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County Holds Operation Holiday Gift Drive County Holds Operation Holiday Gift Drive
The Merced County Human Services Agency will be holding its 2008 Holiday Gift Drive on Wednesday, December 3, 2008 from 7:30 am to 2:30 pm, at the County Administration Building parking lot, located at the corner of 23rd Street and M Street. The Gift Drive will collect toys and gifts for disadvantaged children and teens in our area. Gifts are also being accepted at local area retailers including the Starbucks store on Main Street in Merced and the local Firestone dealership located on Olive Avenue, next to Gottshalks. Gift barrels are located at these locations to accept donations throughout the holidays.
Public Invited to Local World AIDS Day Observances Public Invited to Local World AIDS Day Observances
The Merced County Department of Pubic Health (MCDPH), in collaboration with other service agencies and volunteer individuals, will be hosting a commemoration event on Monday, December 1, 2008 at Bob Hart Square, in Merced at 12:00 noon. The public is invited to this 20th annual World AIDS Day commemoration. Local statistics and information on available HIV/AIDS services will available at this event. The theme of World AIDS Day 2008 is “Stop AIDS: Keep the Promise,” urging the world community and governments to stay true to the promises and commitments they have made to ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
County Offices Close for Thanksgiving Holiday County Offices Close for Thanksgiving Holiday
Merced County offices will be closed on Thursday, November 27, 2008 and Friday November 28, 2008 in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday. County offices will reopen on Monday, December 1, 2008. Sheriff’s Deputies and other emergency responders will be on duty throughout the holiday weekend. Despite the closures, the County does not expect a disruption in any County services.
County Awarded Grant for Bicycle Bridge in Hilmar County Awarded Grant for Bicycle Bridge in Hilmar
C4Yourself Allows Residents to Apply for Food Stamps Online C4Yourself Allows Residents to Apply for Food Stamps Online
Board of Supervisors Joins County Organized Health System (COHS) Board of Supervisors Joins County Organized Health System (COHS)
County Fire Receives Safety Grant for Jaws of Life County Fire Receives Safety Grant for Jaws of Life
Veterans' Parade Grand Marshals Announced Veterans' Parade Grand Marshals Announced
County Library Announces November Family Night County Library Announces November Family Night
County Announces Final Series of 15 Community Workshops on General Plan Update County Announces Final Series of 15 Community Workshops on General Plan Update
Local Children Vote for Their Favorite Books Local Children Vote for Their Favorite Books


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