COVID-19 and More...Local Update
November 9, 2020
Wednesday, November 11 is Veterans Day. Thank you to all veterans for your sacrifice and service to your country. We honor and appreciate you today and every day. Significance of November 11: The World War I armistice was signed on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. General George Patton, the famous World War II general, was born on November 11th.

This week the Virtual Recreation Center offers new and exclusive activities to celebrate Veterans Week and to honor and celebrate Veterans Day. Activities include a kid-friendly lantern craft, a Homemade Lava Lamp science experiment, a recipe for fun Patriotic Chex Mix and much more.
Community Thanksgiving Adds MEAL DELIVERY SERVICE
Everyone in our community should be able to enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving Dinner. The Kiwanis Club of Monterey, Food Bank for Monterey County, and City of Monterey are working together to offer a drive thru and walk up, and now a delivery option, Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Wednesday, November 25. Each individually prepared meal will have all the traditional Thanksgiving fixings including turkey, yams, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn and green beans, salad and pie.

TO REQUEST MEAL DELIVERY, please email: or call Monterey Recreation at
(831) 646-3866 and leave a message for staff. Staff will call you back as soon as possible and assist you in making a reservation.
Due to COVID-19, this is a contact-less drive thru or walk up program
and reservations are required. To make a reservation, please use the following link:
Food Bank of Monterey County Organizes Virtual Food Drive
Due to the pandemic, the Food Bank of Monterey County will not have the usual food drive during the holidays, but instead will have a virtual food drive. Their need has never been greater. Food donations have dropped by 56% while need has quadrupled. They ask the community to donate funds instead of food. All funds donated will go to the purchase of food. If you can donate, please visit
Grant-Funded Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Education Program Planned for City of Monterey
The City of Monterey has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Education.

The one-year grant is for the 2021 federal fiscal year, which runs from October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2021. The City of Monterey will use the funding as part of the City’s ongoing commitment to keep our roadways safe and improve the quality of life through education, enforcement and engineering.
Part-time, Temporary, Seasonal Job Opening at the Harbor - Custodian
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