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    California Women for Agriculture’s Ventura County Chapter July meeting open to public


    (VENTURA COUNTY, Calif.) – California Women for Agriculture’s (CWA) Ventura County Chapter will host the organization’s monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 15.

    The meeting will be led by CWA Ventura County Chapter President Bonnie Weigel, who also serves as President and CEO of Ventura County’s regional food bank, FOOD Share. The meeting is open to the public and will welcome special guest speaker Nancy Low, HR Director and Safety Director of the Oxnard Lemon Company. Low will discuss Oxnard Lemon Company and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Policy.

    California Women in Agriculture’s Ventura County Chapter is a founding chapter for the agricultural organization whose mission is to promote a strong industry in California. For more information, visit its Facebook page.

    Meeting Details:

    Who: The Ventura County Chapter of California Women for Agriculture meeting

    When: Tuesday, July 15, at 5:30 p.m.

    Where: Rhumb Line Restaurant, 1510 Anchors Way Dr., Ventura, Calif. 93001

    About Bonnie Weigel:

    Bonnie Weigel’s servant-based leadership style has provided the foundation for the collaborative results-based partnerships that she is known for. She has 15 years of experience in the corporate and nonprofit sector centered in sustainable strategic fund, resource, and organizational development.

    Under Weigel’s leadership FOOD Share has grown to serve 63 percent more people in need—now at over 74,500 people monthly—with the help of 180 partner agencies, a team of 40 staff members, 320 volunteers and 15 Volunteer Board of Directors who provide over 3,000 hours monthly of volunteer service.

    Current and notable projects include a collaborative between Ventura County Together and the Grameen Social Business Institute at CSUCI focused on developing best practices to move those into poverty towards a self-sufficient future.

    Weigel is a Governor appointed Director of the 31st California Agricultural District, President California Women For Ag – Ventura County and serves as Board of Director for the Ventura County Community Foundation and El Concillo.

    Weigel has received the Top 50 Women In Business Award every year from 2008-2014 as well as the Rotary International Paul Harris Service Above Self Medal, 2012 Woman of the Year, Oxnard Chamber.


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