(2nd Thursday of every month)

May 8 - Shauna Mistretta, Beads of Esiteti

Shauna Mistretta is the founder of the fair trade social business Beads of Esiteti that helps empower and sustain a community of Maasai women in Kenya through the marketing and selling of their traditional beadwork.

Attention members: It's time to elect a new board!

VCPWN Members,

If you have a nomination or would like to run for one of the board postions (listed below with present nominees) contact Mary Gabriels, Immediate Past-President at or 805-247-1417 before the April 10th meeting!  

President: Sue Osborn
President-Elect:  Lynn Ryder
Recording Secretary: Sheila Lowe
Director of Finance: Shirley Jones & Linda Wall
Director of Membershp: Jann Huling
Director of Networking: Anna Kittleson

lia sophia New Line Launch Event - Ladie's Night Out

Join me for an appreciation event this Wednesday, 3/19 at Marie Calendar's on Victoria.  Doors open at 6pm and raffles will be from 7-7:45.  Happy Hour is availale in the bar. Wed all wine is 1/2 off.  (Never even knew they had Happy Hour there!!)The event is FREE....come see and try on the entire just released Spring/Summer 214 Collecton...and maybe even win a piece or two for yourself!  

Foothill Food Truck Fest

Mark your calendars!!  Poinsettia Pavilion is having a  fundraiser, Foothill Food Truck Fest, on Tuesday, February 4 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Eight food trucks will be participating with delicious menus from lobster to hot dogs!  Wine and Beer will be available by Four Brix Winery and Surf Brewery.  Enjoy live music from 6 to 7 p.m.

After Christmas SALE is HUGE!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to my fellow VCPWN members!  I have some exciting news to share with you.  Between now and 1/25 lia sophia is having some first-tme-ever sales/specials/incentives and I want to share with all of you. 

New! Online Handwriting Analysis Class coming...

Starting January 15th at 6pm PST, I'll be offering a 13 week live online class in handwriting analysis. Learn in the comfort of your home or office. In one hour a week, you will get a good foundation in the basics of space, form, and movement in handwriting and understand how they all fit together $20/week. 

Marriage and Family Therapists: Earn 1 CEU per class.

Contact Sheila Lowe: 

Ive been hacked!

In October, my email account was hacked and many of my friends received notices that I had been mugged in the Philippines and to send money. Rest assured, I have not left the States and do not need to be rescued. is NO LONGER VALID.

September Sale & Special - lia sophia Jewelry

Just when I think it can't get any better, it does!  The September Customer Sale is Buy 2 items at regular price, and then get up to 4 half off! (Regular priced items are your LEAST expensive!)  Then take advantage of this first-tiime-ever SPECIAL. Anyone who spends at least $80 can select an item up to $80 for only $10 from our Let There Be Love Collection ('gs 4-15).  Please contact me for more info.  To view entire catalog just go to

County Fair winner!

This year Shirley Lorraine entered two "items" in the Fair and won two blue ribbons! Her shadowbox of "25 Years of Ventura County Fair Pins" in the Gem and Mineral Building not only took first place, but also garnered a Fair Theme ribbon.