Around Town

They Put the ‘World’ in World Ag Expo

There's a reason why it's called the "World" Ag Expo. The 51st mega farm show is now taking place in Tulare. GV Wire talked to some of the event's international exhibitors to get their take on such topics as Donald Trump and tri-tip sandwiches in the video ...

What Is Cupping? Glad You Asked.

You may ask, “What is cupping?” I found out while talking with the owner of Sensoma Body Wellness, Julie Kent, a certified massage therapist who is very passionate about her work. Julie discovered cupping...

12 Days of Philanthropy: Central California Blood Center

More than 75% of all Americans reaching age 72 will need blood in their lifetimes. In our Valley, that critical need is met by the Central California Blood Center. “Every day, it’s important that we see more than 300 blood donors.” Established after World...

5,000 Lives Transformed By Fresno Scottish Rite

One of the great joys of doing the 12 Days of Philanthropy project is discovering some of the wonderful things happening in Fresno. The Fresno Scottish Rite Childhood Language Disorders Center is one of them. Acting on a tip from my editor, I discovered ...

12 Days of Philanthropy: The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is a familiar presence during the holidays. Volunteers ring bells and collect donations in signature red kettles across the community. On Day 2 of our 12 Days of Philanthropy, we visit ...

Philanthropy Day Celebrates Local Giving

Leading philanthropists from the Central Valley were recognized during a luncheon in Fresno last week. Seven individuals, companies and organizations received awards at the annual event celebrating National Philanthropy Day. The local honorees for 2017 are:...
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