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Around the Region (4/27/10)

Stanislaus County

ESSAY CONTEST

When: Deadline is May 6

Info: The Modesto Library will display a national exhibit on Abraham Lincoln in June. Middle school and high school students are invited to enter an essay contest with awards of $500 and $250 in each category. Students are to write a 1,200-word essay based on the following prompt: If Abraham Lincoln were here today, what evidence would he see that his efforts while president had made an impact in our country? For contest rules, go to www.stanislauslibrary.org.


Modesto

NEWCOMER'S DINNER

When: Wednesday, 6 p.m.

Where: George's Steakhouse Bar & Grill, 1001 Kansas Ave.

Info: The Valley Super Singles is having a Newcomer's Dinner. For more information, call 576-1493.

CAREGIVER SEMINAR

When: Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.

Where:

Modesto Library Auditorium, 1500 I St.

Info: Community Hospice offers a monthly free educational presentation for family caregivers who support their aging parents. April's topic is "Dementia and Caregiving." To register, call the library reference desk, 558-7814.


Hickman

CHARTER SCHOOL INFORMATIONAL MEETING

When: Thursday, 7 p.m.

Where: Hickman Charter School, 13306 Fourth St.

Info: Call 874-9070

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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