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  • Tuesday, November 24, 2020
    The BumbleBee Foundation is making this holiday season a little sweeter for 50 pediatric cancer families, both locally and statewide. Through their annual Holiday BEEs program, volunteers affectionately referred to as “Busy Bees” shop, wrap and deliver gift cards and toys to each pediatric cancer family.   While most families are preparing for gift exchanges and traditional activities, ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Member News, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 18, 2020
    Camarillo-based employment law firm LightGabler has added three attorneys.  Susannah J. Galiano counsels employers on employment-related issues as well as represents employers in litigation matters. Galiano also conducts group training for employers on various aspects of employment and labor law. She received her Juris Doctorate from Southwestern University School of Law. She is licensed to ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Member News, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 17, 2020
    Thursday, December 3rd at 6pm Join us for an online tasting event with Justin Baldwin - the founder of Justin Vineyards and Winery RSVP and pre-pay for the cheese & charcuterie plate at gelsons.com/justin You can also purchase featured wines in-store.
    Categories: General News Article, Member News, Special Event, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, November 13, 2020
      Express Employment Professionals Launches Toy Drive Express Employment Professionals is partnering with the Ventura County Fire Department for the Spark of Love Holiday Toy Drive. The Toy Drive will be taking place from November 16th to December 10th. All toys and donations collected will be distributed to local Non-Profits to bring joy to children in need. Currently, Spark of love is ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Member News, Press Release, Special Event, Ventura County
    Wednesday, November 11, 2020
      Merley, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today? The idea was very organic and a natural fit as I’m known as the ‘gift whisperer’ within my family and among my friends. I didn’t miss special occasions and I also love to send surprise gifts. Since the response from the gifts I was already making for friends, kids, teachers, etc. was so positive, the next ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Member News, Press Release
    Sunday, November 08, 2020
    Assistance League® of Conejo Valley Thrift Shop presents Holiday Happenings starting Tuesday, November 10. Come in and discover delightful and colorful decor ready for seasonal gift-giving. We have ornaments and trim, centerpieces and linens to enhance your holiday home. Explore our elegant attire and jewelry to add sparkle to this year’s gatherings.  
    Categories: City of Thousand Oaks, Community, Member News, City of Agoura Hills, City of Westlake Village, General News Article, Special Event
    Tuesday, November 03, 2020
    For November, our sign up genius has many open slots to be filled.  We are asking for eighty lunches per day which we know is a lot, but all of these lunches are needed.  You can sign up to bring ten or more.  The sign-up button is below.  The sign-up genius is set up until the end of December.  The Harbor House daily lunch/meal program has shortened the pickup time. We have found most people ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member News, Human Interest, Press Release
    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: General News Article, Member News, Community, Health & Wellness, Press Release
    Monday, November 02, 2020
    Express Employment Professionals Pay It Forward Holiday Hiring Drive to Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters The Express Employment Professionals Thousand Oaks and Oxnard branches are leading a Pay It Forward Holiday Hiring Drive from November 25th through December 20th, 2020. For every person that earns a paycheck with the Oxnard and Thousand Oaks branches for the first time, local franchise owners ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Member News, Special Event
    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
    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: General News Article, Member News, Press Release, Education
    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
    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: Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Los Angeles County, Member News