The Oakdale Garden Club's Annual Scholarship Fundraiser will be hosted on Tuesday, June 21. Doors open at 11 a.m.; lunch at noon. The event features a Salad Bar Luncheon, plant sale and silent auction. It will be held at the Gene Bianchi Community Center, 110 S. Second Ave., Oakdale. Tickets are $8 per person or $90 for a table of 8. Tickets are available from Club Members or at the door. Proceeds from the event fund scholarships for local high school graduates pursuing degrees in horticulture. For additional information contact Bob Taylor at (209) 848-8746 or visit www ...
The North Modesto Kiwanis Club expects more than 1,200 classic vehicles – all vintage 1979 and older – for its 18th annual American Graffiti Car Show and Festival scheduled June 10-12 in Modesto. The Kiwanis Club's charity event is the largest of many local activities scheduled during Graffiti month.
Seven Oakdale Junior High students put together respectable performances as they participated in the 69th Annual Harold Pope Junior Relays on Saturday, May 7. A total of 26 Junior High and Middle Schools participate in the annual event hosted by the Stanislaus County Office of Education.
Three young women will compete for the prestigious title of Dairy Princess during ceremonies at the upcoming District 6 Dairy Princess Contest. The gala event will be held Thursday, June 16, 2016, at Our Lady of Assumption Hall in Turlock.
Almond Board of California and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have announced a new partnership focused on better understanding subsurface water storage, quality and movement in relation to almond orchard groundwater recharge test sites. This important research will join the ongoing efforts by University of California, Davis and others to understand the potential of using California's almond orchards for groundwater recharge.
On May 11, 2016, Josephine Caetano who was fondly known as Toots, went to be with her Lord who believed she had a direct line to. She was a prayer warrior for her Lord and a beautiful person both inside and out. She loved and lived her life for God and shared a little of that love for Elvis. Josephine leaves behind her children Joanne Caetano, Josephine (Peter) VanDyken, Carmen Caetano, Albert (Helen) Caetano and Grover Caetano. She is also survived by eight grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.
Stanislaus County Office of Education's Prevention Programs Department recently announced that 30 students from throughout the county received scholarships as they graduated from its 2015-16 Leadership Academy.
American Red Cross volunteers will be in San Andreas supporting the Butte Fire survivors with comprehensive communication in face-to-face meetings at St. Andrews Catholic Church Parish Hall, San Andreas. Calaveras Recovers is a group of agencies and individuals working to rebuild homes lost in the Butte Fire, and the ongoing work will be bolstered by this event from May 21 to 24.
Stanislaus County Office of Education's YES (Youth Entertainment Stage) Company is producing the classic musical "Les Misérables, School Edition" to be performed this summer at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto. Tickets are now on sale at the Gallo Center for the Arts box office and online at www.galloarts.org.
Interested residents are invited to attend the Wednesday, May 18 meeting of the Stanislaus County Tea Party at Grizzly Rock Cafe at 6:30 p.m. in Turlock for a full meeting of Action Items, including the Initiatives for the June Ballot. Party officials plan to go over the Sample Ballots, review the Fair Schedule, and give updates on the North Valley Constitutional Essay Project, the Candidate Forum on May 23 and the Patterson Apricot Festival.
U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) was recognized as a 'Champion in Healthcare Innovation' by the Healthcare Leadership Council on Thursday at its annual innovation expo. The award is presented to lawmakers in recognition of their ongoing support of patient-centered medical progress.
This week, we complete the recognition for Oakdale High School seniors, with over 150 of them honored on Tuesday night, May 3 at the 48th Annual Senior Scholarship Night. Close to $166,000 was reportedly awarded to the Senior Class of 2016 for their academic achievements, sports accomplishments, community club participation and college major educational endeavors. All student names listed as well as awards were provided to the Leader staff courtesy of Oakdale High School staff. Any discrepancies should be directed to Esperanza Gutierrez-Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-3007. The following is the second half list of recipients; the ...
The Knights Ferry Community Club was PACKED for the meeting on the Post Office last Thursday. The Manager of Marketing for the Post Office from Sacramento, Susan Donaldson, was there to give three options for opening the Post Office. Also attending were Congressman Denham's representatives Bob Rucker and Wendy Rodman. The guests came early to tour the museum and the Post Office. Three possibilities were given and a paper ballot was passed out to vote on which one was best. The majority voted for the Contract Post Office (like what we had). Many people commented on the treatment from ...
May 18, 2016|
Mary Sue Shearer
|Knights Ferry News