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  • Friday, January 15, 2021
     VALENTINE’S DATE NIGHT DRIVE-IN SCREENING OF CLASSIC ROM-COM  “L.A. STORY” TO KICK OFF PARAMOUNT RANCH RESTORATION CAMPAIGN, SATURDAY, FEB. 13, 5:00-9:00 P.M. Admission Tickets at https://samofund.org/datenight  THOUSAND OAKS, CA -- Join us for a socially distant evening under the stars with a Date Night Drive-In screening of the classic romantic comedy “L.A. Story,”Saturday, Feb. 13, 5:00-9:00 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Special Event, Press Release, General News Article, Ventura County
    Tuesday, January 12, 2021
    Workforce Development Board of Ventura County (WDB) was awarded $2,417,711 from the U.S. Department of Labor to prepare justice-involved individuals for the workforce. Another $350,000 was received from the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act/Governor's Discretionary Fund for services to the English Language Learner (ELL) population to foster successful job placement and retention.    WDB ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Member News, Economic, Press Release
    Monday, January 11, 2021
    Plans to increase workforce development opportunities and skills in Ventura County through 2022 will be discussed at a Zoom Workforce Development Board of Ventura County (WDB) Strategic Workforce Planning Roundtable Thursday, January 28, from noon to 1:00 p.m. The public is invited to discuss the plans and provide input.    One regional and one local plan was  initially created in 2017 by WDB as ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Ventura County, Special Event, Economic, Press Release, Member News
    Monday, December 21, 2020
    The Workforce Development Board of Ventura County (WDB) was awarded a $315,000 grant by the State of California Employment Development Department to implement a National Dislocated Worker Grant (NDWG) to address the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on the Ventura County workforce.   The funding will aid Ventura County's response to COVID-19 by providing opportunities for employment and training ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Education, Member News, Ventura County
    Monday, December 21, 2020
    Staff members of the Southeast Ventura County YMCA and officers from the Lost Hills Sheriff's Department gave away almost 500 toys on Thursday at the Yarrow Family YMCA in Westlake Village.  Toys were distributed to 120 young scholars (and their siblings) who participated in last summer's "Find My Genius" YMCA program. In addition, each family received a $100 VISA debit card donated by the Lost ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Member News, Press Release, Special Event, Ventura County
    Monday, November 02, 2020
    The Yarrow Family YMCA in Westlake Village has opened a nearly 9,000 square foot covered outdoor fitness facility in its back parking lot (31105 East Thousand Oaks Blvd.). The facility opened November 2.  The exercise area contains cardio equipment and weights to provide members an opportunity to workout in a COVID-compliant setting until Los Angeles County officially enters the red tier level ...read more
    Categories: Community, Health & Wellness, Press Release, General News Article, Member News
    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: Education, Member News, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    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: Human Interest, Press Release, General News Article, Member News, Education, Los Angeles County