Around the Region (08/15/14)

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Modesto

What: GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING

When: Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Where: Trinity United Presbyterian Church, Telle Center, 1600 Carver Road

Info: The Genealogical Society of Stanislaus County will hold a meeting featuring guest speaker Stephen P. Morse, who will speak on the topic “One Step Webpages: A Hodgepodge of Lesser Known Gems.” A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation, which is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

What: SAFETY CENTER GROUNDBREAKING

When: Today, 9:30 a.m.

Where: Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department, 250 E. Hackett Road

Info: The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors and Sheriff Adam Christianson, along with other state and local officials, will hold a groundbreaking for the public safety center expansion. The event is open to the public.

What: SINGLES DINNER

When: Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.

Where: Strings Restaurant, 2601 Oakdale Road

Info: Valley Super Singles will hold a meeting/dinner get-together. Valley Super Singles is a club for single people 50 years of age and older. All are welcome. For more information, call Chuck at (209) 568-3281.


Turlock

What: NEWCOMERS AND FRIENDS CLUB

When: Monday, 11:15 a.m.

Where: Latif’s Restaurant, 111 N. Golden State Blvd.

Info: Turlock Newcomers and Friends Club will meet. Social time will be followed by a no-host lunch and program featuring the Funstrummers Ukulele Band from Modesto. The event is open to the public, and new members are encouraged. For more information, call Louise Budworth at (209) 668-7023.

What: SOCIAL SECURITY PRESENTATION

When: Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Where: Turlock branch of the Stanislaus County Library, 550 Minaret Ave.

Info: TSM Insurance financial adviser Lance Johnson will present a program on how married couples can learn how to maximize their Social Security benefits. For more information or to reserve a seat, call the Turlock library at (209) 664-8100 or the TSM Insurance office at (209) 338-0706.


Hughson

What: APPRECIATION DINNER

When: Friday, 7 p.m.

Where: St. Anthony’s Church, William C. Hughes Hall, 7820 Fox Road

Info: The Hughson Historical Society annual appreciation dinner honors the Enos Duarte family and the Hudelson family. Hosted wine and beer, social hour, dinner. Ticket price is $30. For more information, call Jean Henly-Hatfield at (209) 883-2483 or Tiss Camagna at (209) 883-4882.


YESTERYEARS

75 YEARS AGO: It was announced by Ceres Union High School superintendent A.S. Cakebread that the University of California, Berkeley, recognized the school district as high accredited to the university. The label applied for the 1938-39 and 1939-40 graduates, and allowed those students easier entry into the university.

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