Thursday, February 9, 2012
NEIGHBORHOOD GRANTS | COUNTYWIDE – The Community Foundation for Monterey County offers $1,000 to $4,000 grants for resident-led neighborhood improvements. Info sessions 6-7:30pm; Wed Feb. 15, Greenfield Public Library, 315 El Camino Real and Wed Feb. 22, CMFC, 945 South Main St., Suite 207, Salinas. 5pm March 2 application deadline. 754-5880 x134, firstname.lastname@example.org.
BRIGHT LIGHTS, BRIGHT FUTURE | COUNTYWIDE – PG&E awards scholarships of up to $30,000 to high school, community college or non-traditional students to complete their higher ed plans. Grants based on demonstrated community leadership, personal triumph, financial need and academic achievement. Feb. 17 application deadline. www.pge.com/brightminds.
THURSDAY 2 | 9
THE FUTURE OF WATER | CARMEL – The Monterey Peninsula Regional Water Authority, an alliance of six cities, holds its inaugural meeting. The agenda includes preparation of by-laws, discussion of future meetings and public comment. 4pm. Carpenter Hall, Sunset Center, San Carlos and Eighth. 620-2000.
PERSONHOOD ABOLITION | MONTEREY – David Cobb of Move to Amend presents on the coalition group’s work to abolish “corporate personhood” as upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2010. 7pm. Carleton Hall, 400 W. Franklin St. Donations encouraged. www.movetoamend.org.
SATURDAY 2 | 11
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS | MONTEREY – Community Emergency Response Team trains civilians in a FEMA-developed curriculum on emergency first-aid, assessing safety after an earthquake, disaster prep and other skills. Students under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 24-hour course. 8:30am-4pm Sat Feb. 11, Sat Feb. 18 and Sun Feb. 19. Free. 646-3416 or email@example.com.
SUNDAY 2 | 12
RUN FOR SAFETY | PACIFIC GROVE – Support the Monterey Rape Crisis Center’s crisis intervention services and community prevention education programs at its annual “Together With Love” 10k/5k. Runners, walkers and volunteers needed. 8:15am kids’ fun run; 9am race. $38/adults; $15/kids. 373-3955, www.mtryrapecrisis.org.