What: Us Too prostate cancer support group
When: Monday, 6:30 to 8:45 p.m.
Where: Sutter Memorial Conference Center, 1700 McHenry Ave, Suite 60B
Info: Us Too’s Modesto chapter invites all who are interested to join in the celebration of its 20th anniversary this month. The program will be the story of the support group’s formation, and remembrance of those who created, sustained and carried forward its mission. Following a formal program, there will be breakout groups for men and women where they can share concerns, experiences and perspectives intended to move us all further along on our survivorship journey. Us Too is comprised of men and their loved ones, and meets monthly to gain and share knowledge and support, and to enjoy each other’s company. The evening’s activities end with food and fellowship over anniversary cake and other snacks. For more information, contact Steve Bain, 209-602-1215, or John Snelling, 209-529-2465.
What: Alzheimer’s Association
When: Tuesday, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Where: Stanislaus County Veterans Center, 3500 Coffee Road
Info: The Alzheimer’s Association Communication will be having an “Effective Communication Strategies” workshop, which teaches caregivers to decode verbal and behavioral communication by someone with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Registration requested. For more information or to register, call 800-272-3900, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.alz.org.
What: Stanislaus Health Foundation
When: Saturday, Nov. 4, 6 p.m. - Midnight
Where: Del Rio CC, 801 Stewart Road
Info: The Stanislaus Health Foundation Board of Directors presents its Second Annual Masquerade Charity Gala Fundraiser. All proceeds will be used to provide healthcare scholarships for Stanislaus County students. During the event visitors will enjoy premium red and white wine, appetizers, choice of three gourmet dinners, assorted desserts, music, and more. Tiicket are $100 per perso, space is limited, reservations for dinner and table sponsorships recommended. For more information or to reserve your space contact Joyce Decker, Executive Director, 209-558-4179 or email email@example.com or visit www.stanhealth.org.
What: Veterans Advisory Commission
When: Monday, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Hughson Senior Center, 2307 Fourth St.
Info: The Stanislaus County Veterans Advisory Commission meets the fourth Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m. This month’s meeting will be at the Hughson Senior Center. The commission is looking for participation from interested veterans and family members who can attend the commission meetings. The purpose of the Commission is to represent all Veterans in Stanislaus County by advising the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors and staff on matters pertaining to all veterans. For more information, contact Joe Madden at 209-914-4764.
What: Grand opening of the West County Service Center
When: Monday, 4 to 6 p.m.
Where: West County Service Center, 101 W. Las Palmas Ave.
Info: Westside residents of Stanislaus County will get a look at the new West County Service Center in Patterson during an open house. The building will be home to several county and nonprofit agencies, all providing services under one roof. The idea is to make it easier for residents to access services through a unique county and community partnership. The building houses the Community Services Agency, the Health Services Agency, the Department of Workforce Development, Center for Human Services, and Learning Quest. During the open house, partner agencies will be on site to answer questions and provide tours of the new facility. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Kathryn Harwell at 209-558-2500 or email HarwellK@stancounty.com.
What: Sunshine Club meeting
When: Monday, 1 p.m.
Where: Sizzler, 3101 Hotel Drive
Info: The Sunshine Club is a support group for men and women who have lost a loved one. For the month of October, the group meets at the Sizzler restaurant in Turlock every Monday at 1 p.m. for a no-host lunch. For more information, contact Darlene at 209-668-6792.
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