In This Issue: WEV Job Openings, WEV Gotta Blog: Giving Thanks!, An Evening of WEV, Wine & Painting, Client of the Month: Carolin Hauser
Dear Friend of WEV,
We are so thankful for each of you, and also very excited to celebrate Small Business Saturday on November 29th—a banner day to support small businesses after Thanksgiving. Be sure to visit our WEV Client Business Directory and shop local this holiday season. Enjoy this issue of WEV Got News!
-The WEV Staff
WEV Job Openings
Spanish Program Coordinator WEV is seeking to hire a part-time Spanish Program Coordinator in North Santa Barbara county, beginning January 2015. Though part-time, this position is an active member of the program team, participating in collaborative planning processes to deliver impactful programs and services that target WEV’s Latino and Spanish-speaking clients.
Development & Marketing Coordinator
WEV is also seeking to hire a full-time Development & Marketing Coordinator in the Santa Barbara office, beginning January 2015.
For more details on both opportunities, please click here.
WEV Gotta Blog: Giving Thanks! How do you show appreciation to your customers, employees and vendors for all of their efforts and support?
Read our most recent blog post here, and if you missed last week’s blog on the importance of creating a support system for yourself, be sure to read more here.
An Evening of WEV, Wine & Painting Create your own masterpiece, drink a glass of wine, and enjoy an evening connecting with friends from the Ventura County business community, while an experienced artist guides you to set up and paint an iconic Ventura scene. And you’ll have the opportunity to learn more about WEV and the impact it is having on our community!
When: December 4th, 5:30-8 pm Where: Painted Cabernet, at The Collection in Oxnard Cost: $100 per ticket ($60 of the ticket price directly supports WEV’s programs) Click here for more information and to buy your ticket!
Creating a Stable Home (CA$H) Program Take action on your financial future and set a plan to achieve your financial goals! Join the Ventura County Community Development Corporation (VCCDC) in their 12-month financial coaching program. This program includes a personal financial assessment, in-depth credit analysis, individualized financial action plan, workshops and one-on-one consulting.
Learn more at tonight’s orientation: When: Tonight, November 19th, 6-7 pm Where:2231 Sturgis Rd. Suite A, Oxnard Cost: Free
Click here to learn more about the orientation and this incredible resource to the community!
Business Giving Roundtable Local business owners will share ideas on community giving and how they infuse philanthropy into their business models at “A Taste of Giving.”
When: November 20th, 8 am Where: Santa Barbara Museum of Art Cost: BGR member free; $35.00 non-member rate For more information, click here.
NAWBO Ventura November Meeting Increase your influence with story! Kindra Hall, author and professional storyteller, will teach you exactly how stories can dramatically increase the effectiveness in your messaging. You’ll also learn the three biggest storytelling mistakes and how to avoid them. Speak about your business when you bring a $25 gift for the raffle drawing.
When: November 20th, 5:30-8 pm Where: Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel, 30100 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills Cost:$45 for NAWBO members and non-members alike
AWC Annual Holiday Party Start the holiday season off by celebrating with the Santa Barbara Association of Women in Communications at their annual holiday party. Come enjoy holiday cheer and refreshments with other communicators and small business owners at WEV client business, C’est Cheese.
When: December 3rd, 5:30-7:30 pm Where: C’est Cheese, 825 Santa Barbara St. Cost: AWC-SB Members $25; Nonmembers $35 Click here to purchase tickets!
Special Photo Offer for WEV Clients SET graduate Ashly Othic, owner of Livin’ The Dream Photography, has opened a new studio space in Santa Barbara! Located directly behind the Fess Parker resort, the new space hosts a charming portrait studio, event planning space and is perfect for on-location shoots. Ashly has a special offer for WEV program students, graduates and staff in celebration of her soft opening.
Cost: $60 for professional headshot (regularly $150) Where: 222 S. Milpas Street, Santa Barbara Call (805) 620-7402 to make your appointment today!
Free Tax Seminar The Employment Development Department (EDD) invites you to join them for a free Federal/State Basic Payroll Tax Seminar. Learn California payroll reporting requirements: forms, employer obligations, reporting, and payment.
When: December 9th, 9 am-3:30 pm Where: EDD Office 4820 McGrath St. Suite 200, Ventura Cost: Free For more information and to RSVP, click here.
Nominate a Young Entrepreneur for Magazine Cover! Do you know a young entrepreneur under the age of 30 that is making all the right moves in business/education and in Ventura County community?
If so, click here to submit their name. It can even be you! The next issue of American Latino Magazine will focus on local Ventura County entrepreneurs, and the winner will be featured on the cover.
Axxess Cards Now Available!
2015 Axxess cards are now available through WEV’s offices! For every $30 card purchased, WEV receives $10 in Santa Barbara and the FULL $30 in Ventura. WEV provided Santa Barbara Axxess with a loan in its infancy to help print the books–talk about coming full circle! Order yours here!
November 19th, 2014
In This Issue
WEV Job Openings
WEV Gotta Blog: Giving Thanks!
An Evening of WEV, Wine & Painting
Client of the Month: Carolin Hauser
Creating a Stable Home (CA$H) Program
Business Giving Roundtable
NAWBO Ventura November Meeting
AWC Annual Holiday Party
Special Photo Offer for WEV Clients
Free Tax Seminar
Nominate a Young Entrepreneur for Magazine Cover!
Isabella Gourmet Expansion and Kickstarter
WEV client business, Isabella Gourmet Foods—a boutique artisan grocery, is expanding with the opening of a Cebada Wine Tasting Room on its mezzanine level and the simultaneous launch of their month-long Kickstarter Campaign to expand product inventory. Support the campaign here and be sure to shop in-store or online!
Congratulations to The Sauna Studio!
This Saturday, November 22nd from 2-5 pm come celebrate the Grand Opening of WEV client business, the Sauna Studio. The first 100 guests will receive 20% off memberships, packages, and gift certificates. Click here to learn more about their services!
If you’ve got something for sale or rent – or a special deal to share with the WEV community – email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WEV Client Business Directory
Did you know WEV has a client business directory on our website? Did you know that if eligible, we’ll list your business for FREE? Click here to check out the directory and complete a simple form to request a listing for your business.