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Around the Region (10/02/10)

Modesto

FUND-RAISER FOR SENIORS

When: Today, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Bethel Church, 2361 Scenic Drive

Info: The Stanislaus Senior Foundation is having a rummage and tri-tip sandwich sale. Proceeds benefit low-income seniors throughout Stanislaus County. For more information, call Jill Klajic at 743-8097.

MARINE CORPS LEAGUE MEETING

When: Today, 10 a.m.

Where: American Legion Hall, 1001 S. Santa Cruz Ave.

Info: The Marine Corps League will hold its monthly membership meeting. Membership is open to Marine and Fleet Marine Forces corpsmen veterans, and requires DD-214 proof of service and honorable discharge from the Marine Corps. Annual dues are $40. For more information, go to www.mcl-modesto019.org or call 571-0102.

FINANCIAL FREEDOM SEMINAR

When: Sunday and Oct. 10, 2 to 4 p.m.

Where: Enochs High School, multipurpose room, 3201 Sylvan Ave.

Info: A free seminar on financial freedom, led by David Gingerich, will offer practical help for dealing with the recession, making ends meet and working through debt. For more information, contact Covenant Grove Church at 576-1559 or home@covenantgrove.org.

TOASTMASTERS OPEN HOUSE

When: Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Where: Denny's restaurant, 1525 McHenry Ave.

Info: The Toastmasters will have an open house for those interested in sharpening their communication skills, preparing for job interviews or practicing presentations. For more information, e-mail toastmasters5353@gmail.com.

CIVIL WAR MEETING

When: Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Stanislaus County Library, 1500 I St.

Info: The Stanislaus Civil War Association will hold its regular monthly meeting with "Letters from the Storm" by Linda Foster Arden. For more information, call 524-3066.

TRAVELEERS TRAIN TRIP

When: Oct. 28; deadline to pay is Oct. 15

Info: The Traveleers will travel to Hanford for an Oktoberfest Progressive Dinner. The cost is $191. For more information, call Ann Burkett at 529-5896.

Turlock

BREAKFAST & YARD SALE

When: Today, 7 to 11 a.m.

Where: First United Methodist Church, 1600 Arbor Way

Info: Boy Scout Troop 451 will have a yard sale and French toast breakfast. Proceeds benefit troops activities. For more information, e-mail alli_scraps@charter.net.

CAR WASH FUND-RAISER

When: Today, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Neto's restaurant parking lot, 1310 Golden State Blvd.

Info: The Turlock High School Orchestra will hold a car wash, with proceeds to benefit orchestra activities. Call 667-2055 for more information.

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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