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November & December 2023 Newsletter

Message from the President  Dear Santa Barbara Associates and Friends, SBA members and guests enjoyed a terrific private docent tour at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art last month with the wonderful Patty Santiago, SBMA Docent Council President. The tour was followed by Drinks and Nibbles in the University Club’s library for a fun and casual get together. A fun…
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September & October 2023 Newsletter

Message from the President  Dear Santa Barbara Associates and Friends, SBA members and guests enjoyed a wonderful Fiesta-themed summer party last month in the beautiful dining room of the University Club. The delicious Mexican buffet dinner and the delightful company made for a perfect evening. The complimentary wine provided by Seagrape Cellars winemaker Karen Steinwachs was a treat. Thank you to Chris…
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July & August 2023 Newsletter

Message from the President  Dear Santa Barbara Associates and Friends, SBA members enjoyed a wonderful luncheon last month featuring speakers from the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. President/CEO Luke Swetland gave us an informative overview about the Museum and Sea Center, and introduced us to Andrea McFarling, their new Philanthropy Officer of Legacy Giving. We then…
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May & June 2023 Newsletter

Message from the President  Dear Santa Barbara Associates and Friends, SBA members enjoyed a terrific luncheon last month featuring speaker extraordinaire Greg Gorga, Executive Director of the Maritime Museum. His talk about the history of the Point Conception lighthouse was fascinating! If you missed it, SBMM has a past lecture on the topic available on their website. Well…
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April 2023 Newsletter

Message from the President  Dear Santa Barbara Associates and Friends, Welcome Spring! Now that the sun has returned, there are plenty of reasons to get out and enjoy all that Santa Barbara has to offer. Call a friend from the club and head out to one of the many events happening around town this month. Outdoor opportunities…
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March 2023 Newsletter

Message from the President Dear Santa Barbara Associates and Friends,I am honored to be your incoming President and would like to acknowledge the exceptional leadership provided by Sue Larsen during her tenure. I know I speak for all of us as we express our deep gratitude for her stewardship of Santa Barbara Associates during challenging…
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February 2023 Newsletter

Message from the President "Kind words are short and easy to speak,but their echoes are truly endless." - Mother Teresa Dear Santa Barbara Associates and Friends,These past few years as President have been great. We have been able to keep our membership growing thought all the hard times of COVID. I appreciate all our Board…
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