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Fundraiser To Help Victims Of The Mission Fire

NORTH FORK — The community is invited to a fundraiser at Grace Community Church on Sunday, Sept. 24, to benefit North Fork residents impacted by the Mission Fire. The fundraiser will be a Brownie Sundae social time starting at approximately 11:30 a.m. in Grace Hall behind the church. This time is devoted to enjoying homemade brownies with strawberries and a ...

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September HOW Dinner Honors Lynn Oliver

AHWAHNEE — The nonprofit group Helping One Woman (HOW) is meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at the Hitchin’ Post restaurant to honor Ahwahnee resident Lynn Oliver. The evening of food, fundraising and friendship begins at 6 p.m. Lynn has worked at the Hitchin’ Post for 11 years, say organizers, and is a “loving and caring person,” who recently survived a major stroke ...

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Community Opens Hearts And Wallets After YHS Volleyball Team Burglarized

OAKHURST — On the evening Thursday, Sept. 14, the Yosemite High School Girls Varsity Volleyball Team’s van was burglarized after their victory at Bullard High School in Fresno. While the girls were enjoying a celebratory meal at Chili’s after the match, someone broke into their van and stole most of their belongings such as backpacks, wallets, 7 out of 13 ...

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Walk The Meditative New Labyrinth At Local Church

OAKHURST — All are invited to the New Community United Methodist Church’s dedication ceremony of the labyrinth for community use. The event, led by Pastor Gayle Basten, will take place on Sunday, Sept. 24, beginning at 11:15 a.m. at the church. Following the ceremony is a workshop for those who are interested in more information on the history, meaning and ...

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Here Comes Mountain Heritage Day And Parade

OAKHURST — Mountain Heritage Day and Parade at Fresno Flats Historical Park and Museum are right around the corner, with the Parade stepping off at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16 and a full day’s array of old-fashioned fun, food and entertainment, 1800s-style. The folks at Fresno Flats want parade watchers to visit Fresno Flats Historical Park, once the parade ...

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Shonna Alexander Paints Mural At Heritage Day

OAKHURST — Fresno Flats Historical Park is thrilled to announce that artist Shonna Alexander will be working on a new exhibit in the Nathan Sweet Museum: painting a mural during the Mountain Heritage Day celebration on Saturday, Sept. 16. “Hili hili, hoyowush nim Shik’il. walpe michƏksƏƏsƏƏ? My name is Shonna Alexander, I am twenty-four years old and Chukchansi and Miwok.” ...

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Join The Community Choir For The Holiday Season

NORTH FORK — Don’t think that just because it’s in North Fork and you’re not, you can’t join the amazing North Fork Community Choir. We have members from as far away as Fresno and Nipinnawasee who join us every week to raise their voices in celebration of the holiday season, and perform for the community the first Saturday in December. ...

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Inside the Mountain House As Renovation Continues

OAKHURST– “The owner cares about the community and wants to lease the building to good, solid people who will bring business here.” This is the latest on the Mountain House, according to General Contractor Steve Gabbard of  Sun Construction, who highlighted some of the renovations made to the well-known building on the corner of Highway 41 and Bass Lake Road 222. “The ...

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College Site Study Recommends Existing Location, Seeks Feedback

OAKHURST – After looking at a total of ten locations as potential sites for the $25-million Oakhurst Community College Center (OCCC), the initial recommendation from a local consultant was that the existing site be used to build a new college center (see below). In June 2016 voters approved Bond Measure C, State Center Community College’s capital improvement bond. Not long after ...

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Found: 33 Bags Of Trash And Beethoven’s 9th

OAKHURST — As part of the Annual Great Sierra River Cleanup, 18 people showed up to help beautify their surroundings along the Oakhurst River Parkway, for the special event on Saturday, Sept. 9. This is the ninth year that the Oakhurst River Parkway Committee has participated. Among others, the 2017 teams included Rotarians who came out to support their community ...

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