CASH FOR COLLEGE: The California State University, Stanislaus, Financial Aid Office will provide information on how to apply for financial assistance to attend college in 2008-09 at a "Cash for College" workshop Feb. 5. One lucky student who attends will be eligible to win a $1,000 scholarship in a drawing this spring. Students and their parents are welcome to attend the free program from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Room 130 of the Mary Stuart Rogers Educational Services Gateway Building, 1 University Circle, Turlock. Directions to the campus are on the university's Web site at http://web.csustan.edu/directories/maps. The workshop will cover how to file the 2008-09 Free Application for Federal Student Aid and Cal Grant GPA verification forms for the upcoming college year. Stanislaus State financial aid staff will be on hand to conduct the program and answer questions. For more information, contact the financial aid office at 667-3336 or check out the "Cash for College" Web site at www.californiacashforcollege.org.
SENIOR ACTIVITIES: Come to the Turlock Senior Citizens Center at 1191 Cahill Ave., for a variety of activities. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, there's low-impact exercise from 8 to 9 a.m. There's senior band practice Wednesdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and again from 7:30 to 10 p.m. for dancing. Fridays, from 1 to 4 p.m., bridge and pool games are hosted. Call 883-2098 for details.
OUTSTANDING YOUNG WOMEN: For the 29th consecutive year, the Stanislaus County Commission for Women is offering scholarships for deserving young women younger than 21 years old who have overcome adversity, demonstrated positive impact on their community or shown leadership qualities. Nomination forms are available at all Stanislaus County library branches, through the mail by contacting Belinda Rolicheck at 988-6674 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Nominations must be postmarked no later than Friday. Awards will be presented March 22. Nominations also are being accepted for Outstanding Women of Stanislaus County plus the categories of Women of History and Living Pioneers. The Stanislaus County Commission for Women is an independent, nongovernmental organization that promotes within the community an awareness of issues that concern women.
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