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JUL
07
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Dancing with Our Community Star Competitor Jack Tingstrom

Former Mayor and Councilmember for the city of Ventura 1990-1999 Jack Tingstrom will be three weeks shy of his 79th birthday when he steps out onto the dance floor for CAREGIVERS at this year's Oxnard Salsa Festival. 

JackTingstrom-miniJack and his wife Luana have been married for 57 years this Thanksgiving Day. Luana who is a homemaker dedicated her life to raising their two lovely daughters LeAnn and Cathy.  Both daughters attended Assumption Grammar and Saint Bonaventure High School.
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JUL
02
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Dancing with Our Community Star Competitor Mike Barber

MikeBarberMike Barber is another contestant who founded the Santa to the Sea Half Marathon as a children’s Christmas fundraiser. It's mission is to provide all who participants with a fun, healthy and safe running event while supporting and showcasing the local communities.  

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JUN
23
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Dancing with Our Community Star Competitor Lissa Coffey

Lissa CoffeyLissa Coffey is a lifestyle & relationship often sought-after guest expert who has appears frequently on television on such shows as The Today Show, Good Morning America, and Fox News Network and contributes to many national publications with her insightful and compassionate approach to modern-day issues.

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JUN
23
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Dancing with Our Community Star Competitor Tammie Helmuth

tammie-helmuth original cropAs the President and Chief Executive Officer for Conejo Awards, located in Thousand Oaks, a position Tammie Helmuth has held since she and her husband purchased the business in 2005, which recently became the first business to be certified as a Thousand Oaks Green Business.

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OCT
09
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A Quick Chat with Fashion Designer Dena Burton

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I had the opportunity to chat with fashion designer Dena Burton before her show at Driven By Design this past Friday and ask her a few questions.

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JUL
31
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Dancing with Our Community Stars Contest and Charity Fundraiser 2013

347-3Community leaders danced for the greater good during the ‘2013 Dancing with our Community Stars Dance Contest and Charity Fundraiser’ during the 20th Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival.

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SEP
14
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Artist Interview: Rima Muna

RimaMunaRima Muna, though she has been living in Ventura for a while, has recently started working in a studio at the Bell Arts Factory with Maribel Hernandez and showing her work more publicly locally. Society805 recently conducted the following interview with Rima via the internet.

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14
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Artist Interview: Nash Rightmer

NASHSociety805 does an online interview of Nash Rightmer, a young Ventura artists currently living and working at the WAV [Working Artists Ventura] complex at Thompson and Ventura Avenue in Ventura.

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MAR
14
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DESIGNER SHOWCASE: Vanessa Rivers

Recycled-Ruffle-Bikini-Blue-BlissVanessa Rivers, founder/designer for Happy Endingz® Eco Swimwear, grew up on an eco-ranch in Central California and attended college at UC Santa Barbara where she fell in love with surfing. The line's green concept was born out of Vanessa's passion for protecting the environment and her bikini's signature "butterfly cut" bottoms with minimal back coverage are inspired by the Hawaiian Islands. Despite having a celebrity lineage including father,singer Johnny Rivers, grandma, actress Debbie Reynolds, and aunt, Carrie Fisher, (aka Princess Leia), she has managed to stay grounded and dedicated to her goal of helping green become mainstream. Vanessa also spends her time teaching surf lessons when she is not busy designing swimwear.

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