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February 13, 2012

Arts in the Valley, Saturday, Feb. 11(8 pm), Sunday, Feb 12 (2 pm), 1480 KYOS AM, Merced, CA

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On Saturday, and Sunday, February 11th & 12th, Arts in the Valley host Kim McMillon will interview Tony Slaton, the director of the Boy & Girls Club of Merced County, and Loretta Spence, the head of BET, Business, Educational and Training; and Fairmead Community and Friends boardmembers Vickie Ortiz, and Barbara Nelson; and Merced ShakespeareFest Artistic Director Heike Hambley, and actor Jim Bennett discussing their upcoming production of “Merchant of Venice.”

To listen to Vicki Ortiz and Barbara Nelson discuss Fairmead’s Centennial, click onto the link:  fairmead

Vicki Ortiz and Barbara Nelson will discuss the upcoming Fairmead Centennial Festival on Saturday, June 2, 2012.  Come on down to Fairmead for the community parade at 10:00 am, BBQ lunch, arts and crafts vendor booths and live entertainment. For more information, visit, or email

To listen to Heike Hambley and Jim Bennett discuss the production of “The Merchant of Venice,” click onto the link:  shakespear

Merced ShakespeareFest will present its third winter play, “The Merchant of Venice,” at the Merced Multicultural Arts Center, 645 W. Main Street in downtown Merced. It runs for two weekends, starting on Feb. 24 until March 4, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30, Sundays at 2 pm. Tickets are $10 general admission and $5 for students. Tickets can be purchased at MCAC; for reservations and questions call (209) 723-3265, for more information go on

To listen to Tony Slaton and Loretta Spence discuss the Boys & Girls Club, click onto the link:boys and girls
Tony Slaton and Loretta Spence  will discuss upcoming programs with the Boys & Girls Club of Merced County.The Boys and Girls Club of Merced County is a nonprofit agency providing outreach services and after school programs to Merced youth. Seeking different approaches to serve the needs of Merced area youth, B&GC utilizes a number of various resources, means and approaches. The Boys and Girls Club is in the process of developing a program designed to assist older youth in preparing to transition from youth into adulthood.
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