Wednesday, December 30, 2009
SALVATION ARMY FOOD DRIVE | MONTEREY COUNTY – The Salvation Army collects non-perishable food items for needy families. Salvation Army, 1491 Contra Costa St., Seaside. 899-4911. 2460 North Main St., Salinas. 443-9655, www.tsamonterey.com.
DONATE TO DOROTHY’S | SALINAS – Dorothy’s Place is always in need of food, clothing and toiletry donations. In addition, your volunteer time is wanted in the soup kitchen, women’s shelter, co-op and labor camp. Visit www.dorothysplace.org, 757-3838.
HELP SHELTER OUTREACH PLUS | MONTEREY COUNTY – Shelter Outreach Plus, which offers family support, emergency shelter and transitional housing programs, is seeking cash donations as well as grocery gift certificates, bus passes, school supplies and household items. Visit www.shelteroutreachplus.org, 384-3362.
VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX HEROES | MONTEREY COUNTY – The United Way is looking for volunteers to help ensure low-income individuals and families receive qualifying tax credits. Positions include greeters, interpreters, site coordinators and tax preparers. Volunteers can serve at sites throughout the county from Salinas and Seaside One Stop Centers to Hartnell College King City Extension. 372-8026 x113, www.unitedwaymcca.org.
CARMEL POLITICS | CARMEL – City Council meets. 4:30pm. Council Chambers, City Hall, Monte Verde between Ocean and Seventh, Carmel. Free. 620-2000. http://ci.carmel.ca.us/carmel/index.cfm.
SUSTAINABLE PLANNING | SEASIDE – Sustainable Seaside looks back at 2009 accomplishments and plans 2010 activities. 6:30pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside. Free. 899-7934.
P.G. POLITICS | PACIFIC GROVE – City Council meets. 6pm. Council Chambers, City Hall, 300 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. Free. 648-3100, www.ci.pg.ca.us/citycouncil/agmin.htm.
REPUBLICAN WOMEN’S LUNCHEON
CARMEL VALLEY – Columnist Gregory D. Lee addresses “Why Osama Bin Laden Has Not Been Captured” at the luncheon meeting of the Monterey Bay Republican Women’s Federated Club. 11:30am. Rancho Cañada Golf Club, 4860 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel. $20 members, $25 non-members. 375-3573, www.mbrwf.org.