Ventura County Continues to Sponsor 20 Years of Community Fun at the 20th Anniversary Casa Pacifica Angels Wine & Food Festival

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Year after Year Sponsors Come Together to Support Casa Pacifica and the Ventura County Families in Need

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June 2nd will be a special day at CSU Channel Islands, as we not only celebrate 20 years of food, wine, music, and community fun, but also the continuing vital support of our sponsors!

The Casa Pacifica Angels are excited to welcome returning and new sponsors to the 20th Anniversary of the Casa Pacifica Angels Wine & Food Festival, including the Zarley and Van Huisen families who are back as the Hosts of this wonderful event once again! The Wine & Food Festival sponsors’ involvement over the past twenty years has resulted in substantial support for the vital programs and services Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families provides by ensuring the event’s proceeds will be significant. With the help of this year’s valuable sponsors and the enthusiastic Festival attendees, Casa Pacifica will once again raise money to support its crucial services to Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties’ abused, neglected, and at-risk youth, and their families.

Sunday, June 2nd, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm will be a special day at California State University Channel Islands, as we not only celebrate 20 years of food, wine, music, and community fun, but also the continuing vital support of our sponsors!

Casa Pacifica is proud to have Wells Fargo returning this year as the sponsor of the V.I.P Lounge and all its special amenities. The exclusive V.I.P. Lounge features its own musical fun conjured up by the band Sound Effect. In addition to its own private entertainment, the Lounge will feature the Anheuser Busch Belgium Beer Garden, Plated Events by Chef Jason, Malibu Family Wines and more! To begin their Wine & Food Festival day, V.I.P. guests will enter through the beautiful and historic CSUCI bell tower where they will be greeted with a special welcome reception catered by the world-class Mastro’s Steakhouse.

As the Champagne sponsors, Ventura Rental Party Center has helped create a beautiful, colorful, and inviting environment for the Wine & Food Festival year-after-year.

A new participant for this 20th Anniversary year, The Patio Restaurant at The Players Casino on Johnson Drive is excited to move the festival-goers as they enjoy a day full of upbeat music and dancing. Live entertainment includes Boogie Knights, a comedic 1970s disco cover band who will provide a lively backdrop for the wine-tasting and food-sampling guests. Bruce Barrios will compliment the entertainers as the Master of Ceremonies and Disc Jockey.

The Casa Pacifica Angels are excited to welcome back PODS as the Burgundy Sponsor. PODS provides much-needed, vital storage for the behind-the-scenes logistics of the event, and through their generous sponsorship they also ensure the smooth operation of valuable therapeutic services to an underserved community.

With the help of the Cabernet Sauvignon sponsors—Essex Property Trust/Tierra Vista Apartment Homes, Event Essentials, Leigh & Stan Jensen, and Meathead Movers—the Festival is able to procure its incomparable venue, surrounded by mature sycamore trees and historic, Spanish architecture at the beautiful California State University Channel Islands campus.

The Angels look forward to new and returning Merlot Sponsors. With the help of Merlot Sponsorships from AAA Propane Service, Inc.; BB & H Benefit Designs; Bill Powell & Jewell Gerald Marangoni and Roz Warner, M.D./Michael Hogan, M.D.; The Cassar Family; Compulink; DEX; D&S Berry Farms/DW Berrry Farms; Fivestar Bookkeeping; Gills Onions; Harrison Industries; Heritage Oaks Bank; Holthouse Carlin & Van Trigt LLP; Jaks Marketing Group; Lisa West & David Jaffe; LPL Financial, Patti Morgan, CFP; Luners; Mirada Petroleum, Inc.; Oxnard Harvest; PMA – I.L.W.U.; Premier Event Production; Summit Pool & Spas; and Venco Western Inc., all of the myriad details required to put on an event of this magnitude will come together to make the 20th Anniversary Festival the unforgettable, premier event that it has become. All with the purpose to support the essential programs and services Casa Pacifica provides to the children of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties.

For more information about the 20th anniversary festival sponsors, please visit the Wine & Food Festival website at

General Admission tickets can be purchased online at! General Admission tickets are on sale for $125 until sold out. Food and beverages are included in the price of admission. V.I.P tickets are SOLD OUT! V.I.P ticket holders are provided early admission at 12:00 noon and receive V.I.P. parking, as well as exclusive access to the V.I.P. Lounge presented by Wells Fargo.

It’s not too late to sign up as an exhibitor or to connect your name or business to this "Can't Miss" event by taking advantage of some great sponsorship opportunities! For sponsorship information, contact Casa Pacifica Event Specialist, Kristin Palos at (805) 366-4014, kpalos(at)casapacifica(dot)org or visit the Festival sponsor page at .

Casa Pacifica encourages all Festival-goers to participate responsibly. Roundtrip reservations are available thru the Roadrunner Safe Ride Program by calling (805) 389-8196, or visiting

About Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families

Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families is a crisis-care and residential treatment facility for abused, neglected, or at-risk children in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. The agency is the largest non-profit provider of children’s mental health services in both counties and along with its campus-based programs administers a number of community-based programs which are designed with the intent to strengthen families and keep children in their homes. For more information about Casa Pacifica, visit or call the Development Department at (805) 445-7800.

About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.3 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (, and other distribution channels across North America and internationally. We want to help all of our customers succeed financially and create long-term economic growth and quality of life for everyone in our communities. In 2011, the Company invested $213.5 million in grants in 19,000 nonprofits, and team members contributed more than 1.5 million volunteer hours around the country. For more information, please visit:

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