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Couple grateful for health careers give back

Grateful for their healthcare careers that supported them over the years, Carl and Lulu Mitchell decided it was time to give back to Community Medical Centers. Through their foundation the Mitchells made a $1 million gift to Women’s and Children’s Services at Clovis Community Medical Center where Lulu worked as a registered nurse for years.

Healing happens within a community

When Visalia resident Arthur Villareal was hit on his motorcycle, his wife Karen knew he needed to go to where she once worked as a nurse – Community Regional Medical Center’s Level 1 trauma center to receive top care. What she didn’t know, being so far from home, was the care she would also find for herself at Terry’s House.


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The Christians' Gift

Through a gift of real estate, Jim and Debbie Christian give $1.5 million to benefit Terry’s House.

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$1.5 million gift provides brighter future for Terry’s House

Jim Christian has been involved with Terry’s House since its inception – with friend Jeff Kroeker he spearheaded efforts to build and fund the home away from home for families with critically ill or injured loved ones at Community Regional Medical Center. Now Jim and his wife Debbie have donated a piece of property worth $1.5 million to help seed an endowment for Terry’s House.


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Terry's House gets electric car

Thanks to donor-investor Brooke Ashjian, guests at Terry's House now have an electric car to shuttle them to and from seeing their loved ones in critical care at Community Regional Medical Center.

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Stroke Survivor Alan Collison

A devastating stroke sends Community Regional Medical Center trauma nurse Alan Collison back to his own hospital to receive lifesaving care at a moment's notice.

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Gift gives Mothers Resource Center new life

New mother Stephanie Stone spent months reading how best to care for her baby, but when little Mia was born, all the books in the world left her feeling helpless when it came to breastfeeding.

“I didn’t know what to do. I felt awful because it felt like I was starving her,” Stone said.

That’s when Stone turned to the Mother’s Resource Center at Community Regional Medical Center – the only place in central California where mothers can find top experts who specialize in helping new parents like Stone.

Two Clovis Community icons received awards at the Clovis Hall of Fame Gala

Clovis Community Medical Center’s CEO, Craig S. Castro, was named “Citizen of the Year” and Clovis Community’s Guild was given the “Community Service” award at this year’s Clovis Hall of Fame and Community Awards Gala.

The evening honored Clovis’ finest – those who have shown courage, commitment and leadership in helping shape the city of Clovis.

Clovis Community multi-million expansion nears completion

The last milestones of Clovis Community Medical Center’s $300 million-plus expansion project unfolded this spring, leaving just a few final touches for the project’s culmination this fall.

The power of a gift: Raven’s story

Stop, drop and roll’ saved 11-year-old Raven from having burns all over his body. Instead, when an outside fire pit flared up and caught his shorts on fire, the flames were smothered before burning his entire body.

“Even though he dropped and rolled, the flames were so big that it singed his hair on the back of his ear,” said Raven’s mom, Lupe De La Torre.