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Festivals and Events Online Independent Community Magazine is a proudly independent online community magazine founded, designed, edited and published by JoAnne Green, a Clovis resident for more than thirty years. Online Independent Community Magazine is a privately-owned entrepreneurial venture that is not funded by either the City of Clovis or the Clovis Chamber of Commerce. It is a publication of Sunburst Worldwide Enterprises. Online Independent Community Magazine was launched on March 1, 2010.

We are dedicated to promoting the virtual City of Clovis and the Clovis Way of Life. We work closely with the local community organizations, public officials, community leaders and members of the community to build awareness about the many ongoing exciting and unique community activities, attractions, and events.
Meet Our Editor/Publisher

Meet Our PublisherJoAnne Green, editor and publisher of Online Independent Community Magazine, was a resident of Clovis for more than 30 years and is still a frequent visitor. She is a wife and mother and a proud American business woman. She has been in the international risk management and insurance industry for more than twenty years and started her own business prior to the internet age. She has a strong background in international risk management consulting and in safety and security training. JoAnne is founder and owner of Sunburst Worldwide Enterprises and also of two online businesses, Sunburst International Risk Management and Sunburst Worldwide Insurance Services, which specialize in multinational business relations and global risk assessment and mitigation services.

JoAnne has been actively involved with the internet since 1999 and has become a skilled web developer, web designer and internet publisher. She is also a successful social media and SEO marketer. She has been aggressively and successfully broadening her business activities and client base in the U.S. and around the world through the internet.

JoAnne loved living in Clovis. As a way of giving back to the community, she taught business courses at Clovis Adult School from 1994 to 2012.

JoJoAnne holds a Bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts from Fresno State and was recognized by the Golden Key National Honor Society for outstanding scholastic achievement.

JoAnne has a deep, abiding faith in the Creator. She is a strong believer in the Golden Rule, honesty, basic human liberties and freedom, and a balanced, wholesome lifestyle. She is knowledgeable and is an enthusiastic lifetime learner. She is a positive, up-beat, caring, and fun-loving person with a great sense of humor.

She and her husband Rand enjoy doing many things together and share many interests such as world affairs, politics, cultural events, traveling, square dancing, and many types of music from Classical to Blue Grass, from Jazz to old-time Gospel, as well as the traditional music of many cultures around the world. They are also classic movie buffs, and JoAnne collects classic films.

JoJoAnne is also an avid reader, enjoys gardening, and is an accomplished chef and recipe developer and an adventurous food tourist. In her spare time, she loves to photograph nature, flowers, fruit, animals, festivals, etc. She also loves to create and test recipes and take pictures of her new dishes.
Meet Our Associate Publisher

Meet our Associate Publisher"I've been involved in many interesting projects over my 40-year career in print and web publishing, but none of them has been as fun and exciting as being invited by my bright and charming wife, JoAnne, to work alongside her in her new community-focused online magazine," said Rand Green, associate publisher and special features editor of Online Independent Community Magazine. "Clovis is a special place with so many wonderful things going on every week of the year, and most of it never gets the publicity it deserves."

Rand is founder and executive director of Rand Green Communications. A professional writer, editor, graphic designer, photographer, publisher and marketing consultant, he has had broad experience in virtually all aspects of print media and internet communications.

Over the years, Rand has edited newsletters, written articles and press releases, designed brochures and sales literature, created highly successful marketing plans and ad campaigns, developed award winning websites, and handled a wide variety of photo assignments for a diverse clientele ranging from shopping center developers to software developers, from architectural firms to airlines, from churches to government agencies, from industrial equipment manufacturers to restaurateurs, from educational institutions to medical care facilities. His specialty for the last three decades has been agribusiness communications.

Rand's work as a writer and photographer has appeared in numerous consumer and trade publications and various daily and weekly newspapers. He is currently executive western editor for The Produce News, a national trade weekly for the produce industry with which he has been associated as an independent contractor since 1984.

Rand holds a B.A. in history with minors in English and communications. He is an avid outdoorsman and has traveled extensively. He enjoys collecting old books. He is a third-generation Eagle Scout and second generation professional writer, both of his parents being published authors.

Clovis is what every small town aspires to be
when it grows up!

Meet Our Publisher
JoAnne Green, Editor/Publisher
Clovis resident for 30 years

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