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A kidney for Kierra: Gettysburg Elementary and community rally around third-grader

Photo by Valerie Shelton Kierra’s brother Daryl Ellis, family friend Ava Torrenz, and cousin Janelle Ellis at the Gettysburg Elementary School carnival on May 6....

CUSD Make a Wish Fundraiser

By A.T. Gilbert Jamie Parmer is a people person. He is also a 4-year-old boy who was diagnosed in August 2013 with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia...

Magnolia Crossing announces new sales director

Magnolia Crossing, a senior assisted living facility in Clovis, announced a new addition to its staff this week. Shana Estes has joined the community as...

Pink Heals surprises local cancer-fighting mom Karyn Jakobs

By Valerie Shelton, Editor For the last five years, local mother of five Karyn Jakobs has been battling a rare form of cancer. The 37-year-old was...

Joyce Morrelli named Clovis Community Medical Center volunteer of the year

Featured photo by Valerie Shelton - Joyce Morrelli with her family; husband Phil, daughter Jeri Swenson, son-in-law Danny Swenson, son Anthony Morrelli and sister Emma...

Certus CrossFit: Putting Passion into Fitness

Courtesy of Michelle Kasten - Michelle Kasten is shown doing box jumps, one of CrossFit’s many simple workouts. The passionate co-owner and gym manager opened...

Caring for Karyn: Young mom battles rare thyroid cancer

By Valerie Shelton On the surface, 37-year-old Karyn Jakobs is your typical supermom. Her effervescent personality allows her to keep up with five busy kids—serving...

The Van Ornam twins spread disability awareness

Photo by Valerie Shelton - The Van Ornam family: Lori, Juliana, Sydnee and Mark.   By Valerie Shelton, Editor When twins Sydnee and Juliana Van Ornam, 14, were...

Understanding Autism: Clovis mom shares her son’s journey

By Diana Giraldo, Reporter The moment a child smiles for the first time, takes their first steps, or says their first word, it is a...

Ryan’s Run Brings Awareness to Autism

Fresno State alum Ryan Stiner completed his 9-day, 200-mile solo charity run on Saturday, Nov. 12 at Railroad Park in Clovis to help raise...

Taking a passion and running with it Clovis runner now on pace to...

By Daniel Leon, Sports Intern Following her mother’s death in 2001, Joanna Vitale was up against one of the toughest times of her life and...

Managing Lifestyle Change: Everyday Health Wins

By Jana Mowrer | Contributed JM Nutrition @jmnutritionconsulting January is the time of year you start, once again, to feel motivated to eat better, exercise...

Get Fit Clovis team tries Barre at Pilates Street

File photo - The Clovis Roundup Community Newspaper team working away at the Get Fit Clovis challenge. From L-R, Clovis Roundup office manager and...

Blood Center in critical need of blood donors

By Carol Lawson-Swezey, Reporter When three-year-old Parker Fritsch was diagnosed with Philadelphia Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in 2002, he was given a survival rate of less...

Dentistry with Hope event provides free services and brighter smiles

By Carol Lawson-Swezey The line started forming at 3 p.m. the afternoon before while the unseasonably hot sun beat down on the patient waiters. By...

Abatement district aims to reduce mosquito population in southeast Clovis

The beautiful spring weather, with its scattered showers here and there followed by days of sunshine, has unfortunately created an oasis for area mosquitos. The...

Get Fit Clovis participants share summer goals

The trails in Clovis are a local favorite to runners, joggers and walkers who are all working toward a healthy life. Some folks use...

Fitness and Mental Strength: misconceptions about willpower

By Scott Forrester | Contributed Certified Feldenkrais practitioner Certified Personal Trainer Each and every one of us would like to improve the quality of our...

Local transformation expert helps others make positive life changes

By Alexandria T. Montes, Reporter @Aliroundup2802 Dina Juve, co-owner of Fresno-based FitnessSocial Studio, is a passionate and valuable health educator dedicated to helping those looking...

Living life on his own terms: Clovis resident combats grim cancer diagnosis with nutrition-based...

By Valerie Shelton In June, lifelong Clovis resident Jim Stashuk, 48, was diagnosed with stage four liver cancer and given six to 11 months to...

Alzheimer’s Association Educates Caregivers

The Alzheimer's Association held a free public workshop at Clovis Senior Center last week as part of an educational program designed to provide support...

Fresno Food Expo award submissions now open

Award submissions for the 2017 Fresno Food Expo are underway. Food and beverage innovators and entrepreneurs from throughout Central California are encouraged to submit applications...

Clovis residents can be emergency ready with CERT training

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is offering an emergency readiness course in Clovis, beginning next Tuesday, Feb. 17. CERT's goal is to work...

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