Public Citizen 03.21.13
Thursday, March 21, 2013
GONE FISHING | COUNTYWIDE – NOAA is seeking two commercial fisheries professionals to serve as advisory council members for the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. April 1 deadline to apply. 647-4206, http://montereybay.noaa.gov/intro/advisory/advisory.html.
SAVING THE FISH | COUNTYWIDE – The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Fisheries Restoration Grant Program is seeking nominations of an ag industry rep to consider grant applications to restore steelhead trout and salmon populations. Deadline April 30. Submit letters and resumes to Patty Forbes, FRGP Coordinator, 830 S Street, Sacramento, CA 95811. (916) 327-8842, www.wildlife.ca.gov.
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ENDING PTSD | MONTEREY – Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder expert Heidi Kraft and retired Brigadier General Dr. Gerald Griffin of the U.S. Medical Corps present on screening and treatment options for PTSD. 11:30am. VNA & Hospice, 5 Lower Ragsdale Drive. Free, registration required. 375-9882, www.ccvna.com.
MEDICAL SOLUTIONS IN AFRICA | MONTEREY – The San Jose-based Fistula Foundation provides supplies and surgeons to conduct $450 fistula repairs that can end incontinence for women in 19 countries. Executive Director Kate Grant presents on the foundation’s work at the monthly meeting of the Democratic Women of Monterey County. 11:30am-2pm. Hilton Garden Inn, 1000 Aguajito Road. $29/members, $35/non-members. 372-5407, http://dw-mc.org.
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CELEBRATING CIVIL RIGHTS | MONTEREY – NAACP’s Monterey County branch celebrates its 41st year with an awards banquet. Civil rights advocate and NAACP Board Chair Emeritus Julian Bond speaks about the struggles and victories since the Emancipation Proclamation. 6pm. Hyatt, 1 Old Golf Course Road. $75. 277-4760, www.montereynaacp.org.
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AG RULES | KING CITY – The County Health Department’s Environmental Health Bureau leads a workshop for ag businesses on issues like hazmat compliance, rules regarding farm fertility plans and recycling. 7am-12:30pm. Salinas Valley Fairgrounds, Orradre building, 625 Division St. Free; includes lunch. 796-1346, www.mtyhd.org.