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City Seeks Input on Updated Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal – Public Comment is Invited at November 15 Public Meeting @ City Hall Community Room
Nov 15 @ 2:00 pm – 2:00 pm

As a recipient of Federal Transit Administration grant funds, Simi Valley Transit has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program to ensure nondiscrimination in the award and administration of federally funded contracts.  On a triennial basis, Simi Valley Transit is required to evaluate planned Transit capital projects and establish a participation goal for disadvantaged business enterprises. In accordance with these requirements, Simi Valley Transit has updated its DBE Goal for FY 2018/19, FY 2019/20 and FY 2020/21, and the DBE goal is set at 4%.  Simi Valley Transit is conducting a public meeting to discuss the goal setting process and analysis.  A copy of the DBE goal will be available for review at the public meeting, and is also available here: DBE GoalThe public is invited to comment on the goal either at the public meeting or in writing.  Comments will be accepted through November 21, 2018. Written comments should be addressed to:City of Simi ValleyAttn: DBE Liaison OfficerRonald K. Fuchiwaki, Public Works DirectorDepartment of Public Works2929 Tapo Canyon RoadSimi Valley, CA 93063Simi Valley Transit is also is requesting qualified DBE firms that may be able to supply transit materials and supplies and/or equipment or professional services to contact Ron Fuchiwaki at the address above or at [email protected] 

FREE 4 PROFESSIONALS! 5 Steps to freedom from Anxiety, Stress, Sadness and Depression @ Simi Valley, California, United States
Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm

During this Free training… You are going to discover a clear step by step game plan for eliminating your anxiety, stress, sadness or depression permanently. You are going to learn how to get out of the dark places where your mind wants to keep you trap. You will learn how to stay in control of painful feelings and emotions from the past that debilitate your health and leave you crying hopelessly. You will learn the steps to avoid falling in your old habits and enjoy the present with your loved ones. This is a FREE online event. Seats are very limited You will receive an email with a Zoom link after your registration confirmation

2018 Virtual Run & Walk Events: Black Friday to Cyber Monday Blow Out! -Simi Valley @ Simi Valley
Nov 23 @ 1:00 pm – 1:00 pm

It’s time for our third annual Black Friday to Cyber Monday Sale! Our clearance sale is open Friday, November 23 thru Monday, November 26th, at 11:59 pm,  which happens to be Cyber Monday! This will be your final chance for huge savings on our upcoming races. With only a few races left for 2018, we are gearing up for an awesome line up of races for 2019! Register yourself, your kids, your spouse, your friends and anyone else you’d love to join you! Race registrations make great holiday gifts!  Register for free below and we will send you a link to our Black Friday to Cyber Monday Sale where you can save up to 45% off race registrations! For our 2019 races we’ve limited registration for most of our races to 500 entries per race, so be sure to sign up before all of the registrations are sold out! *We will email you a link to our Black Friday to Cyber Monday Sale by Wednesday, November 21st! 

Astronomy Night – Star Party @ Santa Susana High School - Black Box Theatre
Nov 27 @ 5:30 pm – 5:30 pm

The Ventura County Astronomical Society will be settin up telescopes at Santa Susana High School on the basketball courts. Park in the lower parking lot for easy access to the viewing area.

Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) Classroom Training in Simi Valley, CA @ Simi Valley
Nov 28 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 am

The PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner) training program will help you to understand the basics and concepts of agile methodologies, including Extreme Programming (XP), Scrum, Crystal, Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM), Lean Development, and Feature-Driven Development (FDD). The PMI’s Agile Certified Practitioner certification formally recognizes your knowledge of agile principles and your skill with agile techniques. You will get special recognition from your company, stakeholders, and peers. We are registered partner with Project Management Institute, Scrum Alliance, IASSC, ASQ, IIBA and AXELOS to provide customized pre-exam professional training and coaching classes. iCert Global 3 day PMI-ACP Exam Prep Boot Camp training package includes 3Day Classroom Training 21 Contact Hours (21 PDUs) 180 days of high-quality E-learning 97.6% success rate ACP Exam Tips, Techniques and Mock test 100% Money Back Guarantee Revision Session on Request Real-time Scenarios from various Industrial Verticals Visit iCertGlobal-PMI-ACPTraining for any queries or future PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner) training program workshop dates. Please contact us [email protected] or call us at 713-518-1852. Other Training Courses Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Project Management Professional (PMI-PMP Training) Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB Training) ITIL Foundation (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) CBAP (Certified Business Analysis Professional) CCBA (Certification of Capability in Business Analysis) Agile & Scrum CSM (Certified Scrum Master) CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner Certification  Special offer for corporate, group and in-house training so please contact us for more details Use Promo Code – ICERT20 to avail 20% of discount on all our above training courses Once you register with us, we will enable the access to our e-learning and exam simulators to post successful registration. Looking forward to your registration with us. Contact Us : iCert Global LLCE-mail: [email protected] Website: www.icertglobal.comCall Us Now: +1 (713)-518-1852

CBAP Certification Training Course in Simi Valley, CA @ Simi Valley
Nov 28 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 am

