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Kiwanis Grants Bring Ideas To Life For Local Schools

OAKHURST — The spirit of giving was predominant as teachers and school representatives convened by request to celebrate one of the year’s highlights: Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis Mini-Grants for education. Local Kiwanis and others gathered on Tuesday, Dec. 18 at El Cid Mexican Restaurant to give and receive money in support of projects and products that help mountain area students. Eighteen ...

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22nd Annual Mountain Heritage Day And Parade

OAKHURST — As temperatures begin to cool and leaves start to drop, we know it’s the beginning of one of our favorite months in the Sierra — especially since September brings tradition in the form of Mountain Heritage Day and Parade at Fresno Flats Historical Park and Museum. Saturday, Sept. 15, marks the 22nd annual celebration of the event, when the ...

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Kiwanis Run For The Gold Car Show, Dinner & Poker Run

OAKHURST – Members of the Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis Club welcome one and all to the 16th annual Run for the Gold classic car show on Saturday, Sept. 8 at Oakhurst Community Park, preceeded by a poker ride, dinner and preview party at the Oakhurst Community Center on Friday night, Sept. 7. The car show is free for the public to ...

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Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis Bingo Night

OAKHURST — Gather your daubers as ye may and let the road rise to meet you — it’s time for Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis Bingo. Doors open at the Oakhurst Community Center on Saturday, Mar. 17. beginning at 5 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. $25 includes dinner and bingo cards, with delicious fare provided by the Kiwanis including lasagna, salad, ...

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Engineering In Action: Coach Ward’s 5th Grade Math Class

By “Coach” Robin Ward — OAKHURST — Being a teacher is a lot of work, and it’s rewarding and fun when students are willing to work hard and put forth the effort to do more. Implementing the Common Core math standards brought about quite a stir, mostly for the drastic change in how we teach math to students, and how ...

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Kiwanis Hosts Sally Moreno, Candidate For District Attorney

OAKHURST — The Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis upcoming meeting will feature guest speaker Sally Moreno, candidate for Madera County District Attorney. This event with the candidate is open to the public. One does not need to be a member of the Kiwanis to attend, though the organization welcomes new members. A former police officer, Army veteran, and career prosecutor, Ms. Moreno will address ...

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Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis Award Thousands For Kids

OAKHURST — The room was full and so were the hearts, as teachers and school representatives gathered by request to celebrate one of the year’s highlights in giving: Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis Mini-Grants for education. Local Kiwanis and others convened on Tuesday, Dec. 19 at El Cid Mexican Restaurant to give and receive money in support of projects and products that ...

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Breakfast With Santa And Children’s Secret Gift Store

OAKHURST – It’s going to be difficult to contain the excitement on Saturday, Dec. 2, as a trio of holiday events have the jolly one very busy around town. For starters, kids and their grown-ups are invited to attend Breakfast with Santa at the Community Center, followed by Secret Santa Shopping at the Children’s Museum of the Sierra and, finally, ...

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Kiwanis Night At Golden Chain Theatre

OAKHURST — If you’re looking for something really fun to do that helps do something for someone else, look no further than Kiwanis Night at the Golden Chain Theatre. The community is invited to help support an organization that provides scholarships and other benefits to local youth, as Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis host a fundraiser on Saturday evening, Oct. 28: it’s ...

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Perfect Attendance Has Its Rewards

OAKHURST — Oak Creek Intermediate 7th grader Sebastian Valdez is dedicated to his studies and that dedication was rewarded at school’s end this year, when he was awarded a sweet new ride for his efforts. Principal Brad Marcus posed proudly with the new trail bike given to Sebastian, one of several students eligible for a drawing due to his perfect attendance throughout ...

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