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Hats for Hope October 4th In Visalia

Hats for Hope October 4th In Visalia

It's Clovis Fest Weekend!

It's Clovis Fest Weekend!

This is the 40th year of the Table Mountain Casino ClovisFest and Kaiser Permanente Hot Air Balloon Fun Fly. You can expect some new attractions – the Shock Top BrewFest with over 40 craft beers on Bullard, the Luche Xtreme Wrestlers will be on Fourth Street and the Johnsonville BIG Taste Grill will be cooking up hundreds of brats on 7th street.

As always, this is free admission and free parking. And, NO PETS ALLOWED.

When:           September 20, 21

Time:           Balloons launch at 7 A.M. from the Rodeo Grounds each day. No public rides.

ClovisFest runs from 8 A.M. – 5 P.M. each day

Give a Pint or Canned Goods, Get a Ticket to the Fair

The annual 9-11 blood drive this year will include a ticket for free weekday admission to the Tulare County Fair for each donor.

The blood drive will be held Thursday, Sept. 11, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Tulare Veterans’ Memorial Building. It is the largest single-site, single-day blood donation event in the nation. Anyone donating blood will receive a free admission pass good on Thursday or Friday of the Tulare County Fair, Sept. 10-14.

Also on Thursday, Sept. 11, the Salvation Army is working with the Tulare County Fair to collected canned goods. Anyone who donates five canned food items between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. will receive a free gate pass. Tables will be set up at the fair gates on Martin Luther King Avenue and O Street.

Seniors 62 and older are admitted for $5 on Senior Day, Friday, Sept. 12, sponsored by Tulare Regional Medical Center.

6th Annual Motorsport Show, Craft Boutique & Car Parts Swap-meet

6th Annual Motorsport Show, Craft Boutique  & Car Parts Swap-meet

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Central Valley Stand Down September 16-18

Central Valley Stand Down September 16-18

Paint Downtown Hanford Pink September 4th

Paint Downtown Hanford Pink September 4th

The community is invited to help Adventist Health / Breast Care Center “Paint Downtown Pink” during the Thursday Night Market Place on Thursday, Sept. 4.

Everyone is welcome to wear pink and participate in a contest to win prizes and fitness items.

To promote physical activity, contestants will sign up at the Adventist Health booth to receive a pink pedometer. Then, they will be asked to walk for breast cancer awareness by completing 2,500 steps around the Market Place (about a mile and a quarter). Once completed, participants will receive a free gift while supplies last, and will be entered into a drawing to win larger prizes.

Prizes will also be given to the top three Market Place booths displaying pink pride. Meanwhile, the Adventist Health booth will have a fun Facebook photo booth with wacky pink props for walk participants. Images from the photo booth will be posted on the Adventist Health / Central Valley Network page the following day.

Vislaia CHP Looking For Volunteers

The Visalia office of the California Highway Patrol is looking for a few good men and woman willing to give something back to their community.

The CHP’s Senior Volunteer Program has begun recruiting people 55 and older who will contribute a minimum of four hours a week in the Visalia area office.

Capt. Steve Sullivan, commander of the Visalia CHP area, said he is seeking to add new energetic volunteers to the current group.

“I’m looking for (high) quality, motivated individuals with the spirit of volunteerism…who want to effect positive change in the community,” Sullivan said.

The volunteers perform administrative functions, such as filing and answering phones, and also work at community events, direct traffic and drive CHP cars to set up radar trailers. They also occasionally ride along with officers, serving as an extra set of eyes in search of speeders and cell phone violators.