Archive for Non Profit

Hollywood Lends Faces to Local Autism Campaign at Jan. 26 Gala

Jan 25, 2013 No Comments

FRESNO – The number of children in California diagnosed with Autism jumped 243 percent between 1987 and 1998 (Centers for Disease Control, 2006). As it impacts more families in the Central Valley, a parent group of Fresno State’s Central California Autism Center (CCAC) launched the “Look Past the Mask” campaign to raise awareness of the often-misunderstood [...]

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Giants’ World Series Trophy to Make Stop at Chukchansi Park

Jan 18, 2013 No Comments

FRESNO – The San Francisco Giants announced that they will take their 2012 world champions trophy on public tour, including a stop at Chukchansi Park in downtown Fresno on Tuesday, February 5. This will be the second public trophy tour held in the past three years and will feature both the 2012 and 2010 trophies. [...]

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40 Under 40: Chris Bridger – Clovis Fire Department

Jan 11, 2013 No Comments

Chris Bridger had wanted to be a firefighter from a young age, and took classes during his senior year at Clovis High School to become a wildland firefighter.  The summer following his high school graduation he began work with the U.S. Department of Forestry, and went through courses at the Fresno City College Fire Academy.  [...]

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Business Street Online Presents the Year in Pictures

Dec 31, 2012 No Comments

FRESNO, Calif. – Business Street Online would like to take a visual look back on 2012 with our 2012 Year in Pictures.  2012 was another memorable year for central California business, and Business Street Online is looking forward to bringing you coverage of more memorable news events in 2013. In celebration of New Year’s Day, [...]

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Adventist Health Employees Bring Christmas Blessings

Dec 26, 2012 No Comments

CENTRAL VALLEY – Adventist Health employees, volunteers and physicians throughout the Central Valley blessed the lives of many this holiday season by giving back to their communities. Multiple departments helped collect toys for more than 100 local Kings County foster children. The toys were delivered to the Kings County Human Services Agency in early December. [...]

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Sneak Peek: 32nd Annual Christmas Tree Auction

Nov 28, 2012 No Comments

VISALIA, Calif. – Get your free sneak peek at the beautiful trees on display at the 32nd annual Christmas Tree Auction, Bubbles & Baubles. The free preview will take place between 2 – 4:30 p.m. at the Visalia Convention Center this Friday, November 30. Bring your family and friends to see the 15 elaborate trees [...]

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Christmas Celebrations in California’s Gateway to Yosemite

Nov 26, 2012 No Comments

OAKHURST, Calif. – As the Christmas season approaches, Yosemite area communities are gearing up for the holiday with a myriad of events. Bass Lake is the first to get things started this year as the annual Bass Lake Tree Lighting Ceremony is set for Nov. 24. The celebration begins at sundown, as dozens of decorated floats [...]

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Fresno Nurse Describes 2012 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway Winning Experience

Nov 20, 2012 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Fresnan Brenda Lincoln had all her attention fixed on her TV Sunday, Nov. 11 when the prizes for the 2012 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway were being announced on KMPH FOX 26. Lincoln had purchased a $100 raffle ticket at the insistance of her daughter, and hoped to win one of the [...]

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Boys & Girls Clubs Hosting Coats Drive

Nov 15, 2012 No Comments

Fresno, Calif. – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Fresno County are now accepting new or slightly used jackets, hoodies and sweaters to be distributed Dec. 15 to many of its young members. The clothes items are available for drop-off at the clubs’ main office, located at 540 N. Augusta in Fresno.  A special curbside [...]

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Local Residents Win Big During St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

Nov 12, 2012 No Comments

Fresno, Calif. – Brenda Lincoln of Fresno, Calif. is the grand prize winner of a newly-built, $375,000 house announced during the 9th Annual St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway Special, which raised $1,004,020 for the kids of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. His winning ticket was pulled during the FOX 26 live special on Sunday, Nov. [...]

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Downtown Welcomes Outdoor Ice Rink

Nov 12, 2012 No Comments

FRESNO, CA – Skaters slid across the ice and showed their abilities during the opening of the 6,000 square foot Downtown Fresno Ice Rink on the Fulton Mall Friday morning. Kate Borders, president and CEO of the Downtown Fresno Partnership, said that to her knowledge the rink is the first of its kind in the [...]

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Last Chance to Tour the St. Jude Dream Home

Nov 07, 2012 No Comments

This week is the final opportunity for people to personally experience the 2012 St. Jude Dream Home Fresno, Calif. (Nov. 7, 2012) – The St. Jude Dream Home will be open Wednesday through Friday from noon – 9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. This is the final week for free public [...]

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Time is Running Out to Reserve St. Jude Dream Home Tickets

Nov 02, 2012 No Comments

This Saturday and Sunday is the last weekend to tour the St. Jude Dream Home house    Fresno, Calif. (Nov. 2, 2012) – This is the last weekend to visit the St. Jude Dream Home house!  The house is open Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Just [...]

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Fresno State Turns Pink for Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Oct 22, 2012 No Comments

Approximately 4,300 runners and walkers raised money Saturday morning to aid Susan G. Komen – Central Valley in its battle against breast cancer Fresno, Calif.- The color pink was seen across the Fresno State campus Saturday morning as roughly 4,300 runners and walkers banded together to support the Susan G. Komen Central Valley affiliate in [...]

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