In Memory: Fran Blackney

Fran Blackney, our beloved Communications Director, Project Manager, & Business Advocate, passed away on November 7, 2015. She was known thoughout the community for her passionate business advocacy and for managing the Chamber's nationally-recognized Youth Enterpreneurship Academy.

Please visit these wonderful tributes to her and check back soon for an opportunity to contribute to continuing the work she did in the community to support entrepreneurship.

Donate to the Fran Blackney Young Entrepreneur Academy (YEA) Scholarship Fund

Contributions can be made at any Central Valley Community Bank or funds can be sent electronically by contacting Rod Geist, Central Valley Community Bank, (559) 323-3339.

Sign the Guest Book

Click here to leave a message for the Blackney family.

by Marc Benjamin, The Fresno Bee


Clovis's "go-to person" remembered by family, coworkers
by Katie Fries, The Clovis Independent


Fran Blackney: Simply the Best
by Christopher Gabriel, PowerTalk 96.7FM