Baja Runners raise $2,900 in scholarships
Arthur Leyva and Giovanna Espinosa toast the new year at the Calexico Baja Runner's New Year's Eve fundraiser Saturday. (Chelcey Adami)
The event sold about 200 tickets and raised roughly $2,900 for area high school student scholarships.
“It’s about getting the community together to help its people,” event chairman Tony Tirado said. “It’ll definitely return next year.”
Guests enjoyed dinner before dancing to live music performed by Navegantes at the San Diego Parish Hall of the Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church Saturday.
The Calexico Baja Runners is a nonprofit organization with about 44 members.
Staff Writer Chelcey Adami can be reached at 760-337-3452 or firstname.lastname@example.org