Society Holding 'Santa Paws' Fundraiser on Dec. 12
The Humane Society of Ventura County is holding its annual
"Santa Paws" fundraiser on Dec. 12, where pets - with their families - can
have their pictures taken with Santa.
The photo shoot will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on
Saturday at the HSVC's Ojai shelter, 402 Bryant St. The cost is $20 for one 4 x
6 photo, but for an extra donation, families can have a compact disc containing
all the digital photos taken of them. Photos and CDs will be ready to take home
on the same day.
The Humane Society of
Ventura County is open for adoptions Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to
4:30 p.m. Adoption cost for dogs and cats is $120. To see animals currently
available for adoption, visit www.humanesocietyvc.org.
Recycle Your Christmas Trees Through Harrison
Harrison Industries, the Ventura-based company that collects
trash, recyclables and yard waste to over 80,000 residential and commercial
customers in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, makes it easy for you to
recycle your Christmas tree.
In its Winter 2009 "Trash Flash" that comes with December's
bill, Harrison shows residential customers how to recycle their trees: Remove
the ornaments, hooks, lights, tinsel, bows, nails and tree stand. Cut the tree
into four-foot sections and place in your yard waste barrel on your scheduled
pickup day. But please remember that flocked trees cannot be recycled.
Trees that Harrison collects will be will processed into
various sizes of mulch. The material is used by Agromin to make several
products that benefit our farmlands, orchards, nurseries and our own gardens.
For more information about recycling services that Harrison
Industries offers, visit www.ejharrison.com.
Oxnard's 'City Watch' Keeps Residents Informed
Features in the City of Oxnard's December 2009 "City Watch,"
which was recently mailed to Oxnard residents, include a complete rundown of
City-sponsored Holiday events and the City's Christmas tree recycling program;
Public Works projects in the works; and reading programs offered by the Oxnard
Public Library. And as winter approaches, the publication also provides Oxnard
residents tips for driving in the rain.
Whisenhunt Communications designs the City of Oxnard's
quarterly "City Watch" publication that keeps Oxnard residents abreast of
ongoing City programs and events. For more information go to www.cityofoxnard.org.
Gold Coast Recycling Installs Cutting-edge
Gold Coast Recycling Center and Transfer Station in Ventura is
salvaging more recyclable materials than ever after recently updating its
commercial sorting system with a new cutting-edge model.
In November, Gold Coast Recycling installed a new $420,000
Hustler Company Conveyor system to process recyclables from its C & D -
"Construction and Demolition" - and "Unicycling" programs for local businesses.
The new model replaces the conveyor system Gold
Coast Recycling has used since 1998. It is a foot wider, several feet longer
and has 10 picking stations - two more than the old model. As a result, the
company now salvages approximately 300 tons of recyclable materials per day,
about 50 tons more per day than with the old system.
Lincoln Exhibit Comes to
Library in Temecula
traveling exhibit featuring unique and interesting reproduction artifacts from
the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois
is coming to the Grace Mellman Library in Temecula from Dec. 31-Jan. 20. The
public is invited to view the exhibit free of charge.
The Friends of the Temecula Libraries brought the exhibit to Temecula as part of the Temecula Reads! Lincoln year-long
literacy and education program which celebrates Abraham Lincoln during the 200th
anniversary year of his birth. The Friends also are holding a Lincoln Movie
Matinee on Dec. 27 at the Temecula Public Library on Pauba Road and an exhibit
reception on Jan. 9 at the Grace Mellman Library.
The reproduction artifacts on display include Lincoln's stovepipe hat, which he used like a
briefcase to hold important papers, and the bloody gloves found in Lincoln's
pocket the night of his assassination.
Hernandez Earns Special Health Industry Certification
Joe Hernandez, president of JHC Insurance Services, has
earned a special designation as a Certified Self-Funding Specialist from the
Health Care Association of America in partnership with the International
Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.
Hernandez, whose Ventura office manages employee benefits
programs, completed seven training courses in order to receive the HCAA
designation. The courses covered every aspect that plan sponsors, brokers,
employee benefit professionals and other health care professionals need to
consider when establishing or maintaining a self-funded health care plan.
JHC Insurance Services is located at 5700
Moon Drive in Ventura. For more information, call 644-9678, or toll-free at
(888) 542-4467. Visit it online at www.jhcbenefits.com.
All American Ballet Presents The Nutcracker on Dec. 20
Ballet's The Nutcracker will be
presented on Dec. 20 at the Ventura High School Auditorium in Ventura. AAB's production, danced by
highly-trained students alongside professional guest artists, features two shows,
at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $25, $18 and $12, and for children age 10 and
under are $10. Call (805) 650-6316 or visit www.AllAmericanBallet.org.
Communications designs brochures, fliers and print ads for All American Ballet
School & Company, a fully non-profit corporation that operates a ballet school
and performance company at 1932 Eastman Avenue in Ventura.
Whisenhunt Re-Elected to Yacht Club Board
Whisenhunt, owner of Whisenhunt Communications, has been elected to another
term on the board of directors of the Ventura Yacht Club. His three-year term
begins January 1, 2010.
founded Whisenhunt Communications
in 1990, has been active in the
community, having served as Managing Editor of the Ventura County Star for 17
years, a Ventura Port District Commissioner and a member of the
boards of the Ventura Chamber of Commerce and the Boys & Girls
Club of Ventura. He also serves on the board of the Community Memorial Hospital
Health Care Foundation.
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