Condors in the Community: Condors to mentor at-risk youth on Sunday

December 5, 2011

This week in Condorstown:

Condors went ‘All-In’ for Charity

11 members of the Condors headed up to The Aviator Casino in Delano for a Charity Poker Tournament on Wednesday, November 30th. The tournament benefitted ‘Shop with a Cop’ which gives underprivileged children the opportunity to go holiday shopping with a police officer. All told, through entry fees and donations, the Condors raised nearly $900 for the charity thanks to the generosity of those in the tournament. Rookie Peter Boyd was the Condors ‘Ace-in-the-Hole’ on the night as he lasted over two hours in the nine-table tournament.

Wednesday Dec. 7:

You’ll be seeing double on ABC 23’s “Good Morning Kern County” at 6:15 a.m. as twins Jesse and Tyson Gimblett talk about their reunion in Condorstown. Be sure to wake up early and watch the guys as you have your morning cup of coffee.

Thursday Dec. 8:

One of the newest members of the Condors and University of Maine alum Robby Dee will head to Highland High School on Thursday afternoon to present the “Classroom of the Month” in partnership with La Campesina 92.5 FM and Bright House Networks from12-1 p.m. Highland High School is located at 2900 Royal Scots Way in Bakersfield. Dee will talk to the students about the values of a college education and how his hard work has paid dividends on and off the ice.

The Condors will help sort mail at the American Red Cross Kern Chapter’s “Holiday Mail for the Heroes,” event from 6:30-7:30 p.m.Volunteers from the front office will help sort greetings and notes of thanks which will be sent out to service members around the world who will be away from their families this holiday season.

Condors Insider returns to the airwaves on Thursday night from 6-7 p.m. on Fox Sports Radio 970 AM. The show will be available online at and through the iheartradio app. The Condors broadcast team of Kevin Bartl and Ryan Holt will interview Head Coach Matt O’Dette, give you a behind-the-scenes look at the team, and will tell you all about the happenings around Condorstown!
Friday Dec. 9:

The Condors host the rival  Stockton Thunder at 7 p.m. on Pocoyo Night presented by Univision and La Caliente 96.9 FM. Your kids won’t want to miss this Univision and Nick Jr. superstar as he takes pictures and meets with fans throughout the game. It’s a Kids Club Night as well where members will receive free lower level admission. To find out more about the Kids Club and how you can get into six free Condors games for just $10, click here. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Sunday Dec. 11:

A member of the Condors and Baby Cal will attend the fifth annual “Holiday Skating Extravaganza” presented by the non-profit groupChildren joining Children for Success at the Bakersfield Ice Sports Center from 12:30-2:30 p.m. The BISC is located at 1325 Q St., just south of Rabobank Arena. The event’s purpose is to share the following message with foster care and at-risk youth: “If you can dream it, you can attain it.” For more information on the event, please read the article in this week’s Bakersfield Californian by clicking here.

Get Tickets:

Holiday 4-Pack Plans are a great gift for those that like to have fun and need the perfect stocking stuffer for the Holidays! Plans start at just $32. For more information or to reserve your tickets call 324-PUCK (7825) today.

Individual tickets are on sale through Ticketmaster and the Rabobank Arena box office by calling 1-800-745-3000. Box office hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday thru Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturdays with extended hours on game days. For more information on ticket packages, exciting promotions, and to sign up for the Kids Club for just $10, visit the online home of the Condors,