Off-Highway Vehicle grant program open house set for Feb. 17
The Sierra National Forest will host an open house on from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17 at its headquarters at 1600 Tollhouse Rd., Clovis.
The purpose of this meeting is for the public to review and comment on the forest’s off-highway vehicle (OHV) preliminary 2015/2016 grant cycle application for the State of California Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division.
Each year the State of California makes funding available through the OHV Grants Program. The Grants Program provides financial assistance to eligible agencies and organizations (federal, city, county, nonprofit, etc.) that develop, maintain, operate, expand, support, or contribute to well-managed, high quality, OHV recreation areas, roads, and trails. Preliminary applications are due March 7. Details: www.ohv.parks.ca.gov.
Clovis Police Explorer Post is recruiting
The Clovis Police Department Explorer Post 355 is looking for new Explorers. The program provides those interested in a law enforcement career with training and experience. Youths 15 to 20 who maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher and have no serious arrests or convictions are encouraged to apply.
The Explorers meet from 5:30 to 9 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday of the month in the youth services division of the Clovis Police Department, 1233 Fifth St. Details: (559) 324-2443.
Crab feed to benefit Clovis North Wind Ensemble
Tickets are on sale for an all-you-can-eat crab feed that will raise money to send local band students to a prestigious music forum in Indiana.
The 46 students who make up the Clovis North Wind Ensemble were chosen to perform at the national Music For All forum in Indianapolis, Indiana, in March.
To cover the students’ traveling expenses, student and parent volunteers will host a dinner, dance and silent auction in the Clovis Veterans Memorial District building on Friday, Feb. 26.
The silent auction will begin at 6 p.m. All-you-can-eat crab and Dicicco’s pasta, salad and bread will be served at 7:30 p.m., followed by a live band and dancing. There will also be a no-host bar.
Casual attire is recommended. Individual tickets are $50 each and reserved tables of eight are $400. Cash, check and credit cards are accepted.
Tickets can be purchased online at tinyurl.com/crabfeedcnec. Payment can also be mailed to Crab Feed, 1559 E. Houston Ave, Fresno, CA 93720. Tickets must be purchased by Feb. 18. Details: Cynthia Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org or (559) 289-9869.