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Free Health Fair in Modesto on Saturday April 12

Free Health Fair in Modesto on Saturday April 12

Modesto-area residents invited to free community health fair on April 12 
 

“Neighbors in Health,” an annual free health fair hosted by Kaiser Permanente, Tzu Chi Foundation, and their community partners will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday April 12 at the Stanislaus County Ag Center in Modesto.

 

The health fair will offer free preventive health screenings and health education for adults and children, including:

 

  • Dental services (provided by Tzu Chi)
  • Blood pressure checks
  • BMI/body fat tests
  • Cholesterol-glucose screenings
  • Scheduling of mammogram appointments
  • Eyeglasses adjustments
  • School and sports physicals
  • Skin solar damage screenings
  • Vision screenings

 

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Modesto police seek help in fatal bicyclist incident


SACRAMENTO - The Modesto Police Department is trying to determine what happened to a bicyclist who died from injuries Saturday.

The victim, 56-year-old Randall Cole, approached a clerk working at the Shell gas station at 3401 Yosemite Boulevard around 7:10 that morning and asked for medical aid, the police report says.

An ambulance took Cole to Doctors Medical Center where he died from his injuries, according to police.

The police investigation hasn't been able to conclude whether Cole was hurt in a collision with a vehicle.

Officer Jim Reeves would like to hear from anyone who saw what happened to Cole. Reeves can be contacted at (209) 652-3296.

Those who prefer to remain anonymous were urged to call Crime Stoppers or text 274637 and type "TIP704" along with your message. Tipsters may be eligible for a cash reward.


Darrell Scott to speak with Stanislaus Youth, Educators & Community

Darrell Scott to speak with Stanislaus Youth, Educators & Community

Source: Judy Leitz, Stanislaus County Office of Education

Darrell Scott is coming to Modesto to share his daughter’s story and legacy through “Rachel’s Challenge,” on Wednesday, April 16 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Martin Petersen Event Center (720 12th Street, Modesto).  Sponsored by the Stanislaus County Office of Education and Rachel’s Challenge, this event is free and open to the public.

 

Delta College's Small Business Development Center presents Small Business & Entrepreneurial Expo

Delta College's Small Business Development Center presents Small Business & Entrepreneurial Expo

Delta’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a tremendous asset to our community. The SBDC presents the Small Business & Entrepreneurial Expo, Thur, April 10, 2pm - 6pm at Danner Hall. This event is a must for existing & prospective small business owners. Admission is FREE with registration.
More Information: http://bit.ly/PsCVor

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No clear motive yet in Modesto murder


MODESTO - Police in Modesto continue to say that there is no clear motive in Thursday's midday murder of a 51-year- old handyman.

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Kirk Edwin Lund was painting over graffiti on a utility box near Modesto Junior College when he was shot and killed. With the help of eyewitnesses, police almost immediately located the suspect, 24-year-old Joshua Stewart.

Lund's friends and family were emotional Friday talking about the murder.

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