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Around The Region (10/08/11)

Modesto

MILITARY ORDER OF THE PURPLE HEART

WHEN: Today, 9 a.m.

WHERE: 5736 Meyer Drive, off St. Francis Avenue, just west of McHenry Avenue

INFO: For more information, call Larry at (209) 303-7347.

DAR MEETING

WHEN: Today, 12:30 p.m.

WHERE: Bethel Retirement Community Independent Living Building, Second Floor Activities Room, 2345 Scenic Drive

INFO: The featured speaker is Connie Waldron, director of District 5, California State Society Daughters of the American Revolution, on the topic "Preserving the Past of the Iroquois Indian." All members and prospective members are invited to attend. For more information on the chapter, go to its Web site at www.californiadar.org/chapters2/hugh_moss.

Turlock

GARDEN CLUB MEETING

WHEN: Monday, noon

WHERE: Turlock Senior Citizens Center, 1191 Cahill Ave.

INFO: Members of the garden club are holding a plant sale. Guests are welcome. For more information, call (209) 668-4808.

SUNSHINE CLUB

WHEN: Monday, 2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Sizzler's restaurant, 3101 Hotel Drive

INFO: A support group for men and women who have lost a loved one. Meet new friends who understand what suddenly being alone really means. For more information, contact Ms. Thomas at (209) 632-2921.

Send Region items to Region, The Modesto Bee, P.O. Box 5256, Modesto 95352; call (209) 578-2330; fax (209) 578-2207; or e-mail region@modbee.com.

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