Category: Events

Scenic Byway Tour “Willow Creek”

May 24 2014

July 26th

Join Marsha Freedman, author of “Willow Creek History” as she shares some of the history of the area.  Tour starts at 9:00 AM at the Bass Lake Post Office.  There will be a short walk to Chilkoot Lake and then a moderate hike to the confluence of Chilkoot Lake and Willow Creek.

It promises to be an adventure!  Bring swimwear.

For more information contact Doug Waltner at or call (559)877-2760 or visit the Byway website

An Open Letter to the Community

Dec 02 2013

December 2, 2013 

Dear Eastern Madera Residents and Business Owners,     

          Mountain Area Chambers of Commerce organizations are comprised of volunteers who dedicate their time and expertise to revitalize our economy. We believe the quality-of-life we enjoy as residents parallels that warm, nurturing- feeling families get when they visit Eastern Madera County.  Our mission as the North Fork Chamber of Commerce encompasses this pride to build sustainable economic communities which benefit residents, business owners and tourists alike. We invite you to participate in our mission this holiday season to strengthen the community by asking you to consider making even more of your holiday purchases in the Mountain Area and support local business by ‘Thinking Local First.’

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NF Chamber of Commerce Press Release

Nov 30 2013

November 30, 2013


North Fork Chamber Pens an ‘Open Letter to the Community.’
Local businesses ask residents to consider the affects of their spending habits during the holiday season.

North Fork, CA –On Monday December 1st, 2013 the North Fork Chamber of Commerce will release a letter encouraging residents to ‘Think Local First’ this holiday season and support local business. The letter, which cites data from a recent consumer study, describes how money spent locally helps build sustainable communities, and explains how dollars spent in another county by residents are being used to fund lawsuits against their own Eastern Madera Community.

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North Fork Community Choir

Oct 15 2013

December 7th, 2013

The performance is held every year on the first Saturday of December at North Fork school in Kennedy Hall. This year the show is on Dec. 7, and will feature performances by choirs from around the mountain area, which has historically included Minarets, Sierra and Yosemite High Schools, in addition to the North Fork bunch.

For more information on the choir – S|N|O article

Think Local First Survey

Oct 15 2013

This very moment!

The North Fork Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Fresno State University and Yosemite/Sequoia Resource Conservation & Development Council(YSRC&DC), has launched its first ever county-wide research study to analyze consumer behaviors and recreational habits of Madera County residents.

For more information contact Neil O’Brien 559-772-2747, 559-877-2410, or via email:

Take the survey

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