Shannon Grove to Speak
WHEN: Saturday, November 10, 2012, 8:00 to 9:00 A.M.
WHERE: Teen Challenge Women’s Center*
The Oildale Leadership Alliance is making changes for the better and meets the second Saturday each month at Teen Challenge.
November Speaker: Assemblywoman Shannon Grove
Topic: How citizens can make a difference politically.
Shannon was born in Bakersfield, California and graduated from Arvin High School. Shortly after high school, Shannon joined the United States Army serving with the Headquarters Company 5th Corps in Frankfurt, Germany (1988-91). After her service in the military, Shannon returned to Bakersfield and worked for several employment agencies. In 1993, she and her sister-in-law co-founded Continental Labor and Staffing Resources and today Shannon presides as Chief Executive Officer. Her company currently operates four offices in California (Bakersfield, Ridgecrest, Paso Robles and Visalia).Shannon has been involved in a number of Kern County civic and charitable organizations, including: Small Miracles Foundation for children with cancer; Board Member and Chair of the Kern Leadership Alliance, a collaboration of the faith community; Board Member for Garden Pathways, a family mentoring, performing arts and preschool program in downtown Bakersfield; Past Board Member of the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce; Member, Executives Association of Kern County; and member of the Bakersfield Downtown Rotary.
*Directions: Located at 301 E. Robert’s Lane, two blocks east of N. Chester (next to the Riverview Church of Christ). Turn into the driveway between the Teen Challenge Women’s Center and the Church of Christ. Breakfast will be held in the Afterschool Program building at the south end of the parking lot.
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