People passionate about pastries and good causes flooded downtown’s Compassion Corner outside KGET studios to support the Alzheimer’s Disease of Kern County’s (ADAKC) annual Pennies for Your Thoughts Fundraiser. This event consisted of a drive-thru where donors could purchase delicious Hodel’s cinnamon rolls all while supporting the ADAKC and its programs and services.
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.
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.
Cirque du Soleil invites you to Bakersfield to experience a world where everything is possible…A world called Varekai. Coming to The Rabobank Arena April 1st through April 5th. Presented by VISA SIGNATURE.
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…
First Week Deadline: April 17
Reserve your ticket the First Week, April 10 – 17, to enter to win a family vacation to Disneyland, courtesy of Kern Schools Federal Credit Union!