REPUBLICAN WOMEN MEETING
WHEN: Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Skewer's restaurant, 910 J St.
INFO: The Modesto Republican Women Federated will hold its monthly general meeting luncheon. Dr. John Talieh, a heart surgeon, will be the keynote speaker. Talieh will address the issue of national health care reform and how it would affect the medical industry and the private citizen. Both men and women are welcome to attend. The cost for lunch is $15. To RSVP, call 567-3399.
WHEN: Tuesday, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Denny's restaurant,
1525 McHenry Ave.
INFO: Toastmasters, a group dedication improving public speaking and communication, will hold its monthly meeting. For more information, call 415-290-6024.
RETIRED TEACHERS MEETING
WHEN: Thursday, 11 a.m.
WHERE: The Seasons,
940 McHenry Ave.
INFO: The California Retired Teachers Association will hold a general meeting. The Keynotes will perform. For more information, call 571-9788.
WOMEN'S CONNECTION LUNCHEON
WHEN: Thursday, noon to 1:45 p.m.
WHERE: Marcello's Bistro, 502 N. Yosemite Ave.
INFO: The Oakdale Women's Connection group will hold its monthly luncheon. Guest speaker will be Myrna MacLaren. She will discuss how to find peace, love and security. The lunch and program cost is $15. For more information, call Barbara at 847-5605 or Paula at 869-4788.
WHEN: Today, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE: Pitman High School, 2525 W. Christoffersen Parkway
INFO: Pitman High's Sober Grad Night Committee is holding a tri-tip fund-raiser. Sandwiches cost $5 and drinks and chips will be available for $1. Proceeds will help pay for grad night festivities.
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