Mark the calendar for Thursday, Nov. 5 and plan to attend the inaugural Business Women's Symposium, presented by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Stanislaus Business Alliance. The symposium is planned at Greens on Tenth Street, 953 10th St., Modesto.
Even if you've never smoked in your life, it's still breathtaking to hear Victor DeNoble's story about taking on the multi-billion dollar tobacco industry. His story sounds like a good spy novel; thick black covered windows, rat murders, betrayal and FBI debriefing in an underground warehouse.
Top spellers from area schools will compete in Stanislaus County Spelling Championships in November. The Elementary Spelling Championship, for children in grades 4-6, is slated for Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Gregori High School, 3701 Pirrone Road, Modesto. The Junior High Spelling Championship, for those in grades 7-8, is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 10 at the Petersen Event Center, 720 12th St., Modesto. Sponsored by the Stanislaus County Office of Education and Dot Foods, both events are open to the public and begin promptly at 5 p.m.
Driving is how older adults prefer to get around. Most people 65 years and older change how they drive as they age, choosing to drive only during daylight hours, limiting where they drive, or cutting back on how often they drive. It is important to plan ahead and take the necessary steps to ensure older drivers remain safe while behind the wheel. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) implemented the Age Well, Drive Smart program to assist older drivers and their families with this issue. The program was designed to provide older drivers with the tools to remain safe on the ...
Columbia State Historic Park and Friends of Columbia are proud to present this year's Lamplight Tour, "The Thing That Saved Columbia." Tours will run Friday, Dec. 4 and Saturday, Dec. 5 beginning at 5:30 p.m. and leaving every 15 minutes.
Singers of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in the eighth annual sing-along performance of G.F. Handel's "Messiah" on Sunday, Nov. 22. The community-wide event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 4 p.m. at Trinity United Presbyterian Church, 1600 Carver Road in Modesto.
Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit dedicated to building strong, stable and secure military families, has announced that nominations for the 2016 Military Child of the Year are being accepted online at MilitaryChildofTheYear.org through Dec. 11. Awardees will be recognized in April 2016.
Bonnie passed away peacefully in her home on October 13, 2015 at the age 92. She was born to Edna Ruth and Henry Blair Andrew of Napoleon, Ohio where she was one of eight children. Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter, Carrie Theal (Miller), her husband, Eugene Miller, her brothers, Ward and Don and sisters, Opal and Vada.
Immigration policy training for families and community members presented by Central Valley Immigrant Integration Collaborative, Jesus Martinez, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, Allison Davenport, and Stanislaus ...