Patty Welden’s Friendship Corner was dedicated Aug. 26 at Empire Elementary School to honor Patty Welden, a longtime Carson City teacher who lost her battle to cancer last year. Standing at left are Patty’s husband Stuart Welden, Ingrid Frenna, Lee Conley and Linda Csiga. Sitting on the bench are Nan Foltz, Superintendent Richard Stokes and Robin Link. Standing in the back row to the right are Patty’s son Hugh Welden, Susan Squires and Sue Keema. Standing in the front row to the right are Patty’s daughter-in-law Stephanie Welden, Loretta Marcin, Margo Davie, Shelly Conger and Marie Simonson.