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Rubicon Theatre Company Wins Peace Award

November 12, 2000

* The Ventura-based Richman Peace and Policy Foundation has chosen Rubicon Theatre Company for its 2000 Peace Award.

The organization selected the theater company for its dedication to local art and culture. The company hosts a wide range of theater, art and music programs in Ventura.

The Richman foundation is a local philanthropic group dedicated to peace.

Library System's Education Programs Honored

* The California Library Assn. has given the Ventura County library system four public relations excellence awards honoring fund-raising and educational programs.

One, for the "Foster Your Future Library Capital Campaign," went to the San Buenaventura Friends of the Library, where volunteers helped raise more than $400,000 for the E.P. Foster Library renovation in downtown Ventura.

The Ojai Library won three awards for summer reading and teen education programs.

The "Take Me to Your Reader" program for Ojai area middle and high school students will continue through Jan. 22.


Awards and Honors is compiled by Rodney Bosch. Please address items to Awards and Honors, Los Angeles Times, 93 S. Chestnut St., Ventura 93001. Items can also be faxed to The Times at 653-7576 or 653-7548.

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