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Sports Night at Luigi's, Friday, August 8, 2014


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NEWS FLASH - Joe Turner who was a McDonalds All-American Honorable Mention selection and member of the Arizona Wildcats Final Four team, George Culver who starred at North High and threw a no hitter for the Reds, Cathy Ferguson who won double-gold at the 1964 Olympics in swimming, and Rick Sawyer who went from a Renegade to being a Yankee and Padre will be at our event. This is your chance to meet three pro athletes and a member of the International Swimming Hall of Fall.

Join us for Sports Night at Luigi's - August 8, 2014
Luigi's is uniquely Bakersfield. Have you ever wondered who all the people are adorning the walls of Bakersfield's landmark restaurant? Well come out and join us for Sports Night at Luigi's where many of the photos will come to life as Tim Lemucchi shares his knowledge. It is all to raise funds for the Kern Adult Literacy Council and help the organization continue to make significant strides in reducing literacy.

Tickets are $100 for individuals, $185 for two, $425 for five, and $800 for ten. The event will include a full Luigi's Antipasti table, Italian sausage, Truffle Sacchetti, ribs, Endive, tri-tip sliders on Pyrenees rolls, Italian cookies, non-alcoholic drinks, and an Italian welcome wine. There will also be a no host bar.

Please call 661-324-3213 to purchase your tickets or to get more information.



OUR MISSION: To improve the quality of life for Kern County residents, by teaching individuals to read, write and speak the English language and by enabling them to become more productive members of our community.

If you would like to read better, learn English, or get help to pass your GED or Citizenship tests, please call us at 661-324-3213.

Did you know... Over 15% of Kern County adults have not attained a 9th grade literacy level. Over 13.9% of Kern County adults lack the basic literacy skills needed to perform daily job functions. Over 28.1% of Kern County residents do not speak English well enough to function in everyday life. (US Census Bureau 2006-2010 American Community Survey) Health officials have long lamented the gaps in literacy that plague many patients, particularly the poor or poorly educated. Study after study has found that the inability to read or understand basic terms, such as "elevate" or "take on an empty stomach," places patients at high risk for complications and re-hospitalization.

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