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Around The Region (4/1/10)

Modesto

REPUBLICAN PARTY MEETING

WHEN: Monday, 6 p.m.

WHERE: The Eichel Building, 118 W. Orangeburg Ave.

INFO: Republican candidates for local elective office have been invited to meet with members of the Republican Party of Stanislaus County Central Committee. A list of Republican candidates may be viewed at www.stanislausgop.org. The public is invited. For more information, call Cami Rodgers at 571-8118 or e-mail execdir@stanislausgop.org.

LITERACY TUTOR TRAINING

WHEN: Wednesday, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

WHERE: Modesto Library auditorium, 1500 I St.

INFO: The Stanislaus Literacy Center will hold a new volunteer tutor orientation and training. For more information, call 558-4505.

ROTARY INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

WHEN: Deadline April 15

INFO: The Modesto Rotary Club is seeking applicants for Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships and Rotary Peace Fellowships. The Ambassadorial Scholarships are for college students for one academic year abroad in 2011-12 and provide a grant of $24,000. There are two Rotary World Peace Fellowships: a two-year master's program and a three-month certificate program for study in 2011-12. For details and applications go to the Rotary International Web site, www.rotary.org/rotarycenters, or contact Ellen Dunbar, Rotary District 5220 Scholarship Chair, at 525-9343 or edunbar1@comcast.net.

Riverbank

RELAY FOR LIFE PANCAKE BREAKFAST

WHEN: Saturday, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

WHERE: Applebee's restaurant, 2449 Claribel Road

INFO: The Ceres Relay for Life will hold a flapjack fund-raiser. The cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children. For tickets, call 537-7565 or 534-7370.

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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