Member News

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020
United Way of Ventura County’s (UWVC) will present awards in volunteerism, corporate citizenship, and community impact at the 16th Annual Virtual Spirit Awards Gala and 75th Anniversary Celebration November 12, celebrating community champions that embody the spirit of United Way in advancing the common good in Ventura County. The virtual gala will be streamed via YouTube Live on Thursday, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Member News, Special Event
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Assistance League® of Conejo Valley Thrift Shop invites you to the exciting preview of our most popular event “Glitz and Glam” on Monday, November 2, from 4:00-7:00 pm.  For a $20 cash donation, you can come in to shop and purchase beautiful holiday fashions and jewelry ahead of the public opening on Tuesday, November 3.  The Thrift Shop is located at 2853 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, CA ...read more
Categories: City of Westlake Village, Community, General News Article, Special Event, City of Agoura Hills, City of Thousand Oaks
Friday, October 23, 2020
Shop at Assistance League® of Conejo Valley Thrift Shop for a bewitching sale beginning next Saturday, October 24. All Halloween merchandise will be 50% off! Hurry in, the sale ends on Halloween day, Saturday, October 31. The Thrift Shop is located at 2853 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91362. Store hours are Tuesday and Saturday 11am - 4pm and Thursday 11am – 7pm. For more information, ...read more
Categories: City of Agoura Hills, City of Thousand Oaks, City of Westlake Village, Community, General News Article, Special Event
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
"And all at once, summer collapsed into Fall".-Oscar Wilde.October is my favorite month and this year more than any, I couldn't wait to say "Hello October".   I say hello to pumpkin spice tea, autumn squash soup, sweet potato pie, mango body butter and all things that inspire the season.  These are just a few of the October celebrations that come to mind: Canadian Thanksgiving (October 12), ...read more
Categories: Member News
Monday, October 19, 2020
New West Symphony announced today that it has received two grants totaling $29,000 to support the Laby Harmony Project of Ventura County. The grants come from the California Arts Council and Bank of America Charitable Foundation.  Affiliated with Harmony Project Los Angeles and adopted by New West Symphony in 2012, the Laby Harmony Project provides musical opportunity to children in ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Member News, Press Release
Thursday, October 15, 2020
The Southeast Ventura County YMCA, with branches in Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley and Westlake Village, is seeking items for its Online Holiday Auction taking place November 19 through December 11.  Proceeds from the silent auction go to support local YMCA programs. When the YMCA branches were forced to close during the coronavirus pandemic, they immediately began offering online exercise and ...read more
Categories: Community, Member News, Special Event, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, October 06, 2020
Express Employment Professionals Awarded as one of 50 Fastest Growing Companies in the Tri-County Area and Editors Choice Santa Barbara, CALIF., Oct 5th, 2020—The Express Employment Professionals Oxnard Branch was recognized as one of the Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies by the Pacific Coast Business Times. Based on revenue growth for the past 3 years, the Pacific Coast Business Times honors 50 ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release, Community
Monday, October 05, 2020
Businesses have until January 1, 2021 to comply with a California law requiring that companies with five or more employees provide two hours of supervisory training and one hour of staff training every two years on harassment, discrimination, bullying and retaliation.  With the deadline approaching and many employees still working remotely, in-person training is not often feasible. Another ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Member News, Press Release
Saturday, October 03, 2020
Cooler weather is on the way and we have just what you need!  Assistance League® of Conejo Valley presents the Grand Coat Collection sale at our Thrift Shop starting Tuesday, October 6th. Coats for women, men, and children, in all sizes, styles, colors, and fabrics.  The Thrift Shop is located at 2853 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 in the Skyline Plaza Center.  Store hours are ...read more
Categories: City of Agoura Hills, City of Thousand Oaks, City of Westlake Village, Community, General News Article, Member News, Special Event
Thursday, October 01, 2020
Opening Concert, ‘A Tour of Japan’ With Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers, Premieres Online Oct. 18 From the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library            In response to ongoing COVID-19-related restrictions, New West Symphony announced today a totally reimagined season of digital concerts—along with engaging complementary content—reflecting the music, cultures and family traditions found in Ventura ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Special Event
Thursday, September 24, 2020
The Southeast Ventura County YMCA and the Columbia Memorial Space Center have collaborated on a new advanced STEM program for local middle schoolers. The YMCA's STEM Club begins October 19 with virtual meetings.  The program is divided into three units--Aerospace (October 19 through December 18), Solar Chemistry (January 18 through March 26) and 3D Printing and Robotics (April 12 through June ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Member News
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
On November 2, 2020, BumbleBee Foundationwill be hosting our 1st Online Silent Auction – Transforming Your Generosity into Hope – and we couldn’t be more excited about this event! We’ve been working hard BEEhind the scenes for months procuring incredible items and packages to bid on, thanks to our amazing donors. We are thrilled to have you join us for this inaugural event in support of the ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Member News, Ventura County, General News Article, Los Angeles County, Special Event
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
Branches of the Southeast Ventura County YMCA are accepting sign-ups for their Youth & Government programs. The programs are an opportunity for high school students to learn about the legislative process and what it takes to participate in such roles as elected officials, judges, lawyers, advocates, legislators, county supervisors and city council persons.  Youth & Government participants ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Member News
Thursday, September 03, 2020
California-based tech company Heed Consulting Group is working with St Mel's School to address the challenge of distance teaching by installing customized classroom studios.?The novel Coronavirus has resulted in school interruptions and closures all across the world. Globally, over 1.2 billion children are out of the classroom. As a result, education has changed dramatically, with the distinctive ...read more
Categories: Los Angeles County, Member News, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, August 13, 2020
The Southeast Ventura County YMCA is now offering outdoor exercise classes at its three branch locations and virtual exercise classes online.  Outdoor exercise classes include total body conditioning, group cycle, spin, Pilates/yoga, boot camp, tai chi and senior-focused exercises. Classes start as early as 6:00 a.m., Monday through Friday, at the Conejo Valley YMCA, Simi Valley Family YMCA and ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, July 10, 2020
With many structured physical activities still shutdown because of the pandemic, the Southeast Ventura County YMCA is hosting daily online fitness classes for all ages. The classes are offered at no cost to the community. No advance reservations and no YMCA membership are required.  Instructors from the three local branches, Conejo Valley YMCA, Simi Valley Family YMCA and Yarrow Family YMCA, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Community