story following his family’s long journey from Zacatecas to El Paso to Kansas.
Ernest continued the legacy of his great-grandfather and grandparents who left Mexico for a better life more than 100 years ago. Ernest’s story is inspirational and covers his early education and failures, up through his escorting Ronald Reagan to the podium as he delivered his State of the Union address.
Dennis Raphael is a retired attorney, teacher and former Kansas who proudly shares the story of his family’s travels. There is no charge for this informative event.