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Record crowd as awards honor business leaders, star students

By   /  Friday, June 13th, 2014  /  Nonprofits, Small Business, South Coast  /  Comments Off on Record crowd as awards honor business leaders, star students

More than 700 business and community members turned out to the 20th annual South Coast Business and Technology Awards dinner on June 12. The attendance was the highest yet for the event, which has helped raise $1.6 million in scholarships to more than 650 students over the past two decades. The event honors leaders from Read More →

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EDCO president to retire Sept. 1

By   /  Wednesday, June 11th, 2014  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  1 Comment

Marking the fourth transition at a major Ventura County nonprofit in less than a month, Steve Kinney, the founding president of EDCO, the economic development group for Oxnard, said he will step down on Sept. 1.

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Fast Pitch SB awards $40K to nonprofits

By   /  Thursday, May 22nd, 2014  /  Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Fast Pitch SB awards $40K to nonprofits

Santa Barbara’s first ever startup-style contest for nonprofit organizations, Fast Pitch SB, awarded $40,000 in prize money at its final round of competition at the Music Academy of the West last week. Nearly 100 initial participants were narrowed down to 20 nonprofit contestants, and on April 23, the competition’s judges selected 10 finalists. Last week, Read More →

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United Way of Ventura County CEO to retire

By   /  Monday, May 19th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Latest news, Nonprofits, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on United Way of Ventura County CEO to retire

David Smith, president and CEO of United Way of Ventura County since 2001, will retire in December. “Dave Smith has brought significant value to the United Way organization and Ventura County for nearly 13 years,” the group’s chairman, Thomas Cohen, said in a news release. “He will be difficult to replace.” Smith and his wife, Read More →

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Nonprofit aims to connect entrepreneurs

By   /  Monday, May 19th, 2014  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, Small Business, South Coast, Technology, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Nonprofit aims to connect entrepreneurs

A new Santa Barbara-based nonprofit is hoping to connect entrepreneurs with mentors.

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Oxnard Boys & Girls Club chief to lead national organization

By   /  Thursday, May 15th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Nonprofits, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Oxnard Boys & Girls Club chief to lead national organization

Tim Blaylock, longtime executive of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme, is leaving the post to join the national organization, Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Blaylock has spent 12 years as the chief professional officer of the Oxnard Boys & Girls Clubs. He will now join Boys & Girls Read More →

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VCCF president and CEO to step down

By   /  Monday, May 12th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Nonprofits, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on VCCF president and CEO to step down

Hugh Ralston, president and CEO of the Ventura County Community Foundation, will step down later this year in a move that will likely cause ripples across the philanthropic leadership in the region. Ralston, who has led VCCF for 11 years, said he wanted to announce his resignation now to allow the organization’s board an opportunity Read More →

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