Thursday, July 26, 2012 7:02 am
Lodi Post 22, American Legion, will install incoming commander Bob Gross and other new officers and board members today at Legion Hall. The 6 p.m. ceremony will be followed by a membership dinner at 7 p.m.
Connie Norton, Martin Jones and Commander Steve Bojorques, all from the Lodi American Legion post, salute after placing a wreath during a Memorial Day service at Cherokee Memorial Park on Monday, May 28, 2012.
Steve Bojorques is the new commander of Lodi’s American Legion
Thursday, July 21, 2011 12:00 am
Steve Bojorques has two significant passions — his American
Indian heritage and his support for the military.
Bojorques, 44, will be installed tonight as commander of Lodi’s
American Legion post. It is believed he will be the first Native
American commander in Lodi history.
“It is history in the making,” he said.
But equally important to Bojorques is retaining the military and
American Legion traditions. That requires getting younger veterans
— from the Vietnam War through the Iraq and Afghan wars — into the
Monday, June 20, 2011 12:00 am
The Central Valley's Indian heritage was celebrated on a warm,
windy Father's Day on Sunday.
Native Americans from Stockton, Sacramento, San Jose and other
parts of the Bay Area came to Oak Grove Regional Park in bright,
colorful costumes as they danced, ate and sold American Indian
The second annual Powwow was hosted by Red Circle, a Lodi-based
group that was formed about two years ago by Red Circle chairman
Steve Bojorques and vice chairman Leonard Robles, both of whom live
Saturday, June 18, 2011 12:00 am
The Lodi-area Red Circle group is presenting its annual Father's
Day Powwow on Sunday at Oak Grove Regional Park. With traditional
dances, authentic music and activities for every generation, the
group hopes to both preserve Native American culture and celebrate
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 12:00 am
This coming Saturday, Lodi Post 22, American Legion, is holding
an open house for all veterans and their families. Those who have
returned from the later wars in the Middle East are especially
invited, so that they can learn about what benefits the Legion can
open for them, including the comradeship that comes from bearing
arms in similar battle circumstances. Steve Bojorques, a Legion
member, is offering a special welcome to American Indian
Wednesday, September 9, 2009 10:00 pm