The Mi Gente Motorcycle Club is looking for a family to sponsor this holiday season. To be considered, people are asked to send a letter explaining their families' needs -- as well as children's names, ages and clothing sizes -- to 3590 Atwater Blvd., Atwater, CA 95301, by Thursday. If you would like to make a donation to this cause, call (209) 617-5853.
Lions Club will hold 33rd cioppino dinner
ATWATER -- The Merced Breakfast Lions Club will hold its 33rd annual cioppino dinner at
6 p.m. on Jan. 19 at the Atwater APC Hall, 1420 Third St. Tickets are $40 per person. There will be numerous raffle prizes, including Monterey Bay Aquarium tickets, a big screen TV and more. Call (209) 384-0727 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wine and Chocolate Festival trip coming
Merced College Community Services is offering a trip to the Lodi Wine and Chocolate Festival on Feb. 9. The trip is $95 per person and includes transportation, refreshments and entrance into the event. To register, or for more information, call (209) 384-6224 or go to mercedcommunityserivces.com.
Symphony Pops Concert at Merced Theatre
The Merced Theatre, 301 W. Main St., will present Merced Symphony Pops Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 25, 2013.
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