Tag archives: womens club

Youth & Family Services YMCA Annual Reaching for the Stars
By Joanne A Calitri   |   May 14, 2024

The Youth and Family Services YMCA’s Reaching for the Stars Annual Fundraiser was held on Thursday, May 2, at the Santa Barbara Women’s Club.  The sold-out event commenced on the patio with flamenco music by guitarist Chris Judd, libations, and hors d’oeuvres. Guests included District Attorney of Santa Barbara County (June 2022) John Savrnoch who […]

Montessori Center School Annual Benefit
By Joanne A Calitri   |   March 14, 2023

The Montessori Center School held its annual soirée benefit at the Santa Barbara Woman’s Club on March 4. The theme, “The Golden Age of Jazz,” brought more gold lurex to this side of the Nile that could rival the rate of inflation. Men in pinstriped, wool zoot suits to tuxedos with bowler hats escorted their […]

Strutting Their Stuff
By Lynda Millner   |   December 14, 2021

The Santa Barbara Woman’s Club (SBWC) recently held its annual fall fashion show with styles from Mandana in the Upper Village of Montecito. Seven, mostly member models, strutted the stage and the dining tables. Those twirling were Janet Patton, Kris Proksch, Jama Scarlett-Lancaster, Mandana Mir, Simar Gulati, Salli Peterson, Kohanya Groff, and yours truly, while […]

La Merienda Luncheon
By Lynda Millner   |   August 16, 2018

The Santa Barbara Women’s Club (SBWC) began a tradition, which is now 90 years old – the La Merienda Luncheon. The Clubhouse at Rockwood is open to the public. Along with lunch, there is a program of Spanish dancers and musicians that ends with Mexican cookies served on the patio. Folks join the fun by […]