Tag archives: Santa Barbara Foundation

79th Persons of the Year Named
By Montecito Journal   |   August 23, 2022

Santa Barbara Foundation names their 79th Persons of the Year as Ginger Salazar and Katina Zaninovich. Salazar, who is from Lompoc and has lived in Montecito for the past 17 years, has served on the board of Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara. Currently, she is on the […]

Person of the Year Nominations 
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   July 12, 2022

Considered one of the highest honors of the year in Santa Barbara County, this year’s Person of the Year Award nominations are in progress, with a deadline scheduled for next Friday, July 15 at 5 pm.  The Santa Barbara Foundation, along with co-sponsors Montecito Bank & Trust, Noozhawk, The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara, Cox […]

Pure Class
By Richard Mineards   |   October 19, 2021

John Daly, the Santa Barbara Foundation’s 78th Man of the Year, and his wife, Marti, celebrated his accolade with a bash for 50 guests at their charming Samarkand home. John, who I’ve known for many years, founded the Key Class, recognized for helping high school students learn skills needed to create a lifetime of opportunities. […]

Storyteller Children’s Center: Shaping Our Kids Future
By Montecito Journal   |   September 10, 2021

The following is courtesy of Jordan Killebrew & Kara Shoemaker of the Santa Barbara Foundation: Everyone has a story. At birth, many stories begin with a promise for a bright and happy future. But what if you are born into challenging circumstances? What if you are immediately plunged into a world of poverty, homelessness, and […]

Thank You for Your Service
By Ken Saxon   |   April 2, 2020

When I committed to write a regular column for the Montecito Journal about our local community and the people who care for it, I could never have imagined COVID-19 and how it has overtaken our collective world. But here we are in this moment of fear and “social distancing” and the crushing of livelihoods, and […]

Altruism Repays Its Debts
By Peter Brill   |   September 26, 2019

What really matters in life? What experiences shape our journey? How is today a reflection of our journey and what we have learned and experienced along the way? And mainly, what causes a person to dedicate their life to philanthropy? I have been writing about community, change, and capital for months now and I thought […]

What the Health
By Richard Mineards   |   July 18, 2019

Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics launched its Healthy People, Healthy Communities campaign with a sunset soirée at the charming rustic home of Santa Barbara Foundation president Ron Gallo. There are eight clinic locations in the network and it is hoped $20,000,000 can be raised over the next five years, including $6,750,000 for a new Westside Clinic […]

Man and Woman of the Year
By Lynda Millner   |   September 13, 2018

The Santa Barbara Foundation (SBF) gave its 75th Man & Woman of the Year awards, honoring extraordinary service and volunteerism in Santa Barbara, to Ernesto Paredes and Joni Meisel during lunch at the Coral Casino. The room was packed with friends and relatives of the honorees. Board vice chair Pamela Gann welcomed the crowd and […]