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Around The Region (4/28/10)

Stanislaus County

BOARD MEMBERS NEEDED

WHEN: Ongoing

INFO: The Stanislaus Wildlife Care Center is seeking board members. The center cares for injured and orphaned wildlife at its facility in Fox Grove Regional Park. For more information about the center or for more information about serving on the board, go to www.stanislauswildlife.org or e-mail SWCCenter@StanislausWildlife.org.

Modesto

CHOCOLATE FUND-RAISER

WHEN: Saturday, 5 to 8 p.m.

WHERE: Del Rio Golf and Country Club, 801 Stewart Road

INFO: The 10th annual Elegant Chocolate Affair will be held to benefit Casa de Modesto. There will be hors d'oeuvres, a chocolate buffet, wine, music and silent auction. Tickets are $65. For more information, call 529-4950.

Oakdale

ESTATE-PLANNING SEMINAR

WHEN: Thursday, 6 p.m.

WHERE: Oakdale Library, 151 S. First Ave.

INFO: The Stanislaus County Library Foundation will offer an estate-planning seminar. Topics covered will include wills and trusts, joint tenancy, advanced health care directives and financial powers of attorney, protecting children from former marriages, providing for minor children and estate taxes. For more information, call 558-7801.

Empire

LIBRARY BOOK SALE

WHEN: Friday, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.;

Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Empire Library meeting room, 18 S. Abbie St.

INFO: The Friends of the Empire Library will hold its first used book sale. All proceeds will benefit the Empire Library. For more information, contact Jim Sterling at 578-3577 or jwsterling@comcast.net.

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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