Public Citizen 8.23.12
Thursday, August 23, 2012
WOMEN IN BUSINESS | SALINAS – Rise Leadership Forum launches a training program for women executives and entrepreneurs. Group meets 11am-5:30pm the second Friday of the month for a year, beginning Sept. 14, at Laguna Seca. $4,500. To apply, visit www.riseleadershipforum.com.
THURSDAY 8 | 23
BUTTERFLY TOWN | PACIFIC GROVE – Dr. Kingston Leong, retired Cal Poly professor, leads a walk around the butterfly sanctuary and discusses habitat preservation. Noon. Ridge Road between Lighthouse Ave. and Short St. Free. 805-550-0532, www.ci.pg.ca.us/monarchs.
SUNDAY 8 | 26
KIND CUTS | PACIFIC GROVE – People with dye-free hair at least eight inches long are invited to receive free haircuts in exchange for donations to make wigs for cancer patients. 1-4pm. Paul Mortuary, 390 Lighthouse Ave. 375-4191, www.hairstudio104.com.
WAR-FREE SUDAN | SEASIDE – Join the Sudanese-American Society and guest speaker Ali Alhedai in a discussion of Sudanese culture and history. 1-3pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. Free; please bring a dish to share. 233-3091, firstname.lastname@example.org.
MONDAY 8 | 27
CLEANER WATERS | PACIFIC GROVE – Runoff at Greenwood Park is out of compliance with state standards; the city welcomes design ideas for preserving this open space while improving water quality. 6-8pm. St. Mary’s Church, 146 12th St. Free. 648-3100, email@example.com.
WEDNESDAY 8 | 29
SKIN CANCER SCREENING | SALINAS – Local dermatologists provide full body exams, as well as guidance on how to spot early warning signs of skin cancer. 5-8pm Wed and Thurs. Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare education building, 611 Abbott St. Free. Register in advance. 759-1890, www.svmh.com.
TAXPAYER SERVICES | MONTEREY – State Board of Equalization member and state controller candidate Betty T. Yee invites Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce members to discuss issues facing local businesses and provide feedback on tax payment services. 3-4pm. Hotel Abrego, 755 Abrego St. Free. 648-5350, www.mpcc.com.