Thursday, March 3, 2011
FUNDRAISING TOOLS | COUNTYWIDE – Nonprofits can apply for grants to participate in a program on diversifying revenue with the Academies for Social Entrepreneurship. The California Endowment will give scholarships for up to eight organizations to attend the year-long program. Applications due by 5pm, March 7. Request an application from firstname.lastname@example.org. (949) 500-2381. www.academies-se.org.
CHAMBER BOOGIE | MONTEREY – The Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Dinner & Dance honors Sylvia Panetta, Robert Mulford and Rep. Sam Farr. Reception at 6pm, dinner and awards ceremony at 7pm. $85 per person or $850 for tables of 10. Hyatt Regency, 1 Old Golf Course Road. For reservations, 648-5360 or www.mpcc.com.
DIGITAL ARTS | SALINAS – Learn how to make the most of digital photographs and touch-up software. Photoshop class noon-1pm; digital scrapbooking 1-2pm; video editing 3-4pm. Tuesdays through March 29. Cesar Chavez Libary, 615 Williams Road. Free. 758-7345. www.salinaspubliclibrary.org.
CANCER AWARENESS | SALINAS – For colorectal cancer awareness month, this educational fair answers questions about screening recommendations and symptoms. 11am-1pm. Natividad Medical Center, 1441 Constitution Blvd. Free. www.natividad.com.
MARINE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY | MONTEREY – The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary needs volunteer docents to serve in kayaks during summer months, and to set up binoculars along the shoreline to illustrate interesting features of the bay. Informational session 6pm, training on Wednesdays from April 6 to May 11 on wildlife, geology and conservation policy. 299 Foam St., first floor. 647-4227. www.montereybay.noaa.gov.
WOMEN LEADERS | MONTEREY – 100+ Women Who Care raises money for local nonprofits and networks to promote causes that matter to women who share common goals. Interested members are invited to this informational event. Cocktail hour begins at 5:30pm, event at 6:30. Monterey Masonic Lodge Fellowship Hall, 525 Pacific St. Free. 235-3649. www.100WomenSalinasMonterey.com.