Celebrate Philanthropy

Congratulations to the 2019 Celebrate Philanthropy Honorees, Erik & Judy Frost and Frank & Scottie Ortiz!

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.

The 2019 Celebrate Philanthropy Honorees were recognized at a luncheon on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the Santa Maria Country Club.

Honorees at the 2019 Celebrate Philanthropy Luncheon, from left to right: Frank Ortiz, Scottie Ortiz, Judy Frost, Erik Frost. Photo courtesy of Len Wood.

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.

Stay tuned for information regarding 2020 Celebrate Philanthropy nominations!


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