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Gail Arnold

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Profant Foundation Hosts Fundraiser for Arts Scholarships

Fiesta Finale is Entertaining Evening

Fiesta Finale is entertaining evening.

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Franciscan Friars Host La Pequeña Dinner

Old Spanish Days Boardmembers and Sponsors Enjoy Special Evening

Old Spanish Days boardmembers and sponsors enjoy special evening.

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Lotusland Celebrates Oscar de la Renta–Style

Annual Fundraiser Nets $500,000

Annual fundraiser nets $500,000.

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Montecito Motor Classic Holds Launch Party

September Event Raises Funds for PAL and Police Foundation

September event raises funds for PAL and Police Foundation.

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La Recepción del Presidente Kicks Off Fiesta

La Presidenta Denise Sanford and 18 Past Presidentes Honored

La Presidenta Denise Sanford and 18 past presidentes honored.

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Ladies Hat Day at Polo

Lucchese Wins Belmond El Encanto Robert Skene Trophy

Lucchese wins Belmond El Encanto Robert Skene Trophy.

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Alan and Lisa Parsons Host Launch Party for New Studio

ParSonics is at their Goleta Avocado Ranch

ParSonics is at their Goleta avocado ranch.

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White Party on the Green Concludes Rally 4 Kids

United Boys & Girls Clubs Fundraiser is a Big Hit

United Boys & Girls Clubs fundraiser is a big hit.

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Magic Castle Cabaret Hosts Preview Parties

The Larsens’ New Private Club Will Feature Top Magicians

The Larsens’ new private club will feature top magicians.

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Arts & Lectures Hosts Season Reveal Party

Donors and Sponsors Hear About Upcoming Season

Donors and sponsors hear about upcoming season.

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PATH Holds Home Tour Fundraiser

Proceeds Benefit Program to Move the Homeless into Permanent Homes

Proceeds benefit program to move the homeless into permanent homes.

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South Coast Business & Technology Awards Presented

$150,000 Proceeds Go to Scholarship Foundation

$150,000 proceeds go to Scholarship Foundation.

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$1.3 Million in Kick Ash Proceeds Distributed

First Responder Agencies are Largest Beneficiaries

First responder agencies are the largest beneficiaries.

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Dream Foundation Holds Flower Empower Campaign Event

Donors and Volunteers Honored

Donors and volunteers honored.

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Environmental Defense Center Celebrates at Green & Blue

Jane Fonda and Gail Osherenko Honored

Jane Fonda and Gail Osherenko honored.

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Dream Foundation Unveils Dream Plaza at Hotel Californian

Donors Can Name 1,140 Stones

Donors can name 1,140 stones.

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Scholarship Foundation Holds Annual Dinner

$8.3 Million Awarded to 2,700 Students

$8.3 million awarded to 2,700 students.

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Grassini Holds Opening Soirées for New Tasting Room

Winery with a Heart Celebrates New El Paseo Tasting Room

Winery with a heart celebrates new El Paseo tasting room.

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United Way’s Women United Holds Gathering

New Group Raises Funds for Early Childhood Education

New group raises funds for early childhood education.

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La Primavera Kicks Off Fiesta

La Presidenta Denise Sanford Unveils Poster and Pin

La Presidenta Denise Sanford unveils poster and pin.

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Boys & Girls Club Holds 80th Anniversary Gala

Warmth and Enthusiasm Permeates Event

Warmth and enthusiasm permeates event.

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Arts & Lectures Hosts Gala with Anthony Bourdain

Event Raises Funds for Programming and Educational Outreach Programs

Event raises funds for programming and educational outreach programs.

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Girls Rock Holds Spring Seaside Soiree

Organization Invites Syrian Refugees into Program

Organization invites Syrian refugees into program.

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African Women Rising Holds Goat Fest

AWR Runs Education, Agriculture, and Microfinance Programs

AWR runs education, agriculture, and microfinance programs.

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Spirit of Entrepreneurship Foundation Hosts Awards

Lady Leslie Ridley-Tree and 11 Other Area Women Honored

Lady Leslie Ridley-Tree and 11 other area women honored.

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Women’s Fund Awards $535,000 to Area Nonprofits

Nonprofits Serve Women, Families, and/or Children

Nonprofits serve women, families, and/or children.

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American Heart Association Holds Heart Ball

$85,000 Proceeds Support Research, Advocacy, and Patient Support Programs

$85,000 proceeds support research, advocacy, and patient support programs.

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Youth and Family Services Holds Reaching for the Stars

Event Proceeds Support Programs for Homeless and At-Risk Youth

Event proceeds support programs for homeless and at-risk youth.

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Arts & Lectures Hosts Events with Nicholas Kristof

Discussion with Nonprofit Leaders, Donor Reception, and Town Hall Meeting

Discussion with nonprofit leaders, donor reception, and town hall meeting.

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CADA Supporters Twist at the Ritz

Event Proceeds Support Substance Abuse Programs

Event proceeds support substance abuse programs.

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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.