L O C A L E V E N T
Taste of Hope
Sunday October 14, 2012
3rd Annual Taste of Hope on Sunday, October 14 Benefits
Peoples' Self-Help Housing
Join Peoples' Self-Help Housing for the 3rd Annual Central Coast Taste of Hope on Sunday, Oct. 14,
2012 from 2:00 5:00 p.m. in the outdoor courtyard of the beautiful Santa Barbara Historical Museum,
136 E. De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara.
Honorary event co-chairs are internationally-renowned chef Michael Hutchings and Bobbie Rubin.
Event chairpersons are Charles Stacy and Yolanda Baptiste assisted by committee members Lin
Aubuchon, Corky Duncan, Jeanette Duncan, Mary Lou Harms, Carolyn Johnson, Erin Griffin Kossen,
Dennis Merenbach, Esq., Annette Montoya, Ann Moore, George Primbs, M.D., Rochelle Rose, Gabe
Saglia, Kate Schwab, Monica Scholl, and Nadine Turner.
Over 30 wineries, brewers, restaurants, and caterers from all over the South Coast will share samplings
of their finest! Live music will be provided by the Montecito Jazz Project! Purveyors to date include Alere
Wines, Alma Rosa Winery, Artesian Liquid Shi, Cincos Locos Wine, Clos Pepe Vineyards, Consilience &
Tre Anelli Wines, Cottonwood Canyon, Daniel Gehrs Wines, Frolicking Frog, Island View Brewery, Lion's
Peak Wine, Riverbench Winery, Whitcraft Winery, Ca' Dario Restaurant, California Pizza Kitchen, Casa
Blanca, Cody's Café, Jolly Brothers Catering, Marmalade Café, Michael's Catering, Mimosa Restaurant,
New West Catering, Rincon Beach Club & Catering, Via Maestra 42, Viva Oliva, and World Cuisine. There
will be a ‘Taster's Choice' awards for vintners and food purveyors, which will be voted on by Taste of
In addition, there will be a large silent auction with over 150 interesting gift certificates and auction
items, including original artwork (by well-know local artists such as Larry Iwerks, Chris Chapman and
Whitney Abbott), jewelry, hotel stays, wine, restaurant dinners, and much more!
Sponsors to date include U.S. Bank, Rabobank, Community Economics Inc., Montecito Bank & Trust,
Marborg Industries, Chase Bank, CSA Architects, Citrix Online, Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, Community
West Bank, Penfield & Smith Engineers, Charles Stacy, Carolyn Johnson, Javier Ortiz, and others.
Sponsorships range from $500 to $15,000 and are still available by calling Rochelle Rose at (805) 699-
"We are extremely proud of the difference Peoples' Self-Help Housing has made in the 25 communities
we serve in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties," said Taste of Hope event chair
Charles Stacy. "For over four decades we've been making it possible for low-income families, seniors,
and special need groups to a have an affordable place to live. A stable home life positively affects every
other aspect of their lives. Households are able to devote more of their income to education, nutritious
food, and medical care. Seeing those thousands of faces happy families moving into their first home,
tenants getting the key to their affordable apartment, and a homeless person moving from the street or
a shelter has made this a rewarding experience."
Stacy expressed particular appreciation for the beautiful venue selected for the celebration fundraiser.
"Whether you've supported us in the past or are just getting to know us, we hope you'll come and enjoy
the gorgeous setting, wonderful food and music, plus exciting auction items that will be a part of the
The mission of Peoples' Self-Help Housing is to provide affordable housing and programs leading to
self-sufficiency for low-income families, seniors, and other special needs groups on California's Central
Peoples' progress over the past 42years has been impressive. The non-profit organization has helped
over 1,150 low-incomes households own their first home with a sweat-equity investment. Peoples'
developed and now manages over 1,350 rental units in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura
counties with currently over 4,000 residents. Peoples' Self-Help Housing continues to be committed to
developing vibrant neighborhoods, building safe, attractive, high-quality housing and to provide
innovative supportive services so that their residents develop greater self-sufficiency and better quality
of life. PSHH is the premiere affordable housing and community developer in San Luis Obispo and Santa
Tickets are $65 in advance, $75 at the door, and $100 VIP (includes special seating and wine gift).
To reserve call Monica Scholl at (805) 699-7220, visit www.pshhc.org, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for
more information on this wonderful event.
What: 3rd Annual Taste of Hope-wine tasting and gourmet food tasting, silent auction, live
music to benefit Peoples' Self-Help Housing
When: Sunday, October 14, 2012 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Santa Barbara Historical Museum Courtyard
136 E. De la Guerra Street (at Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara
Cost: $65 in advance, $75 at the door, $100 VIP
RSVP: (805) 699-7220, on-line www.pshhc.org/toh_2012, or email email@example.com
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