CBAP business analysis course is designed to help professionals gain new skills and expertise in advanced documentation, effective planning and creation of business solutions. Improve your competencies and grow your career in business analysis at any stage along the business analysis career path. The Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP ) certification will be helpful to stay relevant with rapid changes and competencies in all aspects of business analysis. Visit iCertCBAPCalendar for more information and Use Promo Code – ICERT20 to avail 20% of discount3 day CBAP Training Includes: 1. 3Day Classroom Training2. Learn from CBAP Expert Trainer3. Accredited IIBA Course Material4. 10 Hours High Quality e-Learning 5. 21 PDUs Certificate6. 7 Chapter-End Quizzes7. 4 CBAP Simulation Exams8. 98.6% Pass Rate Other Training Courses: PMP | CAPM | LSSGB | ITIL | CSM | CEH | ACP | CCBA  Special offer for corporate and group trainings so please check with us for any further queries  Looking  forward for your registration with us.Contact Us : iCert Global LLCE-mail: [email protected]: www.icertglobal.comCall Us Now: +1 (713)-518-1852

WINS -Women’s Information Network of Simi Valley @ Wood Ranch Country Club
Nov 28 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

The Women’s Information Network of Simi Valley is a volunteer-driven organization whose purpose is to create a network of business women and community leaders who support each other in their business and professional development. The network encourages the exchange of information, ideas and assistance and offer topical programs designed to promote the success of the career-oriented woman.

Finance Workshop @ Impact Leadership Network
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

DESCRIPTION Check out the various financial workshops available this month: 1. RETIREMENT & INVESTMENT WORKSHOP: Ever wish you could make a profit even when the stock market is dipping? Learning key investment concepts like dollar cost averaging is important in building a strong financial foundation. __________________________________________2. MONEY MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP: Learn to find an extra $1,000 to $2,000 you didn’t know you had. No one likes debt. Unless you’re the one it’s owed to. It just feels like it will take FOREVER to pay back. If you have debt that feels like a ball and chain, it may be time for a Money Makeover.__________________________________________3. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & CAREER PROGRAM: Have you ever wanted to be your own BOSS? Have flexible work hours? Earn passive income? Then this program may be perfect for you. Ambitious, driven individuals who who are currently looking for opportunities to make additional income will benefit from this.____________________________________________4. PROPER PROTECTION WORKSHOP: If something happened to your health and you were unable to work, would that impact your family’s finances? Would it cause financial distress if a parent or family member’s health deteriorated, or even worse, past away? If so, it’s critical to learn what options families have to prevent financial chaos in times of illness.ALL workshops are completely free to attend and will take place at our Simi Valley branch.

What! A Town Without Christmas? A Senior Musical Comedy – Written and Performed by Seniors! @ Simi Valley Senior Center
Dec 6 @ 1:30 pm – 1:30 pm

The Simi Valley Senior Center Performing Arts Group is pleased to announce its upcoming original musical production of “What! A Town Without Christmas?” on Thursday, December 6, 2018, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and Friday, December 7, 2018, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Simi Valley Senior Center, located at 3900 Avenida Simi.   This year’s winter production features a town pastor whose only wish is to have Christmas in his town.  Unfortunately, the town Mayor has something against Christmas and bans all Christmas decorations and celebrations! The pastor calls to the heavens with the hope of restoring Christmas in his town. His prayers are answered by two angels who help the townspeople to bring about the change they were looking for.  Admission is free and the Simi Valley Senior Center encourages all seniors and their families to attend. No reservations are needed, but there is limited seating so plan to arrive early. Complimentary refreshments will be served.  Doors open one half hour before each performance. For more information call the Simi Valley Senior Center at (805) 583-6363. Senior Center Winter Drama Show December 6 & 7, 2018

Now Only $10! The Grandparents Day 1 Mile, 5K & 10K -Simi Valley @ Simi Valley
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 1:00 pm

GRANDPARENTS DAY 1 MILE, 5K & 10K – Now Only $10! -This is a virtual race! Did you know that National Grandparents Day was September 9th?  We are celebrating with our first annual Grandparents Day 1 Mile, 5K & 10K! Gather your kids and your friends and celebrate all of the amazing Grandparents out there!  The medal says, “Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do.  Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children,” – Alex Haley.  You have the entire month of September to complete your race. Plus, September was Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and at least 15% of every registration will go to ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer, which is the leading national nonprofit with the mission to end prostate cancer. ZERO advances research, improves the lives of men and families, and inspires action. ZERO has been on the front lines fighting for a cure for more than twenty years.  *For a limited time get an official t-shirt and/or hoodie HERE. What: This is a 1 mile, 5K & 10K virtual run (or walk) to celebrate GRANDPARENTS! You choose which distance you want to complete. When: Complete your race any time before Decembe 31, 2018! *Medals and bibs will ship within 2 to 5 days of signing up. Where:  You choose the course and you time yourself (you’ll report your finishing time to us). Why:  Because this is our way to celebrate all of the amazing GRANDPARENTS out there!  Cost:  The price is $18 (NOW ONLY $10) and that includes your medal, bib and shipping. Plus, at least 15% of every entry will be donated ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer. *We are in no way affiliated with this charity, we like to choose a different charity for each of our races and are happy to raise funds for them. WHAT IS A VIRTUAL RACE? A virtual race is a race that can be run (or walked)  from any location you choose.  You can run, jog, or walk on the road, on the trail, on the treadmill, at the gym or on the track (or even at another race). You get to run your own race, at your own pace, and time it yourself.  And your medal will be shipped directly to you. Complete a virtual 5K, 10K, half marathon and more!