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Around the Region (4/20/10)

Modesto

SENIORS PINOCHLE CLUB

When: Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Modesto Senior Citizens Center, 211 Bodem St.

Info: A Seniors Pinochle Club meets twice a week. For more information, call Maxine Grayson at 576-0279.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

When: Ongoing

Info: PEACE4KIDS, a nonprofit high school foreign exchange organization, is looking for community supervisors and host families. For more information, call 541-1211 or send e-mail to arielpdog@sbcglobal.net.

PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP MEETING

When: Wednesday, 1:30 p.m.

Where: Centenary United Methodist Church, Fireside Room, 1911 Toyon Ave.

Info: The Modesto Parkinson's Support Group will hold a meeting with a guest speaker who will discuss the LSVT-LOUD method. For more information, call David and JoAnn Ryan at 529-5643.


Riverbank

REPUBLICAN WOMEN FEDERATED

When: Wednesday, 6 p.m.

Where: Perko's, 2120 Patterson Road

Info: The Stanislaus East Republican Women Federated will hold its monthly meeting. Lee Lundrigan, Stanislaus County clerk-recorder/registrar of voters, will discuss the June primary election. Joan Silva, field representative for the Meg Whitman for Governor campaign, and Richard Dye, regional director for the Steve Poizner for Governor campaign, will give brief presentations. The cost is $15. Fore more information, call 204-7888 or e-mail stanislauseastrwf@gmail.com


Oakdale

DIABETES CLASS

When: Thursdays through May 13

Where: Oak Valley Medical Plaza, 1425 W. H St.

Info: Individuals diagnosed with diabetes can learn more about caring for themselves at "Living Well with Diabetes" classes. The classes offer a positive approach to living with diabetes and an opportunity to learn self-care skills to better manage the disease. Family members are encouraged to attend. Pre-registration is required and class size is limited. The fee is $20 per person or $30 per family. Call 847-5121, ext. 10, for more information.


Waterford

PARADE ENTRANTS AND VENDORS NEEDED

When: Ongoing

Info: The Waterford Heritage Day committee is accepting parade and vendor booth applications for the 2010 Waterford Heritage Day Street Fair on May 8 in downtown Waterford. Contact Stacey Knight for vendor booth applications at KniteRiter@aol.com or Cindy Temple at cltemple@att.net for parade applications. Fore more information about the event, call 874-1028.

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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