Tag archives: Penny Haberman

Keeping it Beautiful
By Richard Mineards   |   December 3, 2020

Deborah Schwartz is the newly elected President of Santa Barbara Beautiful, replacing Penny Haberman. Her deep ties throughout our Eden by the Beach and dedication to community support have led to a number grant-making projects including the natural environment, arts and culture, and education. Deborah, a former Montecito Union School and UCSB student, is in […]

Pathway To Community
By Lynda Millner   |   November 24, 2020

When Pearl Chase was attending the founding meeting of Santa Barbara Beautiful (SBB) in 1965 she offered this quote from Abraham Lincoln, “I like to see a man proud of the place he lives.” And so Santa Barbara Beautiful was born. Arriving at the Music Academy of the West for the annual awards, I was […]

Beauty and the Beach
By Richard Mineards   |   October 10, 2019

The Music Academy of the West suffered social gridlock when Santa Barbara Beautiful hosted its 55th annual awards, co-chaired by Mark Whitehurst and Kerry Methner, at the Miraflores campus. Ubiquitous KEYT-TV senior reporter John Palminteri emceed the ceremony in the Lehmann Ballroom after a welcome by organization president Penny Haberman, who revealed SBB had provided […]

Tweet the Halls
By Richard Mineards   |   December 20, 2018

Santa Barbara Beautiful’s annual Christmas party was for the birds! The boffo bash for 110 guests took place in the Santa Barbara Natural History Museum’s aviary hall and was certainly a glittering occasion, given sparkle was the theme of the fun fête. Jacqueline Dyson, outgoing president of the organization, passed the torch to Penny Haberman, […]