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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 or by calling 817-8601. To donate call Walt Kendall on 381-1873, or email Visit for more.


Food drive at Cost Less Foods: Saturday, 9-11 a.m., Cost Less Foods, 102 S. 11th Ave., Hanford. Kings Community Action Organization is hosting a food drive to help support the effort in feeding needy families in Kings County. Donations of food items and cash donations are always accepted.


Bowling fundraiser: Sunday, 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 or to Donations call Walt Kendall on 381-1873, or email Visit 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

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.


Toys-for-Tots collection location: Now through Dec. 6, Rabobank will host a drop box for for new, unwrapped toys at their Hanford Branch located at 218 North Douty St., during regular business hours.

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.

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.

Please email upcoming events a month prior to publication to or For more information, call 583-2463.


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