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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.

Honor a Hero, Hire a Vet Job and Resource Fair - May 29

Honor a Hero, Hire a Vet Job and Resource Fair - May 29

Our Annual Honor a Hero, Hire a Vet Job and Resource Fair will be held on Thursday, May 29th, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. It will be held at a new location from last year (back in Clovis). The job fair will be free to ALL jobseekers, veterans and non-veterans. Please pass this along to anyone you think may be interested and I have attached an updated flyer that you can post or share.

ALL JOB SEEKERS are welcome to attend.

When: Thursday, May 29, 2014
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: Clovis Veterans Memorial Facility
808 4th St.
Clovis, CA 93612

Valley Man Hit Lotto Jackpot

Valley Man Hit Lotto Jackpot

Central Valley Man Fields Dreams Following

$3.25 Million Lottery Win

 

SACRAMENTO – A new car. A new house? Those are all things you expect to hear from someone describing their plans after winning the Lottery. However, Salvador Marquez sees even bigger things in his family’s future following his surprise win.

 

Marquez hit the top prize on a $5 California Lucky for Life Scratchers® ticket he purchased at a gas station in Fresno County. (You can see a scanned image of his winning ticket below, complete with the word “LIFE” on line one.) That’s $3.25 million! Marquez will have the option of selecting a lump sum payment of $1.9 million or weekly payments of $2,500 a week for 25 years. Either way, his newfound wealth is automatically exposing a wealth of opportunity that simply wasn’t there earlier.