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General membership meeting & holiday party

Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 6 p.m.
Yolanda’s Restaurant
86 E. Daily Dr., Camarillo (Las Posas Plaza)

Light food, no-host bar.
Free to members, non members $10.

RSVP: vcwpcouncil@gmail.com

Members: You will be receiving a separate email with text for proposed bylaw changes to be voted on at this meeting.

We will also be voting on early endorsement and funding for Congresswoman Julia Brownley.

 
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Public Speaking Workshop

Public Speaking Workshop
with keynote speaker Robyn Ritter-Simon, RRS Political Strategies

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015
5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
VCCF Building, 4001 Mission Oaks Blvd., Camarillo

Open to the Public • FREE • Refreshments
Register at: vcwpcouncil@gmail.com

 
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Join Us for Our Annual Garden Party

Saturday, August 22, 2015
1 – 4 p.m.
Home of Jeanette Sanchez-Palacios & Rene Sanchez
618 Skyline Rd., Ventura

Honoring Congresswoman Lois Capps

$30 members / $35 non-members

Sponsors:  

$100 “Ground breaker” (includes 1 free ticket)

$200 “Trailblazer” (includes 2 free tickets)

Will be recognized on the program, at the event and on VCWPC’s website.

To purchase tickets online, go here.

A leader in promoting and advocating on behalf of women’s issues

At our annual fundraiser, we will honor Congresswoman Capps and celebrate the recent successes of VCWPC at a festive garden party.

 
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Annual Meeting and Board Election

Join us for our yearly event

Special Guest Speaker:
Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin

Saturday, March 14, 2015
1:00 p.m.
The Tower Club • Financial Plaza
300 E. Esplanade Drive, Suite 2200
Oxnard, CA 93006

Tickets: $30 members • $35 non-members
Program & light lunch

Limited Seating – RSVP by March 8
Buy your ticket online by clicking here
or mail your check to: VCWPC
P.O. Box 6603, Ventura CA 93006
Members who want to attend the election portion
only may come at 2:15 p.m. at no charge

Info: vcwpcouncil@gmail.com

 
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General Meeting & Holiday Party

SAVE THE DATE
Dec. 17, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Marie Callender’s
1295 Victoria Ave, Ventura
RSVP: vcwpcouncil@gmail.com

 
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Election Results for VCWPC Endorsed Candidates

We are happy to report that most of the VCWPC endorsed candidates were elected. All of these women worked hard and are to be congratulated on their efforts.

Thank you for all of your support! We know that our group and individual efforts made a difference!

U.S. Congress
Lois Capps, 24th District – Won
Julia Brownley, 26th District – Won

CA State Assembly
Jacqui Irwin, 44th District – Won

Oxnard Harbor District
Mary Anne Rooney – Won

City Council Races
Carmen Ramirez, Oxnard – Won
Ginger Gherardi, Santa Paula – Won
Barbra Williamson, Simi Valley – Lost

School Boards
Rachel Ulrich, Ventura County District – Won
Pat Phelps, Conejo Valley Unified – Won
Donna Branstrom, Hueneme Elementary – Lost
Darlene Bruno, Hueneme Elementary – Lost
Ana Del Rio Barba, Oxnard Elementary – Lost
Debra Cordes, Oxnard Elementary – Won
Veronica Robles Solis, Oxnard Elementary – Won
Beatriz Herrera, Oxnard Union High – Won
Karen Sher, Oxnard Union High – Won
Socorro Lopez-Hanson, Oxnard Union High – Lost

 
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Announcing our endorsed slate for the November 4 election

Each candidate completed our detailed endorsement application and was interviewed by members of the Political Action Committee before being recommended for endorsement. All of the endorsed candidates stated their agreement with our key issues – Social, Economic, Educational and Environmental Justice and Reproductive Health – as defined in our position papers.

Julia Brownley, Congressional District 26
Lois Capps, Congressional District 24
Jacqui Irwin, California State Assembly District 44
Carmen Ramirez, Oxnard City Council
Barbra Williamson, Simi Valley City Council
Ginger Gherardi, Santa Paula City Council
Mary Anne Rooney, Oxnard Harbor District
Rachel Ulrich, Ventura County Board of Education, District 1
Pat Phelps, Conejo Valley Unified School District Board
Donna Branstrom and Darlene Bruno, Hueneme Elementary School
District Board
Ana Del Rio Barba, Debra Cordes and Veronica Robles Solis, Oxnard Elementary School District Board
Beatriz Herrera, Karen Sher and Socorro Lopez-Hanson, Oxnard Union
High School District Board

 
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Join us for a special VCWPC Political Action Committee & General Meeting

Thursday, September 18, 2014
6:00 p.m.

Café on A
438 South A Street, Oxnard CA 93030

We will be voting to endorse women in all the county races. Please join us for this important event. Note that only current members are allowed to vote.

SAVE THE DATE:
On Tuesday, September 30 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. we will be having a special meeting for our endorsed candidates at Marie Callender’s, 1295 Victoria Ave, Ventura CA 93003 in the Garden Room.

Small appetizers will be served, but no-host bar.

 
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Transferring your Passion and Leadership Skills into the Public Sector

Second in a series of forums to grow more dynamic women leaders in Ventura County

Thursday, September 4, 2014
5:30-8 p.m.
VCCF Nonprofit Center Board Room
4001 Mission Oaks Blvd., Camarillo, CA 93010

Keynote Speaker: State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson
We need more women’s voices and values* guiding decisions about life in our communities. Whether you are considering running for office or taking your first steps into public life, this is for YOU!

• Make and deepen connections with other women leaders.
• Assess your personal leadership strengths and areas for growth.
• Become inspired and informed about avenues for involvement.
• Discuss next steps with women like you in break-out groups representing three pathways forward.

RSVP early to vcwpcouncil@gmail.com. No cost, but space is limited.

* VCWPC seeks to achieve equality for all women, and values reproductive self-determination, and social, economic and environmental justice.

 
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Join us for VCWPC’s Summer
Garden Party Fundraiser

Sunday, August 3, 2014
1 to 4 p.m.
At the home of Dr. Manuel and Mrs. Irma J. Lopez
1911 Cascades Court, Oxnard

Honoring Celeste Weingardt, a leader in promoting and advocating on behalf of women’s issues

At our annual fundraiser, we will honor Celeste and celebrate the recent successes of VCWPC at a festive garden party.

Tickets: $25 members; $30 non-members
Sponsors: $100 (includes 1 free ticket)
$200 (includes 2 free tickets)
Will be recognized on the program, at the event and on VCWPC’s website.

Pay for your tickets at the door or make a secure online payment by going here.

If you plan to pay at the door, please e-mail your RSVP to vcwpcouncil@gmail.com.  Questions may be directed to vcwpcouncil@gmail.com or (805) 983-4096.

 
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