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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Were 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, Urners, 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 Childrens 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
Paul Andre, Bakersfield, Ca - One Year of Extreme Bowling at AMF Southwest LanesRoy Lucero - Bakersfield, Ca - Skin Care Facial Package, courtesy of Spa EuphoraVincent Pagano, Bakersfield, Ca - 8 Mahogany Tiburon Pool Table from of Kern Billiard ServicesPatti Doolittle, Bakersfield, Ca - $500 Gift Certificate for Flowers at Bakersfield Finest FloristPete Perich, Bakersfield, Ca - Family Portrait Sitting and a 30x40 Imperial Soverign Portrait, courtesy of Fahey PhotographyWilliam 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 KmartMary Lindroff, Bakersfield, Ca- 2 Season Seats and a $120 gift certificate, courtesy of The Bakersfield BlazeJames Perry, Bakersfield, Ca - $500 Gift Certificate for sunglasses at Bakersfield OpticalIrene DeRouen, Bakersfield, Ca - $1000 gift certificate for flooring in stock goods at Jost Carpet OneZhanvell Lachin, Turlock, Ca - $500 gift certificate at All Paws GroomingPat Walsh, Bakersfield, Ca - Salon Service and Merchandise Package courtesy of Headquarters Aveda SalonEfren Madeleno, Bakersfield, Ca - 1 year Platinum Family Membership at In-Shape Health ClubChris Trowbridge, Bakersfield, Ca - Weekend stay at the Hilton Garden inn in Bakersfield, courtesy of Rachelle ToweryFay Benbrook, Frazier Park, Ca- Weekend getaway and Spa Package at Tachi Palace Casino and ResortCatherine Schindler, Bakersfield, Ca - A Wine Connoisseur Experience, courtesy of Addamo Vineyards in OrcuttJim Jennings, Bakersfield, Ca - Annual Monthly Pest control Service for any residential property, Courtesy of PestXAaron Van De Venter, Bakersfield, Ca - Southern California Family Fun Package to Knott's Berry Farm & Pirate Dinner AdventureCynthia Barbour, Bakersfield, Ca- KX85 Kawasaki motocross Bike from Fred Cummings MotorsportRobert Bird, Bakersfield, Ca - $5,000 shopping Spree at Urner'sPatricia Long, Bakersfield, Ca - $3,000 Shopping Spree to FoodMaxx