Fran Blackney Memorial

In Memory: Fran Blackney

Fran Blackney, our beloved Communications Director, Project Manager, & Business Advocate, passed away on November 7, 2015. She was known thoughout the community for her passionate business advocacy and for managing the Chamber’s nationally-recognized Youth Enterpreneurship Academy.

Donate to the Fran Blackney Young Entrepreneur Academy (YEA) Scholarship Fund

Contributions can be made at any Central Valley Community Bank or funds can be sent electronically by contacting Rod Geist, Central Valley Community Bank, (559) 323-3339.


by Marc Benjamin, The Fresno Bee

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Clovis’s “go-to person” remembered by family, coworkers

by Katie Fries, The Clovis Independent

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Fran Blackney: Simply the Best

by Christopher Gabriel, PowerTalk 96.7FM

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