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TIAA-CREF $100,000 "Big Dreams Start Small College Fund" Contest

To raise awareness of the benefits of state 529 college savings plans and to help one student’s dreams come true, TIAA-CREF today announced the launch of the Big Dreams Start Small $100,000 College Fund Contest....more»


Old Kern Treasure Extends Hours

For those who love to read, it’s a cool fact that Kern County has several libraries around town offering resource material and a haven for bookworms....more»


Special Place for Special Kids

Raising a special needs child who struggles in mainstream society can sometimes be a lonely journey for families....more»

Bakersfield North Rotary Provides Thanksgiving Dinner For Hundreds of Local Families

For Thanksgiving, Bakersfield North Rotary will provide turkey dinners for 350 families that might not have had a special meal this year....more»

Ag Video Contest Offers Big Prize

If you’re into agriculture and have a yen for filmmaking, the World Ag Expo is calling for your video submission, for fun, recognition and a $3,000 grand prize! This year’s theme is “Feeding Tomorrow’s World,” and entrants must use video to tell the true story of agriculture and the people who work in its industry....more»

Mobile Science Comes to Kern County Classrooms

Thanks to a $500,000 grant from Chevron to the Kern County Superintendent of Schools office, Science 4 Kern will soon be rolling out its unique mobile lending library program to give Kern County students access to science kits and educational support....more»

Deadline for Education Grants

In 2014, the Women’s & Girls’ Fund will award at least $25,000 to local nonprofit charitable organizations, but the deadline is this month....more»

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