A new San Luis Obispo firm is offering personalized financial planning and investment management services. Empowering Financial Solutions Inc. will launch its grand opening on Nov. 1 at its new location at 867 Pacific St. from 3 to 7 p.m. The firm will also offer information on investment management services, pension and profit sharing plans, trusts, estates, and business entities. For more information, contact Joan Parker at 541-5105.
SLO County artists and writers are being summoned to help participate in creating a holiday group show and companion book organized around the theme "Top Dogs." Sales of the book will benefit the animals of the Woods Humane Society. Dates of submission are Nov. 12 for writers and Nov. 15 for artists. An exhibition will be scheduled for Dec. 1 though Feb. 2. For submission guidelines, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Just in time for the holiday season, the San Luis Obispo County Historical Society has created a 2008 historic calendar of San Luis Obispo County. The calendars are priced at $15 each and are available at the County Museum Bookstore at 696 Monterey St. All proceeds benefit the SLO County Museum and the Dallidet Adobe and Gardens. For more information, call 543-0638.
Staff Writer Kai Beech compiled this week's Strokes and Plugs. Items for consideration should be e-mailed to email@example.com.