SLO County Roundup

SLO County

Visión Unida Community Building Institute has received a $5,000 grant from the San Luis Obispo County Community Foundation.

Visión Unida, a local nonprofit organization that promotes leadership skills and community engagement, particularly among Hispanics, says the grant will be used for its Alumni Mobilization Project.

The project will help increase civic engagement, resource development, mentoring and networking opportunities for the graduates of the organization’s program.

Visión Unida was chosen to receive this grant for its commitment to fostering leadership in service to the community.

In the past decade, the SLOCCF has given out more than $14 million in grants to assist nonprofit agencies.

VU encourages CBI Leadership graduates to forward any new contact information to Alumni Mobilization Coordinator Lorraine Dueñez at lduenez2@yahoo.com or by phone at 550-7076.

For more information about the San Luis Obispo Community Foundation, call 543-2323.

— Nick Wilson

San Luis Obispo

Cuesta College has scheduled two separate events Monday for high school seniors and community college students on where to attend a four-year university.

Cuesta is holding a Transfer Day from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 5401 of the San Luis Obispo campus for Cuesta students.

Representatives from institutions in the California State University system and the University of California system are expected to attend, as are some representatives from independent and out-of-state colleges. From 6 to 8 p.m. on the same day, high school students can come to Cuesta’s College Night to receive information and talk with representatives from the same institutions.

Vocational school and military representatives will also be on hand.

At the free event, there will be workshops on how to receive financial aid, play sports in college and write a college admissions essay.

— Sally Connell

Paso Robles

The Airport Advisory Committee has rescheduled its public meeting.

The city group meets to discuss issues at the Paso Robles Municipal Airport. The meeting was originally scheduled for Oct. 22.

The meeting is now set for Thursday at 7 p.m. at the airport terminal, 4900 Wing Way in Paso Robles.

— Tonya Strickland