KING CITY — Mee Memorial Healthcare System announced June 28 that it returned the freezer on loan from the Monterey Bay Aquarium since March. The freezer stored more than 22,000 Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine doses at Mee Memorial Hospital in King City. The freezer will return to the Aquarium’s state-of-the-art Juli Plant Grainger Animal Care Center, where it will again store research samples. Visitors will likely only be able to see it once the Aquarium resumes its behind-the-scenes tours.
SALINAS — Central Coast YMCA is offering free summer teen membership for youth ages 12 to 18 with proof of vaccination for July and August at all five YMCA locations: Monterey, South County, Salinas, San Benito and Watsonville, as well as the Salinas Aquatic Center. For more information, contact the main offices of the Central Coast YMCA at 831-757-4633.
CENTRAL COAST — Central Coast VNA and Hospice has received a $105,000 grant from Monterey Peninsula Foundation, host of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am and Pure Insurance Championship Impacting the First Tee. The grant will underwrite a portion of VNA’s operations, including its home health and hospice programs in Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Benito and South Santa Clara counties.