Conejo Valley Open Coffee Group for Local Startup Community Meets Weekly

The Conejo Valley Open Coffee Group is a gathering of entrepreneurs, investors, developers, designers and supporters for the local Conejo Valley startup organization community.  The group began in early August 2013 and currently meets every Thursday from 11:30am to 1pm at BeanoVino (formerly Boney Mountain Coffee Co.) in the Dos Vientos section of Newbury Park at 360 Via Las Brisas at The Village at Dos Vientos Ranch. For more information about this group, visit or follow its Twitter page at

Join the Conejo Senior Volunteer Program to Stay Active in the Local Community

Studies show that seniors who volunteer live longer, healthier and more fulfilling lives. The Conejo Senior Volunteer Program (CSVP) helps seniors stay active and involved. If you are 55 or over, you can join over 1,000 local men and women who serve as volunteers in our community.

CSVP volunteers do just about everything: They tutor students, plant gardens, serve as volunteer police and program computers. CSVP volunteers meet community needs and make a lasting difference. Your life experience is your best qualification! You’ll receive the support you need to put your know-how to work for others or learn new skills. You become part of a family of caring volunteers supporting our community.

And like most CSVP volunteers, you’ll find that by helping others you help yourself. Conejo Recreation and Park District sponsors the Conejo Senior Volunteer Program. We have been promoting volunteerism in the Conejo Valley since 1972. Call CSVP for a free brochure with exciting volunteer opportunities at (805) 381-2742, visit or in person at the Goebel Adult Community Center.

CSVP is located in the Goebel Adult Community Center at 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Office Hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm.

Moorpark Mothers of Preschoolers Group Offers Community and Support to Mothers

Moorpark MOPS Group Offers Community and Support to Mothers of Young Children

MOPS is an international organization which stands for Mothers of Preschoolers, but is for any mothers of newborns through children age 5. Every mom is welcomed, accepted and encouraged to reach her potential and recognize her influence within her family and her world. MOPS believes that better moms really do make a better world.

For over 35 years, MOPS has been creating local communities where moms gather to experience encouragement, support and hope. But, it doesn’t stop there! Through training and development customized to women in this stage of life, and through doable service opportunities, MOPS grows moms to make a better world.

“MOPS has changed my life. I am a better daughter, wife and mother because of MOPS,” says MOPS mom Amanda.

How does MOPS help make better moms that make a better world? Primarily through MOPS groups that meet all over the world in more than 30 countries and in over 4,000 groups i

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