SLO Green Build will present "The Sun Also Rises" as its sixth in a series of sustainable architecture design workshops. The event starts at 6 p.m. Jan 24 and will include a tour of the Temple Beth David, highlighting passive solar design in action. Admission is free and open to all professionals, students, and anyone interested in green architecture. Beth David is located at 10180 Los Osos Valley Road at Foothill. For more info about SLO Green Build, call 466-6737 or visit slogreenbuild.org.
Give the gift of life between Jan. 21 and Feb. 17 to receive a box of chocolates from See's. Central Coast United Blood Services is always looking for blood donations, especially type O negative. United Blood Services' San Luis Obispo branch is located at 4119 Broad St. For more info, call 543-4290 or visit bloodhero.com.
Web Feet, SLO's own integrated marketing group, has moved to accommodate an expanding staff. The company can help with image development and design, publicity, advertising, and business development services. Their new location is at 3978 Short St., suite 100, in SLO. For more info call 786-4732 or visit webfeetim.com.
Congratulations to Meathead Movers, which is celebrating 10 years of business on the Central Coast. The fraternal duo of Aaron and evan Steed created Meathead Movers when they were still in high school as an after-school and weekend job. Today, it's the second largest family-owned business in SLO County and is still growing. This month, they'll open an office in the college town of Camarillo. The Steeds attribute their success to honesty, good work ethic, and community support. For more info about the company, call 544-6328 or visit meatheadmovers.com.
Digital Foundation, a local IT solutions company, is holding free hour-long seminars Jan. 25 through 29 for managers of small- and medium-sized businesses. They'll focus on increased efficiency in the workplace and communication within the business, with help from Microsoft Outlook. Workshops are for businesses with at least 10 computers and a server, and which are already using the program. The fun starts at noon and includes lunch. Businesses must reserve a seat in advance, so don't delay. Digital Foundation provides technology solutions, including networking design and installation, consulting, and software licensing. For more info, call 594-1987 or visit digitalfoundation.net.
Kylie Mendonca compiled this week's Strokes and Plugs. Send your business news to firstname.lastname@example.org.