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2017 Celebrate Philanthropy Awards

Sponsored by the Santa Barbara Foundation and the Santa Maria Times, Celebrate Philanthropy honors individuals, couples or families who, through direct service or financial support, have demonstrated outstanding civic and charitable work in the Santa Maria Valley.

Honorees demonstrate a personal commitment to philanthropy; encourage or motivate others to become philanthropic leaders; give significant support (time and/or money) to nonprofit organizations; participate in broad-based charitable activities; work to improve the quality of life for residents in the Santa Maria Valley; and exhibit qualities such as creativity, collaboration and effective stewardship of community resources.

Event Date

Thursday, November 2, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
Santa Maria Country Club

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2017 Celebrate Philanthropy Honorees

Jim Bray, Agnes Grogan, & Delores and Jerry Luis

Past Honorees

2016 Celebrate Philanthropy Honorees

From left to right: Jeri and Patrick Ferini, Ed and Lisa Murray, and Mary and Ron Nanning

Past Honorees
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