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Junior League of Santa Barbara Honors Lisa Conn Akoni as Its Woman of the Year

Noozhawk   |  Mar 15, 2019

The Junior League of Santa Barbara celebrated its 12th annual gala, a Black & White Ball, on Saturday at the Coral Casino Beach and Cabana Club at the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara.
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Shades of Grey

Montecito Journal   |  Mar 13, 2019

It was all too monochromatic for words when the Junior League of Santa Barbara threw its 12th annual Black and White Ball at the Coral Casino. The bustling 300-guest bash, held in memory of S.A.F.E. House founding donor Ethel Scar, was expected to raise $155,000 for the non-profit and was hosted by KEYT-TV Emmy Award-winning news anchor Beth Farnsworth.
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Benefit Art Show Designed to Erase Human Trafficking

Noozhawk   |  Jan 9, 2019

Leslie Person, Letter Perfect owner and former Junior League president, is using her new Letter Perfect pop-up shop space in the historic Just Folk building on Lillie Avenue in Summerland, to display paintings by members of the Oak Group, and curated by artist Michael Drury.
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Kielle Horton Is Named the Young Professional of the Year

KEYT   |  Dec 12, 2018

President of the Junior League of Santa Barbara and Communications specialist Kielle Horton has been named the Young Professional of the Year in Santa Barbara at the 22nd Annual Young Professionals Club Gala.
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Junior League of Santa Barbara Raises Over $57K with Rummage Sale

EdHat Santa Barbara   |  Nov 19, 2018

The Junior League of Santa Barbara (JLSB) is pleased to have raised over $57,000 at their 82nd Anniversary Rummage Sale at the Earl Warren Showgrounds on Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27. The community came out in full force, with over 500 total attendees shopping the sale and assisted in raising over $57,000, a JLSB Rummage Sale record in recent years.
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Business Times announces 2018 40 Under 40 honorees

Pacific Coast Business Times   |  Aug 24, 2018

The Business Times is proud to announce the honorees of the 18th annual 40 Under 40 awards. This year, the Business Times selected some of the region’s top up-and-coming professionals under the age of 40, in an array of industries including finance, professional and other business services, real estate, technology, nonprofits, health care and education. Members Kirsten McLaughlin, Lindsay Cortina and Jillian Lipinski honored alongside sustainer Kimberley Coley.
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Good Deeds

805 Living   |  June 2018

The Junior League of Santa Barbara held its 10th annual Gala del Mar fundraiser at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum in early April.
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Junior League Opens S.A.F.E. House™ Shelter for Exploited Children

Noozhawk   |  May 28, 2018

The Junior League of Santa Barbara (JLSB), in partnership with 4 Kids 2 Kids, Inc. has announced the opening of S.A.F.E. House Santa Barbara™ (S​aving A​t-risk Youth F​rom Exploitation), the county’s first therapeutic rehabilitative shelter for children who are survivors of commercial sexual exploitation.
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Junior League’s 10th Annual Gala Raises $85,000 For Santa Barbara S.A.F.E. House™

Santa Barbara SEASONS   |  May 21, 2018

Junior League of Santa Barbara recently celebrated its 10th Annual Gala at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum.
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Fighting for survival: Santa Barbara County closing ranks on human trafficking

Lompoc Record   |  May 20, 2018

Human trafficking isn’t just happening a world away. Nearly 300,000 youth in the U.S. are at risk of being sexually exploited, and according to local law enforcement agencies, it’s increasingly discovered right here on the Central Coast.
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Junior League Honors D.A. Joyce Dudley at 10th Gala

Noozhawk   |  May 7, 2018

Celebrating its 10th Annual Gala recently, the Junior League of Santa Barbara honored Santa Barbara District Attorney Joyce Dudley as its woman of the year.
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