Around Town: Supervisor to hold Town Hall meeting

February 25, 2013 

Supervisor John Pedrozo will hold a Town Hall Community Meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at 504 W. 13th St., Merced. Call (209)385-7637 or go to

AARP Chapter 283 to meet Wednesday

Merced's AARP Chapter 282 will meet at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at the Merced Senior Center, 755 W. 15th St. Judge Brian McCabe will be the speaker. Call (209) 722-4782.

Parks and Recreation commissioners needed

LIVINGSTON -- The city of Livingston is accepting applications to fill seven vacancies on the Livingston Parks and Recreation Commission. The deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday. Applications are available at City Hall or go to Meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month.

World Day of Prayer celebration this week

Church Women United will celebrate World Day of Prayer from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday at First Christian Church Disciples of Christ, 1345 E. Olive Ave. Light refreshments will be served. Call (209) 722-6101.

Vendors sought for United Way Fun Fair

Vendor applications are being accepted for the United Way Community Fun Fair in conjunction with the Merco Cycling Classic. The fair will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Courthouse Park. To apply, go to or call (209) 383-4242.

Free legal advice and representation offered

Central California Legal Services offers legal advice and representation to eligible individuals in tenant rights and homeless issues, Social Security and SSI Disability Claims, CalWorks, Medi-Cal, Unemployment and CalFresh (Food Stamp) cases and much more. This is available to low-income people at no cost. Call (209) 723-5466 or go to 1640 N St., Suite 200, Merced.

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