Join with us to honor Laura & Ron Selken, Al Thompson, Lawanda Lyons-Pruitt, Peoples' Self-Help Housing, Deborah Tobola and Poetic Justice Project

We hope you will take a moment to read about Laura & Ron Selken's involvement in the community. 


            Laura and Ron Selken volunteer with the Santa Maria Noontimers Lions where Ron has served as club president, among other positions, and Laura is serving as secretary and newsletter editor. 


            They are involved with the Democratic Club of Santa Maria Valley, with Laura serving on the board and editing the monthly newsletter. They are active in their mobile-home park, assisting with various activities including the monthly news magazine.

            Laura also sits on the boards of the local Literacy Council, the North Santa Barbara County Manufactured Homeowners Team, and the AAUW and the Santa Maria Public Library. She also serves on the county Library Advisory Committee.             

             Santa Barbara County Action Network invites you to join us in honoring Laura & Ron Selken, Al Thompson, Lawanda Lyons-Pruitt, Peoples' Self-Help Housing, Deborah Tobola & the Poetic Justice Project, at the 2015 North County Looking Forward Awards Dinner Sunday, June 7, 2015 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Santa Maria Inn, 801 S. Broadway, Santa Maria.


           We'll tell you more about the other award winners in future emails, or click here for more information.


 Poetic Justice Project will do a short skit.

Betty_Gale300_3639.jpgGale McNeeley, accompanied by Betty Faas on piano, will sing to the award recipients.

ChuckOsborne-edited2w.jpgChuck Osborne will provide the musical ambiance with his electronic accordion.

Dinner tickets purchased by May 31 are $65 per person for members and $70 for non-members. After that, tickets will be $75 for anyone. Please consider becoming a member to support our work.


If you are not already a member, please consider joining SB CAN, a progressive organization working to promote social and economic justice, to preserve our environmental and agricultural resources, and to create sustainable communities. SB CAN advocates a holistic approach to community planning that integrates housing, open space, and transportation to meet the needs of all members of our community and future generations.

SB CAN is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. Memberships and donations are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. Click here to become a member. Click here to make a donation.

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Feel free to contact me with any questions or comments.

Thank you,

Ken Hough
SB CAN Executive Director
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