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A Nichols Elementary School student marches in the annual Veterans Day Parade in Bakersfield in 2013.

The California Veterans Assistance Foundation will host the Kern County Women Veterans Stand Up from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bakersfield.

The event is designed to assist and empower women military veterans by providing information on health care, employment, housing and overall wellness.

Participants are asked to fill out the application which can be found at Send it via email to, or fax to (661) 392-7269.