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Dr. Kaups acts as an educator, giver and ultimate hero

Behind the doors of the emergency department, Dr. Krista L. Kaups concentrates with precision as she works to save lives.  Besides her passion and talents as a physician, she also has compassion to help in other ways.

Dr. Kaups is the Health Sciences clinical professor of surgery UCSF Fresno, the director of surgical intensive care unit Community Regional and the program director Surgical Critical Care Fellowship UCSF Fresno.

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.