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Around The Region (3/31/10)

Modesto

SI SE PUEDE LUNCHEON

WHEN: Today, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Maddux Youth Center, 615 Sierra Drive

INFO: The Latino Community Roundtable will hold its ninth annual Cesar E. Chavez Si Se Puede luncheon. The cost is $10. For more information, call 303-2664 or e-mail mejiam3@sbcglobal. net.

SIR MEETING

WHEN: Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE: The Seasons, 945 McHenry Ave.

INFO: Sons in Retirement, Branch 144, a nonprofit club for retired men, will hold its monthly luncheon meeting. For more information, call 576-1077.

DIABETES MEETING

WHEN: Thursday, 6 p.m.

WHERE: Doctors Medical Center Conference Center, 1441 Florida Ave.

INFO: The Modesto Diabetes Youth Support Group's topic will be "Managing Exercise and Type I Diabetes." The discussion is part of a regular monthly meeting geared to youth and families living with type I diabetes. For more information, call 652-7517 or e-mail modestodiabetes@yahoo.com.

Turlock

BBQ SANDWICH FUND-RAISER

WHEN: Today, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE: Pitman High School, 2525 W. Christoffersen Parkway

INFO: A barbecue sandwich fund-raiser will be held to benefit the Pitman High School Future Business Leaders of America and volleyball team. There will be tri-tip, chicken and linguica sandwiches for $5. Drinks and chips will be available for $1.

Riverbank

MOVIE FUND-RAISER

WHEN: Today, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Galaxy 12 Theatre, 2525 Patterson Road

INFO: The Riverbank Sister City Committee will show the classic movie "Marcelino Pan Y Vino" 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.

Livingston

BLOOD DRIVE

WHEN: Thursday, 3-7 p.m.

WHERE: Veterans Memorial Building, 1605 Seventh St.

INFO: The Livingston-Delhi Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary will hold a community blood drive. Donate a pint of blood and receive a coupon for a meal and a free T-shirt. For more information, call Denis or Sue Wells at 394-2059.

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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