(2nd Thursday of every month)

January 8 - Ventura County Grand Jury

Have you ever wished you had a “court of last resort” for something that bugs you about local government? Have you ever wanted to help improve the way our cities and the county are managed—without running for office? If so, be sure to attend our January meeting to learn about the absorbing and high-impact role you might play as a member of Ventura County’s civil Grand Jury—or just come to learn about a uniquely American institution.

2014 Tabletop Expo Vendor Application

Are you interested in being a vendor at our October 9, 2014 Tabletop Expo and Mixer? We are now acception applications: Click here to download the application

Spread the word!

August 14 - The Unintentional Humor of Life

Linda Gund Anderson and her son Brent, a young man on the autism spectrum, will present a program about their experiences. Check back here for further details.


Our scheduled July speaker fell ill with the flu and Sheila Lowe substituted with a program on Graphotherapy--handwriting exercises to help remove blocks to success. Attendees participated in creating "form drawings" done to Baroque music, to which affirmations are added that help anchor new ideas in the brain and lead to better habits. 

What to do if you get a Notice from the IRS, Call Evans Tax for assistance.

What to do if You Get a Notice from the IRSEach year the IRS mails millions of notices. Here’s what you should do if you receive a notice from the IRS:1. Don’t ignore it. You can respond to most IRS notices quickly and easily. And it’s important that you reply promptly. 

Books and Cupcakes - Saturday, June 28 in Oxnard

I'll be at the Oxnard Fisherman's Wharf from 10-4 on June 28th, along with James F. Gray. Jim will be signing his sexy book, Kali is Your Code Name, and I'll be there with my Forensic Handwriting Mysteries series. There will be numerous vendors, including Missy's Cupcake Creations. 3900 W. Channel Islands Blvd. at Victoria Ave. Items for the home, for her, for him, the yard...Come on down!


Congratulations to Micki Rickard on her well-deserved Spirit of Networking Award!Karen McGraa received her 5 year pin. VCPWN makes you want to keep coming back.

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!