SUPER ADOPTION - Valley Animal Center is teaming up with several animal rescue organizations for Super Adoption. The goal is to pair up dogs and cats with animal lovers. VAC has a goal of 100 adoptions for the valley's largest animal adoption event.
Guest: Devon Prendergast/Valley Animal Center
Saturday, May 13
Valley Animal Center
3934 N. Hayston Avenue
POWER OF THE PURSE - United Way of Tulare County is hosting the Power of the Purse fundraiser to help fight illiteracy in Tulare County. Take your best and have breakfast! Handbags will be raffled off. Proceeds will help fund mini-grants for K-3 teachers.
Guest: Susan Manuel/United Way of Tulare County
Power of the Purse
Friday, May 12
Visalia Convention Center
SUICIDE PREVENTION - Suicide is now the second leading cause of death of youth between the ages of 10 and 24. A Fresno woman who lost her son to suicide is helping educate others. Paulette Norris spoke at a recent suicide prevention forum at Valley Children's Hospital.
FIGHTING ADDICTION - Former addict Flindt Andersen is the founder of PAIN-Parents & Addicts In Need. They offer support services locally.
Guest: Flindt Andersen/PAIN Founder
PAIN - Parents & Addicts In Need
Her Makes History! - Chou Her is the first person of Hmong descent to lead law enforcement at a UC campus. He was sworn in this month as the new Chief at UC Merced. Her was born in Laos and immigrated to the United States when he was three years old.