Each year, the Ventura County Arts Council recognized individuals, businesses and organizations who have served the community by supporting the arts.
This year, on Wednesday, October 21, 2015, the Arts Stars Awards dinner was held beginning at 5:30 pm at the Tower Club in Oxnard.
Honorees included Arts Philanthropist Paul Finkel, MD; Non-Profit Arts Organization Leader Jim Rice; Salvadore Bravo Award for Individual Artist Xavier Montes; Business Montecito Bank & Trust, National Recognition William Hendricks, Public Agency Camarillo City Council, and Arts Education Oxnard Music Advocacy Group (OMAG).
SOKM was mentioned by Cherie Moraga of OMAG for helping them get started in 2011. The Camarillo City Council mentioned that they have supported SOKM for 24 years.
Congratulations to these individuals, businesses and groups! Thank you for supporting the arts, and for mentioning the part SOKM plays!