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Cycling race leadership promotes riding, seeks volunteers

To promote bicycle safety, riders and organizers of the Scotts Valley Grand Prix cycling race visited Vine Hill Elementary and Scotts Valley Middle schools Monday morning, May 9.

Organizers hope children and teenagers will attend the race to learn more about cycling and develop an interest in the sport.

The race will be from 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday, May 15, starting at Canepa Design on Scotts Valley Drive. It features a Kids Fun Zone and a short bike race for youngsters, as well as professional cycling teams racing throughout the afternoon.

Volunteers are still needed to help for the day.

For information:

Online investment center opens via library

Value Line Investment Research Center has gone online via computers at the Santa Cruz County Library.

The library has subscribed to the print version of Value Line for many years and recently made it available online in all its branches and through remote connections using a library card and P.I.N.

The online investment research center has information covering stocks, mutual funds, securities and more.

For information: 427-7713.

Supervisor’s office hours announced

Santa Cruz County 5th District Supervisor Mark Stone will host the following open office hours in June. No appointment is necessary.

n 9 to 10 a.m. June 6 at Boulder Creek Fire Station, 13230 Highway 9, in Boulder Creek

n 9 to 10 a.m. June 13 at Felton Sheriff’s Service Center, 6059 Highway 9, in Felton

n 9 to 10 a.m. June 15 at Valley Churches United Missions, 9400 Highway 9, in Ben Lomond

For information: 454-2200.

Shots for healthy dogs

Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter will host a Healthy Dogs Shots Fair from 1 to 4 p.m. May 21 at Ramsey Park baseball field, 1301 Main St., in Watsonville. Dogs can receive free rabies and distemper-parvovirus shots and $10 microchips. Owners can also learn about low-cost spay and neuter options.

Dogs must live with owners in Santa Cruz County and be at least 4 months old for rabies shots and 2 months old for distemper-parvovirus shots.

The fair is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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