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Helping People, Changing Lives.

Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County is a nonprofit agency that focuses on helping people and changing lives through serving nearly 40,000 persons across Central and Southern California.  We are committed to eliminating poverty by empowering individuals and families to achieve economic self-sufficiency and self-determination through a comprehensive array of community-based programs.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider

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28th Afternoon of Epicurean Delights Thanks You!

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The CAPSLO Health & Prevention Division could not have coordinated the event without the volunteer event committee: Paula Clark, Margaret King, Carl Weber, Jim Weilbacher, Sandee Menge, Charlene West, Phil Strahl, Cheryl Strahl and Division staff: Kayla Wilburn, Darlene Azevedo, Charley Newel and Janet Allenspach.

All flowers were arranged by Amanda of Shell Beach Floral Design.

Event photographer was Cheryl Strahl

The master of ceremonies at the pool stage was Jeanette Trompeter from KSBY.

Flowers were donated by: Eufloria, Holland America Flowers, Oak Park Flower Farm, Pacific Sun Growers and Trader Joe’s.

Musicians provided amazing sounds to go along with the majestic setting:

  • Cadillac Angels
  • Chasing Audrie Duo
  • Choro de Oro
  • Green to White
  • Gypsy All Stars
  • Ranchers for Peace

Special thanks to Joan Gellert Sargen for being an event sponsor for the third year and to Bolton & Company Insurance Brokers for also being an event sponsor.  Our event host was Don Shidler and the event could not have happened without his support.  The support of our sponsors and underwriters made it possible for all event revenue to provide no cost services to thousands of vulnerable community members:

  • Breakaway Tours and Event Planning
  • Cannon Associates
  • Coast 101.3 (El Dorado Broadcasting)
  • Edward Jones, David Gaddis
  • Jay and Carol Devore
  • iii Design
  • Bill Gaines Audio
  • New Times
  • San Luis Ambulance
  • The Sun
  • Tolosa Press
  • Carl Weber

Purveyors who gave of their time and amazing talents:

  • Ancient Peaks Winery
  • Baileyana Winery
  • Baker and Brain Wines
  • Big Sky Café
  • Black Horse Expresso & Bakery
  • Blue Sky Bistro
  • Castoro Cellars
  • Chamisal Winery
  • Clairborne & Churchill Vinters
  • Cottonwood Canyon
  • Cracked Crab
  • Jack Creek Cellars
  • Edna Valley Vineyards
  • Filipponi Ranch
  • Firestone Walker Brewery
  • Frockling Frog Winery
  • Gardens of Avila Restaurant
  • Gerald’s Olde Tyme Chocolates
  • Honey Bee Cakery
  • J Lohr Winery
  • Jaffa Café Mediterranean Cuisine
  • Kelsey See Canyon Vineyards
  • Kenneth Volk Winery
  • Laetitia Vineyard & Winery
  • Novo Restaurant & Lounge
  • Opolo Vineyards
  • Paella Party SLO
  • Peachy Canyon Vineyard
  • Peloton Cellars
  • Penny’s All American Café
  • Sage at Vista Grande
  • Saucelito Canyon Winery
  • Sculpterra Winery
  • Seaside Café & Bakery
  • Shell Beach Brewhouse
  • Splash Café
  • Stephen Ross Cellars
  • Still Waters Vineyard
  • Sweet Alexis Bakery
  • Tablas Creek Vineyards
  • Tahoe Joe’s Famous Steak House
  • Tap It Brewing Company
  • Testa Catering
  • The Groves on 41
  • The Muffin Goddess at the Cliff’s Resort
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Upper Crust Tattoria
  • Wolff Vineyards
  • Zorro’s Café & Cantina

Purveyor Awards for 2015:

Best Beverage: Chamisal Winery

Best Food:  Shell Beach Brewhouse

Best Confectioner:  Gerald’s Olde Tyme Chocolates

Best Display:  Laetitia Vineyard & Winery

A final thank you to those who purchased tickets and supported the Health & Prevention Division services.

See you all next year on Sunday June 5, 2016 for the 29th Afternoon of Epicurean Delights.


Mission Statement

The Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County is committed to eliminating the causes of poverty by empowering low-income individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency through a wide array of community-based collaborations and programs.

Vision Statement

All people should have an equal chance in life to achieve economic self-sufficiency and self-determination for themselves and their families. As a result of increased self-sufficiency, the community and its citizens will reap the benefits of a more productive, responsible and economically viable society.