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Shadow Casters MC Honors Children’s Museum Of The Sierra

OAKHURST — Their charity ride was a great success and the benefits locally are appreciable, as the Sierra Shadow Casters Motorcycle Club recently presented a $1,000 donation to the Children’s Museum of the Sierra to support the organization nonprofit to nonprofit. The funds were raised by the Club’s motorcycle poker run through Yosemite last May, known as the Sierra Memorial ...

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Dust And Money Raised At ‘Nationals or Bust’ Gymkhana

COARSEGOLD — Today at the Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds, Minarets Class of 2019 grad Katie Linderholm raised thousands of dollars for her school’s FFA chapter. Saturday’s ‘Nationals or Bust!’ gymkhana, which Linderholm organized, drew more than 30 local competitors — from 4 to well over 60 years old — who paid $10 to $25 to compete in events including Washington Poles, ...

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Celebrate Solstice With An Evening Of Whine And Noses

OAKHURST – Stop by Western Sierra Nursery on Friday, June 21 for ‘An Evening of Whine and Noses’ to benefit the Eastern Madera County SPCA (EMC SPCA) and help raise funds to outfit the shelter. You can celebrate the longest day of the year with your furry friends and your dogs, too, and get an update on the latest news ...

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Saving The Oakhurst Boys & Girls Club

OAKHURST — About three dozen people turned out Monday night for an emergency ‘Call to Action’ meeting organized to help save the local Boys & Girls Club. The nonprofit club, which has been operating in Oakhurst since 1999, announced last week it would be temporarily closing for the summer at the end of June because of an ongoing lack of ...

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Celebrating 20 Years Of Messy Faces At Rib Fest

OAKHURST — Leave the fancy clothes at home and arrive hungry for a night of food, friends and fundraising, as the celebration of messy faces known as Rib Fest takes place on Saturday, June 22. The evening is a milestone: the event’s 20th year. This all-you-can-eat barbecue dinner offers more than 500 pounds of pork ribs prepared by teams from ...

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Yosemite Senior Puts Cash Into Wasuma’s Solar Suitcases

OAKHURST — A Yosemite High School student in the graduating class of 2019 has raised a significant amount of money for a local elementary school’s worldwide outreach solar energy program. For his senior project, a standard requirement that has students complete at least 20 hours of documented community service, YHS senior Ryan O’Meara chose to raise money for the global ...

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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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MadaLynn Raises Awareness In Grandfather’s Honor

By MadaLynn Rocha — O’NEALS — Every year the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) holds an annual seven week campaign that specially selects students from the Central Valley for participation. For seven weeks students advocate to raise awareness and funds for blood cancer research. In November of 2017 my grandfather, Richard Tobin, was diagnosed with stage 4 large B-cell lymphoma. ...

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HOW Dinner Honors Marie Elizabeth Wynne

AHWAHNEE — A special fundraising dinner hosted by the nonprofit group Helping One Woman (HOW) will be held in honor of Marie Elizabeth Wynne on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at The Hitching Post in Ahwahnee, starting at 6 p.m. “Marie moved to the mountain community [in] December of 1985 from Wisconsin,” say HOW organizers. “She worked for Community Hospital Home Health ...

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Chasing Shelby Donates Thousands To Valley Children’s

MOUNTAIN AREA — The second annual Chasing Shelby Foundation Car Show, sponsored by the Veater Financial Group, turned out to be a rousing success. The event raises money for local children and families facing the challenges of a serious birth defect. The Chasing Shelby Foundation honors the memory of Shelby Chase Veater, a beloved member of the mountain community who was ...

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