Media Advisory

WHO: California State University, Bakersfield; Kern Economic Development Corp., and the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce.

WHAT: 3rd annual Kern County Economic Summit.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 26, 7:15-11:30 a.m. Keynote address 7:45 a.m.; local economy analysis 8:15 a.m.; national economy analysis 8:45 a.m.; Federal Reserve Bank’s role in economy 9:30 a.m.

WHERE: Dore Theater, CSUB campus.

WHY: To provide a better understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the local economy within the context of larger economies, and to discuss the ways to sustain economic prosperity in the region, which is experiencing rapid population growth.

CONTACT: Mike Stepanovich at CSUB, 661/664-2456, or Danielle McKinney at Kern EDC, 661/862-5150