Living Legends of Alexandria hosted its fifth annual Meet The Legends reception at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office on March 22. Over 300 people were in attendance to honor the nominees and witness the induction of the "Class of 2012:" Bob Calhoun, Al Grande, Harry "Bud" Hart, Wendy McGann John, William ":Bill" Kehoe, Allen Lomax, Jimmie McClellan, Pat Miller, Mike Oliver, Lillian Stanton Patterson, Joseph S. Shumard, the Steuerle Family and the team of Dorothy Turner and Gwen Menifee-Smith.
Portraits of the 2012 Legends are on exhibit in the Market Square lobby of Alexandria City Hall. A second traveling exhibit will be at 1717 King Street Branch of BB&T Bank for the month of April.
Living Legends of Alexandria is an ongoing, not-for-profit project to identify, honor and chronicle the people making current history in Alexandria.