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Gail Arnold

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Planned Parenthood Holds Birds and Bees Bash

Event Raises $225,000

Event raises $225,000.

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Chefs Compete at Family Service Agency Fundraiser

Proceeds support programs serving children, families, and seniors.

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Food from the Heart Holds Fundraiser

Program Provides Tasty Food to Homebound, Ill People

Program provides tasty food to homebound, ill people.

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Botanic Garden Hosts Beer Garden Fundraiser

Beers Crafted to Go with their Botanical Surroundings

Beers crafted to go with their botanical surroundings.

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Montecito Bank & Trust Celebrates Anniversary by Making Grants

Ten Area Nonprofits Receive Grant and Video

Ten area nonprofits receive grant and video.

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Entrepreneurs Support Youth Interactive

After-School Program is Transforming Lives of At-Risk Youth

After-school program is transforming lives of at-risk youth.

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Firefighters Hold BBQ and Poker Fundraiser

Funds Go to Those Impacted by the Debris Flow

Funds go to those impacted by the debris flow.

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Arts & Lectures Donors Mingle with Compañía Nacional de Danza Dancers

Dancers Also Did Classes for School Groups and Community Members

Dancers also did classes for school groups and community members.

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Opera Santa Barbara Hosts Donor Reception Honoring the Chrismans

Event Replaces the Cancelled Opera Ball

Event replaces the cancelled Opera Ball.

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Kick Ash Bash Celebrates First Responders

Star-Studded Event Nets More Than $1.7 Million

Star-studded event nets more than $1.7 million.

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Museum of Natural History Holds Kick-Off Event for Wine + Food Festival

Fundraiser is Always a Splendid Event

Fundraiser is always a splendid event.

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Vintners Host Benefit Bash for Direct Relief

Santa Barbara Wine Auction Raises $1.1 Million

Santa Barbara Wine Auction raises $1.1 million.

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Granada Hosts Love Your Theater Backstage Party

Event Offers Donors a Rare Behind-the-Scenes Experience

Event offers donors a rare behind-the-scenes experience.

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Interfaith Sanctuary Alliance Holds Fundraiser for 805 Undocufund

Funds Go to Undocumented Immigrants Affected by the Thomas Fire and Mudslidet

Funds go to undocumented immigrants affected by the Thomas Fire and mudslides.

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Museum of Art Holds Preview Reception

Three New Exhibits Showcase Photography and Portrait Painting

Three new exhibits showcase photography and portrait painting.

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Botanic Garden Holds Members Mixer

Guests Get Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Pritzlaff Conservation Center

Guests get behind-the-scenes tour of Pritzlaff Conservation Center.

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Kids Helping Kids Holds Gala Celebration

Nonprofit Organization Run by Kids Nets $300,000 This Year

Nonprofit organization run by kids nets $300,000 this year.

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Society Matters: Year in Pictures

More Than 100 Events Covered in 2018

More than 100 events covered in 2017.

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Santa Barbara Rescue Mission Holds Christmas Feast

200 People Receive Holiday Meal and Gifts

200 people in need receive holiday meal and gifts.

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Unity Shoppe Holds Annual Telethon

Event Raises Funds for Its Programs, Including Disaster Relief

Event raises funds for its programs, including disaster relief.

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AIASB Holds Design Awards Gala

Event Honors Achievements of Area Architects and Architecture

Event honors achievements of area architects and architecture.

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Benefit Event Held for Youth Interactive

Extraordinary Organization Transforms Lives of At-Risk Youth

Extraordinary organization transforms lives of at-risk youth.

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Breast Cancer Resource Center Holds Tea and Fashion Show

Former Clients are Models at Uplifting Fundraising Event

Former clients are models at uplifting fundraising event.

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Catholic Charities Holds Mistletoe Ball

Event Raised Funds for Organization’s Critical Assistance to the Poor

Event raised funds for organization’s critical assistance to the poor.

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Impact Hub Hosts Ribbon-Cutting Party at New Location

Event Was a Chamber Mixer Too

Event was a Chamber mixer too.

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Firefighters Alliance Honors the Firestones

The Firestones Receive a Yater Surfboard at Firehouse Ceremony

The Firestones receive a Yater surfboard at firehouse ceremony.

