BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A local inspiration is being honored with a foundation in his name. The David Marcus Thumbs Up Scholarship Foundation will be holding its inaugural fundraiser today, November 9th.
Marcus passed away in June after a long battle with cancer. It was his seventh diagnosis with the disease.
The fundraiser will take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m at Resurrection Church located at 48 Manor Street. It's $30 per person and includes game cards, markers, and a delicious Filipino meal. There will also be raffle prizes and a 50-50 drawing.
All the funds raised will go toward scholarships for local high school students.
If you cannot attend today's fundraiser and would like to support, you can contact Arlene Aninion, who is the president of the David Marcus Thumbs Up Scholarship Foundation at 205-1478.