A ‘Special’ Donation

bkbia-dragster-donation.jpgThe Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association recently presented a check for $5,000 to Special Olympics at last Tuesday’s Long Beach City Council meeting. Funding for the donation came from the Bixby Knolls Car Show and Dragster Expo.
(From left) Jane Netherton, President & CEO of International City Bank, Patrick McClenahan, senior Vice President and station manager for KCBS2/KCAL9, Long Beach 8th District Councilwoman Rae Gabelich, BKBIA President Thor Carlson, car show committee member Steve Beatty and Doug Kruse of the Professional Dragster Association were all in attendance to present Special Olympics Executive Director Bill Schumard (center) with the $5,000 check.
The date for the 2008 Bixby Knolls Car Show & Dragster Expo is set for July 12 and the event’s net proceeds will once again go to the Special Olympics. For more information, visit www.bixbyknollsinfo.com.

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