Around Town: PFLAG Merced meeting and more (6-10-13)

June 10, 2013 

PFLAG Merced meeting

PFLAG — Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians and Gays — Merced will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the United Methodist Church, 899 Yosemite Park Way. Lori Hawkins will be the speaker. Call (209) 341-2122.

Peripheral neuropathy

The Merced Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Hoffmeister Center, 1920 Canal St. Call (209) 358-2045.

Veterans to meet

ATWATER — The H. Wayne Hein Chapter of the National Association for Uniformed Services will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Veterans Memorial Building at Fifth Street and Broadway Avenue in Atwater. Retired Lt. Gen. Jack Klimp, U.S. Marine Corps, will be the speaker. Call (209) 723-8098.

Bus trip to Little Italy

The Merced Community Services will have a bus trip to the 59th annual North Beach Festival in San Francisco's Little Italy from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $60 per person and includes transportation as well as refreshments. Call (209) 384-6224 or go to www. mercedcommunityservices. com to register.

Cell phones for seniors

The Merced County Area Agency on Aging is requesting the donation of unneeded cellular phones for distribution to Merced County seniors age 60 and older. Seniors will be able to call 911 for emergency assistance only with these phones. They should have a charging unit and a battery that will hold a charge. Call (209) 385-7550.

College for Kids class

College for Kids will have a class this summer for students interested in archaeology. Interested parents and students should call (209) 384-6224 for information on times, dates and cost.

Farmers market coupons

The 2013 Senior Farmers Market Coupon Booklets will be available to low-income seniors 60 years of age and older. They can only be redeemed at the farmers market. Call (209) 385-7550 or (800) 510-2020.

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