2012-02-24

Local couple help give wings to annual Angels Ball




As she dashed through the lobby to a board of directors meeting at Casa Pacifica in Camarillo, Keets Cassar encountered a 14- year- old boy who, unprompted, wished her a nice day. “I stopped in my tracks,” Cassar said. The 73 children who live at Casa Pacifica, a provider of children’s mental health services in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, […]

La Reina hosts info night



La Reina High School will host an information meeting for parents of prospective students from 7 to 8 p.m. Tues., March 6 in the school’s cafeteria, 106 W. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. In a Q&A format, the event will feature information about admissions criteria, financial aid, transportation options, placement testing, recommendations and the personal interview. A Catholic college preparatory junior […]

Union donates $3,100 to ACE High School



Representatives from Tri- Counties Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning National Association and Sheet Metal Workers Local Union No. 273 donated funds to Camarillo’s Architecture, Construction and Engineering Charter High School. On Feb. 14, Steve Reno, SMACNA president, and Steve Sweeting, business manager of the union, presented a $3,100 check to the school’s administrators. The funds will be used to purchase […]

CSUCI students organize rst Relay for Life fundraiser



Students from Cal State Channel Islands will hold their inaugural 24-hour team relay event, Relay for Life, to benefit the American Cancer Society starting at noon Fri., March 2 at the south campus quad at One University Drive, Camarillo. The event will be dedicated to founding CUSCI faculty member Dr. Stephen Lefevre, a political science professor and associate vice president […]

Girl Scouts journey around the world



Bank awards $5,000 to cancer foundation



The Cancer Hope Foundation, winner of the Chase Local Charity Program, was presented a check for $5,000 at the Avenida de Los Arboles Chase branch in Thousand Oaks Feb. 15. The Cancer Hope Foundation will use the grant to help fund Camp Keepsake, where adults with cancer and cancer survivors can go, cost-free, with family and friends to spend time […]

Scouts earn their pet badges



Chamber uses new technology to better serve members and Camarillo community

Camarillo Chamber of Commerce introduces the use of QR Codes in print publications as well as other new programs in upcoming months

One can’t help but notice those weird squiggly line things that are pasted on everything from magazine ads to ketchup bottles, but what exactly are QR Codes and what are they supposed to do? A QR (or Quick Response) Code is a two-dimensional code similar to the bar codes used to store information about products found in the store. The […]

Members in the News



For full versions of these member stories and more, visit CamarilloChamber.org Premium Outlets present fashions at Soroptimist event Leading fashions from the Camarillo Premium Outlets and Camarillo Bridal will be featured during the “Love Blooms in Style” fashion show sponsored by Soroptimist International of Camarillo. Read More online! v Children’s Dental Group celebrates 35 years of smiles Children’s Dental Group […]

Economic Development Collaborative Small Business Development Center honored for job creation

Center has quickly impacted area’s economic vitality

EDC-VC’s Small Business Development Center was instrumental in creating and retaining nearly 600 jobs in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties last year through its one-on-one business advising and workshops. These results earned EDC-VC’s SBDC the “Highest Job Creation 2011” award from the Los Angeles Regional Small Business Development Center Network at the organization’s Professional Development Conference at College of the […]