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Under Construction III featuring David & Derek Carr March 14th

Under Construction III featuring David & Derek Carr March 14th

Gangland Redemption Ministries (GRM) in collaboration with Valley Christian Center are pleased to present Under Construction III, Featuring David and Derek Carr, with Musical Guest Seven-T, Saturday, March 14th, 5pm at Valley Christian Center, located at 4649 E. Shields Ave. Fresno, CA 93726. This FREE annual faith-based event is for all ages and is sure to be an inspiring night of positive entertainment, including; a Carr Elite Mini Football Camp (for preselected youth), music and not just ONE, but TWO inspiring life stories that will impact youth and adults alike!

Robotics Team Headed To World Festival

Robotics Team Headed To World Festival

Congratulations to the outstanding Riverview Elementary School Robotics Team who will be representing the Central Valley at the Robotics World Festival in St. Louis, April 22-25, 2015. At the World Festival, they will compete with 107 teams from around the world!

The FAB 5 is a first year robotics team consisting of five sixth grade boys, Noah Arsitio, Corben Beaty Jeffrey Forbes, Evan Murai, and Daniel Shin. They competed among more than 100 teams in the Central Valley Region and placed first at the 2014 FLL Central Valley Robotics Championship in December.

African American Student Leadership Conference

Uniting hundreds of students from across the Valley, the 8th annual African American Student Leadership Conference at Clovis North High School on Tuesday, February 24 aims ignite bright futures for all in attendance.

Seventh through twelfth grade students from Central Unified, Clovis Unified, Fresno Unified, Hanford West High School and, for the first time, Madera Unified will convene at the Performing Arts Center on the Clovis North campus for the innovative leadership conference.

This year’s theme is “IGNITE: Your Dreams and Your Future” and is designed to educate, inspire, and encourage students to achieve academic excellence and cultivate positive cultural and social change.

Battle of the Barbers

Barbers & Sneaker enthusiasts from all over the Central Valley
will have the chance to show their skills on February 22.
J-Live Entertainment, the producers of Central Valley California’s original
productions, “Next Big Thing Talent Show”, “Frozen in the Valley Singing
Contest”, “559 Fights Live MMA Cage Fights” and more have announced that
they will be presenting a new production titled, “Central Valley Barber & Sneaker
Battle” on Sunday February 22, 2015 at Tioga Sequoia Brewery in Downtown
Fresno, CA.
“We have been researching and studying barber battles in northern and southern
California for the past year and we decided it was time to give Central Valley
Barbers the same opportunities and quality event that they travel to throughout
the year except now they can compete and perform right here in their backyard”,
said Joey Perez, Founder/CEO of J-Live Entertainment.

Local Girl Named National Ambassador

Local Girl Named National Ambassador

When looking at 12-year-old Madelyn Edgecomb, one would see a happy & smiling young
lady who loves to read, make crafts and listen to music. When you look a little closer and see the scars
and stitch marks on her head, a different story is being told.
Madelyn suffers from an incurable brain condition called Hydrocephalus, and the scars and stitch marks
are the result of the multiple brain surgeries to implant the device in her brain, known as a shunt that
keeps her alive.
Occurring in approximately 1 of every 500 births and in over One Million Americans today, (including
former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords), Hydrocephalus is a condition in which excessive fluid gathers
in the brain, abnormally widening spaces in the brain and placing potentially harmful pressure on brain
tissues. Because of lack of advancements in treatment, many affected individuals are left unable to lead
full and productive lives.

Veterans Honored At Clovis/Fresno Business

Veterans Honored At Clovis/Fresno Business

Great American Car Wash invites Fresno & Clovis community members will honor Veterans Bob Mclaghlin & Charlie Waters as they have their portraits added to a second mural. Currently they are depicted on the Veterans memorial located next to the Great American Car Wash. In addition there will also be a memorial to honor two fallen Valley Soldiers from Clovis, CA.

 The November 6th memorial will be a celebration of their dedication and service to our Country. The celebration will include a color guard presentation, Taps performed by Eric Panabaker, National Anthem and God Bless America sung by Silverio Montoya and numerous guest speakers.

 City Council members from both Fresno and Clovis were invited and will present the family of the fallen soldiers with a proclamation.

Alopecia Support Group

 

Fresno now has an Alopecia Support Group! The purpose of the Alopecia Hearts of Fresno’s Support Group is:

• To provide Medical Advisers who specialize in Alopecia Areata and/or Dermatology.

• To reach out to other Alopecia Areata individuals in the community and bring them to the support group.

• To provide information and education to the general public about Alopecia Areata, it’s causes, treatment, etc.

• To provide current medical research updates as supplied by the NAAF office.

 ‘Alopecia Hearts of Fresno’, will hold a Billiard Pool Fundraising Event, December 6, 2014 at 2:00pm, held at The Break Room in Fresno, CA. The First Support Group Meeting will be held on January 10, 2015 at 2:00pm. Anyone that is/has been affected by Alopecia Areata, or those that would like more information regarding Alopecia Areata, are more than welcome to attend both of these events!

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