Sikh community donates turban material to detention center

Imperial Regional Detention Facility Chaplain Richard Barnes with stacks of turban material recently received from the Sikh community. There was enough material make more than 500 turbans. COURTESY PHOTO

EL CENTRO — Chaplain Richard Barnes from the Imperial Regional Detention Facility recently received a tremendous donation of turban material from the Sikh community.

This community of members of the Sikh religion stretches up to the Bay Area, through Fresno, Bakersfield, Los Angeles, San Diego and El Centro, Community Relations Manager Monique Rogers said in an email.

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