Public Citizen 01.31.13
Thursday, January 31, 2013
DONATION STREAM | COUNTYWIDE – Goodwill hosts a donation drive to benefit local schools and nonprofits. Interested organizations can sign up for a donation trailer, which holds clothes, shoes and housewares. Drive runs Feb. 8-March 31. 423-8611 ext. 220, www.scgoodwill.org.
THURSDAY 1 | 31
PLANNING FOR DISABILITIES | MONTEREY – Attorneys Steve Dale and Yvonne Ascher speak on disability law, and how special-needs trusts help support long-term care, education and other expenses for the mentally ill. Hosted by Interim, Inc. and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. 7-9pm. Hilton, 1000 Aguajito Road. Free. 646-2220, firstname.lastname@example.org.
FRIDAY 2 | 1
BEATING THE BUGS | SALINAS – Learn about protecting your business from computer viruses in this presentation hosted by CSUMB’s Small Business Development Center. 8-10am. Hartnell College Alisal campus, 1752 E. Alisal St., Room C212. Free; registration required. 675-7232, http://bit.ly/sbdcworkshops.
SATURDAY 2 | 2
CELEBRATE GROWTH | MONTEREY – The Monterey County Business Council awards local businesses at its 16th anniversary gala dinner. 5:30pm reception, 6:30 dinner and program. Hyatt, 1 Old Golf Course Road. $175. 582-3235, email@example.com.
HONORING FALLEN SOLDIERS | MARINA – This interfaith service honors four U.S. Army chaplains who were killed in 1943 when a German U-Boat sank the Dorchester. 11am. Fort Ord Chapel, Building 4280 Gen. Jim Moore Blvd. Lunch follows at American Legion, 694 Legion Way. 262-4716.
TUESDAY 2 | 5
RESTORATIVE JUSTICE | MARINA – Volunteer as a mediator to help crime victims reach a resolution with their offenders. 5:30-9pm three-session training, including dinner, Feb. 5, 12 and 19. $100; $30 with a one-year commitment. Reservations required. 384-4325, firstname.lastname@example.org.
STAYING SAFE | EASIDE – Seaside Police Department hosts a Spanish-language presentation on gang awareness and trends, indicators and signs of gang activity. 6pm. Oldemeyer Center, 986 Hilby Ave. Free. 899-6748, www.ci.seaside.ca.us.