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July 9th - Who are the Fish in Your Sea?

Event starts in 1 days 22 hours - on July 9th, 2015 05:30pm


July 1st, 2015

Linda McCarthy, BNI Ventura County

Our character is what makes us referable or not.  We will pose the question, "Who are the Fish in Your Sea?" and see if you are swimming with Dolphins, Sharks or Tuna in your networking ocean.  And of course you will discover what type of fish you are!!  This fun and fishy workshop will also cover specifics on how to do notable networking in all networking settings.

Linda McCarthy, along with her husband Shawn McCarthy, are the executive directors of Business Network International of Ventura County. She is a master at the art of networking, as the recognition she and Shawn have earned from the BNI organization can attest. Don’t miss this fun and educational evening!

New Board and Keya Murthy in June

Event starts in event finished - on June 11th, 2015 05:30pm


June 1st, 2015

Mayor Cheryl Heitmann Ventura Mayor, Cheryl Heitmann

Please join us as we install our new Board of Directors, with a special guest to do the honors: Ventura Mayor Cheryl Heitmann will be inducting our 2015-2016 board.

Keya Murthy

And for this special meeting, our speaker will be Keya Murthy, on “Living Life Liberated: Getting Goals Gracefully in a Safe and Sacred Way”. Keya’s presentation will skim the surface of what is required to stop suffering and live with a satisfied mind. Your conscious mind is 10-12% of who you are. Your sub-conscious mind is 88-90% of who you are. When you learn to access your subconscious mind, you become unstoppable. You will learn to reprogram your attitudes at a profound level so you can achieve your goals gracefully in a safe and sacred way. Plus, you will learn more about effective communication and internal conversations, which create your external reality. And, you will learn to understand the need and language of your audience so you are better heard, understood, and accepted.

Keya Murthy, MS, CHt, is a Transformational Hypnotherapist, author and entrepreneur, and the founder of Ventura Healing Center where she has worked with thousands, individually, and in groups. Keya is passionate about helping the world heal, one person at a time.

Our 2015-2016 incoming Board of Directors is:

President, Lynn Ryder
President Elect, Anna Kittleson
Director of Finance, Linda Wall
Secretary, Carol Shiells
Director of Membership, Carol Pompe
Director of Networking, Darian Taylor
Director of Special Events, Mary Gabriels
Director of Hospitality, Jann Huling
Director of Communications, Suz-Anne Shoblom
Members-at Large, Sheila Lowe and Jim Nicoll (Celia Cortez, while Jim is on medical leave)
Immediate Past President, Sue Osborn

Welcome to Our New Website!


May 4th, 2015

Our new website has launched! There are items that are still in progress, but the new look and structure are established and we're working with our website developer to get everything finished.

Not only does have a new look and feel, there are some operational changes as well. First and foremost, everyone who registers for our dinner meeting online will now become a “customer” of VCPWN. You will be required to register in order to purchase dinner. But, like many other websites, you can do it all yourself. You’ll be required to provide your first name, last name, and your email address - your company name is optional, but if you give this to us, we’ll have it on the “hotsheet” whenever you register early. You will create your own password, so make it something you’ll remember for next time!

This month, our speaker is the wonderful Martha Jaffe. You can see the announcement on the homepage, or go to Dinner Meeting under the Events Menu to see it, or if you just know you want to come to our meeting, click on the REGISTER NOW button always in the header. All purchases go through PayPal. If you have any difficulty, please send me an email: I hope we’ll see you all this month!

- Pres Sue