Public Citizen for Jan 01, 2009
Thursday, January 1, 2009
Feed the Hungry | COUNTYWIDE—Bring non-perishable food to one of the following locations. Food will then be donated to the Food Bank for Monterey County. Salinas Valley Center for Change, 931 E. Market St., Salinas. Democratic Headquarters, 60 Bonifacio Plaza, Monterey.
A Few Outstanding Women
COUNTYWIDE—Each year the Commission on the Status of Women honors women who have significantly improved the quality of life for others. Help the commission find these unsung heroes by nominating someone in the community. See website for qualifications and to download the nomination form, which is due 5pm, Jan. 9. www.co.monterey.ca.us/csw
Food for Fines | MONTEREY|PACIFIC GROVE—Start the New Year without worrying about pesky library fees. This is the final day that the Monterey Public Library and Pacific Grove Public Library accept donations of unopened, non-perishable food in lieu of payment for overdue fines on library materials. All donations given to the Food Bank for Monterey County. Monterey Public Library, 625 Pacific St., Monterey and Pacific Grove Public Library, 550 Central Ave., Pacific Grove. 648-5760 or 646-5602.
Salinas Politics | SALINAS—The City Council meets. 4pm. City Hall Rotunda, 200 Lincoln Ave., Salinas. Free. 758-7381.
Marina Politics | MARINA—The City Council meets. 6:30pm. Council Chambers, 211 Hillcrest Ave., Marina. Free. 884-1278.
Sustainable P.G. | PACIFIC GROVE—Watch a visual presentation on Sustainable P.G.’s accomplishments in 2008 and learn about proposed plans for 2009. Bring suggestions and ideas. 7-8:30pm. Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, 165 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. Free. 648-5716.
Free Legal Advice | MONTEREY—Lawyers on Duty host a seminar covering living trusts, health and financial powers of attorney, estate planning and other related areas. 6:30pm. Comerica Community Room, 70 Bonifacio Plaza, Monterey. Free. 375-5100.