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Around the region (3/29/2010)

Stanislaus County

ESTATE PLANNING SEMINARS

Info: The Stanislaus County Library Foundation will offer the following estate planning seminars:

Wednesday, 6 p.m. -- Turlock Library, 550 Minaret Ave.

April 21, 6 p.m. -- Riverbank Library, 3443 Santa Fe Ave.

April 29, 6 p.m. -- Oakdale Library, 151 S. First Ave.

Topics covered will include wills and trusts, joint tenancy, advanced health care directives and financial powers of attorney, protecting children from former marriages, providing for minor children and estate taxes. For more information, call 558-7801.

Modesto

WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT LUNCHEON

When: Wednesday, 12:30 p.m.

Where: DoubleTree Hotel, Garden Terrace Cafe, 1150 Ninth St.

Info: The Women's Empowerment Luncheon will feature

speaker Bill Lyons. His topic will be "The Agricultural

Economy and Industry in Stanislaus County." Space

is limited. For more information or to RSVP, go to www.womensempowermenttoday.com.

Turlock

NUTRITION CLASS

When: Wednesday, 3 to 4 p.m.

Where: Emanuel Medical Center, 825 Delbon Ave.

Info: Emanuel Medical Center will hold a nutrition class to help people learn how they can modify their eating habits to improve their overall health. The class is open to cancer survivors and others who want to learn to eat better. For more information, call Emanuel Regional Cancer Services at 664-2434.

RIVERBANK

MOVIE FUND-RAISER

When: Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Where: Galaxy 12 Theatre, 2525 Patterson Road

Info: The Riverbank Sister City Committee will show the classic movie "Marcelino Pan Y Yino" about a boy raised by monks and the miracle that surprises and amazes everyone. Twenty percent of the proceeds will go to the American Red Cross to help the people of Haiti. The movie is in Spanish with English subtitles. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at Riverbank City Hall, 6707 Third St. For more information, call 863-7122.

Send Region items to Region, The Modesto Bee, P.O. Box 5256, Modesto 95352; call 578-2330; fax 578-2207; or e-mail region@modbee.com.

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