Thursday, December 21, 2006
POLICY AND PANETTA | SEASIDE—Applications are now being accepted for the fall 2007 Master’s in Public Policy Program at Cal State University Monterey Bay. The program is a partnership between CSUMB and the Leon and Sylvia Panetta Institute for Public Policy. Application deadline is March 1 for the class that starts next fall. CSUMB will host an open house in January; stayed tuned to Public Citizen for details. For more information, visit http://csumb.edu/mpp. To receive an application packet, call 582-3565 or e-mail email@example.com.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED | SALINAS—The Monterey County Women’s Crisis Center needs advocates to, among other things, answer the 24-hour crisis line or join the sexual abuse response team, domestic violence response team and child abuse response team. Registration required. Training begins Jan. 9. 757-1002 x213.
PG MUSEUM SURVEY | PACIFIC GROVE—PG Resident Michael Mazur conducts an online survey about City funding for the Museum of Natural History. Answer 20 questions now through Dec. 31. www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=56622864353.
TOYS FOR TOTS | CARMEL—Bring unwrapped gifts for kids ages 4 to 18 to the luncheon meeting of the Carmel Republican Women’s Federated Club. The presents will go to students at the Community Partnership For Youth, a local tutoring and mentoring program for disadvantaged youth. Bring: art and craft supplies, SAT study guides, learning games, puzzles, Legos, sports equipment, coloring books and toys. 11:30am/social time; noon/lunch. Reservations requested. Rancho Cañada Golf Club, 4860 Carmel Valley Rd., Carmel. $20. 659-2819.
HOLIDAY DINNER VOLUNTEERS | MONTEREY—Every year thousands of County residents get a free Christmas dinner at the fairgrounds. But it takes a lot of volunteers—and more turkeys and hams. Volunteer time or donate money to the effort, from set-up on Dec. 24 to clean-up on Dec. 26. To volunteer time, call Roni, 626-6281. To donate hams, turkeys or money, call Tamie, 402-7384.