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Saturday, Mar 01 2014 02:42 PM

PHOTO GALLERY: Dream Builders deliver 'extreme makeover' to seniors

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Daisy Mercado serves Maria Luquin lunch from Salty's BBQ Saturday during the Dream Builders event at Plaza Towers.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Foothill High student Daisy Mercado serves lunch to those living at Plaza Towers during Saturday's extreme makeover luncheon as part of the Jim Burke Ford Education Foundation program.

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    By Casey Christie / The Calfornian

    Plaza Towers residents were excited about Saturday's culmination of the Dream Builders extreme makeover project where they live.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    This Dream Builders team members introduce themselves to residents at Plaza Towers Saturday on Wilson Road.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Dream Builders with the Jim Burke Ford Education Foundation get ready to serve lunch to those living at Plaza Towers as part of their makeover to help the residents obtain a pantry, new couches in the lobby and other items.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    A Dream Builders team gathers before starting the Saturday event at the Plaza Towers, a public housing facility. The Dream Builders team recently did an "extreme makeover" to help beautify Plaza Towers' recreation and sitting area of the lobby.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    East High student Karen Aguirre shows off the new pantry items that a team from the Dream Builders leadership program put together for residents at the Plaza Towers public housing facility. Dream Builders is a program for high school students that's part of the Jim Burke Ford Education Foundation.

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By The Bakersfield Californian

A group of teens brought an "extreme makeover" to Bakersfield seniors living at Plaza Towers on Saturday.

The Bright House Networks Dream Builders team worked to beautifty the housing facility on Wilson Road, and revealed the improvements they made. The event also included a catered lunch from Salty's BBQ and entertainment.

Dream Builders is a program of the Jim Burke Education Foudation.

Californian photographer Casey Christie shares these images from the day.

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