Around Town: Merced High Class of 1952 reunion

September 14, 2012 

The Merced High School Class of 1952 will hold its 60th reunion on Saturday with a luncheon at the Branding Iron Restaurant at 16th and

N streets. Cost is $30 per person. For more information email or

Uniformed Services group to hold picnic

ATWATER -- The National Association for Uniformed Services,

H. Wayne Hein Chapter 18, will hold its annual picnic Saturday at Veteran's Park on the corner of Bellevue and Buhach roads from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are $3 for two tickets, $2 for one ticket. Call (209) 358-4834.

Conference to offer help with relationships

Bear Creek Community Church will host a Marriage and Relationship Conference on Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church, 1717 E. Olive Ave. Registration is $30 per couple or $15 per individual. Email for more information.

Del Corazon Guild holding a poker run

The Del Corazon Guild will host its fifth annual Poker Run on Oct. 6 from 6 to 10 p.m. starting and ending at Bob Hart Square. Tickets are $40 per person and include a poker scorecard, dinner, a wine and beer tasting, live music, dancing and no-host bar. Proceeds will benefit Children's Hospital Central California. Call (209) 349-2145.

Club Mercedes plans menudo on Sundays

Club Mercedes will serve menudo every Sunday starting at 8 a.m. until noon or when the menudo runs out. The cost is $8 for a large bowl and includes tortillas, Mexican pastry and coffee. Other beverages are available for an extra cost. Dine in or take-out. Call (209) 383-9906.

The Last Hope Cat Kingdom seeks help

Love cats, but unable to adopt? Nonprofit Last Hope Cat Kingdom has the solution for you. Become a sponsor for a cat or kitten. You can make a difference with a one time donation or a monthly donation to help care for our adoptable cats and kittens. Businesses are welcome to sponsor. Call (209) 357-5425.

Breakfast Lions hold a rigatoni take-out

The Merced Breakfast Lions will host its eighth annual rigatoni take-out dinner on Oct. 18 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Italo-American Hall, 18th and U streets. Tickets are $7 and include rigatoni, salad and a roll. Call (209) 722-8949. All proceeds benefit local youth activities.

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