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We provide opportunities for you to learn, engage and connect through monthly luncheons alternating from Santa Barbara to Ventura County sites, at special events such as our Symposium on Fundraising and National Philanthropy Day, and at casual networking events throughout the year.  Check out the listings below for all the details. Click here for a printable calendar - and be sure to register early to take advantage of early bird discounts! 


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July 2018

When:  Jul 11, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM (PT)
Where:   Santa Barbara Foundation, 1111 Chapala St. #200, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101, US
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September 2018

When:  Sep 12, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM (PT)
Where:   Ventura Beach Marriott, 2055 E. Harbor Blvd., Ventura, CA, 93001, US
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October 2018

When:  Oct 10, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM (PT)
Where:   TBD, TBD, Santa Barbara, CA, TBD, US
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Our Speakers


AFPSBV extends its heartfelt thanks to all of our 2017 speakers!

Rebecca Anderson (Ganna Walska Lotusland), Rich Block (Santa Barbara Zoo), Jeff Brooks (TrueSense Marketing), Jan Campbell (Santa Barbara Foundation), Betsy Blanchard Chess (Ventura County Agriculture Museum), Yulanda Davis-Quarrie (St. Lucy’s Priority High School), Karen Evenden (Ojai Women’s Fund), Jill Rushing Fonte (Sansum Clinic), Dina Furash (Interface Children & Family Services), Dru Hartley (Sansum Clinic), Catherine Kort (Interface Children & Family Services), Lydia Hopps (Community Memorial Health), Michelle Howard (Wilderness Youth Programs), Trina Hudson (The Hudson Company), Karl Hutterer (Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History), Nicole Ipach (CSU Channel Islands), Elaine Mah Best (Santa Barbara Zoo), Roberto Martinez (Boys and Girls Club of Camarillo), Rebecca Merrell (Netzel Grigsby Associates Inc.), Emilie Neumann (Weingart Foundation), Jerusha Schmalzel (Blackbaud Inc.), Mary Schmitz (Community Memorial Health), Jarrod Schwartz (Just Communities), Berta Steele (Temple Beth Torah), Joel Weiss (Crane County Day School), Debbie Williams (Crane County Day School), Steve Willmont (Netzel Grigsby Associates Inc.), Crystal Wyatt (Santa Barbara Zoo)