CSUMB earns president's award
CSU Monterey Bay was named to the prestigious 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which honors a college's commitment to service learning and civic engagement.
Of more than 1,000 colleges and universities that applied, five received the award and 14, including CSUMB, were named finalists.
Each year since its inception in 2006, CSUMB's service learning program has received the top award or been named a finalist. Students contribute more than 65,000 hours of service every year.
Emeritus to provide meals for seniors
Emeritus at Harden Ranch, which provides assisted living and Alzheimer's care services to local seniors, aims to deliver 10,000 meals to seniors in 60 days as part of a new campaign to mark National Nutrition Month. The campaign ends April 30.
If you know of a local senior who could use a nutritious meal, call 443-6467.
American Red Cross holding 3 blood drives
The American Red Cross is holding three blood drives this week:
· 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday in the Karas Room at Monterey Peninsula College, 980 Fremont St., Monterey. Sponsor Code: MPCBLOOD.
· Noon to 5 p.m. Friday in the community room at Northridge Mall in Salinas. Sponsor Code: NRMALL.
· 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 23 in the Red Cross bus at Orchard Supply Hardware, 1067 N. Davis Road, Salinas. Sponsor Code: OSHSALINAS.
For an appointment, call 800-RED-CROSS, or enter the sponsor codes at redcrossblood.org.
AFRP fundraiser deadline extended
The deadline has been extended to Wednesday for Blessings Boutique's "One Nightstand" art fundraiser for the Animal Friends Rescue Project.
Artists are asked to create nightstands to be auctioned off in April. Entry fee is $10.
For entry forms, see www.animalfriendsrescue.org, or stop by the boutique at 620 Lighthouse Ave.