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Sugar Ray Leonard raises money for boys and Girls Club of Kern County

Laura Lanfray, Feature Editor

February 22, 2019

Filed under Features

In support of the Boys and Girls Club of Kern County (BGCKC), community members came together for an evening of fundraising, stories, and dinner with boxing icon, Sugar Ray Leonard, and acclaimed Sportscaster, Greg Gumbel on Feb. 19. Upon arrival at the Armstrong center in Niles street, the special guests were taken a tour of the facility before making their way to the...

Magdalene Hope holds first golf fundraiser to stop human trafficking in Kern County

Magdalene Hope holds first golf fundraiser to stop human trafficking in Kern County

Saad Kazi, Reporter

September 13, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Sports

Several golfers showed up on the fair-weathered morning of Sept. 8 to participate in Magdalene Hope’s Tee Off for Hope golf tournament at the Kern River...

Locals play Monopoly for a good cause

Locals play Monopoly for a good cause

March 11, 2018

Fans of the board game Monopoly had the opportunity to fundraise for the volunteer center and play the game like they have never seen it before during...

Beard Bash competition event raise money to help children

Beard Bash competition event raise money to help children

November 14, 2017

Men with handle-bar whiskers, business beards and women in crafted (fake) beards, traveled from Southern California and Northern California, to Bakersfield,...

BC students paint to fundraise scholarships

BC students paint to fundraise scholarships

October 23, 2017

The “Pop Goes the Easel” event held in the cafeteria on Oct. 9 saw 21 members of Bakersfield College and the community in attendance. The BCSGA Scholarship...

Delemate Residence hosts CASA fundraiser

Delemate Residence hosts CASA fundraiser

October 19, 2017

Couples for CASA, which took place on Oct. 7 at the Delemater Residence in Bakersfield, helped raise funds for CASA of Kern County and celebrated community...

Fundraiser to provide scholarships with the help from local car wash

Fitzgerald Graves, Reporter

October 4, 2017

Filed under Features

Sparkling Image Car Wash businesses in Bakersfield are sponsoring a fundraiser on Sept. 22 at their five locations. Sparkling Image will donate the proceeds from the fundraiser to provide scholarships for students in fifth or sixth grade from schools throughout Kern County School District, so that students who have limited resources but wish to stay at Camp Keep for the week...

BC Tennis hosting fundraiser

BC Tennis hosting fundraiser

Zach Sullivan, Reporter

August 25, 2016

Filed under Sports

The Bakersfield College Tennis program is holding their annual fundraising tournament to help raise funds for their teams. The tournament is scheduled...

Drumline needs to fundraise for nationals

Drumline needs to fundraise for nationals

Carl E. Littleberry Jr., Reporter

March 15, 2016

Filed under Campus

Bakersfield College’s drumline has again qualified to compete in nationals at Dayton University in Dayton, Ohio. However, the team lacks the necessary...

Fundraiser helps move Haggard home

Amber Hayden, Photographer

March 19, 2014

Filed under Features

Country music could be heard from outside the doors of the Kern County Basque Club during a fundraiser for the Merle Haggard boxcar home, which took place on March 7. With the current state of the Haggard home still in the air, Glenda Rankin and Diane Sharman, founders of the non-profit organization Citizens Preserving History, have been working hard to get it moved into the ...

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