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JJ's Legacy hosting 4th annual Grillin' & Brewin' event

Posted at 4:48 AM, Nov 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-12 07:48:28-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Get your grub on and help local high school students learn about the importance of organ donation.

JJ's Legacy is teaming up with Temblor Brewing Co. again to host the 4th Annual Grillin' & Brewin' event on Thursday.

All of the proceeds from the event go to benefit the Got the Dot high school leadership program.

Got the Dot is a five-week course that aims to educated Kern County High school students on becoming organ, eye and tissue donors.

Lori Malkin, founder of JJ’s Legacy and Got the Dot, lost her son Jeffrey Johns in 2009 after a tragic car accident. Malkin said her passion for educating others from her experience has changed her life.

Grillin' & Brewin' is happening at 5 p.m. Thursday at Temblor. To purchase tickets,click here.