Tag archives: Woman of the Year

Dem Women of Santa Barbara County honors Gwyn Lurie
By Jerry Roberts   |   December 19, 2023

The Democratic Women of Santa Barbara County political organization on Sunday presented its Woman of the Year award to Montecito Journal editor Gwyn Lurie, whose acceptance speech included a stinging rebuke of feminist groups for their muted response to the Oct. 7 Hamas strike on Israel. “Dem Women” is the most – perhaps the only […]

Gwyn Lurie — Woman of the Year — Democratic Women of Santa Barbara
By Tim Buckley   |   December 13, 2023

Gwyn Lurie is my business partner and political opposite. The one thing we agree on is that we make each other better. Well, better and more tired. I was proud that Gwyn was honored this past Sunday as the Dem Women of Santa Barbara’s ‘Woman of the Year.’ Had the Dem Women checked with me […]

Woman Of the Year, 2004
By Beverlye Fead   |   January 24, 2019

Susan Miles Gulbransen is a real Santa Barbara girl. She went to Santa Barbara High School and graduated from Laguna Blanca. After graduation, she attended Mills College as a History major, English minor, and went to UC Berkeley to get her secondary teaching credential. Already, I’m impressed! There is, however, a lot more learning she […]

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 […]