BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The local non-profit organization, American Red Cross, honored the community's "heroes" at the annual Red Cross Real Heroes Celebration on Saturday.
The event showcased some of the county's most honorable residents - those who have acted courageously in times of emergency.
"Bakersfield has a lot of great people in this community who do day in and day out great things," said the president of the San Joaquin Community Hospital Foundation.
"To be able to recognize them this one night really just shows the dedication that the American Red Cross wants to promote."
Notable guests were present as well, including Representative Kevin McCarthy.
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