The Association of Fundraising Professionals of Santa Barbara / Ventura County named Carol Kallman their Volunteer of the Year for Santa Barbara County. Carol is married to SBMM Board Member Don Barthelmess, and was nominated by SBMM Executive Director Greg Gorga.
One hundred seventy-five years ago tonight the Medford brig Pilgrim–immortalized by Richard Henry Dana, Jr., near midnight under a moon just past full, caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico. She was bound for New Orleans from Thomaston, Maine with a cargo of lime.
The movable Vietnam Memorial wall will be coming to Santa Barbara and will be at 300 E. Cabrillo Blvd. from October 12-17th. Please come down to say hello to the “guardians of the wall” and view this special homage to the fallen men and women from the Vietnam War.
This is the replica of Cabrillo’s ship San Salvador, built by the Maritime Museum of San Diego, visiting the Channel Islands Maritime Museum. SBMM will be bringing this ship to Santa Barbara in Spring 2017.