Senior of the Year: Recognizing our Volunteers
Nomination Forms are now open for the 2020 Senior of the Year!
See nomination form for details.
Each year the City's Council on Aging (COA) honors senior volunteers with an awards ceremony and social and recognizes a Senior of the Year. More than 1,200 senior adult volunteers contribute their time and energy to more than 80 non-profit agencies, schools and community organizations in the Thousand Oaks area. Senior adults donate approximately 275,000 volunteer hours annually, providing much-needed support to our community.
Thank you for those who attended the Senior of the Year Dinner and Award Ceremony on June 13, 2019 to honor and congratulate 2019 Senior of the Year - Rikki Mikkelsen (nominated by Community Conscience.
and 2019 Senior of the Year Nominees:
- Cynthia Bell
- Gail Field
- Chuck Huffer
- Patricia Jones
- Stasia Simrall
If you belong to a club or organization that would like to hear more about the Council on Aging and local senior services, please call (805) 381-7362 or email the Council on Aging. We will provide a speaker and a five-to-10 minute presentation.
Senior Nutrition Lunch Program
The Conejo Recreation and Park District administers the Senior Nutrition Lunch Program at the Goebel Cafe located in Goebel Adult Community Center. For information call (805) 381-2746. Suggested Donation is $3.00 for Senior over 60. The Cafe also serves cook to order breakfast for all ages from 8:30 - 11:30 Monday through Friday and all items are under $5.
Many local retailers and restaurants offer senior discounts and do not advertise this fact. Be sure to ask when you patronize local establishments.
For more information on senior services please contact Council on Aging.
2009 Senior Adult Master Plan
In 2009, the City Council approved the Senior Adult Master Plan, which has been recognized as a model statewide. Please email Council on Aging or call 805-381-7362 for more information.