2009-09-24

Residents get a taste of the new Westlake farmers market



Ride to support MS Society



The Southern California Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will host its annual Bike MS Ride on Sat. and Sun., Oct. 3 and 4 in Ventura. More than 1,500 cyclists are expected to take part and help raise money for the cause; the goal is $1.26 million. Funds raised will support services for the more than 14,500 Southern and Central […]

‘Las Vegas Cool’ benefit on Oct. 4



Hospice of the Conejo will present its annual major fundraiser, “Las Vegas Cool,” from 5 to 9 p.m. Sun., Oct. 4 at the Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. The event will feature a silent auction and Las Vegas-style gaming including blackjack, craps and roulette with thousands of dollars in prizes and rewards. The public is invited, and tickets are $75 […]

Hospice volunteer training begins



The nonprofit Hospice of the Conejo will conduct the fall community volunteer training program from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, starting Sept. 30 at the hospice office in Thousand Oaks. Applicants must submit to an interview and background screening. The cost for the training is $50. The eight-week educational program prepares individuals to deal compassionately and sensitively with end-of-life issues […]

Comedy fundraiser slated



The Stand Up for Cancer Survivors Comedy FUNdraiser for The Wellness Community Valley/ Ventura will be at 7:15 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 8 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza’s Scherr Forum, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The event will feature stand up comics Randy Lubas, Jack Mayberry, and John DiCrosta, all of the Ventura Harbor Comedy Club. Mayberry made 22 appearances […]

Cure in The Canyons to benefit breast cancer research



Cure in the Canyons will take place this year at 11 a.m. Sun., Oct. 4 at the Four Seasons Hotel, 2 Dole Drive in Westlake Village. Guests may visit 29 cabanas on six acres and take part in free products, spa and beauty treatments from Kerstin Florian, Calidora Skin Clinic, Institut de Vie! and The California Wellness Institute as well […]

Chocolate, wine tasting will profit Alzheimer’s group



Calabasas residents Dina Sherman Bloch and Beth Cone Kramer will host a Chocolate and Wine Tasting Benefit for the Alzheimer’s Association at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 1 at the Hidden Chateau and Gardens in West Hills. Sherman Bloch, a voiceover artist, donates half of her net earnings to the Alzheimer’s Association and is team captain of the Sherman Tanks for […]

Institute announces wellness speaker series at Four Seasons

Talks address stress, nutrition and sleep

Residents can learn strategies to instill health and well-being in their lives from California Health & Longevity Institute experts during a complimentary wellness speaker series this fall at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the institute inside the Four Seasons Hotel, Two Dole Drive, Westlake Village. Prior to each presentation, attendees can meet experts in medicine, nutrition, fitness and life balance from […]