Thursday, October 1, 2020, 5 PM via Live Stream
Join us and raise a glass to resilience as our annual Celebration Luncheon goes virtual at cocktail hour!
Proceeds from this 30-minute virtual event directly benefit Girls Inc.’s learning and enrichment center and remote learning support for girls and teens during the pandemic.
For event questions, please contact Katie Pearson
Our Virtual Emcee & Host
CEO of Montecito Journal Media Group and Editor-in-Chief of the Montecito Journal
Gwyn Lurie began her career as a journalist for ABC Network News in New York. She spent time in Managua, Nicaragua as a freelance reporter, and was a producer on the award-winning documentary “Voices From the Attic” about her family’s years in hiding during the holocaust. Gwyn went on to work as a Production Executive for 20th Century Fox Night at the Movies and at Interscope Entertainment before becoming a screenwriter, having written for almost every major motion picture studio.
Gwyn has been an active member of the Montecito Community since 2009. She completed two terms as an elected member of the Montecito Union School Board, which she chaired for five years, and is a founding Board Member of the Partnership for Resilient Communities. Recently, Gwyn co-chaired the Santa Barbara Human Rights Watch Committee.
Auction will go live on 9/30
A link to our auction site will be sent to all ticket holders, and posted here.
Enjoy a relaxing day at the Rosewood Miramar Spa with a $250 gift certificate, plush robe, and Williams Sonoma Candle.
Starting Bid: $200
Donor: Rosewood Miramar
Tourmaline and Diamond Ring
18k White Gold Tourmaline and Diamond ring. 1.92 ct cushion shape green Tourmaline with 12 round brilliant cut diamonds.
Starting Bid: $3,000
Donor: Truong & Co.
Culinary Experience Basket
Enjoy gift certificates for dining throughout Santa Barbara. Package includes:
$100 each to Olio e Limone, Jane Restaurant, The Lark, andTee Off Restaurant and Lounge, Harry’s Plaza Cafe, Longboard’s Grill, or The Harbor Restaurant
$125 to Stella Mare’s
Wine Tasting for 4 people at Margerum Wine Company
1- year couples membership to Epicurean
1 Bottle of 2016 Hitching Post Pinot Noir
1 Bottle of il fustino Olive Oil, Fig Jam and tea towel set
Starting Bid: $250
Donors: Olio e Limone, Stella Mare’s, Jane Restaurant, The Lark, Tee-Off, Margerum Wine Company, Epicurean, Barbara Ben-Horin
Two brand new Sonos One speakers. Get rich, room filling sound with Sonos One, and control it with your voice, the Sonos app, Apple AirPlay 2, and more.
Starting Bid: $200
Cinema Passes to SBIFF
These passes grant 2 people priority access to all the 2021 film screenings, opening night film and gala, and closing night film.
Starting Bid: $400
Fly high during your own private lesson for 10 people at the Santa Barbara Trapeze Co. at Earl Warren.
Starting Bid: $250
Donor: Santa Barbara Trapeze Co.
Megan Rapinoe Painting
This original artwork depicts Women’s Soccer player and activist, Megan Rapinoe. Acrylic on canvas painted in 2020 by Amy Burkman.
Size: 24″ x 36″
Starting Bid: $1,000
Donor: Lauren Katz
Diane McQuarie & Paul Wilson
Nurture Cottage Foundation
Zegar Family Foundation
City National Bank
Stina Hans & Joel Kreiner
Christy Kelso & Randy Franciose
Barbara & Robert Lowes
Elizabeth & Robert Manger
Tomchin Family Foundation
Bunnin Chevrolet Cadillac
Marcia & John Mike Cohen
Tracy & Stuart Jenkins
Connie & Richard Kennelly
Susan Motsumoto & Mel Kennedy
Montecito Bank & Trust
Pacific Western Bank
Missy & Chuck Sheldon
The Towbes Group
Sally & Richard Arnold
BB&H Benefit Designs
California State University Channel Islands
Fielding Graduate University
Diane & Mike Giles
Jody Dolan Holehouse
Mutual of America
Lois & Bill Rosen
Also a special thank you to the following for their support of this event:
Brickbarn Wine Estate
The Office of Angela Scott
Santa Barbara Company
The Voice SB