By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN
Wells Fargo Bank awarded a $10,000 grant to the local Boys & Girls Clubs to support after-school programming.
"With the financial support of this grant, 50 underprivileged youth will be able to attend the Boys & Girls Clubs' after-school enrichment program and we are pleased to be able to help," said Ben Hanson, senior vice president/regional manager of Wells Fargo Bank, in a news release.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County have three clubs and 49 school sites in Bakersfield, Arvin, Lamont and Frazier Park. Overall, there are 5,000 youth daily who are impacted in a positive way through involvement with the club.
The Bakersfield Museum of Art will kick off its Spring exhibitions with a speal opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. June 27.
New exhibitions include California Impressionism: Selections from the Irvine Museum; Small Works Visual Arts Festival: Lost But Not Forgotten; Garden of Eden: Photographs by Andrzej Maciejewski; and Eye Gallery: 96 Hours.
The exhibitions will be displayed June 27 to Sept. 1.