Tulare County’s Orosi-Cutler Branch Library, the last Carnegie library to be constructed in California, will host a grand reopening event at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, January 30.
The library, located at 12646 Ave. 416 in Orosi, was recently closed for an $18,000 renovation project paid for by a donation of the Orosi Friends of the Library and the Tulare County Library Foundation. The renovation project included new carpet and the walls and shelves were repainted.
“Tulare County appreciates the donation from the Orosi Friends which will improve library services in the community while preserving a valued historic landmark,” said Fourth District Supervisors Steve Worthley, whose district includes Orosi.
On January 17, 2013, District Attorney Tim Ward and Supervisor Mike Ennis from the Tulare County Board of Supervisors presented the Executive Board of the Central California Family Crisis Center with a check of nearly $6,000. The financial award was raised by the Tulare County District Attorney’s Justice Run on October 20, 2012.
The History of Tulare County Farm Labor & Agriculture Museum will debut a new exhibit this Saturday – Cultivating a Heritage: The Success of the Portuguese in Tulare County.
The public is invited to attend a reception to honor the opening of the new exhibit from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the museum, located inside of Mooney Grove Park in Visalia. Admission to the park and the museum is free.
“Tulare County is proud to honor the Portuguese community and the contributions they have made to the San Joaquin Valley,” said Pete Vander Poel, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors. “I would like to extend an invitation to the public to attend this important event.”
Sheriff Bill Wittman will be holding a ceremony to appoint Captain Michael Boudreaux to the rank of Undersheriff at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, January 9, 2013. The ceremony will be held at the Tulare County Sheriff’s Headquarters’ Lobby.
Three pieces of urban art, inspired by the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Sequoias, will be showcased in eight Tulare County buildings through March 29.
Tulare County Supervisor Phil Cox will unveil the urban art during the “Urban Art Kick-Off Reception” at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Tulare County’s Visalia Branch Library.