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Central High Coach Blood & Marrow Drive August 25-29

Central High Coach Blood & Marrow Drive August 25-29

Be The Match!

The search is on for a marrow donor for Justin Garza, Central High School varsity football coach.

Justin has lymphoma and needs a marrow match to stay healthy.

There is a Blood and Marrow Drive at the Central California Blood Center locations August 25-29 as well as at dozens of high schools and organizations who have stepped up to support Coach Garza.


Justin Garza Blood and Marrow Mobile Drives:

August 19, Willow International, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., 10309 N. Willow Ave., Fresno

August 25, Central High School, 3:30 p.m. - 7 p.m., 3535 N. Cornelia Ave., Fresno

August 27, Reedley College, Reedley, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., 995 N. Reed Ave, Reedley

August 28, Buchanan High School, 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., 1560 N. Minnewawa Ave., Fresno



Central California Blood Center - www.donateblood.org

National Health Week Event August 14th

National Health Week Event August 14th

We cordially invite you to celebrate with CSV the work of your local community health centers.

Thursday, August 14, 2014 Noon – 2:00 pm

Clinica Sierra Vista Elm Campus
2740 S. Elm Ave
Fresno, California 93706

Tours, lite lunch & refreshments will be provided.

CSV is also partnering with Senator Andy Vidak’s office to host a mobile vision van. Eligible patients (and community members) will receive a free eye exam and free eyeglasses 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For more information, please visit CSV online at http://www.clinicasierravista.org.

 

3rd Annual iCAN TRI Youth Triathlon July 20th

3rd Annual iCAN TRI Youth Triathlon July 20th

The 3rd annual "iCAN TRI Youth triathlon" scheduled for Sunday, July 20th, 2014 will return to the Clovis North Educational Center.  The youth triathlon division will be open to youth ages 6-19.  This race is part of USAT Southwest Region Talent ID Series, a non-drafting race for youth ages 13-19 and the F1 Elite Race Series, a draft legal race for youth ages 12-15 and 16-18.  We are proud to host the USAT Southwest Region Youth Championship again. This is an outstanding venue with challenging courses for each age division. The swim complex has (2) 50 meter pools for short and long course swimming. The bike and run courses of varying distances will challenge each athlete of the (4) Youth Divisions and Elite Division. Finisher metals will be given to each participant crossing the finish line.

Free Car Seat Check-Up July 12th

Free Car Seat Check-Up July 12th

Central Valley Cooling Centers

When triple digiit temperatures hit the Central Valley, most cities and counties open cooling centers to allow people relief from the sweltering heat.

Some communities offer free bus transportation and public swimming pools as well.

Clcik here to find one in your area on the KMPH website.

Walk With A Doc - Saturday, June 28th Woodward Park

Walk With A Doc - Saturday, June 28th Woodward Park

VA Central California Homeless Veterans Summit June 27

The VA Central California Healthcare System (VACCHCS) will host a Homeless Veterans Summit on Friday, June 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The event will take place in the Clovis Veterans Memorial District Auditorium.

The purpose of the summit is to enhance and develop strategies while strengthening community partnerships for Veterans and their families, who are experiencing homelessness. The summit will bring together key stakeholders and community partners with the goal of developing a synchronous working plan for addressing the needs of Veterans who are homeless or at-risk for homelessness residing in the Fresno area as well as other communities served by VACCHCS.

"The VA offers the full spectrum of services for homeless Veterans. From housing and health care to rehabilitation and employment – we are here to support Veterans in living productive and meaningful lives," said Wessel Meyer, Acting Director VACCHCS.”