Thursday, March 1, 2012
WOMEN IN BUSINESS | SALINAS – El Pájaro Community Development Corporation offers a 13-week training for female entrepreneurs. 6:30-9:30pm Thursdays in Salinas, Wednesdays in Watsonville. Begins March 7. Call to apply: 7722-1224, www.elpajarocdc.org.
THURSDAY 3 | 1
PROTECTING I.P. | MARINA – The U.S. Small Business Administration offers a seminar on copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and patents, and the role of intellectual property in fundraising. 1-4pm. Public Library, 190 Seaside Circle. Free. Registration required. 675-7232, http://bit.ly.sbdcworkshops.
OCCUPY EDUCATION | SEASIDE – Join Students for Quality Education in occupying CSUMB. 12pm rally and speeches, 12:30 march, beginning at Liberty Plaza on 5th Ave. and Divarty Street, 1pm teach-in at student center on Inter-Garrison Road. Free. www.occupymontereypeninsula.org.
SATURDAY 3 | 3
SUPPORTING SURVIVORS | SALINAS – The Monterey County Rape Crisis Center is recruiting compassionate men and women to volunteer as certified sexual assault counselors. Volunteers staff the 24-hour crisis hotline. The 44-hour training begins 9am-4:30pm Saturday March 3, and continues 6-9pm Tuesdays and Thursdays through April 10. 771-0411, www.mtryrapecrisis.org.
PREVENTING FORECLOSURE | SALINAS – Know your rights if you are facing foreclosure. The Housing Resource Center offers a bilingual workshop on predatory lending, loan modifications and tips on how to keep your home. 10am-noon. 134 E. Rossi St. Free. 424-9186.
CONTINUUM OF CARE | MONTEREY – This workshop for palliative and hospice care providers offers an interdisciplinary look at tools to help patients and clients. Review case studies with professional peers. 8:30am-3pm. Pasadera Country Club, 100 Pasadera Dr. Free. RSVP required. 655-9506, www.ComCareAlliance.org.
SUNDAY 3 | 4
RESOURCES FOR VETERANS | SEASIDE – Returning veterans are eligible for a wide range of benefits. Hear from health care and V.A. reps on resources and how to enroll. 1pm potluck lunch, 1:45-3pm panel. Free. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. 883-8387, www.vtcmonterey.org, www.paloalto.va.gov.