Chip Yates Joins Shannon Grove at campaign fundraiser Thursday

BAKERSFIELD, CA -- Chip Yates, designer, builder, and pilot of the world’s fastest electric airplane will be the special guest at Assemblywoman Sannon Grove’s gala fundraiser Thursday evening, April 10 in Bakersfield.

Shannon Grove stated, "I’m honored to have Chip Yates who is a local Kern hero showcase what he has and is doing in flight, whose story is like many other pioneers and inventors and entrepreneurs who have achieved great advances for America through dogged determination and skill."

The fundraiser to support Grove’s re-election will be held at the Epic Jet Center in Bakersfield. Yates is bringing his record-winning electric plane which will be featured in the hangar and give his dramatic and inspiring story via video and personal testimony. There will be a VIP reception at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling the campaign at 661-377-0410.

Story First Published: 2014-04-09