Around Town: 100 years of service for Delta Sigma Theta

March 23, 2013 

TURLOCK -- The Atwater-Merced Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will celebrate 100 years of service and will recognize five local women from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at California State University, Stanislaus, Snider Hall, 1 University Circle. Nikki Giovanni will be the speaker. Call (209) 358-3636 or (209) 769-2728.

Breakfast in Snelling

SNELLING -- Snelling will host its monthly breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Sunday at the IOOF Hall. Tickets are $5 for adults and $2 for children. The meal includes biscuits and gravy, eggs cooked to order, sausage, coffee, juice or milk.

Armed forces salute

ATWATER -- Atwater High School will host a concert, "A Salute to the Armed Forces," at 6 p.m. Monday in the school gym. Donations will be accepted at the door and all proceeds will go to the Wounded Warrior Project. Call (209) 357-6026 or (209) 357-6019.

AARP general meeting

The Merced AARP Chapter 282 will hold its general meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Merced Senior Center, 755 W. 13th St. Dick Whittingson of YARTS will be the speaker and the subject will be "Yosemite: Our Own Back Yard." The AARP also has a trip planned to the park on April 22. Cost is $90, with lunch at the Ahwahnee Hotel and a stop at the visitor's center. RSVP to Renee at the tour desk by April 1.

Good Friday service

ATWATER -- Atwater Baptist Church will host a communitywide Good Friday service at 7 p.m. on March 29 at the church, 2124 First St. New Life Community Church, Evergreen Christian Center, Atwater Methodist Church, Atwater First Church of God and Atwater Baptist Church invite the community to attend. Call (209) 358-5427 or (209) 358-8885.

SPCA Easter event

Framed Easter Bunny photos will be offered by the Merced SPCA from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 30 at the Merced Wal-Mart. Photos may contain children, adults and pets and are $5 each.

Prime rib dinner

LOS BANOS -- St. Alban's Supper Club will host a four-course prime rib dinner by Chef Bala Smith at 6 p.m. April 6 at the Los Banos Masonic Lodge, 1510 Canal Farm Lane. Suggested donation is $35 per person. Call (209) 509-9684.

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