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Coarsegold Car Show Cruises Into Town, Benefits Veterans

COARSEGOLD — Pedal to the metal! With multiple classes of vehicles being judged, the Coarsegold Car Show cruises into town on Saturday, June 29, at Coarsegold Historic Village. The Marine Corps League Griswold Mountain Detachment #1121 and the Coarsegold Chamber of Commerce have teamed up for the second year of the popular and recently resurrected event, which has taken place ...

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Veterans Tap into Resources at ‘Stand Down’ in Oakhurst

OAKHURST – Vietnam veteran Floyd Barnett didn’t mind driving two hours from Visalia to Oakhurst Saturday to take part in the Veterans Stand Down. “The folks that run this are terrific and always help me out,” Barnett says. “And it’s a great place to meet my brothers and sisters. Sometimes I don’t get to see them at the VA. So ...

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Caring Veterans Hold Two-Day Stand Down Event

OAKHURST — The nonprofit Caring Veterans of America, Inc. invites all veterans and their families to a two-day stand down event at the Oakhurst Community Center on Friday, April 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The upbeat days offer friendship, free food, military gear, haircuts and entertainment. Organizers ...

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Aaron Hall Plans Minarets Military Appreciation Baseball Game

O’NEALS — Minarets High School senior Aaron Hall is once again working on a project to honor current and former military members, through the 4th Annual Military Appreciation Baseball Game. The son of Col. David Hall and Christina Lowry Hall, the Mustang senior has been a force behind this veterans baseball event since 2016, when his father was deployed to ...

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Free Entrance To Yosemite On Veterans Day, For All

YOSEMITE — In honor of Veterans Day on Sunday, Nov. 11, the entry fee to Yosemite National Park is waived for all visitors. This fee free weekend is offered to all park visitors in honor of current members, retired members, and reserve members of the United States Armed Forces and their families. The National Park Service has honored Veterans Day ...

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Veterans Invited To Dinner At Minarets

O’NEALS — The 2018 Minarets Veterans’ Dinner is quickly approaching. This year, Jaycee Roberts and Lauren Childers are working to organize and put on the dinner for their Senior Legacy Experience. “We are going to make sure that the dinner will be a supportive environment for our veterans and our community,” says Jaycee Roberts, with high hopes for the success of ...

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Sierra Tel Patriot Day Speaker Is Rocklun “Rocky” Deal

OAKHURST – Sierra Tel has announced the Keynote Speaker for the 2018 Patriot Day remembrance event. Rocky Deal, District Director for U.S. Representative Tom McClintock, spent over 28 years in the U.S. Navy, finishing his career as Chief of Staff to the Commander of Naval Air Forces Pacific. He previously served as the Commanding Officer of America’s Flagship, the supercarrier ...

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Beep For Bill: WWII Veteran Is The Man By The Flags

OAKHURST — You may have seen him, the man who sits by the flags. He’s there early, just about every morning, sitting in front of the CHP on Highway 49. Central Valley native, WWII veteran, business owner, father, Bud Light drinker, world traveler — Bill is now nearly 92 years old. He gets up every day and walks from his ...

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Minarets Baseball 3rd Annual Military Appreciation Game

O’NEALS — Stop by Minarets High School on Friday, Apr. 27 for a very special event, as Minarets takes on Caruthers on behalf of the U.S. Military. Minarets Baseball will hold its third annual Military Appreciation Game in honor of all who have served. The event is being organized by junior Aaron Hall, who was recently awarded the honor of Military ...

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Veteran’s Stand Down Includes Rock Therapy

OAKHURST – All area veterans are invited to a family-style Stand-Down on Saturday, Apr. 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot at Sierra Pines Church, sponsored by Caring Veterans of America. The upbeat day offers friendship, free food, gear, haircuts and entertainment by the band Rock Therapy. Organizers also plan to have benefit advisers on hand to provide ...

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