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  • Monday, October 19, 2020
    No one should have to give up a pet due to financial constraints right now.  Together we are making a difference.  Our last event at Councilmember Bob Bloomenfield's office helped over 100 people and their pets.  We had 200 more emails and calls waiting for us as did our partners.  There is a critical need right now and keeping owner surrenders down is important to our shelters and rescues.  We ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Special Event
    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: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Member News, Special Event
    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
    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
    Wednesday, September 23, 2020
    In support of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley’s (BGCGCV) “Rising Stronger Together” Campaign, Logix Federal Credit Union donated $5,000 to the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Conejo Valley this summer, with the help of the Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce. Logix hosted a fundraiser through its Community Stars Foundation in June to provide additional dollars; members participated in ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Human Interest, Member News, 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 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: 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: 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