2002-05-09

YMCA tastes success with Oak Park pancake fundraiser



The Triunfo YMCA hosted its fifth annual Pancake Breakfast Carnival last Saturday, serving hundreds of local residents. Served this year at Oak Canyon Park in Oak Park, proceeds from the event directly benefit underprivileged families through the YMCA’s Summer Scholarship programs. A preliminary estimate said that the YMCA’s Pancake Breakfast raised more than $10,000 this year, which will provide more […]

National Volunteer Week celebrated LISA ADAMS/The Acorn



National Volunteer Week celebrated LISA ADAMS/The Acorn SCOOPS OF APPRECIATION– Los Robles Regional Medical Center’s Chief Executive Officer Robert C. Shaw, left, and Director of Volunteers Karen Chellevold scoop ice cream to volunteers Shirley Sharpe, left, (13-year volunteer) and Ruby Rooks (18-year volunteer) in honor of National Volunteer Week. The hospital recently offered an ice cream social to all their […]

Help needed at summer camps



Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District is accepting applications from individuals wishing to teach preschool classes in the Oak Park/Agoura area as part of the Oak Park Summer Mini-Camp program. Experience working with preschool-age children and planning daily activities is desirable. Openings also exist for "high energy" day camp leaders to staff Fun Oaks Day Camps. Experience working with elementary […]

United Methodist Church lists upcoming services



Pastor Rob Calderhead concludes his series of messages titled "Prayer: What is it and What Can it do for You" at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services on Sun., May 12 at United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Students in the Junior Youth Fellowship, grades 6-8, will assist the pastor. Special music will be provided by five […]

Trail run helps victims



The first running of the "Malibu Creek Trail Challenge" on Sat., April 13 attracted 530 athletes to run in Malibu Creek State Park. The Trail Runners Club raised more than $11,000 for children who lost a parent in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The money will go to the Kiwanis 911 Victims Children’s Fund. Damon Lyman passed Alan Villavicencio 50 […]

Picking the right shoe is important Foot Health: Selecting the Right Athletic Shoe



Picking the right shoe is important Foot Health: Selecting the Right Athletic Shoe Picking the right shoe is important Foot Health: Selecting the Right Athletic Shoe From running to aerobics, the feet bear much of the burden for carrying out leisure sports activities, and selecting the right footwear is critical to foot health and performance. "Feet are made to bear […]

Steven Boyle of Westlake Village, a junior at Westlake High School (WHS), will participate in the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine from July 7 to 16 in Los Angeles.



Steven Boyle of Westlake Village, a junior at Westlake High School (WHS), will participate in the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine from July 7 to 16 in Los Angeles. The forum will provide Boyle with an opportunity to explore a variety of concepts in public health, medical ethics, research and general practice, including site visits to medical facilities and […]

Achievement to be celebrated



Temple Adat Elohim will host a celebration marking a milestone in the career of Rabbi Alan Greenbaum at 7:30 p.m. on Wed., May 15 in the temple’s Social Hall, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Rabbi Greenbaum will be receiving his honorary Doctorate of Divinity for his service to the rabbinate for the past 25 years from Hebrew Union College, […]

Seniors can get advice on independence



A simple phone call may help seniors maintain their independence. The U.S. Administration on Aging offers a toll free number and Web site as part of its activities that support seniors. Seniors and caregivers who use the service can find important information on programs to help them with tasks such as finding transportation to the doctor’s office, arranging for home-delivered […]

Frist humanitarian awards given



During a recent luncheon at Los Robles Regional Medical Center, Frist Humanitarian Award Honorees for year 2001 were honored. Margarita Horowitz was named "Volunteer of the Year," while Deanna "Dee" Dowd was tapped as "Employee of the Year." Horowitz has been a volunteer at the medical center for 13 years. Dowd runs the cafeteria and has worked for the hospital […]


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