The Kiwanis Club of El Centro is organizing an event to raise money for families in Imperial County affected by the April 4th earthquake – the Imperial Valley Earthquake Relief- Valley-Wide Fundraiser. This fundraiser will consist of a benefit barbecue for $10.00 a plate and will take place on Sunday May 16th, 2010 from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm at two different locations in Imperial County. The goal is to raise $100,000 to provide assistance to valley residents affected by the earthquake and in particular to those who have suffered damages to their homes.
The Barbecue Fundraiser will be held at the following locations in Imperial Valley:
Wilson Jr. High
600 South Wilson
El Centro, CA Imperial Valley College Gym
380 East Aten Road
The fundraiser is being set up as drive-thru at both locations however those attending the Imperial Valley College site will have the option to park and eat in the gym. Attached is the fundraiser flyer. Donations for this fundraiser are tax deductible if checks are made payable to: El Centro Kiwanis Foundation. Other service clubs that have joined this fundraising effort include the Calexico Rotary Club and El Centro Optimist Club.
Tickets are available with El Centro Kiwanis Club members, at the El Centro Chamber of Commerce, Dillards Department Store, First Christian Church in El Centro, Juniors Café, with members of the Calexico Rotary Club, Kiwanis Early Risers, El Centro Optimist Club, Imperial Printers, all six Rabobank locations, two Community Valley Bank locations, all Sun Community and Desert Commercial Bank locations.