NEWS & EVENTS
CHILLIN' WITH VPD- June 1, 2019
The Ventura Police Department, Ventura Police Community Foundation, and McConnell's Fine Ice Cream invite the community to come "Chill with VPD." The third annual community event will be held in the south west parking lot of the Pacific View Mall nearest to McConnell's.
Community members will have the opportunity to view a K9 demonstration, SWAT, Motors, Patrol, CSI and more. Visitors will be given a "VPD Passport" and after they fill their passport with stamps from Officers they will be able to submit the passport for an ice cream.
This year will feature a new bike rodeo! Bring the kids, bikes and helmets to participate in the bike course and learn about bike safety. There is no cost to attend and community members can drop by anytime between 10:00am-2:00pm.
22ND ANNUAL PAL GOLF TOURNAMENT- June 7, 2019
The Ventura Police Community Foundation and Aera Energy, LLC proudly present the 22nd Annual PAL Golf Tournament, June 7, 2019 at 8:00 am at Olivas Links Golf Course located at 3750 Olivas Park Drive in Ventura. Proceeds raised at the tournament help to support afterschool programs for local youth. The $145 donation per player includes: green fees and cart, gift bag, awards ceremony and lunch.
PAL was founded back in 1997 with a primary goal to provide at-risk youth with meaningful recreation, educational, and cultural programs designed to keep youth away from the influence of gangs, drugs, violence and delinquent behaviors. Today, PAL now operating as the Ventura Police Community Foundation, plays an important role in Ventura’s Program Enrichment for After-school Kids (PEAK) and After-School Enrichment and Safety (ASES) Programs. These programs are a partnership between PAL, Ventura’s Parks, Recreation and Community Partnership Department and the Ventura Unified School District. The programs proudly serve over 630 youth each day in a safe and supportive environment.
HEROES AMONG US GALA- November 2, 2019
The Ventura Police Community Foundation invites you to join us on Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 from 5:00pm-11:00pm to recognize community members and groups who through their personal or professional life, have displayed selflessness, dedication and compassion, making a positive impact in our community.
Silent auction, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres reception at five o’clock. Followed by dinner, ceremony, and dancing at seven o’clock
To nominate an individual for consideration, please complete the following Nomination Form, along with a recommendation letter stating nominee's qualification and specific reasons why you feel they should be considered as one of the Heroes Among Us Honorees. Download form here.