2011 St. Jude Dream Home Winners

Cesar Chavez of Delano, CA is the grand prize winner of a newly-built, $400,000 house announced during the 9th Annual St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway Special, which raised $1 million for the ABC 23 live special on Sunday, June 19.

The house is located in the Tiburon Community of Northwest Bakersfield. It was built by Lenox Homes with support from various local suppliers and housing subcontractors. St. Jude patients, Andrew Olvera, Haley Hubbard, and Brooke Renaud drew the winners of 20 other prizes, including a Pandora bracelet courtesy of Rogers Jewelers, a 8’ Mahogany Billiard Table, courtesy of Kern Billiard Services, a $1,000 gift certificate at Kmart, and many more!


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  • “We’re really proud about the success of the 9th Annual St. Jude Dream Home in Bakersfield,” said Andy Barkate, Bakersfield St. Jude Dream Home Chairman. “We are very appreciative to Lenox Homes, ABC 23, KUZZ, La Preciosa, The Bakersfield Californian, The Bakersfield Magazine, El Popular, Urner’s, Epsilon Sigma Alpha, Kern Schools Federal Credit Union, Rogers Jewelry Co., the volunteers, local businesses and local residents whose generous support made this event possible.”

    Founded by Danny Thomas in 1962, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has treated more than 21,000 young cancer patients at no cost to their families.

    Winners of 2011 St. Jude Dream Home

    Grand Prize Winner: Cesar Chavez, Delano, CA - St. Jude Dream Home, valued at $400,000 in the Tiburon Community of Northwest Bakersfield

    Additional Prizes

    Paul Andre, Bakersfield, Ca - One Year of Extreme Bowling at AMF Southwest Lanes

    Roy Lucero - Bakersfield, Ca - Skin Care Facial Package, courtesy of Spa Euphora

    Vincent Pagano, Bakersfield, Ca - 8’ Mahogany Tiburon Pool Table from of Kern Billiard Services

    Patti Doolittle, Bakersfield, Ca - $500 Gift Certificate for Flowers at Bakersfield Finest Florist

    Pete Perich, Bakersfield, Ca - Family Portrait Sitting and a 30x40 Imperial Soverign Portrait, courtesy of Fahey Photography

    William Fagan, Taft, Ca - St. Jude themed Pandora Charm Bracelet from Rogers Jewelry Co.

    Jodi Griffley, Bakersfield, Ca - Talo ® SmartTouch ® kitchen faucet and accessories package, courtesy of Brizo ®

    Gwenetta Marshall, Bakersfield, Ca - $1,000 gift certificate at Kmart

    Mary Lindroff, Bakersfield, Ca- 2 Season Seats and a $120 gift certificate, courtesy of The Bakersfield Blaze

    James Perry, Bakersfield, Ca - $500 Gift Certificate for sunglasses at Bakersfield Optical

    Irene DeRouen, Bakersfield, Ca - $1000 gift certificate for flooring in stock goods at Jost Carpet One

    Zhanvell Lachin, Turlock, Ca - $500 gift certificate at All Paws Grooming

    Pat Walsh, Bakersfield, Ca - Salon Service and Merchandise Package courtesy of Headquarters Aveda Salon

    Efren Madeleno, Bakersfield, Ca - 1 year Platinum Family Membership at In-Shape Health Club

    Chris Trowbridge, Bakersfield, Ca - Weekend stay at the Hilton Garden inn in Bakersfield, courtesy of Rachelle Towery

    Fay Benbrook, Frazier Park, Ca- Weekend getaway and Spa Package at Tachi Palace Casino and Resort

    Catherine Schindler, Bakersfield, Ca - A Wine Connoisseur Experience, courtesy of Addamo Vineyards in Orcutt

    Jim Jennings, Bakersfield, Ca - Annual Monthly Pest control Service for any residential property, Courtesy of PestX

    Aaron Van De Venter, Bakersfield, Ca - Southern California Family Fun Package to Knott's Berry Farm & Pirate Dinner Adventure

    Cynthia Barbour, Bakersfield, Ca- KX85 Kawasaki motocross Bike from Fred Cummings Motorsport

    Robert Bird, Bakersfield, Ca - $5,000 shopping Spree at Urner's

    Patricia Long, Bakersfield, Ca - $3,000 Shopping Spree to FoodMaxx

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