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Foodbank Hosts Popular Empty Bowls Event

1,000 Guests Show Support for this Critical Organization

1,000 guests show support for this critical organization.

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Military Ball Celebrates Veterans and Active Duty Personnel

Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation Event draws 650 Guests

Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation event draws 650 guests.

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FishSB Holds Taste of the Sea

Event Features Tastings from Top Chefs, a Cooking Demo, and a Q&A with Fishermen

Event features tastings from top chefs, a cooking demo, and a Q&A with fishermen.

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Ensemble Theatre Company Celebrates at Ghost Light Night

Fundraiser Includes Twilight Zone Concert Performance

Fundraiser includes Twilight Zone concert performance.

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SBCC Foundation Celebrates at Visionaries Circle Event

Major Donors and Others Get Update on Promise Program

Major donors and others get update on Promise program.

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Foodbank Holds Splendid Table of Life Gala

Event Raises Funds for Food and Nutrition Education Programs for Youth

Event raises funds for food and nutrition education programs for youth.

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Family Service Agency Honors Shirley Ann Hurley

Many Pay Tribute to Hurley at President’s Circle Reception

Many pay tribute to Hurley at President’s Circle Reception.

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Unity Shoppe Celebrates 100 Years with Peter Noone Concert

Herman's Hermits Star Leads Tribute at Lobero

Herman's Hermits star leads tribute at Lobero.

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Schmoozing with Bill Murray and Jan Vogler

Arts & Lectures Donors Mingle with the Stars at the Top of the G

Arts & Lectures donors mingle with the stars at the Top of the G.

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Rescue Mission Celebrates with Bonjour Bayou Event

Fundraiser at Rancho Dos Pueblos Honors Denny Wayman

Fundraiser at Rancho Dos Pueblos honors Denny Wayman.

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Ira Glass Meets with Arts & Lectures Guests

Premium Ticket Holders Get Intimate Q&A with Public Radio Star

Premium ticket holders get intimate Q&A with public radio star.

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Hotel Californian Celebrates Opening in Style

250 VIPs Attend Party with Ribbon Cutting and Tours

250 VIPs attend party with ribbon cutting and tours.

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Police Foundation Holds Spectacular ‘Fun with the Force’

Event Raises More Than $300,000

Event raises more than $300,000.

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State Street Ballet’s ‘Night to Remember’ Aptly Named

Gala Raises $75,000 for Its Performances and its Education and Outreach Programs

Gala raises $75,000 for its performances and its education and outreach programs.

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Mega Mixer Is a Big Hit

Five Organizations Co-Host Event That Draws 400 Guests

Five organizations co-host event that draws 400 guests.

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Women’s Fund Grantees Share How Grants Have Changed Lives

200 Members and Guests Hear Presentations

200 members and guests hear presentations.

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Breast Cancer Resource Center's Le Cirque Is a Soaring Success

Event Raises Funds for Essential Support Services and Education Programs

Event raises funds for essential support services and education programs.

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MOXI@Night is a Splendid Evening

Inaugural Fundraiser Nets $425,000

Inaugural fundraiser nets $425,000.

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World Business Academy Honors Deepak Chopra and Marianne Partridge

Annual Gala Also Raises Funds for Social and Environmental Justice Issues

Annual gala also raises funds for social and environmental justice issues.

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Jodi House Holds “Reunion” Fundraiser

Brain Injury Support Center Raises Critical Funds

Brain injury support center raises critical funds.

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Granada Legends Gala is a Legendary Affair

Anne and Michael Towbes, Marilyn Horne, and the Music Academy of the West Honored

Anne and Michael Towbes, Marilyn Horne, and the Music Academy of the West honored.

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Doctors Without Walls Holds Spectacular Balloon Glow Event

Fundraiser Supports Healthcare for the Homeless

Fundraiser supports health care for the homeless.

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Braille Institute Auxiliary Hosts Festival of Flavors

Annual Fundraiser Supports Free Programs

Annual fundraiser supports free programs.

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Yacht Club’s Charity Regatta Benefits Visiting Nurse and Hospice Care

More Than $1.3 Million Raised Since Event Inception

More than $1.3 million raised since event inception.