Were you inspired to try the first five basic positions of ballet? “Kern Dancing Alliance is closing out 2017 and we could not be more thrilled with our local impact in our second year of operation!” said Andrea Hanson our speaker for today lunch. Over 6,000 community members reached, new programs launched, scholarships provided, and a Beautiful Bakersfield Award Nomination made for a wonderful year. Kern Dance Alliance is an autonomous organization that advocates for the variety of dance organizations in Kern County; whether they are private studios, school programs, or groups that promote cultural dance. The role of KDA is to simply act as a conduit to connect dance organizations with the community and therefore produce a rich and diverse dance network. KDA provides four pillars of resources related to the field of dance. Please visit its web site to learn more about this organization