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Oakhurst Chamber Announces 2015 Honorees

Submitted by Joelle Leder OAKHURST – The Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce is extremely proud to have the privilege of announcing Mr. Doug Dearing as the recipient of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award. The Lifetime Achievement Award is the highest possible honor the Chamber may bestow and is presented only to those who have shown extraordinary contributions to the community ...

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Coarsegold Chamber Hosts Gala Gourmet Dinner

COARSEGOLD — The Coarsegold Chamber of Commerce has announced that it’s annual dinner, scheduled for Friday, Jan. 8, will be a gala “Welcome to 2016” plated dinner, complete with entertainment, at the Blue Heron in Yosemite Lakes Park. Chamber President Dave Wolin’s is not mincing words when he says, “The days of boring rubber chicken dinners are over. We’re putting ...

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How Your Business Can Apply For Tax Credits

MADERA COUNTY — Seats are filling quickly for the free California Competes Workshop hosted by the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz). Small, medium and large businesses are encouraged to attend the workshop and receive instructions on how to apply for this tax credit program. The California Competes Program has approximately $200 million in tax credits available during ...

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Last Chance For 2015 Chamber Nominations

The Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce will accept nominations for the 2015 Woman of the Year, Man of the Year, and Business of the Year Awards through Thursday, Dec. 3 at noon, in advance of the annual Chamber Installation Dinner and Awards Ceremony on Friday, January 15, 2016. The chosen locale for dinner and awards is Bass Lake Convention Center ...

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Sierra Tel Employees Win Awards From CalCom

OAKHURST – The Tenaya Lodge hosted the California Communications Association annual CalCom Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 3, and three locals nominated by Sierra Tel won in their categories. Jesse Parr, son of Sierra Tel employee Jacob Parr, was awarded the $2500 Robert Ringman Scholarship. The Robert Ringman Scholarship Trust Fund was established to recognize the importance of education in the ...

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Ribbon Cutting At Coarsegold Tax Services

COARSEGOLD – A ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday celebrated the opening of a brand new business in Coarsegold. “We’re happy to introduce our latest member, Coarsegold Tax Services, to the community,” said Coarsegold Chamber President Dave Wolin. “Felecia Vernon Chancey, owner of Coarsegold Tax Services, is a CPA and is well known as a professional in the tax and accounting ...

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Coffee, Pets, Accounting: New Chamber Members’ Ribbon Cutting

COARSEGOLD — Three things in life you can’t do without: coffee, pets and accounting. Fortunately, vendors in each of these industries have recently joined the Coarsegold Chamber of Commerce, and now the community is invited to ribbon cuttings in their honor on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at two locations. New member Felecia Vernon-Chancey, Certified Public Accountant, is located at 3586 Highway ...

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Golf Liquidation Sale At Sierra Meadows

AHWAHNEE – Looking for just about anything golf related? Stop by Sierra Meadows Golf Course and Country Club on Sunday, Nov. 1 starting at 10 a.m., when a wide variety of items go up for sale. The blow-out liquidation sale includes golf carts, golf clubs, furniture, apparel, golf balls, gloves, shoes, mowers, equipment and much more, says Reid Spice, Sierra ...

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Thieves Steal Safes From Oakhurst Grocery Outlet

OAKHURST – At about 4 a.m. on Sunday morning, Oct. 18, Madera County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Grocery Outlet in Oakhurst for reports of a burglary. Upon arrival, deputies discovered that the front door had been forced open, the alarm system and video surveillance system had been disabled, and that two safes had been removed from the office. ...

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To Sit Or Stand In The Workplace

By Virginia Eaton — To sit or to stand, that seems to be the most pressing workplace topic these days. Health experts have condemned prolonged sitting to the same circle of hell as smoking. This may not be hyperbole; our biggest muscles (our buttocks) are being squished between the weight of our body and the seat of a chair—these powerful ...

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