Big Bear, Ca, November 9, 2011, 3:00pm – The Friends of The Moonridge Zoo are inviting the community in joining them for a “Farewell and Thank You” to long time Big Bear resident Paddy Speyers.  The Farewell Tea will be held on Thursday, November 10th at 2:00pm at Hofert Hall at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center.  Paddy is leaving Big Bear after 26 years of residency to begin a new adventure in Groveland, Ca, which is where her daughter and son in law currently reside.  Paddy has been extremely involved with the Friends of the Moonridge Zoo, as well as the Hospital Auxiliary, Historical Society, Women’s Club, and countless other organizations.  The farewell tea is open to the public, and all of Paddys friends are invited to attend.