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Rescue Mission fundraiser filled with stories of hope

Supporters of the Merced County Rescue Mission heard stories of hope and opportunity at the annual Oasis Dinner fundraiser on May 12 at Gateway Community Church in Merced. Proceeds from the event benefit the Mission’s faith-based Hope for Men and Women programs, as well as the goal to expand the faith-based side of the Mission’s…

Strong Showing at Mayor’s St. Patrick’s Day fundraiser

There was only more signs of growing support for Mayor Mike Murphy at his annual campaign fundraiser on St. Patrick’s Day at the Italo American Lodge in Merced. He not only drew a capacity crowd, but they had to bring in more tables. Another great sign for Murphy was the diversity in the crowd. A who’s who of local leaders mingled with…