Camarillo Boys & Girls Club chooses Youth of the Year

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Aleece Watson knows that without the volunteers, staff and her peers at the Boys & Girls Club in Camarillo, she wouldn’t be the young woman she is today. The 15-year-old Camarillo resident has been a member of the youth club since the sixth grade. It served as a fun after-school hangout where she and her […]

Rio Mesa senior Youth of the Year

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Chloe Parker has found a way to make volunteering fun. For her, helping the community means dancing, singing and staging a musical production. The 17-year-old Camarillo resident was named Youth of the Year by the Camarillo Chamber of Commerce for her involvement with Pleasant Valley Education Foundation’s performing arts program CineMagic and for her active […]

Oxnard High senior named Youth of the Year

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Paloma Guzman promised not to cry, but she could not hold back her tears. The Oxnard High School senior choked up as she explained why she wanted to represent the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme as 2013 Youth of the Year. “As I prepare for upcoming months, I remember the […]

Camarillo’s Youth of the Year tends garden, helps hospice and library

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Camarillo teen Samantha Pinsak seems to personify the old saying, “If you want something done, give it to a busy person.” The 17-year-old Rio Mesa High School senior juggles volunteer work and remains one of the top-ranked students in the Oxnard high school’s International Baccalaureate program. For her volunteer work and good grades, Samantha was […]