Around the region (4/11/10)

Stanislaus County


When: Friday

Where: Various locations

Info: With the annual fund-raising drive nearing its end and about 19 percent short of its $2.3 million goal, the United Way of Stanislaus County wants to finish with a flourish. The agency is unveiling its "Be the Change/Donate Your Change" campaign and will hold a change drop-off Friday from 7 a.m to 7 p.m. at the following sites: The United Way office at 422 McHenry Ave.; Prime Shine Car Wash, 1800 Prescott Road in Modesto; and FoodMaxx, 1845 Countryside Lane in Turlock. The agency hopes businesses and individuals will collect change from their customers and employees for the effort. For more information, call 523-4562.



When: April 26, 11 a.m.

Where: Spring Creek Golf and Country Club

Info: The 22nd annual Stanislaus Health Foundation Fore HSA! Golf Tournament raises money for Health Services Agency programs and the Valley Family Medicine Residency Program. The tournament includes a round of golf, cart, lunch and dinner. Awards will be given. Cost is $150 for individual golfers; $35 for nonplayer dinner and auction guests. For more information, go to or call 558-7116.