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FLU SHOTS - A Health Fair and Flu Shot Clinic will be held Wednesday, Sept. 24, 9 am to 11 am at the Community Center (15100 W. Kearney Plaza). Flu shots are free for those with Medicare and Medical Cards, $6 without.

CHURCH DINNER - All Kerman residents are invited to a free community dinner sponsored by Kerman United Methodist Church and Kerman Covenant Church on Wednesday, Sept. 24 from 5 - 7 p.m. in the Kerman Community Center, 15101 W. Kearney Plaza. Details 846-8686.

TIGER REUNION - The first annual Tranquillity High all-class reunion at homecoming will be held Friday, Sept. 26, starting at 4:30 pm. at the school. Cost is $25 each and includes dinner, game ticket and special alumni t-shirt. For more information contact Helen, 698-7205 or; or Elizabeth, 698-7205,

YOUTH TENNIS - The City of Kermanís Youth Tennis program is for boys and girls, 5-10 years old. Cost is $35 per player and includes a t-shirt. Friday, Sept. 26 is the last day to register. Registration forms are available at the Community/Teen Center and City Hall. For more information call Theresa Johnson, Recreation Coordinator at 846-9383.

"For Heavenís Sake" Treasure Center will be open Saturday, Oct. 4 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Kerman United Methodist Church, 3095 N. Madera Ave. There are clothing bargains, kitchen bargains, decorating bargains, book bargains and many more bargains. A separate Christmas store will also be open. Details 846-8686,

BABYSITTER TRAINING - Become an American Red Cross certified babysitter. Learn how to care for infants and children, feeding techniques, diapering and how to perform basic first aid. This training will take place on Saturday, Oct. 4 and 11 from 9 am -12 pm at the Community/Teen Center. Cost is $45 per participant and class size is limited to 20 students. For more information call Theresa Johnson, Recreation Coordinator at 846-9383.

FLEA MARKET - The 1st Grace & Truth Flea Market will be held Saturday, Oct. 4, at 2930 Madera Ave., from 8 am to 3 pm. For more information call 403-8721 or 970-6540.

MEET CANDIDATES - A Meet and Greet for candidates running for Kerman City Mayor and Kerman City Council will be held on Wednesday Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Kerman Community Teen Center, 15101 W. Kearney Blvd., Kerman. This will be an open forum where each candidate will be introduced and have the opportunity to speak for five minutes. After all the candidatesí presentations, the public will have an opportunity to ask the candidates questions. Candidates running for Kerman City Council are Rhonda Armstrong, Kevin Nehring, Jack Sidhu and Gary Yep; Raj Dhaliwal and Stephen Hill are running for Mayor.

DIAPER DARE DEVILS - Have fun, laugh and learn with your toddler while participating in this interactive class led by certified Aerobics Instructor Lora Nerhing. Activities include mat exercises, crafts, motor skills development, coloring, music and group activities. This six week class will begin Wednesday, October 8 at 9:00 a.m. at the Community/Teen Center. Cost is $40 per participant. For more information call Theresa Johnson, Recreation Coordinator at 846-9383.

RED RIBBON -- The 2014 Red Ribbon Celebration and Parade will be held on Sunday, Oct. 19, from 1 Ė 5 pm at Tranquillity Park. Parade entry forms will also be available at the booth sign-up event. The slogan for this yearís event is "Donít Monkey Around With Drugs"

OCTOBERFEST - Will be held at the Grace and Truth Church, 2930 N. Madera Ave., Oct. 24 from 6 to 9 p.m. Free games, food, prizes and fun.

AG EXPO - The Kerman Lions Club will sponsor the annual Kerman Ag Expo on Thursday, Oct. 30. The event provides growers, applicators and pest control advisors with continuing education classes required for permits and licenses. The seminars will be held in the Kerman Community Center, with equipment displays at Coleman Field. Registration begins at 7:30 am. Exhibitors are still needed for the event. For more information contact Ed Hoffknecht, 289-4384 or Gary Douglas, 842-4601.

LIONS REUNION -- The Kerman High classes of 1993 & 1994 reunion will be Oct. 4, at the Dante Club of Fresno, 6176 N. Grantland, Fresno. Cocktail hour (no host bar) 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Dinner: 6:30 p.m. to midnight. Tickets are $110 per couple, $65 per person. If you would like to purchase your tickets via Pay pal, visit our website, Or contact Maranda Niederquell at (559) 351-1442 or use FB to message her.

ORO LOMA REUNION - The Oro Loma Elementary School may have closed its doors in 2010 but students, faculty, classified staff and parents will be gathering once more to share memories of the country school they once loved. A reunion is being planned for Oct. 11. The school was opened on Russell Road in 1954 and taught grades from Kindergarten through 8th grade. Many of its students were the children of ranchers and farm workers in the rural area. Prior to this location, the school was located at Eagle Field. The school was closed due to budgetary cuts and still stands empty but the memories of all who attended, taught and worked at the school will live on. For Additional Information Contact: Brenda Tamayo Manzanedo

RIB DINNER - Kerman United Methodist Church, 3095 N. Madera Ave., is holding itís 4th annual Pork Rib dinner and silent Auction at the Church Saturday, Oct. 11, from 4 to 8 p.m. Dinner includes 1 lb. of ribs, salad, pilaf, rolls and awesome homemade desserts. Tickets are $12.50. Contact the church at 846-8686, a church member, Kelly Dekneff at 259-2748 or Kay Pucheu 907-4212 or Bonnie Moore at 567-6075.

CHICKEN BBQ - Bethany Lutheran Church will host itís annual Chicken BBQ on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 4 to 7 pm. Tickets are $12. There will also be a silent auction, live auction, live music and stained glass nativity scene raffle. The winner will be announced at 7 pm. For more information call 843-2547.

REUNION -- The Kerman High 1964 class reunion committee is looking for the following classmates: Janice Allen Unger, Alice Arellano, Harris Cover, Vonnie Cox, Kathy Fobes, Rachel Garcia Rodriguez, Gary Gregory, Karen Hilton, Sylvia Lee Miller, Bill Little, Richard Mason, Juanita McDaniels Nolf, Gloria Miller, Jim Montague, John Natal, Valentina Rivera Pena, Rod Vanfeldt, Linda Wood Boudreur, Ernie Wright, Linda Kay Smith Davis, Linda Smith Buccellato, Patrica McClester, Benita Miranda, Mary Lou Leard Borrero, Daryl Matthews, Dwayne Scisco. if you know anyone who is even related please call Margaret Furtado Sandbothe at 559-999-6363.

REUNION -- The Kerman High School 1940 Alumni class is planning a 75th anniversary reunion for July 11, 2015. Location and meal price pending. The class is inviting four other classes to join in the celebration. The class years are 1938, 1939, 1941, 1942. To locate and communicate with alumni classmates is through newspaper articles in local town newspapers. Telephone class, E-mail etc. Anyone reading this and has seen or communicated with anyone of the class years students mentioned above please contact: David Foth Class of 1940, phone 559-226-3917; e-mail, 1348 W. Garland Fresno, CA 93705-2420.


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