A free entrepreneurship boot camp for veterans will be offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Waco McLennan County Library Conference Room at 1717 Austin Ave. The boot camp will focus on the three “Ms” of business: management, marketing, and money, with exemplary entrepreneurs presenting each segment. Steve Surguy of the Mclennan Small Business Development Center will present on how the center can help Veterans grow their business.

The event is free to veterans, active duty military members and their spouses. Register at WacoVeteransBootcamp.Eventbrite.com.

For more information, call 773-4663.

Pack of Hope

Casa de Castillo, 4820 Sanger Ave., will host a Pack of Hope fundraiser Tuesday.

The restaurant will donate 25 percent of all sales between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m. to the nonprofit organization, whose sole mission is to erase child hunger in McLennan County by providing school districts and their eligible students with backpacks filled with food to take home on weekends.

Pack of Hope serves 17 of the 18 school districts in McLennan County.

Contact Lisa Wilhelmi at lwilhelmi@mclennan.edu for more information.

CRRC membership

The Community Race Relations Coalition is conducting a membership drive event from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Little Caesars Pizza, 1412 N. Valley Mills Drive.

All interested in joining are encouraged to attend.

Those attending will pay for pizza, and membership dues upon joining.

For more information, contact Paige Davis at 292-9169.

Alta Vista garage sale

The Alta Vista Neighborhood Association will have its biannual neighborhoodwide garage sale Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Residents in the Alta Vista Neighborhood Association boundaries do not have to get a permit to have a garage sale that weekend.

Call JoAnn Williams at 662-2438 for more information.

Bee-friendly gardening

Master Gardeners will be on hand at the Downtown Farmers Market on Saturday to discuss bee-friendly gardening, with an emphasis on the importance of cultivating year-round flowing native plants.

The farmers market is at 500 Washington Ave. across from the McLennan County Courthouse. Call 718-2452 for more information.

Submit items in printed or typed form to Briefly, P.O. Box 2588, Waco 76702-2588; fax to 757-0302; or email to goingson@wacotrib.com.

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