By Fran Blackney
We made it through 2014 and a lot of our Clovis Chamber members had a great year.
Richard Wahl of Safety World reports that their company growth is up 16% this year. They expanded into Ohio and their Texas business is growing. They also added another trainer to help with their increased work. Details: 974-3087
Due to the success of its first ever summer camp series and Thanksgiving camps, the Valley Animal Center will be continuing its Humane Education outreach with a series of winter camps for kids ages 8 – 14. It has added a computer lab for the campers thanks to a generous donation from Fresno State organized by a group of Non-Profit Management students. Details: 233-8690
Karen & Shawn Gray, Certified Health Coaches with Take Shape for Life will be hosting weekly weight loss support meetings focusing on “The Habits of Health” starting in mid-January. FREE to attend (work any program/diet you want). This is all about support and health! Details: 321-8050
Arise Solar had a great year in 2014 and wants to help start you saving for the New Year. Sign with Arise Solar anytime in January 2015 and they will pay your highest electricity bill for 2014, up to $1,000 upon receipt of 4 qualified referrals. Details: 449-8989
Martin Fox of Clovis Insurance Agency and a huge Dave Ramsey fan is now on ELP (Endorsed Local Provider) for Dave Ramsey fans in the Central Valley. He is here to help you in applying the principals of Financial Peace and the Total Money Makeover to your personal insurance program. Details: 298-0881
San Joaquin College of Law has partnered with Educational Employees Credit Union to offer a $9,000 scholarship to an incoming student and a $4,500 to a second-year law student. Details: 323-2100
Habitat for Humanity Fresno County – ReStore recognized Chris Caes and Chris Marquez as Making the Difference award winners. Three families in Orange Cove are enjoying their new homes from Habitat for Humanity Fresno County. And a big thank you to the Criminal Justice program at the State Center community college of Madera for volunteering over two days at the ReStore.
Whole body Boot Camp is pleased to welcome Brenda Cruz to their family. She specializes in fitness for the aging population and is introducing their “Youthful Hearts” program to the community. We are also pleased to announce that they will now be carrying doTerra essential oils – a wonderful addition that supports their approach to health andwellness. Details: 978-6163
GNC, General Nutrition Center, in the Sierra Vista Mall, held its annual St. Jude Bake Sale with tremendous success. Contributions for the sweets reached a new level and are donated 100% to the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Thanks to everyone who participated in this worthy cause.
Good News from Valley Caregiver Resource Center: HICAP reports that Open Enrollment has officially ended as of December 7 and HICQAP Registered Counselors did an awesome job. The team worked diligently to see every beneficiary that walked through their doors. The received assistance with health plan comparisons, extra help and prescription drug plans. These services served to provide free education, counseling and advocacy services to people with Medicare. Details: 224-9154
Congratulations to Digital Attic for celebrating 22 years of success. The digital marketing company provides clients with creative and effective solutions ranging from web and video to design and SEO. Details: 324-9341
Philip Montgomery earned ZJ’s Auto Body December Employee of the Month. He is eager, motivated and a hard worker. He enjoys all jobs, small through challenging ones and playing with his adorable 16 month old in his free time. Details: 298-9691
Valley Partners Real Estate has moved its office about a block west to 516 Villa Ave Suite 16, Clovis, 93612. Be sure to drop by and visit. Details: 908-3352
Homewood Suites in Clovis invites you to the 2nd Annual Bridal Workshop and Insiders Guide to Wedding Planning on Sunday, January 25th at 12:30. Tickets are $8.00 in advance and $10.00 at the door. Homewood Suites is located at 835 Gettysburg in Clovis.
The Fresno County Public Library’s new mobile information unit, WoW! (a library “WithOut Walls”) would like to remind everyone that the library offers a wealth of free online resources that may help your business. WoW! Staff are available to demonstrate online tools and can even issue library cards at your work site. Details: 600-9699.
Thanks to the Clovis and Fresno communities, CA Turf Warehouse – now Synthetic Grass Warehouse Fresno (SGW Fresno) has hit the ground running. It started with a great response to their Grand Opening and now thanks to their partnering with Synthetic Grass Warehouse, their even lower pricing and tax deductible financing, SGW Fresno is poised to do big things in 2015. Come see what all the buzz is about. Details: 618-1109