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Eastern Madera County Job Fair 2019

OAKHURST — On your way to finding a new job or career? This step could help. The Workforce Development Board of Madera County invites individuals to participate in the upcoming Eastern Madera County Job Fair on Thursday, Mar. 14, from 2 – 5 p.m. at the Oakhurst Community Center. Participating businesses may be looking to fill immediate vacancies, build a ...

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North Fork Visitors Center Celebrates Its Dedicated Volunteers

NORTH FORK – The North Fork Chamber of Commerce held a special celebration at Bandit Town on Feb. 23 to thank all those who volunteer at the Visitors Center. Jenny Pearson, coordinator at the North Fork Visitors Center, said this special appreciation luncheon was to honor the 23 people who donate so much of their time. “Most of these folks ...

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Supervisor Tom Wheeler Hosts Town Hall Meeting In Raymond

RAYMOND – Madera County District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler will hold the next in his series of Town Hall meetings on Thursday, Mar. 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Raymond-Knowles Elementary School cafeteria. There will be a report on water and natural resources by Stephanie Anagnoson and Jeannie Habben, and an update from Camarena Health. Deputy Director of ...

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Register Now For California Boater Card Class In Oakhurst

OAKHURST – California law requires that by 2025, anyone operating a motor-powered vessel on California waterways take a boater safety course and obtain a California Boater Card. Vessel operators ages 16-25 are required to have a California Boater Card as of January 2018. All ages will be required to have the card in 2025. The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is ...

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Yosemite Experience Pavilion Takes Best Of Show At L.A. Event

OAKHURST – The 2019 “Best of Show Regional Pavilion” award at the Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show in February went to the Yosemite Experience. This is the USA’s largest series of travel shows and was held at the LA Convention Center. The event set a new record with nearly 38,000 active travel enthusiasts and tourism trade attending, making it ...

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Tommy’s Art Has Heart For Challengers

OAKHURST — Like most students preparing to graduate from Yosemite High School this June, Thomas Garcia is planning his senior project and, as is required, he’s devoting time to an important charitable effort. Thomas has chosen to benefit the young athletes in our special needs community. In addition to being a gifted artist, Thomas also has a disability. His differences ...

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Kindergarten Roundup At North Fork School

NORTH FORK – Once again it is time for Kindergarten Roundup at the North Fork School. Transitional Kindergarten/ Kindergarten Roundup will be held on Mar. 28. Please call the school office at 559-877-2215 to set up an appointment. Your child will need to turn age 5 by Sept. 1 to qualify for Kindergarten, however children turning 5 between Sept. 1 ...

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Bird Migration: The More We Learn, The Less We Know

Written by Scarlett Bullock – OAKHURST – The Yosemite Area Audubon Society (YAAS) will present a program entitled “Bird Migration: The More We Learn, The Less We Know,” in Oakhurst on Thursday, Mar. 14, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the New Community Methodist Church. Join Ed Pandolfino to learn about bird migrations and their mind-boggling feats of flight. Pandolfino ...

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Swing By Soroptimists’ Spring Soup And Salad Luncheon

OAKHURST — Come one, come all and come hungry to the 2019 Soroptimist Spring fundraiser — their famous soup and salad luncheon is on Thursday, Mar. 21, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Oakhurst Community Center. This major fundraiser will benefit the local club’s projects, which include giving out scholarships for high school and college students throughout the ...

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Become A Volunteer At Visit Yosemite | Madera County

Written by Judi Hussain – OAKHURST – Have you lived here for years, or are you new to Madera County? Are you looking to get acquainted or want to learn more about the area? Do you have a passion for Yosemite National Park that you’d like to share with the world? Visit Yosemite | Madera County may have a place ...

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