Around the Region (05/21/14)

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When: Today, 8:30 a.m.

Where: 1000 L St.

Info: Stroke Resources Inc. presents “Stroke ... The Big Picture, Act 2.” Demonstrations, speakers and exhibits will provide information on stroke prevention, what to do during a stroke and rehabilitation after a stroke. For more information or to register to attend, call (209) 521-1786.


When: Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Modesto Elks Lodge, 645 Charity Way

Info: Modesto Elks Lodge 1282 will hold its annual Memorial Weekend Yard Sale of donated items. For more information, call Ray or Jane Highness at (209) 883-1082.



When: Today, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Where: VFW Hall, 1405 E. Linwood

Info: The Stanislaus County Tea Party will host 34th District Assemblywoman Shannon Grove of Bakersfield and 16th District congressional candidate Johnny Tacherra. Bring dessert to share. Tickets will be sold for a drawing for a Mossberg shotgun.



When: Today, 6 p.m.

Where: Guardian House, 246 W. F St.

Info: Stanislaus East Republican Women Federated’s monthly meeting will feature Colleen Garcia, executive director of Guardian House, who will provide members and guests with a guided tour of the facility and information about the program. Guardian House is a special project of the club’s Caring For America Program and provides child care and respite for abused, neglected or high-risk children in Stanislaus County. It is affiliated with the Children’s Crisis Center and the Stanislaus Justice Center. The event is open to the public, and the meal provided by Dickey’s BBQ is $15. Reservations are required for this special event. For reservations or additional information, call (209) 765-9748.


40 YEARS AGO: The Kiwanis Club of Greater Modesto honored five Modesto high school seniors with scholarships at a school luncheon. The top award of $200 went to James Sylvia of Central Catholic, while four other awards of $100 each went to Kirk Baucher of Modesto High, Darlene DuBois of Downey High, Mary Smith of Davis High and Glen Yarnall of Beyer High.

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