Good News from Clovis Chamber Members

Based on the number of Clovis Chamber members submitting their Good News this month, business really is picking up in our area.

Transformational coach Jill Hendrickson has started a movement to help 1 million women worldwide turn their setback into their comeback and their mess into their ultimate success. To that end, she is making her book, “Victim to Victory” available free of charge here:http://www.jillhendrickson.com/victim-to-victory.  Read and share with any woman or group that could benefit from her message that your greatest pain may actually be your greatest gift.

Arise Solar announces its partnership with Fresno County Fire Department’s Stations 21,22 and 23. All three stations will be powered by solar energy and be able to save million of dollars over the next 25 years. Details: 449-8989.

Linda Carbon of Younique is excited to tell us that she has sponsored and changed the lives of 3 women. She also earned a cruise for her husband and herself to Jamaica and will be attending the yearly convention in Chicago in August. Details: 250-4203.

Weed Man is now offering their customers a variety of services through two additional divisions: Aqua Man that 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

Kaiser Permanente Fresno physicians are mentoring Valley students during a five-week program this summer. The students are part of the University of California-San Francisco Doctors Academy program. Pediatricians, surgeons, neurologists and adult medicine physicians are volunteering their time to work with 12 students who are interested in pursuing a healthcare career in the future. Details: 448-4138.

Congratulations go out to Dina Juve, co-founder of FitnessSocial Studio in Fresno for being a finalist selected by Women’s Health magazine to be the Next Fitness Star. As a child, Juve suffered from juvenile arthritis that left her inactive and heavy. Since she stepped into a gym at age 25, she has lost 80 pounds and now at the young age of 41 is considered one of the nation’s top fit women. We wish her all the best in the finals held on August 1st.

Halfcocked Gunsmithing, located at 515 4th Street, thanks the Clovis RoundUp for its article about his company. He has heard from a lot of new customers that they discovered his store after reading the paper.  Owner Edgar Burgin is glad he chose to set up shop in Clovis after considering other locations. “Clovis was the right choice”.

OASIS Adult Day Program has benefited from the CVCC  “Parker’s Team” firework stand on Clovis and Shaw Ave. he funds generated from the stand will allow OASIS to continue providing memory care services at a subsidized rate with no income requirements. Details: 221-0396.

California Health Sciences University welcomes Wendy Duncan, PhD, serving as Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Provost and Interim Dean of Pharmacy. Duncan comes to CHSU from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, where she served as Dean in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and Professor. She also previously served as Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dean of Pharmacy and Professor at St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Details: 325-3600.

“Beat the Heat” in Kings River Winery’s air conditioned tasting room for their Friday Night Wine concert series. Follow them on Facebook to stay up to date on each Friday event through September. Enjoy Live Music, Local Food Vendors and Great Wine all for a $10 ticket that included wine tasting. Gates open at 6 pm and the band goes on at 7. Bring your family and relax to live music, local food, delicious wine and a vineyard sunset! Details: 399-3079.

Valley Caregiver Resource Center, a non-profit organization that serves seniors and family caregivers, welcomes two new members, Michael Muhareb, Associate and LPL Financial Consultant and Gloria Cortez, Wells Fargo Bank-Business Relationship Manager, to serve on the Board of Directors. They also announce a training class for additional volunteers that is slated to start in September. The volunteers will serve as ombudsmen who will identify, investigate and resolve resident care issues. For more information, contact George Whaite at 224-9177.

Moore Grider & Company announces that in their 60th year of business they welcomed long-time Fresno C.P.A. Tom Collins as partner in 2014. They also hired Fresno State graduate Stephanie Perez to be a part of their team after working as an intern during the 2015 tax season. Details: 440-0700.

New member Carter & Co Ag was featured on PowerTalk to discuss “My Job Depends on Ag”, a social media led messaging campaign that is sweeping the country. The campaign started just 6 weeks ago and already has 28,000 members and counting. Fresno City Council proclaimed June25th as “My job depends on Ag Day” in the city of Fresno. Details: 321-8884.

Koinonia Family Services is pleased to welcome Maria Aguirre as an Integrated Social Worker for Foster Care and Adoptions. Her love and advocacy for children is evidenced by her desire and determination to place children in loving and caring homes. Details: 230-0920.

Yosemite Gardens is hosting a Senior Summer Health Fair on Wednesday, July 22nd from 10 am to 3 pm. Experts will be on hand to talk about Medicare questions, health care needs and prescriptions, walker adjustments and sales, massage therapy, chiropractic issues, weight loss, acupuncture therapy, assisted living advice, dental care and much more. There will also be games, giveaways and lots more. RSVP to 346-1422.

Central Valley Pest Services is pleased to announce that Shawn Carpenter has passed the California Structural Pest Control Board operators test for pest and termite control. Details: 348-0577.

Three Learn4Life Concept Charter School campuses – Crescent View West, Crescent View South and Ambassador Phillip V. Sanchez – held their Commencement Ceremony at the Warnor’s Theater in Fresno for 238 graduates on June 9th. The three high schools serve students who don’t fit the traditional school model and help them succeed in life. Many students who were disengaged from school and considered “at-risk” or drop-out are now considered graduates. Congratulations to all. Details: 515-1545.

San Joaquin College of Law congratulates the 35 members of the 42ndGraduating Class and wish them luck as they prepare to take the Bar this month!  Many already have offers of immediate employment after they pass. Details: 323-2100.

The Holiday Inn Fresno Airport would like to “Welcome to the team” Nicole Puente, Nikita Hayes, Pardeep Binning, Cyrila Dy, Sybil Bayona and Steven Hansen. They will make a difference! The hotel would also like to congratulate Melissa Portillo on her promotion to Front Desk Manager. Promotions from within are always the Best! Details: 252-3611.

Sierra West Shows will present the Old Town Clovis Gun and Antique Show, AKA Suquie’s Treasures, on August 8 and 9 at the Clovis Veterans Memorial Building.

Fred Vanderhoof, Chairman of the Fresno County Republican Party, is busy raising money to support the voter registration program and outreach through social media. US Ambassador John Bolton spoke at the Lincoln Reagan Dinner in May to a crowd of 400. You are invited to attend their monthly meetings at the Der Manouel Insurance Group office. Details:  3897-7987.

The Valley Associated Square Dancers invites you to a Square Dance at the Clovis Senior Center on August 29th at 7 pm.  The event is open to everyone – families, singles, couples, kids, parents and grandparents who can exercise their bodies and minds in a fun, unique activity. The entrance fee is $8.00.  Details: VASDCalifornia.org.

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