Around Town (2/28/14)

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Relay for Life sale

Merced Relay for Life’s parking lot sale runs from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Olive Avenue Merced High School parking lot. Proceeds support programs in the fight against cancer.

Free health examinations

Castle Family Health Centers and Soroptimist International of Atwater will be having the Seventh Annual Day of Service event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Bloss Clinic, 1251 Grove Ave., near Ralston Park. Volunteers will be providing free health screening for diabetes, blood pressure, vision and breast exams for adults as well as vision, hearing and dental checks for children. There will be a free lunch, refreshments, raffles and activities for children. For more information, call Castle Family Health Centers at (209) 381-2000, ext. 7210.

Soroptimists’ service day

The first Saturday in March is the Saturday of Service for Soroptimists everywhere, who do service projects for their communities. For nine years Soroptimist of Merced has cleaned the Merced County Library, 2100 O St. When volunteers arrive, they should walk downstairs to the lower level of the library and press the buzzer to get in. The library does not open until 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

Potato bar luncheon

The Women’s Club will be holding its potato bar luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in the clubhouse at 22nd and N St. The cost is $8 per person. All ladies of the community are invited. Call (209) 384-5880 for reservations before Saturday. The speaker for the program will be Lisa Wegley from Merced Medical Foundation. She will be providing information on strokes.

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