Public Citizen 07.28.11
Thursday, July 28, 2011
LEADERS IN ART | COUNTYWIDE – The Arts Council for Monterey County is accepting nominations to honor exemplary leaders who promote access to and excellence in the arts. Nominations due Aug. 1. 622-9060, www.artsformontereycounty.org.
AGING PREPARATION | PACIFIC GROVE – Three-session class answers boomers’ questions about Medicare, Social Security and long-term planning. 5:30-7:30pm. Thursday, July 28; Tuesday, Aug. 2; and Thursday, Aug. 4. 651 Sinex Ave. Free. 657-4193, www.partnersfortransitions.com.
BLOOD DRIVE | MONTEREY – Give blood to CHOMP, get a T-shirt with a picture of a mosquito that says, “Why give it to them when you can give it to us?” 10:30am-6pm Monday and Thursday; 8:30am-4pm Tuesday and Wednesday; 8:30am-3:15pm Friday. Through Aug. 5. Blood Center, 576 Hartnell St. 625-4814, firstname.lastname@example.org.
THURSDAY 7 | 28
BUSINESS LEADERS | MONTEREY – The Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce presents its 2011 Business Excellence Awards, based on votes by community members. All finalists, in categories ranging from real estate to education to dining, will be recognized at this annual dinner. 6-10pm. Monterey Conference Center, 1 Portola Plaza. $85/person, $850/table. 648-5350, www.mpcc.com.
FORECLOSURE RECOVERY | SALINAS – United Way presents this workshop for service providers on how to facilitate foreclosure recovery for individuals and the community. Learn about available resources. 9am-2pm. Harden Foundation, 1636 Ercia St. Free. 372-8026 ext.106, www.unitedwaymcca.org.
TUESDAY 8 | 2
NORTH COUNTY VS. CRIME | CASTROVILLE – The annual North County Night Out is a community gathering with information on the Neighborhood Watch program, how to avoid gangs and prevent crime as a community. 5:30-8:30pm. Castroville Plaza. Free. 759-6678.
WEDNESDAY 8 | 3
MARINA TOWN HALL | MARINA – Mayor Pro Tem Frank O’Connell hosts a town hall to hear the public’s concerns. 6:30-8pm. Community Room, Marina Library, 190 Seaside Ave. Free. 373-8431.