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Be Heart Smart- Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States. Learn how you can detect signs and prevent heart disease. Kaweah Delta Health District is joining community partners for a free cardiac health forum

Janet Delgado/Kaweah Delta Nurse Practitioner

Be Heart Smart
Cardiac Health Forum
February 8, 2015
6:00 PM
Gateway Church
1100 South Sowell Street
Visalia, California

For more Information:
(559) 624-2463

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The Silent Garden-Fresno State will hold its 4th annual Silent Garden Lecture.

The free event will provide helpful resources, workshops and a lecture for Latino families who have a child who is Deaf or hard of hearing (DHH).

The event, entirely in Spanish (with English captions) is expected to be the first of its kind in the Central Valley.

Keynote speaker will be Irma Sanchez, the founder of Los-Angeles based nonprofit, Deaf Latinos Organization. She will speak about her experience raising 3 deaf sons and her advocacy work on behalf of families of DHH children.

In the California School System, Latinos who identify as DHH make up 50-60% of the population and are the largest minority within the deaf community. Services for this population is limited, which is why the lecture is so important.

Dr. Paul Ogden/Professor Emeritus, Deaf Studies Fresno State

The Silent Garden

Friday, Feb. 26
7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Fresno State
North Gym 118
(559) 549-4218

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Farmworker Appreciation Day- The Employment Development Department is holding this event to help farmworkers get connected with resources.

They can learn about the following:

Change in State Minimum Wage, Car Seat law
Community Programs to assist with PGE / Rent / Mortgage
Drought Relief Information
Training and Certifications for Farm Workers and regular job seekers
Employment Opportunities for West Fresno County communities

Jaime Galvan/Employment Development Department Representative

Farmworker Appreciation Day
Friday, January 29
Gonzalez Hall
1417 Third Street
(559) 285-0425

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New Library- First library in Fresno County named after a Latina opens. The Betty Rodriguez Regional Library opened on January 9th at Cedar and Shields in Central Fresno.

It includes a 3d printer, innovation lab and much more.

More than 400 people attended the grand opening.
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