Around the Region (05/30/14)

05/29/2014 6:32 PM

05/29/2014 6:32 PM



When: Sunday, 7:30 to 11:15 a.m.

Where: Modesto Livestock & Exchange Flea Market, 1107 S. Seventh St.

Info: NAACP and Interventional Health Administrative Services are offering a medical clinic. The event is free, and on hand will be Rep. Jeff Dunham, Assemblywoman Kristen Olsen, Modesto Councilman Tony Madrigal, Turlock Councilwoman Amy Bublak and Keo Onesavanh, president of Stanislaus Asian American Community Resource. For more information, call the NAACP Modesto/Stanislaus Branch 1048 at (209) 544-2810.


When: Thursday, 9 a.m.

Where: Modesto Senior Center, 211 Bodem St.

Info: AARP will hold a four-hour refresher driver safety class. It will renew a mature driver insurance discount. Class is limited to the first 20 registrants. For more information or to register to attend, call (209) 341-2974.


When: Thursday, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Where: Skewers Kabob House, 906 J St.

Info: The Yosemite Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals invites nonprofit and business professionals in the region to its June educational lunch and program. The program will feature Linda Bossard, a CPA, who will provide information focused on ensuring that people receive the full tax benefit of their charitable donations. Cost is $15 AFP members, $20 nonmembers. Lunch is included. For more information or reservations, call (209) 338-5032 or email


When: Thursday, 5 to 6 p.m.

Where: Parent Resource Center, 811 Fifth St.

Info: Informational session is for those interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities at the nonprofit Parent Resource Center. The session will cover volunteer duties, as well as confidentiality requirements and expectations of volunteers. For more information or to sign up to attend, call Debbie, (209) 549-8193, or visit


75 YEARS AGO: Hans Hansen, 77, was located in a dugout hole under a warehouse at 11th and B streets. Hansen had been living under the warehouse continuously since 1929 (about 10 years), eating, sleeping and reading. He was finally detected by an inadvertent rap he made on the flooring above that was heard by the warehouse people.

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