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Merced Rescue Mission Receives Donation from Merced County Food Bank

By John Miller
August 21, 2014

The Merced Rescue Mission was on hand at the Merced County Food Bank Tuesday afternoon to accept a full pallet of toiletries as part of a donation to their campaign to collect necessities for the families and individuals it serves. Presented by Executive Director of the Merced County Food Bank Bernadette Mello to Merced Rescue Mission director of marketing Phillip Schmauss, Mello noted that it has been through the coming together of Merced’s many non-profits that they’ve each been able to build a strong relationship that allows them to help residents. MORE>

Merced County Eagle Scouts Honored, Special Award For Peter Fluetsch

By John Derby
Photo By Lynda Brommage
August 21, 2014

If there was a Hall of Fame in Scouting, Peter Fluetsch would be a member, so would a lot of other people who attended this year’s Merced County Eagle Scout Recognition Breakfast last week.
Master of Ceremonies was George Parker, long time supporter of Scouting and all it stands for.
He was joined at the podium with members of the Fluetsch family, Doug Fluetsch, Easgle Class of 1987, and Fr. John Fluetsch, Eagle Class of 1981 and Peter Fluetsch Eagle Class of 1949.     
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It Was A Time Before Meals On Wheels

By John Derby
August 21, 2014

Our father was old before the Meals on Wheels program started. We tried our best to take care of him, building a home next to ours, so we could make sure he had enough to eat.   MORE>

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