Tag archives: Dean Wilson

An Evening with Jay Leno
By Jamie Knee   |   December 26, 2023

On Thursday, December 14, it was a memorable evening in Montecito. The Rosewood Miramar Beach Hotel turned into a radiant stage, hosting an unforgettable event – An Evening with Jay Leno: A Celebration of the Turner Foundation’s 65 Years of Service.  The gala commenced with a welcome and introductions by John Davies, whose words ushered […]

A Present Under Turner’s Tree
By Richard Mineards   |   December 27, 2022

Christmas came early for Montecito’s Turner Foundation when president Dean Wilson was presented with a check for $175,000 by polo playing Farmers & Merchants Bank president Dan Walker at the financial institution’s annual Yuletide fête at its East Carrillo Street branch. The 100-guest bash, which featured Dickensian-costumed carol singers and comestibles from Rincon Catering, attracted […]

Santa Barbara Has a New TV Show!
By Richard Mineards   |   May 7, 2020

Good Life TV with Dean Wilson, executive director of the Turner Foundation, which provides accommodation for the elderly and economically challenged, is taped in the garden at his Montecito home near the Rosewood Miramar and is dedicated to bringing “real stories from real people.” “We invite people from all walks of life to share their […]