Thursday, July 14, 2011
ECO-INTERNSHIPS | BIG SUR – Ventana Wildlife Society is offering one-week volunteer internships to assist with a California condor restoration program and avian research and education projects, providing a rare opportunity for close encounters with the endangered scavengers. Preference given to local college students pursuing careers in avian or wildlife ecology. Must be 18 or older. One-week internships happen July 25-29, Aug. 1-5 and Aug. 15-19. Submit applications to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax, 455-2846. www.ventanaws.org.
LITERACY CAMPAIGN | COUNTYWIDE – To promote increased literacy, the Community Foundation for Monterey County has launched the Literacy Campaign, a new nonprofit. Its first project is conducting an assessment of current literacy levels to identify unmet needs. If you are a service provider or want to get involved in the community assessment, contact Executive Director Marcy Rustad, email@example.com, 595-2665. www.literacycampaignmc.org.
THURSDAY 7 | 14
MEET THE LENDERS | SALINAS – A panel of lenders presents on how to know which loan programs you qualify for and how to obtain capital if you’re planning to start a business or expand an existing business. Presented by CSUMB’s Small Business Development Center. 1-3pm. Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce, 119 E. Alisal St. Free. Preregistration required; 675-7232, http://bit.ly/sbdcworkshops.
LIFE OF A MUCKRAKER | SEASIDE – The Peace Resource Center screens Tell the Truth and Run, a documentary about the 80-year career of newsman George Seldes. 7pm. 1364 Fremont Blvd. Free, donations appreciated. firstname.lastname@example.org
MONDAY 7 | 18
NUCLEAR KNOWLEDGE | SEASIDE – The Monterey County branch of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom meets to discuss nuclear energy and weapons and the upcoming Hiroshima-Nagasaki Remembrance Day at its monthly meeting. 6:30pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. Free. 372-5762.
PUBLIC WATER | MONTEREY – Water Plus and the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District board lead an open discussion on whether the public should buy out Cal Am. 7pm. 5 Harris Court, Ryan Ranch. Free. www.waterplusmonterey.com.