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CVCF Weekly Roundup #2

CVCF Weekly Roundup #2

By Laura Ramos, Community Engagement Associate In this week’s CVCF Weekly Roundup you’ll read articles and blog posts about how a city lost its only newspaper, what economists really think about rent control, and how one European country influenced a US city to think...

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CVCF Weekly Roundup #1

CVCF Weekly Roundup #1

By Laura Ramos, Community Engagement Associate Introducing CVCF Weekly Roundup! In this series CVCF will be compiling at least 10 articles from various sources ranging in topics such as; environment, housing, education, workforce, government/policy, nonprofit,...

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A Night of Baseball and Tacos with CVCF!

A Night of Baseball and Tacos with CVCF!

By Laura Ramos, Community Engagement Associate A few weeks ago CVCF took our donors and their families out to the ball game for our Donor Appreciation Party at Chukchansi Park! Every year we host this event to celebrate our hard work over the last 12 months, to give...

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Over 2 Dozen Museums to Visit in the Central Valley!

Over 2 Dozen Museums to Visit in the Central Valley!

By Laura Ramos, Community Engagement Associate What is one thing Merced, Mariposa, Madera, Fresno, Kings and Tulare county all have in common? They all have several museums welcoming the community to visit! In the spirit of International Museum Day (May 18), the...

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Happy World Book Day

Happy World Book Day

By Laura Ramos, Community Engagement Associate Celebrating World Book Day by Sharing CVCF Staff’s Favorite Books Arguably one of the greatest children’s book authors of all time, Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, say’s it best in his most popular book,...

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The Big Tell 2018: Orlando J. Gomez

The Big Tell 2018: Orlando J. Gomez

Orlando Gomez was born and raised in Fresno, a place he will always call home, despite leaving at various times to pursue career opportunities. He has run his own production company, Stellar Lense Productions, Inc. for over 13 years and appreciates the...

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The Big Tell 2018: Jes Therkelsen

The Big Tell 2018: Jes Therkelsen

For most of us, rock bottom exists only in the deepest corners of our imagination; a nightmare scenario that fuels our fears and motivates our actions. We learn to spend our lives building safety nets to prevent such tragedies. But for those who have...

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The Big Tell 2018: Laura Gromis

The Big Tell 2018: Laura Gromis

Laura Gromis has been passionate about the environment since she was young. Her grandfather was a coal miner in what is now Poland. He also instilled in her a love of hiking, nature, and a keen curiosity to question the world we live in. Although...

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The Big Tell 2018: Hans Steele

The Big Tell 2018: Hans Steele

Judo is a sport centered around the "Ippon," a perfectly executed throw of your opponent that scores an automatic win during a match. To achieve perfect form, techniques for hundreds of throws are practiced over and over again, in repetitive exercises...

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The Big Tell 2018: Sarah Linder Gonzales

The Big Tell 2018: Sarah Linder Gonzales

Sarah Linder Gonzales is an amateur filmmaker and mother of five. As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Sarah has a special place in her heart for service, particularly the work featured in her film, “Raisins Made with Love,” a...

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