Speaker Date Topic
Henry Gonzales Sep 28, 2016
Dealing with California's agricultural pests

California’s agricultural losses to exotic pests exceed $3 billion annually. Henry Gonzales, Agricultural Commissioner of Ventura County will be our guest and speak to us about the pests and invasive species that threaten local agribusiness crops. These nuisances also affect our own gardens and fruit trees.

Rasza Cruz Oct 05, 2016
The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

Come learn about the intricacies of our neighboring National Park, The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Ranger Rasza Cruz will go over future program events, popular hiking trails, and hot spot places to see wildlife.  Be sure to bring your sense of adventure! 

Jackie T. Samuel Jr. and/or Brian Brooks Oct 12, 2016
The U.S. Antarctic Program

The U.S. Antarctic Program, managed by the National Science Foundation, supports scientific research on the southern-most continent . . . research that cannot be done anywhere else on Earth. The Antarctic Support Contract (ASC), the primary logistical contractor for the US Antarctic Program, runs 3 permanent research stations, 2 research ships and multiple field camps. All cargo is shipped to/from Port Hueneme in cooperation with the US Military Sealift Command and the US Air Force.  Join us as we welcome Brian Brooks and/or Jackie Samuel from ASC Port Hueneme Operations, to learn more about supporting the US Antarctic Program.

OFFSITE MEETING AT CASA PACIFICA Oct 19, 2016
Check Presentation and Tour

We will be meeting at Casa Pacifica, 1722 So. Lewis Road, Camarillo 93012 (2 miles south of the freeway) to present our Care for Kids Golf Tournament check and learn how Casa Pacifica helps kids and families overcome some of the most challenging circumstances of their lives.

Richard Senate Oct 26, 2016
Ghost Hunters

What are ghosts? Why are they here? What does that tell us of life after death? Ghost Hunter Richard Senate will tell us about the ghosts of Ventura County—the most haunted places, and some of his best investigations--what he’s found while ghost chasing, the places that are haunted and why. Richard started his quest after he saw a ghost at one of the California Missions which started him on 35 years of ghost hunting. 

Glenn Pomeroy Nov 02, 2016
Earthquake!

SoCal has a great risk of earthquake. Referencing the 1994 6.7 magnitude earthquake that struck the San Fernando Valley, Glenn Pomeroy will address how earthquake damage can affect much more than residential property–it’s intertwined with the success of all business, including local industries and larger corporations. Glenn will share the 20 year process of building the California Earthquake Authority and new CEA programs and initiatives in California.

Captain Chris Janke Nov 09, 2016
Naval Base Ventura County

Naval Base Ventura County supports approximately 80 tenant commands with a base population of more than 19,000 personnel. Tenant commands encompass an extremely diverse set of specialties that support both Fleet and Fighter, including three warfare centers. NBVC is also home to deployable units, including the Pacific Seabees and the West Coast E-2C Hawkeyes. Let’s welcome Commanding Officer Chris Janke for an update on all things NBVC.

Kellie Prather Nov 16, 2016
Adult Literacy at the Camarillo Library

The Adult Literacy Program at Camarillo Library offers free tutoring for adults, both native speakers and English learners, provided by some remarkable volunteers from the community. Our speaker, Adult Literacy Program Coordinator Kellie Prather provides support to the tutors and learners as well as educates the public of this great resource.

DARK; NO MEETING Nov 23, 2016
NO MEETING
Tim Gandy Nov 30, 2016
Giving

Giving is at the heart of everything we do and has indeed made cooperation and civilization possible. Tim Gandy, author of “Giving Sucks, The Prosperity Vacuum” will remind us that you always have something you can give, no matter who you are or what your present circumstances may be.  

Sergeant Scott Duffner Dec 07, 2016
Surviving an Active Shooter Incident

The Active Shooter presentation by Sergeant Scott Duffner of the 1000 Oaks Police Department’s Intelligence Led Policing Unit will give us information on how to survive an Active Shooter incident and help make us aware of what the reaction will be from first responders. The presentation consists of 3 videos and PowerPoint slides with extremely helpful information (we hope we never need).

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