• News for Community

  • Thursday, February 25, 2021
    The Workforce Development Board of Ventura County (WDB) has released its 2021-2024 regional and local plans for workforce and economic development in the county. The plans are available for public review and comments.  WDB serves as a facilitator between public and private sectors, creating partnerships that will strengthen the Ventura County economy and match well-paying jobs with a trained ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Member News, Ventura County, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, February 23, 2021
    Branches of the Southeast Ventura County YMCA are offering outdoor, in-person enrichment programs for preschoolers through age 11.The Yarrow Family YMCA holds classes Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Preschoolers get moving with "Preschool Hip Hop" on Mondays and "Preschool Ballet" on Thursdays and Fridays. Storytime readings are from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Thursdays. Parents looking ...read more
    Categories: Community, Health & Wellness, Press Release, General News Article, Member News
    Thursday, February 18, 2021
    Triunfo Water & Sanitation District will sponsor an online class on how to create and maintain a low-water using garden at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10. The class is free and open to the public.  The training will be conducted by an instructor from the Master Gardeners of Ventura County and will cover topics including the meaning of “drought-tolerant,” getting to know your yard, ...read more
    Categories: City of Westlake Village, Education, General News Article, Ventura County, City of Thousand Oaks, Community, Event, Press Release
    Monday, February 15, 2021
    The Parkinson’s Foundation focuses on improving the lives of people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and their families. Our mission is to empower and serve people with PD through expert care, education, advocacy, and research that is patient and community-centered-- meaning people with Parkinson’s always have a seat at the table.  “Moving Day- a Walk to Fight PD” Moving Day on April 17, 2021, is an ...read more
    Categories: Community, Health & Wellness, Senior Services, Event, Member News, Ventura County
    Friday, February 12, 2021
    Dianne McKay named Educational Leader of the YearVentura County Leadership Academy recognizes Mustang president and VCCCD trustee   THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (Feb. 11, 2021) – Mustang Marketing President Dianne McKay has been named Educational Leader of the Year by Ventura County Leadership Academy. McKay is currently serving in her third term as an elected trustee for the Ventura County ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member News, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 10, 2021
    The three branches of the Southeast Ventura County YMCA are taking early registrations for their summer day camps. Camps are from June 14 through August 13 at the Conejo Valley YMCA and Yarrow Family YMCA and from June 7 through August 6 at the Simi Valley Family YMCA. Discounted pricing will be in effect until April 1.Campers can attend full time (five days a week) or part-time (three days a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member News, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, February 08, 2021
    Marijane Unter Elected to the Board of Directors of the New West Symphony   (THOUSAND OAKS, CA) – February 8, 2021 -- Marijane Unter, a senior financial executive with more than a quarter of a century of professional services experience, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the New West Symphony. Presently a partner at BDO USA, Unter was most recently a partner at Deloitte & Touche where ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member News, Press Release
    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: Community, Member News, Economic, Press Release, General News Article
    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: Economic, Press Release, Member News, Community, General News Article, Ventura County, 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