Founder and President of Rodriguez & Associates, Daniel Rodriguez and his wife, Connie, have gifted California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB), $125,000 to be distributed over a five-year period.
“Giving is contagious!” – Daniel Rodriguez
Rodriguez and his wife were inspired to donate to the university after Connie Perez-Andreesen and Joel Andreesen, a Senior Partner at Rodriguez & Associates, donated to CSUB earlier this year. The donation by Daniel and Connie Rodriguez will be shared equally between the Roadrunner Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships to student-athletes, and the Center for Social Justice, a Political Science Department that is dedicated to telling the stories of those who have experienced social injustice in the region.
“Athletics not only helps build character but also provides entertainment to our community. As for the Center of Social Justice, we think that it helps promote fairness and justice in segments of our society that are too often neglected.” – Daniel Rodriguez
At Rodriguez & Associates, Daniel Rodriguez has always emphasized to his staff the importance of giving back, both in and out of the courtroom. Supporting local organizations and charities strengthens the community that we work and live in, which benefits all members in the long run.
To learn more about the Rodriguez’s CUSB donation and how it will be used, read this article.
Chantal A. Trujillo and Danay Gonzalez of Rodriguez & Associates were guests on KGET to raise awareness for the Clear the Shelters adoption drive from August 21 through September 18, 2021.
Chantal’s dog, Penelope, and Danay’s dog, Zola, make special appearances as they discuss the joy these pets have brought to their lives, as they invite you to find your best friend during Clear the Shelters.
Watch the segment here:
Adoption Drive in Bakersfield, Ca through September 18 at: City of Bakersfield Animal Care Center 201 S Mt. Vernon Ave Bakersfield, CA 93307 661-832-7387
Or click here to support the City of Bakersfield Animal Care Center with your donation.
For years, the senior partner at Rodriguez & Associates, Joel T. Andreesen, has helped our Bakersfield community. As the outgoing President of the CSUB Athletic Scholarship Fund, he’s helped raise close to $1 million for student-athletes. Because of this more student-athletes than ever before can achieve their educational goals with athletic scholarships.
Joel stated, “This year’s record setting fundraising total of $938,433 is a testament to the Kern County community, CSU Bakersfield Roadrunner nation and the Roadrunner Scholarship Board of Directors and their commitment to all current and future Roadrunner student-athletes. He adds, “The increased donation amount will help Roadrunner athletics get closer to its goal of fully funding all available student-athlete scholarships. I want to express a big thank you to all the Roadrunner donors who helped make this a record-breaking year!”
We thank Joel for everything he’s done for our student-athletes.
Posted by Lorrie Ross at 4:16 pm
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