World War II Veteran Celebrates 99th Birthday with a Drive-by Celebration

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Donate to our Veterans Transitional Housing Program Not every World War II hero carried a gun. In the case of Ventura World War II veteran Jack. D. Schulz, his battlefront was IBM’s newfangled “tabulation machine” that was then considered cutting-edge warfare technology.  The veteran who helped win the war with his prowess on the keyboard … Read more

Project Room Key

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Image by Ventura County Reporter Temporary Housing for the Homeless Project Room Key was developed to provide temporary housing to people experiencing homelessness with the goal of reducing spread during the initial COVID case spike, and providing a safe space for anyone infected to recover. However, we know that just providing a haven – a … Read more

Veterans Day

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This year we celebrate occasions like Veteran’s Day differently. You can let our veterans know you appreciate them by taking the time to thank them personally by calling 805 321-0545 and making a donation to Turning Point’s Veteran’s program.  Donate to our Veteran’s Program At Turning Point’s Vince Street Veteran’s Program in Ventura, homeless veterans … Read more

Flu Season + COVID19 can Bring Extra Anxiety

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COVID-19 continues to be on our mind — but don’t forget that flu season is here too. Ventura County, Health Care Agency, has free Community Flu Clinics available. Vaccine schedule It’s natural to feel concerned and even a little anxious about the news of a surge of COVID-19 cases and the upcoming flu season. Some concern … Read more

2020 Census – A Success

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Pictured are Suki Sir, Marketing and Fund Development Manager, Turning Point, and Katrina Engel, Rehabilitation Specialist, Turning Point’s New Visions Center. Our staff at New Visions Center on Main Street in Ventura, while tele-counseling with their program members, gave a final push for participation for the 2020 Census. 100% of New Visions members participated in … Read more

Growing Works Open House

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You’re Invited!Tuesday | February 410 AM – 2 PM Join us for an Open House to show our thanks to you our customers! Food and beverages! Nursery Tours! Visit our delightful Dudleyas, marvelous Mediterraneans, savory succulents and captivating California Native plants! Shop the nursery and pick your own plants Network with other nursery and CA … Read more

“Oaks dig deep roots during times of strife.”

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These are the words etched in a plaque at the Healing Garden, dedicated in memory of the victims of the Borderline Bar and Grill mass shooting in Thousand Oaks. We are grateful Growing Works could participate by giving out one thousand oaks at the unveiling of the memorial. Thanks to Growing Works donors, the young … Read more