Public Citizen 11.29.12
Thursday, November 29, 2012
TOY DRIVE | VARIOUS LOCATIONS – Donate unwrapped toys and gift cards to families in need through the Monterey Fireman’s Association by Dec. 20 to 600 Pacific St., Monterey; 582 Hawthorne St., Monterey; 401 Dela Vina Ave., Monterey; 600 Pine Ave., P.G.; Sixth and San Carlos, Carmel. 601-7900.
WATER VOLUNTEERS WANTED | MARINA – Marina Coast Water District is seeking volunteers to serve two-year terms on the Water Conservation Commission, which meets 5:30pm first Thursdays of the month. 11 Reservation Road. 883-5910, www.mcwd.org.
THURSDAY 11 | 29
ENTERPRISING BUSINESSES | SOLEDAD – Learn about eligibility for tax credits and opportunities to grow your small business in the Salinas Enterprise Zone. 3-5pm. Small Business Development Center, 749 Front St. Free. 675-7232, http://bit.ly/sbdcworkshops.
FRIDAY 11 | 30
SAFE PLACE OPEN HOUSE | MONTEREY – Community Human Services attempts to reach the nearly 2,000 homeless youth in Monterey County. Tour Safe Place, meet clients and staff, and learn how to help. 2-5pm. 590 Pearl St. Free. 373-4421, www.chservices.org.
MONDAY 12 | 3
WATER DEMOCRACY | PACIFIC GROVE – Ratepayers First and Citizens for Public Water host a town hall on public ownership of water utilities and desalination plants. 7pm. Sally Griffin Center, 700 Jewell Ave. Free. email@example.com.
TUESDAY 12 | 4
SEASON OF GIVING | SALINAS – Give the gift of a blood donation. 1:30-6:30pm. Rec Center, 320 Lincoln Ave. Upcoming drives: 1-6pm Fri Dec. 21 at the Soledad Community Center, 560 Walker Dr.; 10am-2pm Sat Dec. 22 at mobile station, 1067 N. Davis Road, Salinas. Schedule appointments in advance. (800) 733-2767, www.redcrossblood.org.
MONDAY 12 | 3
ADVOCATING FOR KIDS | SALINAS – Voices for Children (formerly CASA) needs more volunteers to represent foster kids. 40-hour training 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Dec. 3-7. 945 S. Main St. Free. Apply in advance. 455-6800, www.voicesforchildrencasa.org.