Tag archives: Mad Hatter

Mad Hatter Returns! 24th Annual Transition House Fundraiser
By Joanne A Calitri   |   May 23, 2023

The 24th Annual Transition House Mad Hatter luncheon took place on May 11 at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara SB grand ballrooms. The 230 guests wore all manner of millinery attire with designer matching outfits. The theme was Garden Party at the Ritz. Hats ranged from antique 1920s lace, feathered hats, Vegas fedoras with an Ace of […]

Mad Hatter Luncheon
By Lynda Millner   |   May 3, 2022

It’s been three long years since Transition House Auxiliary has been able to have their Mad Hatter Luncheon. This year the theme was “Roaring ‘20s Revisited,” and indeed it was. The Rosewood Miramar ballroom was filled with fascinators, fringe, and feathers. Carolyn Sweet took home the most beautiful chapeau, Scott Seltzer went away with most […]

Tip of the Hatter
By Richard Mineards   |   June 24, 2021

More than 30 volunteers attended a Transition House auxiliary lunch at Arnoldi’s celebrating the annual Mad Hatter fundraiser which was held virtually this year given the pandemic. Thanks to a $100,000 matching gift, the event raised more than $240,000 to continue the charity’s mission to address the needs of Santa Barbara’s homeless children and their […]

Mad Hatter Luncheon
By Lynda Millner   |   May 10, 2018

They may be small but they are mighty! That would be Transition House Auxiliary, which puts on the Mad Hatter Luncheon every year, now its 21st one. There are only about 35 ladies who do all this work, including co-chairs of this year’s event: president Sally Stewart and Carolyn Creasey, invitation chair Diane White, silent […]