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Community breakfast benefits two organizations

LEMOORE - Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino hosted its monthly community breakfast on Sept. 29 and presented two checks for $5,000 each to Poverello House, of Fresno and to the Tulare County Museum which recently experienced vandalism. A total of $2,268 was raised at the door of the breakfast and Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino and the Santa Rosa Rancheria Tribe matched and rounded the total amount to $5,000, according to the press release. The upcoming Oct. 27 community breakfast will benefit Links for Life. The breakfast features a breakfast buffet, informative community news and business networking, as well as raffle prizes. A $5 contribution is requested at the door which benefits the featured organization. For more information, visit


Valley Christian Home Auxiliary fundraiser: Friday and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Valley Christian Home, 508 E. Cameron St., Hanford. The Valley Christian Home Auxiliary will hold its spring yard sale. Donations for the sale are always accepted, call with any question. All proceeds will go towards the home’s residents to make their lives as near like home as possible. Information: Call 585-3000.


Hanford Relay for Life: Saturday, noon till 8:30 a.m. Oct. 15, Hanford High School Neighbor Bowl, Kensington Way and Grangeville Boulevard. The American Cancer Society and Hanford Relay for Life are hosting the annual walk for life. This event raises money for cancer research and to help provide medical services for those stricken by cancer. Open to the public, come out, walk and remember. Cancer touches everyone is some way.

Moonlight Margarita Madness: Saturday, 6-10 p.m., Lemoore Youth Sports Complex, 500 N. 19th Ave., Lemoore. Join Lemoore Youth Sports Foundation as they host a margarita and taco night fundraiser to repave the parking lot of the sports complex. Drinks, dancing, live music and tacos, $40 per person for this 21 and over event. Purchase tickets online at or from Family Eye Care and Best Buy Market in Lemoore. 

Octoberfest Craft Beer festival: Saturday, 2-6 p.m., Civic Park, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford. Join Hanford Police K9 Foundation as they host the inaugural Octoberfest Beer festival. The goal is to raise money for Hanford's Police K9 Foundation and bring the community and officers together in a relaxed atmosphere. This is a 21 and over event. Information: Tickets are $35 per person, designated driver ticket is $5, visit to purchase tickets. 


Cabrillo Club Enchilada sale: Deadline to order Monday. The Kings County Cabrillo Club #9 will hold their annual Enchilada sale. Orders consist of two large beef or cheese enchiladas per $6 tray for take-out only. Pick-up is from 3-6 p.m., Oct. 20, at the Hanford Fraternal Hall, 1015 N. 10th Ave., Hanford. Information: Barbara Lovier, 584-7117; Cindy Rodrigues, 947-3519; Delores Rocha, 582-2884 or Pat Scialo, 686-8166.


'A Night at the Moulin Rouge': Oct. 21, 6 p.m., Civic Auditorium, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford. Join the Children's Storybook Garden & Museum as they host the Fall gala event. Entertainment includes: music, appetizers, cocktails, fabulous fillet dinner, silent auction and dancing. This is a 21 and over event to benefit the Storybook Garden. Purchase tickets $75 per person, by calling Judy at: 341-4845 or Kate at 362-0003.

Knights of Columbus annual pancake breakfast - Lemoore: Oct. 22, 7 a.m. to noon., O'Doherty Hall, MIQ School, 884 N. Lemoore Ave. Hosted by Msgr. John O'Friel's Knights of Columbus Council. Tickets are available for purchase at St. Peter's Church Office, MIQ School Office and from any Knights of Columbus member. Tickets cost $8 for adults and children five and under are free. 

American Legion Auxiliary fundraiser: RSVP deadline Oct. 23. Event date Oct. 28, 6 p.m., Veterans Memorial Building, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford. The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 3 Hanford is hosting a "Loaded Potato Bar," that includes chili, pulled pork and all the toppings for your bake potato with a salad. Drinks available. Tickets $10 for adults and $5 for children under 10. Take-out is available. Proceeds will benefit the ALA Unit 3 Scholarship, Girls State and other programs. Information: Call 584-1766.

Community breakfast at Tachi Palace: Oct. 27, 8:30-10 a.m., Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino, 17225 Jersey Ave., Lemoore. Come out and help support Links for Life in Hanford with a $5 donation. A buffet breakfast will be offered. Information: Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino, 925-5701. 

Sons of Italy Spaghetti-Meatball dinner: Oct. 29, noon to 3 p.m., Hanford Fraternal Hall, 1015 N. 10th Ave., Hanford. The annual drive-through only event's tickets are $10 for spaghetti, two meatballs and roll dinner, pre-order and tickets will be available day of. Information: Call for dinner orders at 584-7664. Proceeds to benefit Annmarie Tesoriere who is competing for Grand Lodge Queen. 

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. 

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


Donations for annual yard sale: Second Saturday of the month, 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 Nov. 18, to benefit local charities. Information: Call Tito at 940-4596. 

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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