There are many reasons to offer up a cheer this week. Below are a few.
Firefighters battling the Pier Fire that broke out above Springville Aug. 29 morning and has burned over 30,000 acres and those supporting their efforts.
Lindsay Public Safety Department and citizens of Lindsay and the new fire truck that was recently approved by the city council. The new truck will replace one that was nearly 40 years old.
Internship program at J.J. Cairns High School in Lindsay for its efforts in helping students with hands-on training at local businesses.
Family Crisis Center receiving a $20,000 grant from the Blue Shield of California Foundation to be used for its ongoing efforts against domestic violence.
Sierra View Medical Center Wound Healing Department and its efforts through the White Sock campaign to raise awareness for Peripheral Artery Disease.
Porterville High School girls water polo team that won a tournament at Hanford High School over the weekend.
Porterville High School graduate Jeff Jones who donated a wood-carved panther to PHS after attending his class reunion recently.
Summit Charter Academy Lombardi students and teacher who made and hung signs thanking Pier Fire firefighters.
All of the competitors of the Porterville Corporate Games. Monache High School girls golf team for dedicating the season in memory of their late coach Tony Grande, who passed away recently due to cancer.
Everyone who participated in the annual National Night Out event.
Monache High School student Brandon Ennis who is working hard to represent the U.S. at the world baton championships.
Tule River Tribe for hosting students from Japan for a cultural exchange.
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