Growing Minds

Any positive investment in a child is a nod to their future, as well as to the future of everyone they encounter. Imagine what waves could be made if entire communities of children were given advantages that previously didn’t exist in their worlds that catapulted them from unprivileged situations to the realm of modern education. It might sound a little fantastic in theory, but the Grimm Family Education Foundation lives this dream every single day—and so do the children whose lives they impact.

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Making Waves

Kern County’s history books are filled with countless amazing people. Explorers, pioneers, politicians, businessmen-they’ve impacted our community in very tangible ways.

Of those amazing people, there’s a group that has also impacted the community in less tangible, but more important ways; changing minds and perceptions, and standing up for what’s right. Women.

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Chef Meir Brown: Grilled Peach Salad

Spring is just around the corner—at least we hope it is. And it would seem that Chef Meir Brown and the talented kitchen staff at Café Med are in agreement with us. When we asked them to come up with a recipe for our readers for this issue, they read our mind and created a sweet, refreshing, and totally filling Grilled Peach Salad that is just perfect for these in-between days. Packed with local flavors and nutritious ingredients, it’s a perfect lunchtime salad or a healthy side dish to chicken or steak. Without further ado…

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Celebration for Cathy Butler

Friends and community members gathered at the Prospect Lounge inside of the Padre Hotel in celebration of Cathy Butler and her 40th year anniversary working with the DBA. Classy music played while attendees dined on hors d’oeuvres and enjoyed a no host bar. They also had the opportunity to get on the microphone and divulge their favorite and funniest Cathy moment with the crowd.

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