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Aqua-Nut annual 'Try Scuba in a Pool' event fundraising for local veterans

Posted at 8:16 AM, Jul 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-11 13:42:22-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Aqua-Nut, a local non-profit organization, empowers local veterans to tackle their disabilities through scuba diving.

This weekend, the group will hold its annual fundraiser 'Try Scuba in a Pool' raising money for local veterans so they can take part in scuba diving training. Aqua-Nut says that scuba diving training can help veterans working through PTSD or other disabilities.

The normal cost of an open water scuba class (basic) is approximately $1200.00 to $1500.00. This includes equipment, books, instructor fees, hotel and more. However, Aqua-nuts has been able to negotiate special prices and are able to get the cost down to approximately $700.00 per veteran.

If you would like to help or donate to the cause, you can do so here.