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San Joaquin Community Hospital to Receive $12,000 from Ladies' Auxiliary

Donation What: The Kern County Fire Department’s Ladies Auxiliary will present a check of more than $12,000 to San Joaquin Community Hospital’s Grossman Burn Center.
When: Monday, May 17, 2010 at 1:30 p.m.

Where: San Joaquin Community Hospital
Front Entrance
2615 Chester Avenue

Why: In June 2009, SJCH brought Bakersfield its first full-treatment burn center. Since opening, the SJCH Burn Center has treated more than 200 patients. Of those patients, nearly 40 percent have been children. Recently, the Ladies’ Auxiliary held a fundraiser where 100 percent of the proceeds went to the SJCH Burn Center.

Photo/Interview Opportunities:
Bob Beehler, President/CEO of San Joaquin Community Hospital
Kevin Burton, President/Executive Director of San Joaquin Community Hospital Foundation
Jenny Dierck, President of Kern County Fire Department’s Ladies Auxiliary
Grossman Burn Center Staff