Thursday, November 8, 2007
THANKSGIVING VOLUNTEERS NEEDED | COUNTYWIDE – The Kiwanis Club of Monterey needs volunteers to work its Thanksgiving dinner, and donations of turkey, ham, bread, desserts, decorations, clothing and money. Contact coordinator Mike Fields, 659-2493.
MARINA HIGH UPDATE | MARINA – Marina High Principal Don Livermore talks at today’s Marina Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Space is limited. 11:45am. Francisco’s Restaurant, 262 Reservation Rd., Marina. $15/members; $20/non-members. 384-9155.
ORD CEMETERY | MARINA – The Fort Ord Reuse Authority discusses funding for Central Coast Veterans Cemetery. 3:45pm. FORA Conference Facility, 201 13th St., Marina. Free. 883-3672.
JEFFERSON LINCOLN AWARDS | PEBBLE BEACH – The Panetta Institute honors journalists Judy Woodruff, David Broder and Belva Davis at its annual Jefferson Lincoln awards. Black tie. Call for availability or waiting list. $300. 6pm/champagne reception; 7pm/program followed by four-course dinner. Ballroom, The Inn at Spanish Bay, Pebble Beach 582-4200.
CANNABIS CLUBS | SALINAS – The City Council considers an ordinance that would ban medical marijuana dispensaries. 4pm. City Hall Rotunda, 200 Lincoln Ave., Salinas. 758-7381.
GREEN BUILDING SEMINAR | MONTEREY – Join LEED-accredited Joe Piedimonte of Ausonio Incorporated and learn what green building is, how it can help your bottom line and where to begin. Reservations advised. 12:30-1:30pm. Turf Club, Monterey County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairground Rd., Monterey. Free. 375-1537 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
IRAQ WAR VETERAN | SALINAS – Iraq War veteran Roberto Zabala, a Salinas resident who was discharged from the Marine Corps after seeking conscientious objector status, talks. 7pm. Room HCC 116, Hartnell College, 156 Homestead Ave., Salinas. Free. 455-5964.