Taking a Moment to Remember

By Nick Masuda   |   January 6, 2022

On Sunday, January 9, at 6:30 pm, multiple Montecito organizations will band together in remembrance of the 23 victims lost in the 1/9 Debris Flow.

You can sign up to watch the fourth anniversary livestream and telecast of “Raising Our Light” here: westmont.zoom.us/j/96145574354

The event will kick off with an invocation from Montecito Fire Chief Kevin Taylor, followed by firefighters lighting 23 candles in honor of the victims. Local churches and schools will follow by ringing 23 bells, with a searchlight being lit at Montecito Union School.

For more information, go to the event website (sbbucketbrigade.org/event/raisingourlight) or call Christina Favuzzi with Montecito Fire at (805) 680-5526.

The event is being brought to the community by the Santa Barbara Bucket Brigade, Montecito Association, Westmont College, Montecito Journal, Montecito Fire Protection District, Montecito Union School District, Santa Barbara County Behavioral Wellness, Cold Spring School District, Crane Country Day School, Montecito Covenant Church, El Montecito Church, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, First District Supervisor Das Williams and Westmont College.


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