When: March 1 submission deadline
Info: The Stanislaus County Legal Professionals Association is accepting applications for the Legal Secretaries Inc. Eula Mae Jett Scholarship Plan. There are three categories of recipients: high school, college and re-entry students. The scholarships are granted to individuals interested in pursuing an opportunity in the legal profession. The scholarship specifically excludes law school. Past recipients have studied to become legal secretaries, paralegals, law office administrators and court reporters. In addition to the combined $9,000 in scholarships offered by Legal Secretaries Inc., the local association offers a scholarship. Any applications submitted for Legal Secretaries Inc. also will be considered by the local organization. For an application, please call Kelly at (209) 499-0373.
DEMOCRATIC WOMEN'S CLUB
When: Saturday, 11 a.m.
Where: McHenry's Restaurant, 1445 McHenry Ave.
Info: The Democratic Women's Club of Stanislaus County is holding its annual Happy New Year member recruitment drive and meeting. The group is seeking volunteers for its inaugural celebration at The State Theatre on Jan. 21. For more information, call Patty at (209) 303-4042 or email DemWomensClub@gmail.com.
When: Thursday, 5:30 p.m.
Where: 1705 Sherwood Ave.
Info: Changes in law that affect all notaries, whether they handle loan signings or everyday documents, are in effect. Notaries must be sure they are getting thumbprints for every notarization performed on all real estate-related documents, not just deeds and powers of attorney. These details, as well as the disciplinary guidelines update and the updated SOS newsletter, will be shared. RSVP to Laura Biewer at email@example.com or (209) 606-4938.
GARDEN CLUB MONTHLY MEETING
When: Thursday, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Ceres Community Center, 2701 Fourth St.
Info: Ceres Garden Club's monthly meeting features guest speaker Rosy McKenney with the presentation "Stop and Smell The Roses." All guests are welcome.
LIBRARY DONATIONS NEEDED
Where: Salida library, 4835 Sisk Road
Info: The Friends of the Salida Library is accepting donations of new and used books, magazines and movies for the book sale March 7 and March 9. All donations may be dropped off in the barrel in the lobby of the library during regular library hours. Proceeds of the sale will be used to help support library activities.
Send Region items to Region, The Modesto Bee, P.O. Box 5256, Modesto 95352; call (209) 578-2330; fax (209) 578-2207; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.