• News for Human Interest

  • 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 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: Special Event, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 23, 2020
    Join us for a game of virtual Bingo for your chance to win a $25 e-gift card! Games are free to join and will be hosted twice a month on the video conferencing platform WebEx. Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. How to register: Call and RSVP to Nelly Leng at (818) 798-8384. Once you provide your email address, we will email you a bingo card and further instructions. Open to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Member News, Press Release
    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: General News Article, Los Angeles County, Special Event, Community, Human Interest, Member News, Ventura County
    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: Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Los Angeles County, Member News
    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