Volunteers needed for community dinner

LEMOORE - The planning committee is actively seeking volunteers who wish to help with donations of time, food or money. Help will be needed with planning, cooking, serving, clean-up and home deliveries. Donations are welcome. The Thanksgiving Day Community Dinner committee is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization. Contact MJ to volunteer, send an email to mary_j116@yahoo.com or by calling 817-8601. To donate call Walt Kendall on 381-1873, or email information@thanksgivingcommunitydinner.org. Visit www.thanksgivingcommunitydinner.org for more.


AUESD Scholarship 5K Walk/Run: Saturday, 7-10 a.m., Sierra Pacific High School, 1259 13th Ave., Hanford. Come out and run for higher education. Help Armona Unified Elementary School District raise money for scholarships. Not a runner/walker? You can still help with raising funds by being a sponsor. Contact Johnny Baltierra at 978-5798 or email jbaltierra@armona.k12.ca.us for information on entry fees and sponsorship. 


HOW to hold monthly dinner: RSVP by Monday, for the 6 p.m. event at the Hanford Fraternal Hall, 1015 N. 10th Ave., Hanford. Helping One Woman's Hanford branch will meet Nov. 13, at the Fraternal Hall. Attendees are welcome to bring a dessert or an item for the opportunity drawing. Please RSVP for dinner, tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children. If only attending meeting please RSVP so we know how many to seat. Email, HOWHanford@gmail.com or call 904-0218.


Bowling fundraiser: Nov. 12, 3:30 p.m., Kings County Bowl, 1050 E. Lacey Blvd., Hanford. Come down and support the Kings County chapter of the National Latino Peace Officers Association and the Knights of Columbus at their bowling fundraiser. Entries are$15. Information: Contact Rick Burnias at 362-1084, Pio Cruz at 309-0703 or Sam Ramirez at 936-4045. 

Elks #1259 annual yard sale: Nov. 18, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hanford Elks Lodge, 506 N. Douty St., Hanford. Come out for our annual yard sale to benefit local charities. 

Thanksgiving Day Community Dinner: Nov. 23, Lemoore Senior Citizens Center, 789 18th Ave., Lemoore. This meal is provided to those who want a place to go to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner on Thanksgiving Day. It is open to the public as well as to seniors and military personnel and their families. Take out meals and home deliveries in the Hanford/Lemoore area are available for anyone who cannot make it to the Senior Center. Home delivery call on 816-3613 on Thanksgiving Day. To volunteer email mary_j116@yahoo.com or to jlohry123@aol.com. Donations call Walt Kendall on 381-1873, or email information@thanksgivingcommunitydinner.org. Visit www.thanksgivingcommunitydinner.org for more.

KARR's Toys For Tots Cruise Night: Nov. 25, noon to 3 p.m., Der Wienerschnitzel, 807 W. Lacey Blvd., Hanford. Join Kings Area Road Relics as they host a cruise-in, an official drop-off for the Toys For Tots and lots of really cool cars. Information: Call Der Wienerschnitzel, 584-9769 or visit www.karrclub.com

Quilt raffle: Get tickets now for the Dec. 1 drawing. Adventist Health Hanford volunteers, Andrea and Charles Gassaway have donated a handmade queen-size quilt to be raffled by the the volunteer group to benefit the hospital and patients. Tickets are available at the Hanford Gift Gallery inside Adventist Health Hanford, 115 Mall Dr., Hanford.

Remington Christmas Boutique: Dec. 2, - a.m. to 1:30 p.m., The Remington, 2727 N. 11th Ave, Hanford. Join the residents of The Remington as they host a Christmas Boutique. Proceeds benefit the residents. Information: Call 587-9999.


Project Homeless Connect clothing drive: Now through January, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Business Technology Center, Hanford Adult School, 905 N. Campus Dr., Hanford. The Business Technology Center working with Kings United Way, will be collecting washable items for men, women and children. We will take all sizes in shoes, socks, jeans, shirts, sweats, coats, sweaters anything that is warm. Men's clothing is more desirable as the women prefer men's clothing. Also sleeping bags and blankets are a necessity. Information: Zona Hoggard 583-5971 or project manager, Alyssa Rodriguez at 769-4442.

Hurricane relief fund: Monday through Nov. 10, Kings Federal Credit Union, 1415 W. Lacey Blvd., Hanford. Kings Federal Credit Union will be accepting donations to the Red Cross for a hurricane relief fund. The goal of this campaign will be to raise as much money as possible in order to help those affected by this year’s hurricanes. Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands have suffered greatly as a result of the combined forces of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. Additionally, Kings Federal Credit Union will be holding a document shred week from Oct. 30-Nov. 3. For a donation of $5 or more, a single box of documents can be brought in for professional shredding. 

Donations for annual yard sale: Second Saturday of each month, now through October, 8-11 a.m., Hanford Elks Lodge, 506 N. Douty St., Hanford. The Hanford Elks #1259 are now accepting donations of gently used items to be sold at the annual yard sale in November to benefit local charities. Information: Call Tito at 940-4596. August through October.

Salvation Army food pantry looking for donations: The Salvation Army is accepting donations for the food pantry that serves the Kings County area. Donations of non-perishables, diapers, baby food and bottle water can be brought to The Salvation Army, 380 E. Ivy St., Hanford, Monday through Friday 8:30-11:30 a.m., questions call 582-4434.

Salvation Army breakfast - Hanford: Monday through Friday, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Salvation Army, 380 E. Ivy St., Hanford. The Salvation Army offers a free breakfast five days a week. Information call 582-4434.

God's Bread Box - Lemoore: Christ Church Anglican Mission, 740 N. 19th Ave., Lemoore. God's Bread Box is a non-profit organization that passes out food to the people in the Lemoore area who are in need of that extra little help. The group welcomes all volunteers to help on the fourth Friday of the month from 2-4 p.m. to package the food stuffs and on fourth Saturday of the month from 8:30-11 a.m. to distribute the food. Donation are always welcome as well. Information: Want to volunteer, or need assistance call 997-6360.

Pancake breakfast - Armona: Saturday, 8-10 a.m., Armona United Methodist Church, 14013 Hanford Armona Road, 584-8340, hosts a free pancake breakfast each Saturday of the month. Come out for breakfast and fellowship.

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