OLA January Leadership Breakfast

S.A.Y. Yes!

WHEN: Saturday, January 12, 2013, 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.

January Speaker: Chris Frech
Topic: Save America’s Youth
Chris Frech has devoted much of her life to working with children. She has been on staff with Campus Crusade for Christ 37 years and currently is the YouthDev City Team Coordinator for Here’s Life Inner City – Bakersfield. 

Chris will be talking about a mentoring ministry called S.A.Y. Yes! (Save America’s Youth) helping youth develop a lifelong, dynamic relationship with Jesus Christ. Currently, there are six S.A.Y. Yes! Centers in Bakersfield.

*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.

Please purchase your tickets online by clicking the Pay Now button below, or you can R.S.V.P. by contacting us at 661-323-8002 or robert@kernleadershipalliance.org

OLA November Breakfast with Shannon Grove

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.
Please purchase your tickets online by clicking the Pay Now button below, or you can R.S.V.P. by contacting us at 661-323-8002 or robert@kernleadershipalliance.org

OLA Green Faire Saturday, Oct. 6

Don’t miss this OILDALE COMMUNITY EVENT on Saturday, October 6, 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. at the Riverview Park (401 Willow Drive).

Recycle your gently used books, clothing, and sports equipment while helping out the community.

  • Master of Ceremonies by Don Clark; Entertainment by Gabriel’s Song
  • Recycle your plastic, paper, aluminum
  • Dozens of food vendors and community agencies/organizations
  • “Pig in a Poke” drawings
  • Activities for Everyone

Download the Green Faire Event Flyer, or for more information call 333-7804 or 496-6505.

Oildale Leadership Alliance September Breakfast • New Time and Location!

Make plans to join us!

WHEN: Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 8:00 A.M.

WHERE: Teen Challenge Women’s Center*

The Oildale Leadership Alliance is making changes for the better. In September, the group begins meeting the second Saturday each month at Teen Challenge. This change in location not only allows us to offer breakfast at a lower cost, now only $10 per person, it provides exposure and opportunity for an organization focused on transforming our community: Teen Challenge.

Speaker: Christy Luna
Director of the Teen Challenge Women’s Center of Kern County
Christy Luna is the Director of the Teen Challenge Women’s Center of Kern County, located at 301 E. Robert’s Lane.  Come hear how Teen Challenge has been used by God to change the lives of the students, their families, and our community. Learn how Teen Challenge can be a resource and godsend to your congregation, friends, and family.  A guided tour of the facility will follow the program for all interested parties.
*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.  Signs will be posted to assist attendees.
Please purchase your tickets online by clicking the Pay Now button below, or you can R.S.V.P. by contacting us at 661-323-8002 or robert@kernleadershipalliance.org

Oildale Leadership Alliance February Breakfast w/ speaker Jacquie Sullivan

Saturday, February 18th

Speaker Jacquie Sullivan
How Thankful I Am For My Faith
8:00am
Hodel’s Country Dining
As believers in Jesus, we are given a promise that in every situation, beyond a shadow of a doubt, God will guide us.  As people of faith, how do we live up to God’s promise and let Him guide us to improve our community?

Our speaker, JACQUIE SULLIVAN, serves as councilmember of Ward 6.  Jacquie is founder and president of “In God we Trust America,” a nonprofit that encourages elected officials to vote yes to displaying our national motto.  Join us on Saturday, February 18th to hear how Jacquie Sullivan leans on her faith to live in full-time ministry.

If you’d prefer to pay at the door, please RSVP for your group by calling (661) 323-8002 or emailing kernleadershipalliance@gmail.com.

Oildale Leadership Alliance Breakfast – January 21st – Disaster Preparedness with Dennis Thompson

Saturday, January 21st
8:00am
Hodel’s Country Dining
Free Breakfast & Resources
Registration Required
RSVP for your group by emailing kernleadershipalliance@gmail.com or calling (661) 323-8002

Disaster Preparedness
As people of faith, are we prepared to be the caring hands of Jesus during a disaster, extended to those who are afraid, in need of shelter, in need of hope? As part of its efforts to engage followers of Jesus to work together for community transformation, Disaster & Emergency Response (DER) is collaborating with public and private agencies to mobilize people of faith, as well as churches, to become part of a community-wide strategy for disaster preparedness.

Through the shared vision of private donors and many volunteers, DER is able to provide this service to our community at no cost to you.  Join us to receive educational material including local resources that can help you prepare, disaster planning resources for church leaders, and handouts for church members.

Speaker Dennis Thompson

Dennis Thompson lives in fulltime ministry preparing Kern County for the next inevitable disaster.   Currently Dennis volunteers as a Crisis Responder with Victim Relief Ministries, as Chairman of Kern Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters (Kern VOAD), as a Board Member with Disaster Assistance & Recovery Team (DART), and as Co-Chair of Disaster Emergency Response Committee (DER).

Having over 36 years experience with the Kern County Fire Department, retiring as the Fire Chief & Director of Emergency Services, Dennis uses his expertise to prepare leaders in our community to serve in times of crisis.

For more biographical information click here.   To network with Dennis Thompson on LinkedIn click here.

Oildale Leadership Alliance November Breakfast – speaker Les Pearsey

Oildale Leadership Alliance Breakfast Meeting

November 19, 2011
Time: 8:00am
Hodel’s Restaurant on 5917 Knudsen Drive
Reservation Encouraged

Speaking at the Oildale Leadership Alliance Breakfast will be LES PEARSEY.  Les Pearsey, a sought-after national speaker, helps build healthy families.  Les is particularly renowned for inspiring and educating men to serve their families as leaders.  A successful businessman, husband, father, former professional baseball player, and spiritual counselor, Les has a heart for transforming lives.  Join us to hear Les Pearsey speak on his own spiritual journey and those of the people he’s so profoundly influenced.

Reserve your seat by calling Kern Leadership Alliance at 661.323.8002, emailing kernleadershipalliance@gmail.com or purchasing a ticket online.  Tickets are $11.25 and include Hodel’s famous buffet breakfast, time to connect with follow members, and a featured speaker.

Our October speaker, Les Pearsey, will share on his personal ministry and transformation efforts taken on by the county on behalf of Oildale.