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Clovis surgeon one of Community’s “Ultimate People”

You could say that Dr. Mark Cunningham loves a thrill – the thrill of the outdoors, back packing through foreign countries, skydiving and bungee jumping.

“Once you fall it’s fine. It’s just getting to that first jump,” Dr. Cunningham said.

Car, motorcycle show back to benefit Terry’s House

If there’s one thing Gary Scelzi knows, it’s cars, and the four-time National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) champion is sharing his automobile expertise and a bit of his racing history at this year’s Belmont Concours d’Eleganza – a car and motorcycle show and competition in Fresno.

Hello Walls

Pouring a Foundation for Terry’s House

The walls will soon go up on Terry’s House as 10 volunteers from the Michael R. Tolladay Corporation and nine Vulcan cement trucks poured 80 yards of concrete on May 21. Terry’s House, a two-story home within walking distance of the main entrance to Community Regional Medical Center, will accommodate patients’ families who have nowhere to stay or cannot afford hotels.

EDC breakfast builds excitement for Clovis hospital expansion

The massive expansion of Clovis Community Medical Center is just what the local economy and the development of the city needs, said business people, politicians and economic development officials at a June 2 breakfast meeting.

Herwaldt family helps Clovis Community expand its reach

Community Medical Centers is pushing ahead with major expansion plans for its Clovis hospital, despite tough economic times that have put some hospitals at risk of going out of business. The sour economy has led to perhaps the biggest need for donor-investors in Community’s 113-year history, and a familiar family is helping to answer the need.

Community loses longtime advocate

Dorothy “Dottie” Rohlfing’s desire to lend her time and heart to people in the Valley spanned over 65 years and continued through her passing in March. Rohlfing’s legacy of giving to Community Medical Centers will be forever remembered, said Rob Saroyan, Community Medical Foundation vice president.

Local carpenters donate skilled hands to building Terry’s House

Local area carpenters are taking time on their days off to volunteer thousands of hours to help construct Terry’s House, a two-story home within walking distance of the main entrance of Community Regional Medical Center that will accommodate patient’s families who have nowhere to stay or cannot afford hotels.

Dental center named for longtime Community dentist driven to care for underserved

Stanley Surabian, D.D.S. was raised in a neighborhood near the former University Medical Center campus where he established his dental career as director of the residency program, and now a transformational gift from he and his wife Cheryl will help raise Community Medical Centers’ dental services to a new level.

Physician group, other supporters help build lodging facility

The Central California Faculty Medical Group, Inc. (CCFMG) and University Centers of Excellence are helping to ensure Valley residents can remain at the bedsides of their loved ones receiving critical care – this time with a $100,000 gift toward Terry’s House, a 20-room guest house within walking distance of the main entrance to Community Regional Medical Center.