Around the Region (4/23/13)

April 22, 2013 

Modesto

LUNCH AND LEARN

When: Thursday, noon

Where: Appetéz Restaurant, Roseburg Square Shopping Center, 825 W. Roseburg Ave.

Info: League of Women Voters' Lunch and Learn Program features Debbie Johnson, founder of Without Permission. She will speak on human trafficking in the United States. The organization fights to prevent human trafficking and works to reunite women with their families. The program is open to the public. Cost is $11; reservations are not required. For more information, call (209) 524-1698.

Turlock

PARENTING CLASS

When: Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m.

Where: Turlock Unified School District office, 1574 E. Canal Drive

Info: The district's Special Education Department is offering a class for parents, "My Child Has a Disability, Now What?" There is no charge, and child care will be provided. Reservations are requested. For more information or to register, call (209) 667-8519.

Ceres

KIDNEY DISEASE EDUCATION

When: Wednesday, 2 to 4 p.m.

Where: Davita, 1768 Mitchell Road

Info: Are you diabetic, have high blood pressure or been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease? Do you have questions about your kidney health? Community classes are available at no charge. Get information on diet, modality choices and coping with kidney disease. For more, or to register for the class, call (209) 202-9319.

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