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Santa Barbara County Action Network 
November 22, 2015


2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Board Election and Installation and General Membership Meeting
St. Mark's in the Valley, 2901 Nojoqui Ave, Los Olivos CA 93441

Hannah-Beth Jackson and Dave Davis are our guest speakers for this fun, relaxing reception where we will renew acquaintances, talk about SBCAN's direction in the new year, enjoy some wine and refreshments, and elect and install our board. We'll send more details later.

5 p.m.
Oscar Viewing Gala
Home of Susan Rose and Allan Ghitterman
Santa Barbara

Join us for our annual get together to watch the Oscars and win prizes for predicting who the winners will be. Wine, cheese, and other delectables will be served. More details later.

5 p.m.-8 p.m.
North County "Looking Forward" Awards Dinner
Santa Maria

We will recognize five outstanding individuals or organizations from the North County during our annual dinner in Santa Maria. Send us your nominations.

Criteria for Awards

•  Open to individuals, local businesses and community organizations located or working in northern and central Santa Barbara County (Santa Maria, Lompoc, Santa Ynez, and Guadalupe areas.)
•  Must have demonstrated commitment to social equity, diversity, social and economic justice, or environmental protection.

Award Categories

1.  Social Justice Award – For promoting fairness, tolerance, equality, respect and compassion for all people in our community.
2.  Environmental Protection and Sustainability Award – For valuing, protecting, and preserving our natural resources and environment.
3.  Giving Back to the Community Award – For giving back selflessly to the community through volunteer activities and community projects.
4.  Working Families Award - For helping working families to obtain affordable health care, housing, educational and job opportunities; or to improve wages, benefits, working conditions, and worker rights.
5.  “Looking Forward” Award – For strong leadership and vision in community building, civic engagement, and improving the quality of life in our community.

We'll send more on this event later, too.

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Santa Barbara County Action Network
Santa Barbara County Action Network (SBCAN) works to promote social and economic justice, to preserve our environmental and agricultural resources, and to create sustainable communities.