Porterville City Council Supports the County Of Tulare and Self-Help Enterprises to Use City Water for Emergency Response

At its meeting on January 17, 2023, the Porterville City Council unanimously approved to support the County of Tulare’s request to provisionally use City water to serve homes across Tulare County on temporary household tanks. Due to a road closure caused by flooding on Avenue 368 in Visalia, contract water haulers for Self-Help Enterprises were […]

The SOURCE LGBT+ Center’s Nick Vargas named Businessperson of the Year by Tulare Kings Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The Source LGBT+ Center, serving Tulare, Kings, and Fresno Counties, congratulates Nick Vargas, Co-Founder and Director of Development and Strategy, who was named “Business Person of the Year” at the annual Tulare Kings Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Award Gala, held Friday January 20, 2023.  Vargas was nominated alongside other well-known businesspeople: Beth Bruegman, Gil Aguilar, […]

Visalia Rescue Mission welcomes Executive Director Michael Simmon

The Visalia Rescue Mission staff and board of directors are pleased to welcome Michael Simmon as the ministry’s new Executive Director. Former Director of Program Support and Development at Phoenix Rescue Mission, Simmon’s valuable skills as an entrepreneurial executive with over 20 years of social services and business leadership experience will enrich and help grow […]