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Wednesday, July 08, 2020
Join us for Plastic Free July!  WHAT IS PLASTIC FREE JULY? Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. The #1 way to prevent plastic pollution on our beaches is to stop it at the source and transition to a plastic-free community.   HOW CAN YOU SUPPORT YOUR ...read more
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Wednesday, July 08, 2020
Time to eat!Here is the Ventura Chamber of Commerce list of restaurants open for outdoor dining and takeout. Please call ahead to order or to make reservations. Hours may vary. Thank you for supporting our restaurants during this time!**Takeout/Curbside Pickup**Ambrosia By Caffrodite (Saturdays only) (805)628-9289Aloha Steakhouse (805)652-1799Aum Vibe (818)480-2898Banh-Mi Grill ...read more
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Tuesday, July 07, 2020
SERVPRO® Alerts Local Grill Masters: Grilling Fires Peak in July   Fire and water clean-up professionals offer local area homeowners tips for safe outdoor cookingVentura CA (Grassroots Newswire) July 1, 2020 - The summer grilling season is here, and outdoor cooking and socially-distanced picnic gatherings are a welcome change for families eager to get out and enjoy the warm weather. As ...read more
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Tuesday, July 07, 2020
   For immediate releasE                                                                                                                                    7/2020              Media Contacts:  Cherryl Connally / Marketing Department,805-642-1393/cconnally@islandpackers.com    RIGHT IN TIME FOR SUMMER:  ISLAND PACKERS IN VENTURA HARBOR VILLAGEANNOUNCES SEASONAL WHALE WATCHING AT ITS BESTNOW ...read more
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Monday, July 06, 2020
New Continuing Care Center at Ojai Valley Community Hospital Opens to Patients  State-of-the-art skilled nursing center offers long-term care and short-term rehabilitative care   (Ojai, California) The new Continuing Care Center at Ojai Valley Community Hospital, a 75-bed, state-of-the-art skilled nursing facility offering short-term rehabilitative care and long-term care, is now open to ...read more
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Monday, June 29, 2020
The Ventura College Foundation's Jerry Arellano Veteran Resource Center Library Program received $59,000 in new funding to provide textbook stipends to U.S. veteran students attending Ventura College.  Veterans will be given up to $250 per semester for two semesters. To receive the textbook-buying stipend, recipients must donate at least one of their books purchased with the stipend to the Jerry ...read more
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Friday, June 19, 2020
Guidance for Face Coverings
Friday, June 19, 2020
County of Ventura Public Health Issues New Guidance 6.19.20
Tuesday, June 02, 2020
Students for Eco-Education and Agriculture (SEEAG)organized produce donations from 13 different growers to fill over 4,000 bags of fresh produce for farm workers in need. The produce was distributed weekly in April and May.  Participating growers were Gill's Onions, Houweling's Group, San Miguel Produce, Earthtrine Farm, Saticoy Lemon Association, Duda Farm Fresh Foods, Petty Ranch, Calavo, ...read more
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Tuesday, May 26, 2020
The Ventura College Foundation's Weekend Marketplace will reopen May 30 and 31 and will continue to be open every weekend. The Marketplace has been closed since March 14 when social distancing restrictions took effect because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Marketplace will initially have 39 vendor booths and will safely limit customer attendance. Prior to the shutdown, the Marketplace drew about ...read more
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Wednesday, April 29, 2020
The economic fallout of the COVID-19 crisis is impacting local nonprofit community organizations in unforeseen ways. One of those affected is the Ventura College Foundation. The foundation's operating expenses are funded almost entirely from proceeds generated by its Ventura College Weekend Marketplace on the Ventura College campus. With the Marketplace closed until large gathering restrictions ...read more
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Monday, March 30, 2020
Fun, kid-friendly gardening activities from Students for Eco-Education and Agriculture (SEEAG)  are now available for children who are at home due to COVID-19 school closures. SEEAG, a local leader in agriculture education, conducts learning programs in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties at schools and farms where it teaches students how food is grown, healthy eating habits and proper nutrition. ...read more
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Friday, March 20, 2020
Ventura College's Miriam & Henry Schwab Academy of Music, scheduled for mid-July, has been cancelled in keeping with state, health and school closure guidelines to reduce the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).  "We are very disappointed that we cannot hold the academy this year," says Tim Harrison, dean of Performing Arts at Ventura College. "Over 100 student musicians from throughout the county ...read more
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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Click Here for the Guidance for Face Coverings.Click Here for the New Guidance 6.18.20 The Ventura Chamber of Commerce is working hard to continue to provide our members with the access, information and resources needed to weather the Corona Virus Pandemic. Obviously the health and safety of our community, employees and families is of the utmost importance.    Out of respect for the federal, ...read more
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Tuesday, March 03, 2020
The Gene Haas Foundation has made a $250,000 grant award to the Ventura College Foundation to support the Advanced Manufacturing program at Ventura College. These funds will be used to relocate the current manufacturing lab to the college's Applied Science Center and renovate the new location into a modern manufacturing facility designed to promote manufacturing occupations and enhance student ...read more
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