Vidak's News & Views

Monday, October 29, 2018

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA)

Beginning October 1, current college students and future/potential college students can fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2019-2020 school year. The office of Federal Student Aid provides grants, loans, and work-study funds for college or career school. To learn more about FAFSA and to fill out your free application, click here.

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September 11 - National Day of Remembrance


Team Vidak District Director Paula Vinzant attended the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office September 11 Memorial Ceremony.


Team Vidak District Representative Cody Sedano attended the September 11 Wreath March Ceremony at Fresno City College. Thank You to Fresno City College Dr. Carole Goldsmith and the Student Activities staff for organizing this event.

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Team Vidak Out and About


Team Vidak District Representative Cody Sedano attended the inaugural Salute to Veterans Car Show at Chukchansi Park in downtown Fresno! Proceeds from the event raise money to support the GREAT work of the Central Valley Honor Flight Program!


Team Vidak District Representative Cody Sedano attended the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting ceremony for Custom Fabrication, Inc.! Thank you to Plant Manager Jim Gray and your entire team for your good work!


I had a wonderful time in Delano last month with Team Vidak District Representative Rogelio Caudillo for the Central Valley Farmworker Foundation’s Día de la Familia event!


Team Vidak District Representative Weston Anderson attended the Lemoore Chamber of Commerce’s 24th Annual Salute to Ag Banquet last month and presented a Senate Resolution to Pete Hanse (Agriculturalist of the Year) and to the Kings County Farm Bureau (Supporter of the Year)!


Team Vidak Senior District Representative Michael Bowers attended the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at La Costa and presented a Senate Certificate of Recognition! Thank you to the Kern County Hispanic Chamber Commerce for organizing the event.


Team Vidak District Representative Weston Anderson attended the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at La Parilla Mexican Grill and Taqueria in Lemoore and presented a Senate Certificate of Recognition to the staff.


Team Vidak District Representative Weston Anderson attended CHP Hanford’s “Coffee with a Cop” last month! Thank you to all of the officers and residents who attended!


Team Vidak District Representative Felisa Hannah attended the Bulldog Champions for Chief Huerta Blood Drive at Fresno State last month. Fresno State teamed up with the Central California Blood Center and Donor Network West to rally behind Fresno State Police Chief David Huerta, who recently received a lung transplant. Thank you to everyone who showed up and donated blood!


I had a great time last month at St. Rose-McCarthy Catholic School in Hanford! I’d especially like to thank volunteer librarian April Wheaton and principal Jamie Perkins for the great work that you are both doing with these outstanding kids!


Team Vidak District Representative Weston Anderson attended the 25th Annual Confucius Birthday Celebration at the Central California Chinese Cultural Center! The celebration honored the 2018 Educators of the Year and we were proud to present Senate Certificates of Recognition to this year’s honorees!


Team Vidak District Representative Weston Anderson attended the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Jim Wiley Aquatic Center at Farmersville High School! Our office was proud to present a Senate Certificate of Recognition to Rosanne Meek and the Meek Family for their generous $1 million donation to The Center in honor of former Farmersville Police Chief and Fire Chief Garry Meek.


I had a wonderful time at Hanford Adult School last month for the Sequoias Adult Education Consortium! Big thanks to John Werner and Heather Keran for the great work that they are doing!


Team Vidak District Representative Cody Sedano attended last month’s Open House at the Franklin School in west Fresno to learn more about its Head Start Program! The Open House consisted of tours and variety of informational sessions on programs and resources available.


Team Vidak District Representative Rogelio Caudillo presented a Senate Certificate of Recognition to Strathmore High School student Josue Topete on his heroism in recently disarming an individual during a domestic violence situation!


Team Vidak District Representative Cody Sedano attended the Grand Opening of Mi Panaderia La Michoacana in southeast Fresno and presented a Senate Certificate of Recognition to manager Gerardo Gonzales!


Team Vidak District Representative Cody Sedano presented a Senate Certificate of Recognition last week to Miss Dinuba 2018 Audrey Menard! Audrey was crowned Miss Dinuba last week at the 104th Miss Dinuba Pageant!

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Mobile Office Hours

Parlier

Sunday, October 21
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Earl Ruth Park
1st Street
Parlier, CA 93648

Mobile District Office hours are an opportunity for Senate District 14 residents to meet locally with a Team Vidak representative to hear more about Andy’s work in Sacramento and the Central Valley, have their questions answered, or get help with specific state-related issues, including:

  • unemployment benefits;
  • issues with state agencies, such as the DMV and Franchise Tax Board;
  • licensing;
  • Medi-Cal;
  • small business assistance;
  • worker’s compensation;
  • state legislation; and
  • other state-related matters.

For more information, please contact Team Vidak’s Felisa Hannah at 559-264-3070 or email Felisa Hannah at Felisa.Hannah@sen.ca.gov.

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