Barbecue is a big event in its third year. TRC is sponsoring, Orchel Krier is cooking. Tickets on sale now

The Taft College Foundation will host its third annual alumni and friends Cougar Rib-Eye Cookout on Saturday, Oct. 20 in the Taft College quad.
A social hour starts the evening from 5 to 6 p.m. with dinner beginning at approximately 6 p.m. and continuing until 8 p.m.
The evening will include formal presentation of colors & flag salute, live music by the band "Blackboard Playboys," from Trout's of Bakersfield, a couple of surprises, a raffle for all ticket holders to win a 37 inch flat screen, and rib-eye steaks, prepared by caterer, Orchel Krier of the Tumbleweed Café & Bar.
The dinner menu includes steaks, salad, beans, bread, and ice cream for dessert. Beverages will be available for sale, including beer and wine, as well as sodas.
Water will be complimentary.
TRC Operating Company is the event sponsor
As with last year, a special feature of the evening will be a salute to our local veterans, who will be our special guests for the evening. There will be 100 complimentary tickets available to veterans and their spouses on a first come first serve basis.
"The Rib-Eye Cookout has become a favorite event at Taft College and in the community", said Dr. Dena Maloney, Superintendent-President. "This event will recognize and honor local veterans, who served their county with honor and epitomize the importance of service to others. The Rib-Eye Cookout will also raise funds to support needed programs at Taft College."
Tickets are on sale now. Call 661-763-7700 or you may purchase tickets at the Taft College student services cashier in the administration office, 29 Emmons Park Drive.
The cost is $20 for adults and $10 for students/children.