Public Citizen 12.01.11
Thursday, December 1, 2011
FUTURE OF FORA | SEASIDE – The Fort Ord Reuse Authority is scheduled to sunset in 2014. The League of Women Voters hosts a panel to share perspectives on extending FORA, featuring Assemblymember Bill Monning, Marina Mayor Bruce Delgado, Seaside Mayor Felix Bachofner, FORA Director Michael Houlemard, and Supervisors Dave Potter and Jane Parker. 9:30am-noon. Oldemeyer Center, 986 Hilby Ave. Free. www.lwvmp.org.
SMALL GROWTH | MARINA – Learn about eligibility and how to apply for more than $2.5 billion in federal funds available annually for small business development. Hosted by Project 17, CSUMB, Central Coast Small Business Development Center and Monterey County Business Council.
1-4pm. Marina Library, 190 Seaside Circle. Free. To register, http://bit.ly/sbdcworkshops or 675-7232.
DEVELOPING MARINA | MARINA – The city’s Economic Development Commission hosts a public workshop on a proposed economic development strategic plan. 6:30pm. City Hall, 211 Hillcrest Ave. 384-7324, www.ci.marina.ca.us.
FRIDAY 12 | 2
ECONOMICS OF ED | MONTEREY – The Monterey County Business Council’s annual Higher Education & Research Leadership Summit features speakers from NPS, MPC, MIIS, MBARI and CSUMB on the economic impact of higher ed. 7:30-10:30am. Mariott, $35, includes breakfast. RSVP to 582-3236 or email@example.com.
SATURDAY 12 | 3
GREEN HOLIDAYS | SALINAS – Sustainable Salinas hosts a holiday mixer to celebrate environmental stewardship, featuring local wines. 6-9pm. Salinas Welcome Center, 222 Main St. $7; free with winter coat donation. 920-8490, www.SustainableMontereyCounty.org.
OCCU-PARTY | MONTEREY – Occupy Monterey hosts a 24-hour party featuring local bands, workshops and children’s activities. Community groups are invited to table and distribute information. Bring your own tables and chairs. Begins at 11am Sat, continues through Sun. Colton Hall front steps, 550 Pacific St. Free, donations encouraged. To reserve a table space, 277-6784. www.occupymonterey.org.