Good News from Clovis Chamber Members

The new year brings us more Good News from the Clovis Chamber members.

The Valley Animal Center received a grant from PetSmart Charities to help subsidize spay and neuter costs throughout 2015. It allows them to continue with their mission in helping alleviate the pet overpopulation problem by offering extremely low-cost spay and neuter promotions for dogs and cats in their clinic. Details: 233-8690.

The Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program is looking for volunteers to help Medicare beneficiaries make choices about how they receive their prescription drugs and health care services. You will counsel people needing help with Medicare, provide administrative support and work on special projects. Training classes start on February 9th. Details: 224-9117.

Join the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Clovis on March 21 – 22 at Clovis High School. It is a 24 hour fundraising event benefitting cancer research and patient services. Please contact Jessica at 209 810-2490 with any questions or sign up at www.relayforlife/clovisca.

4 Sisters Thrift has long been known for selling furniture, vintage goods, collectibles and just plain old thrift store items. Their exciting stock is populated through the dedicated search by all 4 sisters, along with generous donations given on behalf of animal Rescue of Fresno (ARF). Come by their great new location at 756 Pollasky at 8th Street. Details: 324-1059.

Karen and Shawn Gray, Independent Certified Health Coaches with Take Shape for Life, are happy to announce that they will be offering weight/health support group meetings for anyone looking to learn “Habits of Health” (no cost involved) just FREE support for you on your journey. Interested in attending? Contact: 321-8050

Arise Solar is rolling out its subsidiary division: Arise Solar Services – A Smarter Way to Keep You Saving. It is extended to all Arise Solar clients plus anyone who currently has a solar system on their home even if they’re not clients of Arise Solar. Details: 449-8989.

KVPR has won three prestigious Golden Mic Awards from the Southern California Radio TV News Association. Best Investigative Reporting (Division B) to Diana Agruilera for “One Year after the Rim Fire Locals Share Frustration over Prosecutor’s Silence.” Best Light Feature Reporting, One Minute or Longer (Division B) to Ezra Romero for “Teatro Azteca: Dreaming up Spanish Language Theater in Fresno”. Best Business and Consumer Reporting (Division B) to Ezra Romero for “Google’s Self-driving Car and Others use Merced as a Landing Pad.”

Weed Man Fresno is happy to start off the New Year with the addition of Tyler Cason and Michael Schutz to their technician service team. They are looking forward to offering their customers a variety of services through two additional divisions: Aqua Man offers the very best in landscape irrigation trouble shooting and repairs, high efficiency upgrades and system retrofitting. Grass Creations, their newest division, offers the highest quality synthetic lawn products and installation. Details: 266-1624

San Joaquin College of Law is pleased to announce the JUSTicia RUN will take place on February 14th. It is the first ten-point race in the Valley Runner of the Year Series and includes a 5K run two-mile walk/run, a quarter mile kids run and a costume contest all to benefit the Clovis Police Foundation, Sierra Challenge Express Running Club and the SJCL Student Bar Association. Details: 323-2100 or register at wttp://justiciarun.com

Kaiser Permanente Fresno Physician Jesus M Rodriguez, MD, was recently named a 2014 Cecil Cutting Award winner for his outreach in the Latino community. Dr. Rodriguez, a family medicine physician, was one of four physicians recognized out of more than 8,000 physicians within the Permanente Medical Group. About 50 Kaiser Permanente Fresno employees volunteered their time on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to clean and beautify Fort Miller School in Fresno. This is the tenth consecutive year that Kaiser Permanente Fresno employees have spent their Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday by volunteering with the non-profit organizations in the community as part of Kaiser Permanente’s mission of building healthy communities. Details: 448-4138

Ad-Venture Video Productions is excited to have finished the new promo video for “Hope Now for Youth”. A Great Local program to help gang members get off the streets and stay off the streets. No State or Federal program is as effective as this program and it helps our entire community. Please support them and their efforts at HopeNowForYouth.org. Details: 251-5747

The Lounge at DiCicco’s Old Town Clovis is now providing live music for our community every Friday and Saturday night from 7 to 10 pm. Music genres played are Country, Classic Rock, Jazz, Blues, Reggae and much more. Guests can enjoy the performances at their new cocktail tables or comfy lounge furniture. Details: 299-3711

McPheeters & Associates is jubilant to be celebrating 57 years of providing land surveying services to Clovis and the surrounding areas.

For over 30 years, OASIS Adult Day Center has been a staple and a leader in Alzheimer’s care in the Fresno community. If you or someone you know are needing guidance, support or care for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia, please attend their OASIS Open House so they can point you in the right direction. The next Open House will be held on February 4th, 3:30 – 5:30 at 3821 N. Clark St, #102 in Fresno. Details: 224-9154

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