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African American Student Leadership Conference

Uniting hundreds of students from across the Valley, the 8th annual African American Student Leadership Conference at Clovis North High School on Tuesday, February 24 aims ignite bright futures for all in attendance.

Seventh through twelfth grade students from Central Unified, Clovis Unified, Fresno Unified, Hanford West High School and, for the first time, Madera Unified will convene at the Performing Arts Center on the Clovis North campus for the innovative leadership conference.

This year’s theme is “IGNITE: Your Dreams and Your Future” and is designed to educate, inspire, and encourage students to achieve academic excellence and cultivate positive cultural and social change.

Battle of the Barbers

Barbers & Sneaker enthusiasts from all over the Central Valley
will have the chance to show their skills on February 22.
J-Live Entertainment, the producers of Central Valley California’s original
productions, “Next Big Thing Talent Show”, “Frozen in the Valley Singing
Contest”, “559 Fights Live MMA Cage Fights” and more have announced that
they will be presenting a new production titled, “Central Valley Barber & Sneaker
Battle” on Sunday February 22, 2015 at Tioga Sequoia Brewery in Downtown
Fresno, CA.
“We have been researching and studying barber battles in northern and southern
California for the past year and we decided it was time to give Central Valley
Barbers the same opportunities and quality event that they travel to throughout
the year except now they can compete and perform right here in their backyard”,
said Joey Perez, Founder/CEO of J-Live Entertainment.

Local Girl Named National Ambassador

Local Girl Named National Ambassador

When looking at 12-year-old Madelyn Edgecomb, one would see a happy & smiling young
lady who loves to read, make crafts and listen to music. When you look a little closer and see the scars
and stitch marks on her head, a different story is being told.
Madelyn suffers from an incurable brain condition called Hydrocephalus, and the scars and stitch marks
are the result of the multiple brain surgeries to implant the device in her brain, known as a shunt that
keeps her alive.
Occurring in approximately 1 of every 500 births and in over One Million Americans today, (including
former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords), Hydrocephalus is a condition in which excessive fluid gathers
in the brain, abnormally widening spaces in the brain and placing potentially harmful pressure on brain
tissues. Because of lack of advancements in treatment, many affected individuals are left unable to lead
full and productive lives.

Veterans Honored At Clovis/Fresno Business

Veterans Honored At Clovis/Fresno Business

Great American Car Wash invites Fresno & Clovis community members will honor Veterans Bob Mclaghlin & Charlie Waters as they have their portraits added to a second mural. Currently they are depicted on the Veterans memorial located next to the Great American Car Wash. In addition there will also be a memorial to honor two fallen Valley Soldiers from Clovis, CA.

 The November 6th memorial will be a celebration of their dedication and service to our Country. The celebration will include a color guard presentation, Taps performed by Eric Panabaker, National Anthem and God Bless America sung by Silverio Montoya and numerous guest speakers.

 City Council members from both Fresno and Clovis were invited and will present the family of the fallen soldiers with a proclamation.

Alopecia Support Group

 

Fresno now has an Alopecia Support Group! The purpose of the Alopecia Hearts of Fresno’s Support Group is:

• To provide Medical Advisers who specialize in Alopecia Areata and/or Dermatology.

• To reach out to other Alopecia Areata individuals in the community and bring them to the support group.

• To provide information and education to the general public about Alopecia Areata, it’s causes, treatment, etc.

• To provide current medical research updates as supplied by the NAAF office.

 ‘Alopecia Hearts of Fresno’, will hold a Billiard Pool Fundraising Event, December 6, 2014 at 2:00pm, held at The Break Room in Fresno, CA. The First Support Group Meeting will be held on January 10, 2015 at 2:00pm. Anyone that is/has been affected by Alopecia Areata, or those that would like more information regarding Alopecia Areata, are more than welcome to attend both of these events!

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Global War On Terrorism Wall of Remembrance Nov. 13-16

Global War On Terrorism Wall of Remembrance Nov. 13-16

Help us Honor Our Fallen Heroes and bring the "Wall of Remembrance" to Clovis, the Wall is a tribute to all the heroes that have made the ultimate sacrifice in the war against terrorism.

The Wall not only honors our Military but also our first responders, Firefighters, Law Enforcement and Emergency Personnel. Currently, there are almost 11,000 names on the wall!

The Wall of Remembrance was created to help heal those hidden wounds. It's mission is to reach all those impacted by Global Terrorism here at home.

The wall will be at Clovis Hills Community Church November 13th through November 16th.

On Saturday, November 15th, there will be a Military Health and Resource Fair from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Clovis Hills Community Church is located at 10590 N. Willow Avenue near Copper Avenue, across from Clovis North High School.

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Global War On Terrorism Wall of Remembrance Nov. 13-16

Global War On Terrorism Wall of Remembrance Nov. 13-16

Help us Honor Our Fallen Heroes and bring the "Wall of Remembrance" to Clovis, the Wall is a tribute to all the heroes that have made the ultimate sacrifice in the war against terrorism.

The Wall not only honors our Military but also our first responders, Firefighters, Law Enforcement and Emergency Personnel. Currently, there are almost 11,000 names on the wall!

The Wall of Remembrance was created to help heal those hidden wounds. It's mission is to reach all those impacted by Global Terrorism here at home.

The wall will be at Clovis Hills Community Church November 13th through November 16th.

On Saturday, November 15th, there will be a Military Health and Resource Fair from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Clovis Hills Community Church is located at 10590 N. Willow Avenue near Copper Avenue, across from Clovis North High School.

Click Here for more.