BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The local Boys and Girls club was awarded a grant to provide eight new computers to their technology lab.
The Boys and Girls Club of Kern County received a grant award totaling $3,000 from Childrens' Advocate Resource Endowment to update and expand the club's Armstrong Youth Center's Teen Technology Lab with eight new computers.
"The donation of computer equipment to the Boys & Girls Club is so important to the success of our local youth," said President of C.A.R.E. Jim Luff.
"Computers play a vital role in our daily lives and providing resources for completing homework and learning valuable job skills fills a primary mission of CARE."
The ribbon cutting and check presentation will be Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 4:30 p.m., at the Boys & Girls Club - Armstrong Youth Center located at 801 Niles Street.