• DISABILITY ASSISTANCE SEMINAR
When: Today, 9 a.m.
Where: 800 Scenic Drive, Building 4
Info: The Empowerment Center will hold a presentation by the Department of Rehabilitation about services for people with disabilities, help in obtaining and retaining employment and maximizing the ability to live independently. The presentation is free and open to the public. Contact the Empowerment Center at 544-1913 for more information.
• LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS
When: Today, noon
Where: Appetéz restaurant, 825 Roseburg Ave.
Info: Steve Ashman, executive director of Court Appointed Special Advocates of Stanislaus County, will speak at the League of Women Voters Lunch and Learn program. His presentation will include the important role of CASA volunteers, who are trained to be the voice of dependent children during court hearings. The cost is $11. Reservations are not required. For more information, call 524-1698.
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