The Madera Elks Lodge held its fifth annual car show Saturday at Courthouse Park across from the lodge with, according to event chairman Harold Johnson, nearly 50 cars, trucks and motorcycles on display.
Organizers of the annual Old Timers Day festivities are accepting nominations for elders who would represent Madera.
Madera County Supervisor Max Rodriguez, 73, who represents Supervisorial District 4, has been appointed to the California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley by Gov. Jerry Brown.
The conversation with Mayor Robert Poythress on business development continues.
The Madera Breakfast Lions, celebrating its 42nd year of service, held its annual officer installation and awards dinner on Friday evening at the home of incoming president Steve Von Flue.
The Madera County Arts Council (MCAC) awarded four students who plan to pursue art in college with $1,000 scholarships this year.
About 175 patrons of the Fossil Discovery Center gathered at the paleontology museum and laboratory Saturday evening for a fundraising barbecue, silent auction and tours of the facilities.