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The 40th Annual Community Service Awards were presented on Tuesday, April 19, at the Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa. Sponsored by United Way Monterey County Volunteer Center, this free community event honored more than 120 individual volunteers.  The Community Alliance for Safety and Peace and its volunteers were also recognized as during the ceremony.  Emcees were Dann Cianca, Chief Meteorologist at KION and Tre Watkins, UWMC Community...
Posted: Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The latest national survey of Americans shows that our love affairs with plastic is undermining our financial stability. According to Bankrate.com, only 52 percent of Americans have saved more than they owe on their credit cards. From consolidating credit cards to creating a budget or finding free deals on essential items, here are four quick tips to get your finances in order:
 
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Posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Three Community Leaders Selected for Women’s Policy Institute Fellowship; Hone Leadership and Early Childhood Development Skills

This week, the Women's Foundation of California announced three local early childhood development leaders have been accepted into the 2016 Women's Policy Institute-County (WPI-County) Fellowship...

Posted: Friday, March 04, 2016

Lacking stable housing is linked to a myriad of social, emotional, academic and physical limitations.  Students who transfer schools more frequently than average experience lower graduation rates and lower levels of student success. Not only do frequent moves negatively impact their educational prospects it also has a detrimental effect on their classmates and teachers...

Posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Assemblyman Mark Stone will kick off the 2016 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) season on Friday, January 29 at the Cesar Chavez Library in Salinas.  Hosted by the Tri-County VITA partners, the event celebrates EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit) Awareness Day.  Partners want to ensure that local...

Posted: Thursday, January 28, 2016

 

The holiday season is a time of giving and Monterey County Gives makes it easy. From November 12 to December 31,2015, the 2015 Monterey County Gives campaign will match the first $450,000 in donations to 141 local nonprofits . Visit https:...

Posted: Wednesday, December 09, 2015

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