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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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27th Afternoon of Epicurean Delights​ Thanks You!

Joan Gellert-Sargen - Event Sponsor, and Biz Steinberg - CEO CAPSLO (photo by Cheryl Strahl)The CAPSLO Health & Prevention Division could not have coordinated the Afternoon of Epicurean Delights without the volunteer event committee: Carl Weber, Sandee Menge, Paula Clark, Margaret King and Jim Weilbacher.  They were joined by Division Staff: Kayla Wilburn, Darlene Azevedo, Janet Allenspach and Raye Fleming.

All flower arrangements were from Shell Beach Floral Design and Cheryl Strahl was the event photographer. The master of ceremonies at the pool stage was Adam Montiel from KRUSH.

Thank you everyone who donated, volunteered, or purchased tickets to the 27th Annual Afternoon of Epicurean Delights-- you all helped make this year's event a resounding success!

Special thanks to our event sponsor Joan Gellert-Sargen and event host Don Shidler. The support of our sponsor and underwriters assists the Division to provide no cost services to thousands of vulnerable community members:

  • Breakaway Tours and Event Planning
  • Coast 101.3
  • Cracker Crab
  • iii Design
  • Jay and Carol Devore
  • Bill Gaines Audio
  • BOLTON and Company
  • Edward Jones/David Gaddis
  • New Times
  • PRP Companies
  • Shell Beach Floral Design
  • Harvey’s Honey Huts
  • Cheryl Strahl
  • Michael Stenvall
  • The Sun
  • Tolosa Press
  • Carl Weber

Purveyors who gave of their time and amazing talents:Thanks again! We'll see you next year! (photo by Cheryl Strahl)

  • 2nd Chance Winery
  • Ancient Peak Winery
  • Baileyana Winery
  • Big Sky Café
  • Black Horse Expresso & Bakery
  • Blue Skye Bistro
  • Byron Winery
  • Cambria Winery
  • Castoro Cellars
  • Chamisal Winery
  • Clairborne & Churchill Vinters
  • Cracker Crab
  • Del’s Pizzeria & Italian Restuaurant
  • Edna Valley Vineyards
  • Filipponi Ranch
  • Firestone Walker Brewery
  • Frolicking Frog winery
  • Gardens of Avila Restaurant
  • Gerald’s Olde Tyme Chocolates
  • Harmony Cellars
  • Honey Bee Cakery
  • J Lohr Winery
  • Jaffa Café Mediterranean Cuisine
  • Kelsey See Canyon Vineyards
  • Kenneth Volk Winery
  • Laetitia Vineyard & winery
  • Lido at Dolphin Bay Resort
  • Linn’s of Cambria
  • 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 Vineyards
  • 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
  • Tolosa Winery
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Upper Crust Trattoria
  • Windows on the Water
  • Zorro’s Café & Cantina

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

  • Kristen Black Band
  • Dan Curcio
  • Erin Inglish
  • Girls and Boys
  • Jill Knight
  • The Booker Tease

And a final thank you to those who purchased tickets and joined us in supporting these Health & Prevention Division services:

  • Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening
  • Youth Development Programs
  • Removal of gang and anti-social tattoos
  • Mobile preventive health screening & education for adults
  • Birth control
  • Evidence-based healthy eating classes for seniors
  • Case management of pregnant & parenting teens
  • Evidence-based pregnancy prevention programs in local high schools
  • Menopausal services
  • After school fitness program at Arroyo Grande High School
  • Mammograms/ultrasounds
  • Testing & treatment for sexually transmitted infections
  • Teen peer-provided reproductive health care clinics
  • Life skill classes for youth in Paso Robles
  • Yearly exams for men & women

See you all next year on Sunday June 7, 2015 for the 28th 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.