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Paso Pacifico, a biodiversity conservation organization based in Venture California, recently began working with Nicaraguan farmers to help them save the stingless honey bees, whos populations are on the wane.
Veterans Week 2018 will see the return of Veterans Parade, Veterans Day Ceremony, 22nd Annual Military Ball, and Salute to Vets.
In celebration of Housing America Month, more than a dozen local organizations recently set up shop for the first-ever Housing Santa Barbara Day. Organized by the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara, the goal was to provide more information on housing options, supportive services, and other home purchasing programs.
Each year, HSB recognizes the outstanding organizations and individuals who continue to play an important role in service to those in our community and/or support the organization’s mission of providing care to anyone experiencing the impact of serious illness or grieving the death of a loved one. The luncheon raised approximately $150,000 to support HSB’s programs.
More than 1,100 volunteers picked up paintbrushes, shovels and whatever other tools they needed to improve and beautify the community Sept. 15 during United Way of Santa Barbara County’s (UWSBC) 27th Annual Day of Caring.
Thanks to a generous donation from the local branch of Union Bank, the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara (HACSB) and its nonprofit affiliate 2nd Story Associates recently presented approximately 400 school-age children with backpacks and supplies for the coming school year.
City College’s School of Extended Learning celebrated 100 years of adult education Sunday, September 9 at the Wake Campus.
Santa Barbara City College celebrated the 100 year anniversary of it’s Extended Learning program with a Sunday afternoon garden party at Wake Campus.
School of Extended Learning’s variety of options also include classes in parenting, training in ancient herbal medicine, and computer skills. New classes are offered each week through Dec. 15.
The SBCC School of Extended Learning and the SBCC Foundation are hosting a garden party at the Wake Campus on Sunday, September 9 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. to celebrate 100 years of Adult Education in Santa Barbara. All are welcome! On April 1, 1918, eighty-one students...
On Aug. 9, the steering committee of Compassionate Care of Carpinteria (CCC) hosted a public breakfast at the Woman’s Club to update the community on the expansion of programs and services.
Outstanding Community Organizations and Individuals to be recognized at 6th Annual Heroes of Hospice Luncheon
Heroes in our community will be celebrated at a luncheon at the Four Seasons Biltmore, Coral Casino on Wednesday, September 12.
Hospice of Santa Barbara (HSB) will honor local heroes at its 6th annual Heroes of Hospice Jewels by the Sea luncheon 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 12, at the Four Seasons Biltmore, Coral Casino in Santa Barbara. Each year, HSB recognizes the outstanding organizations and...
On Wednesday, June 27, SurfMedia Communications will present Adaptive Leadership in a Changing Landscape, our first workshop for local nonprofit leaders. The event will be hosted by Marybeth Carty and facilitated by international speaker, trainer and author Tai Sunnanon.
Santa Barbara City College School of Extended Learning’s annual Arts & Crafts Fair will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Dec 2 at SBCC’s Wake Campus, 300 N. Turnpike Road.
October 27th: Global From the Get-Go: Global Manufacturing for Startups Summit Clarifies the Path from Prototype to Market
Join your entrepreneurial-minded peers at the Global Manufacturing for Startups Summit later this month, hosted by the Santa Barbara City College Scheinfeld Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation.
This year’s Red Feather Ball honoree is Minneapolis-born Maryan Schall. who moved to Montecito in 1985…