Condors Collect 8,380 Bears for Community at Teddy Bear Toss
CONDORSTOWN, Calif. - The Bakersfield Condors announced today that the team collected 8,380 stuffed animals which were collected and donated to the United Way of Kern County. It is the third highest total in team history and brings the all-time total in the 21-year history to 138,216 bears. The night was presented by Eyewitness News, KERN 1180, and Three-Way Chevrolet.
"Everyone thinks about scoring the goal, because it's such a big game for the team, the organization, and the community," Teddy Bear Toss goal scorer Josh Currie said. "We give a lot of thanks to everyone who showed up for a sellout crowd, brought a teddy bear, and it's crazy to see how many bears hit the ice."
The Condors beat Ontario to move into third place in the Pacific Division, 3-1. Bakersfield is next in action on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. in Stockton.
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