Club News

Community Projects
  1. Sheridan Way School, Ventura, California Reading Program - There  are monthly readings with subjects that appeal to students of a kindergarten class.  On an average three new books are donated to the class each month. Remembering  special U.N. Days (such as U.N. World Food Day) is also included.  This project was spear-headed by Sandra Diaz, their teacher and a member of the Oxnard Club.
  2. We provide help to Hueneme Christian School by purchasing student materials and also remember the U.N. Days.  This project is under the guidance of Elizabeth Jose, teacher and member.
  3. We annually donate money to over 15 local charities where the assistance ranges from food, assisting battered women and children, medical needs, day care lunches, the veteran's, camp programs, and rehabilitation efforts.
  4. We also give financial assistance to schools in the Philippines- Drs Ruperta G. Caluag Elementary School and in Kenya - The Molo Academy.
Scholarships
  1. The annual awarding of college and occupational scholarships occurs in May and June.  Over $6,000.00 from our club's Foundation provide individual scholarships  in the amount of $500.00 to single parent households and  re-entry students.  The funds can only be used  in Ventura County.  The money is raised at our annual Holiday Luncheon fund raiser.
  2. From funding from our general fund, we provide scholarship assistance to students in The Philippines and Kenya. We also give financial  assistance to schools in the Philippines - Drs Ruperta G. Caluag Elementary and Molo Academy in Kenya. Helped donate funding for a Datachow Projector for the high school at the National Institute in Quilali, Nicaragua. 

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Foundation Officers and Club President Mary Ann Foushee
President Mary Ann at work with members at monthly meeting.
Sheridan Way Elementary School literacy project
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