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Relay For Life Back Where It All Began

OAKHURST – Our local Eastern Madera County Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society returns to Yosemite High School this year and it’s shaping up to be a great event. The popular annual 24 hour fundraiser is set for this Saturday, May 17, for the first time on the contemporary YHS track.

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Relay For Life Is Good For Carma

COARSEGOLD – On a sunny morning a little girl sits in a little chair, watching Disney cartoons and slowly nibbling a raisin bagel. She wears a fancy dress and complains when her hair is brushed. Carefully walking around the coffee table, barefoot in her tidy home, she smiles shyly for the stranger, at first.

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Kiwanis Pancakes For YHS Sober Grad

OAKHURST – Hungry for breakfast? Come out tomorrow Saturday, May 10, from 7 a.m. to noon for a Pancake Breakfast at the Oakhurst Community Center. The event is sponsored by Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis, with all proceeds going to Yosemite High School’s Sober Grad.

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Badgers Youth Football Plans Chili Cook-Off

OAKHURST – Yosemite Badgers Youth Football players, parents and coaches are trying something new this year and they’re thinking it will be really, really hot. The community is invited to join the Badgers for their “1st Annual Chili Cook-Off,” slated for Saturday, May 17 at the Oakhurst Community Center.

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Parenting Workshops Include Pizza And Childcare

OAKHURST – Thanks in part to a substantial grant, Cornerstone Family Counseling is currently offering a series of free parenting workshops at local elementary schools. Help with parenting skills, along with information surrounding the prevention of tobacco, drug and alcohol abuse, are being offered at Spring Valley, Wasuma, Rivergold, Raymond and Coarsegold Elementary schools.

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Party At Winery Benefits Haitian School

OAKHURST – A small local organization with charitable ties to Haiti is hosting an inspirational fundraising event this weekend, and it’s sure to be a lot of fun. Susan and Tim Madden have invited supporters of their nonprofit foundation, “Be the Power of One,” to the Queen’s Inn on Saturday, May 10, for an entertaining evening of music, wine and ...

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Love For Resale Inspires New Shop

OAKHURST – Amanda Williams’ affection for all things thrift-store began when she was just a little girl. Now, she’s expanding and rebranding her business, formerly the Kids Corner, with the opening of Mountain Resale in a new location just doors away from the old one, on Road 426.

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Scrap Metal Recycling At YHS Benefits Band

OAKHURST – Tin roof, rusted? They’ll take it, and any other items you have to donate for the Community Recycling Event taking place at Yosemite High School this Saturday, May 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The opportunity for some serious spring cleaning benefits the YHS Band, and is the senior project of soon-to-be-graduating student Devin Horton.

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Outdoor School Is Cool For Kids

FISH CAMP – For the second year in a row, students of the Bass Lake Unified School District got the chance to attend a special field science camp at the Jack L. Boyd outdoor school, Camp Green Meadows. The weather was chilly in late March, but hearts were warmed by the new alliances formed between kids, educators, and mother Earth.

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Oakhurst Veterans Stand Down

Oakhurst – All veterans and their families are invited to participate in a festive and practical Veterans’ Stand Down on Saturday, May 10, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., at Sierra Pines Church. Organizers behind the stand down want all area vets to visit for free services and amenities, throughout an upbeat day complete with food, refreshments and music.

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