Around Town: Historical Society meet

February 8, 2013 

The Merced County Historical Society will hold its annual meeting and installation of officers at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Merced County Board of Supervisors chamber. Several awards and grants will be presented and the speaker will be Susan Snyder. Call (209) 723-2401.

Holy Ghost Revival

Everyone is invited to the Full Flame Holy Ghost Revival at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at Bethesda Apostolic Faith Church, 1822 Canal St. Pastor Chanda Simmons will be the guest speaker. Call (209) 726-0533.

Uniformed Services

ATWATER -- The National Association for Uniformed Services, H. Wayne Hein Chapter 18, will meet at 10 a.m. on Feb. 16 at the Atwater Veteran's Memorial Building, 1390 Broadway. The topic will be ongoing projects in Merced County with Lori Flanders. Call (209) 358-4834.

Roller derby crab feed

The Merced Rollin' Roulettes Roller Derby Team will host its third annual Crab Feed fund-raiser at 6 p.m. on Feb. 16 at the American Legion Hall, 939 W. Main St. Tickets are $40 per person and include pre-dinner cocktail, dinner, a silent auction and dancing. Go to

Giants Series trophies

ATWATER -- The Atwater Police Activities League and the Junior Giants Program will display the San Francisco Giants World Series trophies from 6 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 20 at the Atwater Community Center, 760 E. Bellevue Road. Pitcher Sergio Romo has donated personal items along with 2012 World Series memorabilia for a live auction. This is a free event; however, a

$2 donation would be appreciated to help the Atwater Junior Giants program. A photographer will be available for photo packets. Call (209) 357-0986 or email

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