December 2009
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Whisenhunt Communication Holiday Card
Humane Society Holding 'Santa Paws' Fundraiser on Dec. 12

Humane Society Santa PawsThe 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
Recycle Your Christmas Trees Through Harrison Industries

Harrison Industries Winter 2009 Trash Flash newsletterHarrison 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
Oxnard's 'City Watch' Keeps Residents Informed

City of Oxnard's December 2009 City Watch NewsletterFeatures 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
Gold Coast Recycling Installs Cutting-edge Commercial Sorter

Gold Coast Recycling Commercial Picking LineGold 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  

Temecula Reads Lincoln FlierA world-class 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.
Joe Hernandez Earns Special Health Industry Certification

Joe HernandezJoe 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
All American Ballet Presents The Nutcracker on Dec. 20

American Ballet NutcrackerAll American 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
Whisenhunt 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.
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Whisenhunt Re-Elected to Yacht Club Board

Stan Whisenhunt Stan 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.
Whisenhunt, who
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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Humane Society of Ventura County
Harrison Industries
City of Oxnard
Gold Coast Recycling
The Friends of the Temecula Libraries
JHC Insurance Services
All American Ballet
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