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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 1999 | CATHERINE SAILLANT
A leadership program that helps citizens become involved in issues affecting Ventura County, from education to the military, is accepting applications for a nine-month-long class. The Ventura County Leadership Academy will launch its fifth class in September. The class, sponsored by the United Way, aims to develop leaders who will work to enhance the quality of life in Ventura County, organizers said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 28, 1998
The California Assn. of Leadership Programs presented its Distinguished Leadership Award to David Keith of Oxnard during its annual conference in Long Beach. Keith, a community affairs manager with the Oxnard Police Department, was recognized "for his contributions toward enhancing quality of life" and his involvement in creating and managing "innovative public/private partnerships that improve crime prevention and public safety." He is a graduate of the Ventura County Leadership Academy.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 13, 1998
* The Ventura County Leadership Academy has received grants from the Martin V. and Martha K. Smith Foundation and DESTINO 2000: Hispanic Legacy Fund to support the academy's community leadership development program. The Smith foundation's $500 grant will support the academy's fourth leadership program, which is in session. The DESTINO 2000 grant of $1,500 will provide scholarships for the 1999 leadership program for two Ventura County Latino residents.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 1999 | CATHERINE SAILLANT
A leadership program that helps citizens become involved in issues affecting Ventura County, from education to the military, is accepting applications for a nine-month-long class. The Ventura County Leadership Academy will launch its fifth class in September. The class, sponsored by the United Way, aims to develop leaders who will work to enhance the quality of life in Ventura County, organizers said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 23, 1998 | HOLLY J. WOLCOTT
A leadership program that helps people become involved with Ventura County issues ranging from education to economic development is accepting applications for a nine-month-long class. The United Way-sponsored Ventura County Leadership Academy strives to create an environment in which residents learn to enhance the county's quality of life, said Harry Lee, the academy's executive director. The academy is seeking a diverse group of participants for the course, which starts Sept. 24, Lee said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 29, 1998
* The Ventura County Leadership Academy received a $2,500 grant from BankAmerica Foundation. The money will be used to support the academy's community Leadership Development Program, which is sponsored by United Way of Ventura County. The program, in its fourth year, is held between September and May. Graduates have gone on to serve in elected and appointed positions in municipal governments, boards of directors for local nonprofit agencies and through participation in community activities.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 15, 1995 | KELLY DAVID
Seeking to develop grass-roots solutions to community problems, a group of Ventura County professionals launched a countywide program Thursday to educate budding leaders in topics ranging from housing to tourism. The Ventura County Leadership Academy, which will accept about 25 applicants a year, is the first of its kind for Ventura, although similar leadership programs exist in Los Angeles and Orange County.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 26, 1996 | KELLY DAVID
Hoping to create a cadre of professionals well-versed on the challenges facing their communities, United Way of Ventura County on Thursday launched the first countywide leadership development program. The Ventura County Leadership Academy began with an orientation to the county and followed with a reception at the home of Cal Lutheran University President Luther Luedtke.
BUSINESS
May 6, 1997 | BARBARA MURPHY
The Ventura County Leadership Academy will conduct its second graduation ceremony at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday. Graduates completed a nine-month program that included group discussions, site visits, seminars and independent research focusing on issues that affect the quality of life in Ventura County. Agriculture, communications and the media, economic development, education, government, health, housing and public safety were among the areas studied.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 28, 1998
The California Assn. of Leadership Programs presented its Distinguished Leadership Award to David Keith of Oxnard during its annual conference in Long Beach. Keith, a community affairs manager with the Oxnard Police Department, was recognized "for his contributions toward enhancing quality of life" and his involvement in creating and managing "innovative public/private partnerships that improve crime prevention and public safety." He is a graduate of the Ventura County Leadership Academy.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 23, 1998 | HOLLY J. WOLCOTT
A leadership program that helps people become involved with Ventura County issues ranging from education to economic development is accepting applications for a nine-month-long class. The United Way-sponsored Ventura County Leadership Academy strives to create an environment in which residents learn to enhance the county's quality of life, said Harry Lee, the academy's executive director. The academy is seeking a diverse group of participants for the course, which starts Sept. 24, Lee said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 9, 1998 | FRED ALVAREZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When it comes to crafting a curriculum, Ventura County's fledgling Cal State campus should consider a mix of traditional studies and courses designed to move the county into a new technological age, according to a survey of residents.
BUSINESS
May 6, 1997 | BARBARA MURPHY
The Ventura County Leadership Academy will conduct its second graduation ceremony at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday. Graduates completed a nine-month program that included group discussions, site visits, seminars and independent research focusing on issues that affect the quality of life in Ventura County. Agriculture, communications and the media, economic development, education, government, health, housing and public safety were among the areas studied.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 26, 1996 | KELLY DAVID
Hoping to create a cadre of professionals well-versed on the challenges facing their communities, United Way of Ventura County on Thursday launched the first countywide leadership development program. The Ventura County Leadership Academy began with an orientation to the county and followed with a reception at the home of Cal Lutheran University President Luther Luedtke.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 9, 1998 | FRED ALVAREZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When it comes to crafting a curriculum, Ventura County's fledgling Cal State campus should consider a mix of traditional studies and courses designed to move the county into a new technological age, according to a survey of residents.
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