VOLUNTEER DRIVERS SOUGHT
Info: Catholic Charities is looking for volunteers to provide transportation for the elderly. Shifts are available Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Volunteers must be at least 25 years old and have a valid driver's license and auto insurance. Contact Lynn at (209) 593-6112 or email@example.com.
CSUS PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
When: Aug. 26, reception at 10:30 a.m.,address at 11 a.m.
Where: Snider Recital Hall, California State University, Stanislaus, 1 University Circle
Info: President Joseph F. Sheley will give his second annual address to the campus community, and his first since his official appointment as president by the CSU board of trustees in May. In his address, Sheley will outline challenges and opportunities for the university and the region. Admission is free, and the address is open to the public.
TASTE OF OAKDALE
When: Aug. 27, 5 to 8 p.m.
Where: Gene Bianchi Community Center, 110 S. Second Ave.
Info: The Oakdale Chamber of Commerce is holding the fifth annual event featuring wares from food, beverage and catering businesses in the city. Tickets are $25 in advance or $35 at the door. The event also will feature cooking demonstrations and a raffle. Tickets are on sale at the chamber, 590 N. Yosemite Ave.; Oakdale Leader, 122 S. Third Ave.; Bank of the West, 134 S. Maag Ave.; Oak Valley Community Bank, 125 N. Third Ave.; and Valley First Credit Union, 126 W. F St. They also can be ordered at www.oakdalechamber.com. For more information, call (209) 847-2244 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Send Region items to Region, The Modesto Bee,P.O. Box 5256, Modesto 95352; call (209) 578-2330;or fax (209) 578-2207; or email email@example.com.