Ventura Council for Seniors hosts Guest Speaker Series

The Ventura Council for Seniors (VCS) is happy to announce its guest speakers. On February 17 at the Silvercrest Senior Residence, Senior Fire Inspector Daniel Stowe provided an overview on the upcoming Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) training. This six-week citizen’s emergency response training is scheduled to begin on March 2nd and continuing through April 6th at the Police and Fire Headquarters located at 1425 Dowell Dr.

On March 16, the VCS will host Ventura Police Department Civic Engagement Specialist Ashley Bautista, who will provide important updates on crime prevention and virtual neighborhood watch utilizing This presentation will be held at the Ventura Avenue Adult Center.

In January, the VCS began to hold its meetings between the two borders of Ventura, starting with the West Side (Ventura Avenue Adult Center, 550 N. Ventura Ave.), then alternating each month to the East Side (Silvercrest Senior Residence at 750 S. Petit Ave.). The meetings are between 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. the third Wednesdays of the month.

Issues include transportation, education, recreation, medical issues and more.

To find out more, obtain agendas or get involved go to:

The schedule is announced in the Silver Tsunami newsletter published by the city; receive it by calling 648-3035.

The dates for the 2016 meetings are:

March 16 at VAAC, April 20 at Silvercrest, May 18 at VAAC, June 15 at Silvercrest, July 20 at VAAC,  Aug. 17 at Silvercrest, Sept. 21 at VAAC, October 19 at Silvercrest, Nov. 16 at VAAC and no meeting in December.

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