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Bill Hart peeks over the shoulder of Mayor Bob Kellar in the ground-floor lobby of City Hall on Tuesday.

Bill Hart peeks over the shoulder of Councilman Bob Kellar in the ground-floor lobby of City Hall.

Santa Clarita Elks Lodge and Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers announced Tuesday that City Councilman Bob Kellar, founder of the Elks Charity Roast and its first roastee, has agreed to serve himself up again this year.

Bob had this to say about the Roast:

“I am sure that many of you know the Sam Dixon Family Health Centers is a charitable organization that I am proud to be associated with.  It is for that reason I have agreed to be the 2014 Roastee of their annual fundraiser at the Santa Clarita Elks Lodge.  The work carried out by Sam Dixon is worthy of our support.  Please join me on Saturday March 8th for a fun evening benefitting a great cause by buying a table.  The four individuals that have come forth in an attempt to disgrace me will forever regret their decision.  There was a time when I thought Ken Pulskamp. Steve Arklin, Fred Arnold and Don Fleming were good friends; however, now there is a line in the sand and they have clearly crossed it.”

The 16th Annual Charity Roast will be held Saturday night, March 8, at 6 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Elks Lodge, 17766 Sierra Highway in Canyon Country.  Tables can be purchased for $2000, $1500 or $1000.  Call SDFHC at 661-257-2339 x 302 for information and reservations; or go online to http://www.sdfhc.org/donations.asp to purchase your table.

 

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About Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers Inc.

SDFHC operates three health centers in the Santa Clarita Valley – Canyon Country Health Center, Val Verde Health Center and Newhall Health Center – as well as outreach sites at College of the Canyons and California Institute of the Arts. SDFHC offers a full range of health care services –  physicals, immunizations and vaccines, screenings and diagnostic tests, well baby care, and family planning – to those who may not seek health care elsewhere. Patients pay based on their income. This past year, SDFHC provided over 11,000 patient visits.

 

About The Elks

The Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks, Santa Clarita, Lodge No. 2379, is located at 17766 Sierra Highway in Canyon Country.   Nationally The Elks give more than $10 million in scholarships through the Elks National Foundation. The California-Hawaii Elks Association provides millions of dollars in therapeutic care for disabled children in California.   The SCV Elks Lodge #2379 provides annually over 4,000 dictionaries-one to every third grader in the Santa Clarita Valley; supports hospitalized veterans with clothing, other necessities, and hosts a variety of social get-togethers for the Veterans throughout the year.  The Lodge annually donates food baskets to local needy families and provides support to several local charities as well as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and local youth sport teams.

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2 Comments

  1. Sweet lord, that’ll be a hoot!

  2. Kathy Kellar says:

    Sweet Lord is right! I can hardly wait …. Darn, I’d like to say a few words about Sargent Kellar…:)

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