Welcome to Community Connect - August 7, 2023

Meet Talia!

Please welcome our new Outreach Coordinator, Talia Johnson! Talia is a master's student from Pepperdine University studying Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. In January she was brought onto the team as an MFT trainee, she co-facilities two cancer support groups and provides individual counseling as part of her training. As the Outreach Coordinator she will be dedicated to spreading the word about our programs. In her free time, she likes to make jewelry, upcycle thrifted clothing, and practice yoga.

Celebration of Hope Garden Party

Sunday, September 17th, 4:00 PM

Los Robles Greens Event Center

Celebration of Hope Garden Party website is LIVE! Join us for dinner, silent & live auction, and Mystery Box raffles. So far we have a Los Angeles Rams mystery box and a Mary Kay mystery box. More mystery boxes to come!

During the program, we will pay tribute to our local Oncology Heroes working in a supportive care capacity. This is the last week to nominate an Oncology Hero. Nominations are due by Friday, August 11th. Our Oncology Heroes will receive 2 tickets to the Garden Party, a Glam Day pampering and will take part in our event program panel discussion. 

We anticipate a sell-out crowd, so get your tickets and tables now! 

Purchase Tickets Now!

Office Move Update

While we prepare for the move, WE ARE OPEN! Please feel free to stop by, take photos in the garden and enjoy a final visit to our current home. In office programming has continued and staff are in the office Monday thru Thursdays, 9:00 – 5:00 p.m.

We are planning a Grand Opening Party on October 5th at 4:30 p.m. All are invited to this Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Party. Please RSVP here for the party. Food and beverages will be served.

Interested in naming a support group room or area in the office to honor a loved one or recognize your business/foundation? Email Monica Merryman for details! Download the flyer for more details.

New address: 4195 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Suite 107, WLV 

Newcomer's Welcome Orientation

Mondays at 12:00 PM (or by appointment)

Online (via Zoom)

Are you or is someone you know impacted by cancer? We are here to support you! Please come to our Orientation to learn about our support groups, counseling, and mind/body classes at no cost.


Click here to get started or email our Program Team.

Online Workshop: Planning Advanced Health Care Directive with Ken Kossoff, JD & Katie Wiltfond, MSW

Thursday, August 31, 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Online (via Zoom)

A medical crisis like cancer could leave you unable to communicate your own health care decisions. Planning now for your future health care can help ensure you get the medical care you want and that someone you trust will be there to make decisions for you.  Download the flyer for more information. 


Click here to register to attend.

Click here to RSVP to any of our workshops or social events
Click here for Support Group information

Class Cancellation Notice!

Gentle Yoga is canceled for the month of August. Please keep checking the Newsletter and website for when the class will resume in September.

Note: Trauma informed yoga is on hiatus for Summer; we hope to bring it back in Fall.

Click here to view all Healthy Lifestyle Classes on our calendar 
Click here to view our online calendar

For more information or to attend any online support group, please contact us at Programs@cancersupportvvsb.org 

or call (805) 379-4777.

CSCVVSB operates Monday through Thursday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

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