A local church gave away 36 backpacks to students who live and attend school in the same neighborhood.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Madera official is hopeful for economic boost
The Madera United Methodist Church’s Rummage Sale continues today until 1 p.m. in the social hall of the church, 500 Sunset Ave.
The Madera County Sheriff’s Department has made 247 compliance checks of registered sex offenders in Madera County over the past two weeks, according to sheriff’s spokeswoman Erica Stuart.
An organizational meeting of the American Cancer Society’s Madera Relay For Life will be at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Social Services Offices, 720 E. Yosemite Ave.
The Madera County Office of Education is seeking financial help and volunteers to provide recognition of talented students through the academic year.
Holy Family Table, the Madera Catholic charity that feeds the hungry daily from its kitchen at Griffin Hall, North C and 5th streets, reports a big increase in the use of its services.