Thousand Oaks Acorn: Dole Co. Donates Money to Healthy Families Day

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, California, The Acorn — December 14, 2006 — Dole Food Co. donated $22,000 to the Southeast Ventura County YMCA to help sponsor Healthy Families Day events at the three East Ventura County YMCAs: Conejo Valley, Triunfo and Simi Valley Family. Healthy Families Day is free to the community. It will feature games and activities for kids and a variety of booths with experts who will provide information on improving family lifestyles, including better physical, mental, spiritual and nutritional health, according to John Rutherford, president of the Southeast Ventura County YMCA, which oversees the three local Ys. Dole will provide giveaways and healthy food. This is the third year Dole has co-sponsored Healthy Families Day.

Healthy Families Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m Sat., Jan. 6. The YMCA locations are: Conejo Valley YMCA, 4031 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks; Simi Valley Family YMCA, 3200 Cochran St., corner of Cochran and Galena, Simi Valley; and Triunfo YMCA, Willow Elementary School, 29026 Laro Drive, Agoura Hills.

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