Meet the Artists Reception to Benefit Camarillo Hospice

Camarillo, California June 30, 2014 On Sunday, July 13, from 1 to 3:30 p.m., the Pastel Society of the Gold Coast and Camarillo Hospice will host a “Meet the Artists” reception at the Thousand Oaks Community Gallery. The Gallery is located at 2331 Borchard Road in Newbury Park. The reception will include art demonstrations, food and drinks, gift drawings and fun.

Camarillo Hospice was selected as the “charity of choice” of the Pastel Society of the Gold Coast (PSGC) for its 2014 show.PSGC’s month-long free art exhibit at the Thousand Oaks Community Galleryopens July 1and will run through July 26, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed Sundays and July 4th). PSGC artists will staff the exhibit, happy to explain pastel painting and show guests around. Ten percent (10%) of each art sale during the exhibit will be contributed by the PSGC artist to Camarillo Hospice.

The Pastel Society of the Gold Coast is a non-profit organization for the specific purpose to provide public exhibitions for its members, to educate the community through collaboration with environmental and other non-profit organizations; and to promote the arts in general. The membership consists of approximately 30 Southern California artists who “utilize the dynamic and diverse application of soft pastels to express the nature and beauty of our Gold Coast region. “

Camarillo Hospice is a volunteer hospice and grief counseling center that provides practical and emotional care, comfort, support and counseling to individuals and families who are facing a life-limiting illness or the grief of losing a loved one and education on end-of-life issues to all. There is no requirement of a doctor’s referral to qualify for the services of Camarillo Hospice, no time limit on services, and all services are free.In 2013 alone Camarillo Hospice provided assistance and support to more than 10,000 community residents.

For more information about PSGC, please visit more information regarding the Art Exhibit, Reception or the programs and services of Camarillo Hospice, please call the Hospice office at 805.389.6870, email or visit the hospice website at