Public Citizen 02.21.13
Thursday, February 21, 2013
SAFER SALINAS | SALINAS – The Public Safety Funding Committee is seeking community members to represent different neighborhoods and groups in developing a plan for the city’s public safety. Feb. 22 deadline to apply. 595-5267, www.salinaspublicsafetyfunding.org.
THURSDAY 2 | 21
ADVOCATE FOR KIDS | SALINAS – Voices for Children volunteers represent kids in the legally complicated foster-care system. Especially seeking bilingual men 21 and up. Info session 6pm. 945 S. Main St. Free. 455-6800, http://voicesforchildrencasa.org.
REFORMING HEALTH CARE | SALINAS – United Ag executives lead a forum on what the Affordable Care Act means, and when changes take effect. Noon-2pm. Rodeo Grounds, Rodeo Room, 1034 N. Main St. Free. (800) 223-4590, www.ual.org.
FRIDAY 2 | 22
POLICY IMPLICATIONS | SALINAS – U.S. Rep. Sam Farr and County Supervisor Fernando Armenta present on legislative issues relevant to nonprofit leaders. 8:30am coffee, 9-11:15am program. Harden Foundation, 1636 Ercia St. $15/Nonprofit Alliance of Monterey County members, $30/non-members. 373-4606, www.alliancemonterey.org.
SATURDAY 2 | 23
FORT ORD TOUR | MARINA – Fort Ord environmental staff lead 90-minute bus tours of cleanup sites including the landfill, munitions areas and groundwater treatment plants. 10am-1:15pm open house; 10am and 11:45am buses depart. Building 4522 Joe Lloyd Way. 393-1284, www.FortOrdCleanup.com.
SUNDAY 2 | 24
RECYCLING E-WASTE | SALINAS – The Salinas United Business Association and HOPE Services collect used electronics for safe disposal and put community members with disabilities to work. 11am-3pm drop-off. Foods Co parking lot, Alisal St. at Sanborn. Free. 796-0896, www.subasalinas.com.
TUESDAY 2 | 26
HONORING SERVICE MEMBERS | SALINAS – The county honors veterans with a welcome-home ceremony. 10:30am. Board of Supervisors chambers, 168 W. Alisal St. Free.