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Volunteer Opportunities Abound at Eastern Madera County SPCA

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Eastern Madera County SPCA needs you and your skills — whatever those may be. Since the organization’s founding in 1990, Eastern Madera County SPCA has worked tirelessly to fundraise and construct a no-kill shelter for Madera County animals. What once seemed like a dream and a far-off destination has inched closer to being a functioning facility. EMCSPCA ...

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Red Cross Disaster Response Virtual Volunteer Fair

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY – Be ready to help your local community! Due to predictions for an wildfire season and the complexities of COVID-19, the Red Cross will need thousands of volunteers to care for people when disasters strike. Learn how you can be a Ready Red Cross Shelter Volunteer so you can answer the call when your community needs it most! ...

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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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Board President Says BGC May Reopen By Mid-August

OAKHURST — The Oakhurst Boys & Girls Club (BGC), shuttered since the end of June by a lack of funding, could reopen in time for the start of the new school year, according to the organization’s board president Doug Macaulay. Macaulay says the nonprofit is making “good progress” in raising additional funds necessary to reopen the club. Since closing at ...

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51st Installation Of Soroptimist Officers For 2019-2020

Submitted by Soroptimist — AHWAHNEE — Family, friends and members of Soroptimist International of the Sierras attended the 51st installation of officers on Sunday, June 23 with a ‘Jockey and Juleps/Kentucky Derby’ theme at River Creek Golf Course. Soroptimist Sierra Pacific Region, District Three Director Janie Hokanson with SI Clovis explained the duties of each officer and talked about the ...

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Volunteer Clean Up Crew Bags Bass Lake Trash

BASS LAKE — About 40 good-hearted local residents volunteered to tidy up around Bass Lake on Friday, July 5, after a local youth minister put out the call to pull on the gloves, grab the trash bags and get busy taking care of the annual post-holiday mess. Youth pastor Tim Miller of The Grove Foursquare Church in Ahwahnee invited the ...

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Candace Flammang Honored For Decades Of Volunteerism

OAKHURST — Longtime volunteer and best friend of Friends of the Oakhurst Branch Library (FOBL), Candace Flammang was honored recently for her tireless efforts on behalf of the organization and the community. Madera County Supervisor Tom Wheeler, District 5, presented Mrs. Flammang with a plaque to commemorate her 21 years of dedication. The presentation took place on Flag Day, June ...

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Interested In Serving On The Board Of Sierra Ambulance? Apply Now

OAKHURST – Sierra Ambulance will be holding its annual election for board of directors at its regular meeting on Thursday, June 20, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at their headquarters, 40755 Winding Way in Oakhurst. Those interested in serving on the board must be current members of Sierra Ambulance and must submit a letter of interest to the chairman of ...

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Train Now To Be A Volunteer Fire Lookout This Fire Season

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST — From atop the mountain perch overlooking a vast expanse of green, eyes are carefully trained to spot the early tell-tale signs of forest fire. A wisp of smoke triggers a series of actions that can mean the difference between safety and catastrophe. Want to be a fire lookout or know someone who does? Volunteers are now ...

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Getting Trashy Is Fun At The Bass Lake Spring Clean

BASS LAKE – Grab some friends and head out for the Bass Lake Annual Spring Clean Event, set for Saturday, May 18. The weather will be perfect as like-minded individuals gather to make the world a more beautiful place, starting right here in our own back yard. Volunteers will gather at 9 a.m. at Recreation Point along Road 222 on ...

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