By DAPO staff

A promotional ceremony recognizing and celebrating the recent promotions within the Central and Southern Parole Districts in the Northern Parole Region was held March 12.  The event was held at the Bakersfield Parole Office, with the posting of colors performed by the North Kern State Prison Honor Guard and the National Anthem sung by Des’ree Gardner, daughter of Bakersfield Parole Office Tech and event committee chair Aurora Muniz.

Recipients received a promotional certificate, ceremonial promotional badge, and a State Assembly proclamation of recognition. State Assembly members who contributed were Joaquin Arambula, State Assembly member District 31, Fresno; Rudy Salas Jr., State Assembly member District 32, Hanford; and Vince Fong, State Assembly member District 34, Bakersfield.  Mia Cifuentes, Field Representative for Vince Fong was also in attendance.