On Saturday, April 16th, the Caldwell Public Library hosted a wonderful gathering of over 50 family and friends to celebrate the life of Tad Melichar. We were blessed to view photos of Tad’s many worldwide trips, including a DVD of his trip to Africa. We were also treated to refreshments (sugar cookies shaped like hiking boots!) and a chance to see some of the books donated by REI in Tad’s memory. Rod Cook was on hand to show off our “new” DVDs of old Caldwell newspapers, which were made possible by memorial money given for Tad.