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Madera County EDC 2013 Economic Summit

MADERA COUNTY – The Madera County Economic Development Commission will hold its annual Economic Summmit Luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 12, from 11:30 a.m -1:30 p.m. at the Madera Municipal Golf Course, 23200 Avenue 17 in Madera. The Madera County EDC hosts this luncheon every year for the purpose of bring the community together to discuss economic impacts on Madera County ...

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New Specialty Shop Opens In North Fork

NORTH FORK – There is now a “Christmas Bazaar” store all year ’round in North Fork. Jennie’s Garden is a new type of specialty shop that opened for business downtown on Oct. 25. “Our shop offers quality handmade and homegrown items made in the USA by over 30 talented artisans and crafters, with more coming onboard,” says proprietor Jennifer Noble.

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Mock Murder Trial Conclusion Rescheduled

MADERA – Those following Yosemite High School’s Mock Trial team will want to know that the conclusion of former high school student Rae Concha’s mock murder trial has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the Madera Courthouse. In this year’s Honorable Edward P. Moffat Madera County Mock Trial, the fictional case of People vs. Concha, has the defendant being ...

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MASS Ski School Seeks Instructors

YOSEMITE – Mountain Area Ski School (MASS) is looking for ski and snowboard instructors and support people to help out this season, which begins Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Dating back to 1961, MASS annually serves hundreds of area children in 5th through 8th grades. Certified volunteer instructors teach downhill, cross-country and snowboarding to eligible students who are bussed to Badger ...

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Surprises Await On Holiday Home Tour

OAKHURST – Mountain Community Women (MCW) are holding their long-awaited MCW Holiday Home Tour fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 14, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. The ladies of MCW will have a warm and delicious lunch available from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Oakhurst Community Center. The suggested donation for the day of food, friends, fun and festive ...

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20th Annual Free Dentistry Day In Oakhurst

OAKHURST – This Friday, Dec. 6, is the 20th Annual Free Dentistry Day in Oakhurst. A team of professionals are coming together to see patients who do not have dental insurance and cannot afford to see a dentist, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The practice of Dr. Rodney Peter and Dr. Dennis Jones is located at 49255 Golden Oak ...

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Warming Centers Scheduled In Mountain Area

MADERA COUNTY – As winter weather approaches, the County of Madera has established the following locations as Warming Centers in the mountain area during times of extreme winter cold. The centers will be open the days and times of the week listed below, while other centers may be opened on an “as need” basis and will be announced through the ...

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"Youth in Yosemite" Short Film Contest

YOSEMITE – Young film makers are invited to submit their work in the “Youth in Yosemite” Short Film Contest, part of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Yosemite Grant. This contest is open to anyone 25 years of age or younger who is motivated to create a video about their connection to Yosemite National Park. The deadline to ...

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Wasuma School Christmas Tree Merriment

AHWAHNEE – Sleigh bells are starting to ring while Wasuma School prepares to host its 10th Annual Christmas Tree Lot on campus for just three days, so you better watch out! Pre-orders are being taken through Dec. 3 for trees and wreaths, and the lot will be open Thursday, Dec. 5 through Saturday, Dec. 7, with varying hours. According to ...

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Holiday Concert & Christmas Bazaar This Saturday

NORTH FORK – It’s Christmas in North Fork this Saturday, Dec. 7, as the annual Christmas Bazaar returns to Town Hall, and the 14th annual “Songs of the Season” holiday concert welcomes three area choirs to this much-anticipated event. Beginning at 9 a.m., the Women’s Club will kick off their holiday bazaar with a homemade breakfast, including breakfast burritos and ...

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