Gateway in the News

Article Photo

13th Annual Monterey Rock & Rod Festival

Date: June 21, 2019–June 22, 2019

Join us for the 13th Annual Monterey Rock & Rod Festival to be held June 21 and 22! The festival begins with a Sock Hop at the General Stilwell Community Center in Seaside, CA. Doors open at 5:30pm and the music starts at 6:00pm with the Yard Dogs. Jeremy "Elvis" Pearce and the Memphis Sons will play from 7:30 to 8:30pm. The Yard Dogs will close out the evening from 8:30 to 10:00pm. There will be food and beverages available for purchase. Dress in your favorite 50's attire for the Best Dressed Award and Dance Contest. Tickets are $25 per person.

Saturday's event will take place at the Custom House Plaza–Monterey State Historic Park in downtown Monterey. The show begins at 10:00am and goes until 6:00pm. There will be hundreds of pre-1975 custom and classic cars and trucks. The Greg Kihn Band headlines the show from 4:00–5:30pm with a Meet and Greet from 5:30–6:00pm. Other entertainment will be provided by Jeremy "Elvis" Pearce and the Memphis Sons, Los High Tops, Yard Dogs, Jagged Relics and DJ AL-B. This event is FREE! Visit for more information and to register your car. See ya then!

Proceeds benefit Gateway Center of Monterey County, Inc.

Article Photo

MC Gives Update

Date: January 10, 2019

$33,170.05 DONATED!

Thank you to all who donated to our MCGives! Campaign.
We couldn't continue our mission without your support.
We appreciate you!

Article Photo

David Flores: 2018 Gateway Center Chairman of the Board

Date: September 14, 2018

David has been a board member since 2016. His son Ben attends Gateway's Day Program. He is a retired Fireman having served with both the City of Los Angeles and the City of Santa Clara Fire Departments. He has coached youth basketball in P.G., bowling with Special Olympics in Monterey County, and has served with the Cannery Row Foundation. 

Article Photo

Gateway Center's Salute to Small Business Award

Date: October 01, 2017–October 31, 2018

Gateway Center has been awarded

The 2017 Salute to Small Business

Best Nonprofit of Monterey County!

We are extremely honored to have been chosen as the Best Nonprofit of 2017! We would like to thank KSBW and Union Bank for this prestigious award and are grateful for all who supported us in this process.

We would not be successful without the amazing dedication of the Gateway Center staff who work tirelessly each day to support and guide all of our clients and residents. Gateway Center is proud to offer various support services to enrich the lives of our participants and we continue to expand our programs so we may offer all adults with disabilities the opportunity to thrive.

Thank you to all of our donors who continue to support our mission!