Public Citizen 11.17.11
Thursday, November 17, 2011
DEALING WITH ALZHEIMER’S | VARIOUS LOCATIONS – The Alzheimer’s Association offers a variety of programs. Caregiver Strategies, 1-3pm Fri Nov. 18, Monterey Public Library, 625 Pacific St. Monterey. Family support group, Mon Nov. 21, 7-8:30pm, 182 El Dorado St., Monterey. Absent-mindedness versus forgetfulness, 1-3pm Tues Nov. 29, Harden Foundation, 1636 Ercia St., Salinas. 800-272-3900, www.alz.org.
INSTRUMENT DONATIONS | MONTEREY – Homeless and runaway youth are in need of instruments and sewing machines for use during drop-in clinic hours. Safe Place, 590 Pearl St. email@example.com.
REVIEWING FORT ORD | COUNTYWIDE – In conducting its third five-year review of the Fort Ord clean-up process, the U.S. Army interviews community members and local officials to hear concerns and obtain information about the Superfund site. To schedule an interview, call 393-1284 or email Melissa.Broadston@us.army.mil. Alternatively, download a questionnaire at www.FortOrdCleanup.com.
THURSDAY 11 | 17
GREEN COMPANY | MONTEREY – Panelists speak on integrating sustainability into organizations and communities. Jonathan Berkey of the Carmel River Watershed Conservancy presents on water and energy conservation; Monterey Institute professor Sandra Dow on economic opportunity in addressing climate change; LEED consultant Mark Lasnik responds to the question, “When it comes to sustainability, are we the 1 percent?” 6:00-7:30pm. MIIS, Irvine Auditorium, McCone Building, 499 Pierce St. Free. www.miis.edu/community/events.
SATURDAY 11 | 19
PARK CLEAN-UP | SALINAS – Return of the Natives invites volunteers to help remove invasive plants and trash. Tools, water and snacks provided. Natividad Creek Park near picnic tables, 1395 Nogal Dr. Free. 582-3686, firstname.lastname@example.org.
TUESDAY 11 | 22
THANKS AND GIVING | MARINA – Thomas Carman Food Pantry hosts its annual Thanksgiving dinner distribution, serving more than 100 families. Frozen turkeys, canned ham, fresh or frozen peas, dinner rolls, fresh or frozen pies, instant mashed potatoes and grocery store gift cards needed. Volunteer from 4-8pm. Epiphany Church, 425 Carmel Ave. 578-2546.