Sail for Seniors

Senior Concerns’ 3rd Annual Boat Bash, presented by the Valdez Wealth Management Group, is planned for Saturday, April 6, from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Westlake Yacht Club. Enjoy an evening of cocktails, appetizers and a sunset cruise on the beautiful Westlake Lake, followed by food catered by Boccaccio’s and dancing.

Proceeds from the Boat Bash provide vital support for Senior Concerns and their programs for seniors and family caregivers. Senior Concerns offers an Adult Day Program for seniors with cognitive or physical impairment, Meals On Wheels, a Caregiver Support Center, Senior Advocacy Services, Pro Bono Legal and Financial Services, and outreach and education on aging’s challenges and opportunities.

Cost is $125 per person, or buy the boat (6 people) for $700. For more information or reservations, call 805.497.0189.

LA Kings’ Bob Miller Tees Up for Kids

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County welcomes hockey Hall of Famer and “Voice of the Kings” announcer Bob Miller as the celebrated host and keynote speaker for its 46th Annual Golf Classic, presented by Select Workforce Specialists. The event, to be held Monday, April 29, at the Saticoy Club in Somis, helps deliver the funds necessary to support 1,500 local youth who are facing adversity.

“I am extremely honored and excited to be the celebrity host for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Golf Classic,” says Miller. “Positive reinforcement and guidance are so essential to our youth, especially these days, and I thank everyone who will be participating in this event.”

A full round at the private 18-hole championship golf course will be followed by evening festivities, including dinner, live and silent auctions, and more. Funds generated go toward growth and professional support of BBSVC’s one-to-one mentoring and school site programs throughout the county.

BRAVO Awards Honor Outstanding Women in Business

The Ventura County chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners announces this year’s honorees at the 20th Annual BRAVO Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Serra Center in Camarillo.

“Our judging panel really had their work cut out for them this year, as we received a record number of nominations for our 20th annual celebration,” says NAWBO VC President Diane de Mailly. “The BRAVO Class of 2019 personifies our theme as we all gather in April to celebrate their fearless pursuit of success!”

Cast Your Vote for the Best Margarita

The 18th Annual Margarita Mixoff & More, presented by Soroptimist of the Conejo at The Gardens at Los Robles Greens in Thousand Oaks on April 25, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., features restaurants competing to win the coveted People’s Choice award for Best Margarita. Enjoy appetizers, margarita tastings and festive DJ music. There will be beer sampling, wine tasting and delicious food from area restaurants. An array of raffles and silent auction items will be up for bid; event proceeds benefit local charities. $45/advance; $50/door.

All Hail the Mardi Gras Ball King & Queen

Jerry Miller and Sherrill Hyink were crowned King and Queen at Community Conscience’s 27th Annual Mardi Gras Ball, held in February at the Hyatt Regency Westlake Hotel. Each year, Community Conscience honors two individuals for their exemplary community service. This year’s honorees have contributed their time, energy and resources to bettering the community for many years in various ways. As such, they have earned the honor to be crowned King and Queen and reign over this year’s Mardi Gras Ball.

The Ball is Community Conscience’s largest fundraiser and its proceeds and other donations allow Community Conscience to provide space rent-free to 13 local nonprofits, enabling them to more effectively serve the community. Union Bank was this year’s title sponsor.

Get Ready for the Westlake Rotary Street Festival

The Rotary Club of Westlake Village hosts the 25th Annual Westlake Village Street Festival on Sunday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This family and dog-friendly community event takes place on Lakeview Canyon Road in the City of Westlake Village, between Agoura Road and Watergate Road. This year’s Festival features over 150 diverse vendors selling and showing arts and crafts, home décor, jewelry, toys, clothing, housewares, electronics and more. Additional attractions include an expanded Pet Zone, a Kids Zone, gourmet food trucks, a beer and wine garden, and live entertainment all day. This year’s Festival also features the classic and exotic car show with over 100 vintage and exotic cars. Joe Paulucci, the original creator of the Street Festival and owner of PTS Furniture in Thousand Oaks, is this year’s Grand Marshall.

Funds raised support local organizations like Manna, Meals on Wheels, Senior Concerns, KCLU Public Radio, the YMCA and others. This year, Rotary will also be donating part of the Festival’s proceeds to the Borderline victims and families.