Tuesday, November 12, 2013


The fourth annual Black and White Dinner Dance Fundraiser in Oxnard Saturday, November 9, 2013 brought a crowd of 375 people to the Oxnard Performing Arts Center to benefit the Winter Warming Shelter for the homeless operated in Ventura County by the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Council of Los Angeles. Society executive director David Fields lauded the Society's 14 conferences of charity in Ventura County, with 335 volunteers who last year served over 17,000 needy people with close to a million dollars in financial and in-kind support. The proceeds from the Black and White will give the homeless of Ventura County a warm and safe place to sleep from December 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014, funds providing. Fields said the Society's Ventura District President Robert Cruz and all Ventura County Vincentians are to be commended for such a  successful fundraiser.  Even Oxnard Mayor Tim Flynn joined the event. 

Photos (Top to Bottom) Diners; dancers, Society executive director David Fields, Oxnard Mayor Tim Flynn, and Grand Knight Edward M. Castillo of the Oxnard Knights of Columbus.

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