Around the Region (6/11/13)

June 10, 2013 



When: Thursday, noon to 1:15 p.m.

Where: Bel Piatto Cucina Italiana, 1000 Kansas Ave.

Info: The Latino Community Roundtable June membership meeting will feature guest speaker Chad Condit, former candidate for the 10th Congressional District and former aide to Gov. Davis. Italian buffet lunch optional, $12. For more information or to make a lunch reservation, call Maggie Mejia at (209) 303-2664.


When: Thursday, 2 p.m.

Where: Modesto library, downstairs auditorium, 1500 I St.

Info: Couples and singles can learn estate planning techniques in a workshop featuring Thomas K. Thorson, president of the Modesto chapter of the Society for Financial Awareness, who will give a talk about the importance of having a living trust. Special guest speaker is Adam Weinert, vice president of Carrollton Mortgage, who will speak on how a reverse mortgage and the new Housing Affordable Refinance Program loans could help protect you from losing your home. The workshop is free and open to the public. Reservations are encouraged. For more information or to make a reservation, contact Karen Schemper at (209) 312-9718 or; or Ashlee Bryant at (209) 526-6200 or



When: Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Sweet River Grill and Bar, 2600 Geer Road

Info: The Turlock Democratic Club holds its regular monthly meeting on the second Wednesday of each month. On the agenda this month will be a presentation regarding a Department of Peace. We will discuss plans for the Turlock 4th of July Celebration, the Stanislaus County Fair, the Turlock Farmers Market and future speakers-presenters. All interested parties are welcome. For further information, call (209) 485-0818.



When: Today through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Prestige Senior Living, 1130 Empire Ave.

Info: Prestige Assisted Living at Manteca celebrates National Flag Week with an opportunity for local residents to exchange worn U.S. flags for new flags, free of charge. Community members may stop by and receive a new flag in exchange for their worn or used flags in celebration of Flag Day. The flag exchange is limited to the supply on hand, and reservations are strongly suggested. To reserve a flag, call (209) 239-4531.



When: Thursday, 3 to 7 p.m.

Where: Livingston Veterans Memorial Hall, 1605 Seventh St.

Info: Walk-ins are welcome at this community blood drive. Donate a pint of blood and receive a coupon for a meal by the Livingston-Delhi Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary. For more information, call Denis at (209) 394-2059 or visit

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