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Famiglia Bistro Ristorante

2501 McHenry Avenue

Modesto, CA 95350


You’re invited to our Awards and Installation Dinner January 5, 2018. The Installation Ceremony of the Central Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will introduce and install our new Board Members and Officers for 2018. The Award Ceremony gives us the opportunity and privilege to recognize outstanding Ambassador and businesses in our community.

 Installation & Awards Dinner 2018

January 5, 2018~6:00 p.m.

2018 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 5K/10K Run

Saturday, January 13, 2018 ~ 8 a.m.


Martin Luther King Plaza, 2 E. Oak Street, Stockton, CA 95202

Free YARTS to Yosemite

Monday, January 15, 2018~5:00 a.m.- 10:30 p.m.

Free YARTS to Yosemite on ALL Free NPS Gate Days- reservations not accepted- boarding will be based on first-come, first-served. Schedules will be posted at the end of November at www.yarts.com and www.facebook.com/rideyarts

Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System - YARTS

369 W 18th St, Merced, CA.

A Day To Give

Taste of Tequila 2016

1230 Drakeley Avenue, Atwater, CA 95301

(209) 812-4325 or atasteoftequila2016@gmail.com

We’ll be feeding our homeless and families in need only once a month. I’m looking for a couple of barbers to give free haircuts and shaves as well. We’ll be feeding everyone in sit down style where they can sit and enjoy a family restaurant atmosphere. I’m looking for volunteers and anyone that would like to sponsor a meal or two.

Plan to be apart of the NAACP Stockton Branch FIRST Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 5K/10K Run on Saturday, January 13, 2018! Early Bird Registration $40 (Youth 17 & Under) and $50 (Adults). Click on the Link to Register! Please SHARE with a Friends and Family!


Ticket Information: drmartinlutherkingjr5k10krun.itsyourrace.com

Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. in Sonora

Mark your calendars! Sunday, January 14, 2018~2:00 p.m.

Sonora High School Auditorium.

January 14, 2018  Annual MLK Jr. Birthday Celebration  “Organizing for Social Justice” Speaker: Carmen Perez


Our keynote speaker will be Carmen Perez, one of the four key organizers of the 2017 Women’s March, one of the largest demonstrations in American History.


The contact is Pat Cervelli, patcervelli43@gmail.com

Become a CASA!

Thursday, January 18, 2018~7:00 p.m.

Become a CASA! On average, volunteers spend 10 hours each month on their case. This includes visiting with the child, consulting with relevant professional parties and preparing a monthly summary report. Questions, comments or concerns? Private message our Facebook page or call our office at 209-722-2272. Our next Training begins January 18th. Sign up for more information on our website http://mercedcasa.org/how-to-help/volunteer.html

24th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration

Saturday, January 20, 2018~Door opens at 6:00 p.m.Program at 7:00 p.m.

Performing Arts & Media Center Modesto Junior College, East Campus 435 College Ave., Modesto


Dolores Huerta speaks at the

24th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Modesto

Junior College Auditorium.


City of Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Dept.; Modesto Junior College; Modesto Peace/Life Center; California State University, Stanislaus; Associated Students of Modesto Junior College. Sponsors needed. Email jcostello@igc.org

Merced Art Hop

January 20, 2017~ 5-9:00 p.m.

We need Artists, Performers, Bands or DJs, Volunteers and Table Vendors.


If you would like to participate:


*Please submit an application online at mercedarthop.org, the deadline is December 20.


For Non-Profit organizations table vending is free.

If you’re an artist, performer, band or DJ and already submitted an application you don’t have to resubmit.

Recreation and Parks Commission

Monday, January 22, 2018~5: 30 pm. ~ 7:00 p.m.

The Recreation and Parks Commission meets on the fourth Monday of the month, except in December.

Where: City Council Chambers, 678 W. 18th St., Merced, CA


Boards & Commissions, Recreation & Parks Commission


Contact: (209) 385-6855

Manufacturing Jobs

Monday, January 22, 2018

Business Resource Center of Merced Community College

630 W. 19th St. Merced, CA

Full training, NO COST. Opportunity for full time employment, starting wage of $13 to $24/hour.


Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Must submit a drug screening, and background check. Must be able to lift 50+pounds. Call (844)677-1745. Register online at: valleymade.net.

Antioch Black History Program

After morning worship

404 W. 6th Street~Merced, CA

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church will celebration their Annual Black History Program

February 18, 2018, right after morning worship.


The program honors  individuals in the community.


Brotherhood program is March 18, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

Black History Month Program

Sunday, February 25, 2018~5: 00 p.m.

Liberty Fellowship

1900 Shaffer Rd.

Atwater, CA 95301


February is Black History Month, a special focus on celebrating how African-Americans have impacted our culture and highlighting those it believes will have an impact in the future.


Special performance once again from the Central Valley Community Choir and much more.


For information call: (209) 631-4143.

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