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    Ridley-Tree Cancer Center at Sansum Clinic Unveils Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robot

    Ridley-Tree Cancer Center unveiled the Xenex LightStrike® Germ-Zapping Robot™ that is used to enhance environmental cleanliness by disinfecting and destroying hard-to-kill germs, bacteria and superbugs in hard-to-clean places.

    Ridley-Tree Cancer Center unveiled the Xenex LightStrike® Germ-Zapping Robot™ that is used to enhance environmental cleanliness by disinfecting and destroying hard-to-kill germs, bacteria and superbugs in hard-to-clean places. “Patients being treated here are often immunocompromised as a re ...
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    Sansum Clinic Prescription Pharmacy Moves Inside Pesetas Multi-Specialty Clinic

    Sansum Clinic Prescription Pharmacy at 215 Pesetas Lane is moving inside the building!

    Sansum Clinic Prescription Pharmacy at 215 Pesetas Lane is moving inside the building! To better serve the needs of our patients, Sansum Clinic Prescription Pharmacy at 215 Pesetas moves to the new location within Pesetas Urgent Care & Multi-Specialty Clinic on Monday, October 23, 2017. Pleas ...
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    Santa Barbara County Psychological Association Offers Resources in Wake of Mass Shooting

    Psychologists in the Santa Barbara County region joined colleagues Monday in expressing deep sadness over the mass shooting of concertgoers in Las Vegas, NV, on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. Several local families were directly impacted by the tragedy.

    “We want to insure people that many of the feelings they are experiencing – shock, anger, fear – are normal responses to a trauma,” said Dr. Laura Ciel, president of the association that represents more than 190 licensed clinical psychologists, graduate students in psychology, and post-doctoral trainees.

    Psychologists in the Santa Barbara County region joined colleagues Monday in expressing deep sadness over the mass shooting of concertgoers in Las Vegas, NV, on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. Several local families were directly impacted by the tragedy. “We want to insure people that many of the feeling ...
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    Janet Garufis and Jill Fonte named co-chairs for 22nd Annual 2018 Santa Barbara Go Red For Women Luncheon

    Janet Garufis, Chairman and CEO of Montecito Bank & Trust, and Jill Fonte, Public Information Officer and Director of Marketing for Sansum Clinic, will co-chair the Santa Barbara 2018 Go Red for Women Luncheon. The Go Red for Women event will begin with a Health Expo at 10:30 a.m., followed by the Luncheon and Program at noon on Friday, February 9, 2018 at Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara. The 2018 campaign marks the 22nd anniversary of the Annual Santa Barbara Go Red For Women Luncheon. The Go Red Luncheon for Women is sponsored nationally by Macy’s and CVS.

    Janet Garufis, Chairman and CEO of Montecito Bank & Trust, and Jill Fonte, Public Information Officer and Director of Marketing for Sansum Clinic, will co-chair the Santa Barbara 2018 Go Red for Women Luncheon. The Go Red for Women event will begin with a Health Expo at 10:30 a.m., followed ...
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    Janet Garufis and Jill Fonte named co-chairs for 22nd Annual 2018 Santa Barbara Go Red For Women Luncheon

    Janet Garufis, Chairman and CEO of Montecito Bank & Trust, and Jill Fonte, Public Information Officer and Director of Marketing for Sansum Clinic, will co-chair the Santa Barbara 2018 Go Red for Women Luncheon. The Go Red for Women event will begin with a Health Expo at 10:30 a.m., followed by the Luncheon and Program at noon on Friday, February 9, 2018 at Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara. The 2018 campaign marks the 22ndanniversary of the Annual Santa Barbara Go Red For Women Luncheon. The Go Red Luncheon for Women is sponsored nationally by Macy’s and CVS.

    Janet Garufis, Chairman and CEO of Montecito Bank & Trust, and Jill Fonte, Public Information Officer and Director of Marketing for Sansum Clinic, will co-chair the Santa Barbara 2018 Go Red for Women Luncheon. The Go Red for Women event will begin with a Health Expo at 10:30 a.m., followed by t ...
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    Low Cost Clinic Now Has Openings

    The Low Cost Clinic is for families, couples, and individuals who can't pay full fees for counseling and do not have insurance to cover their expenses. We don't currently have a waiting list, and clients can usually be seen within a week.

    The Low Cost Clinic is for families, couples, and individuals who can't pay full fees for counseling and do not have insurance to cover their expenses. We don't currently have a waiting list, and clients can usually be seen within a week. FTI's sliding scale fee for the low cost clinic is $30-$75 ...
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    World Police and Fire Games Medal Winner

    The City of Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara Police Department would like to congratulate and applaud Officer Michaela Bebernes for her recent accomplishment at the World Police and Fire Games held in Los Angeles, CA on August 14th and 15th 2017.  Officer Bebernes competed in t ...
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    Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital Hosts Free Nutrition & Diabetes Education Classes with Clinical Dietitian Stacey Bailey

    The community is invited to attend free nutrition and diabetes education classes this autumn at Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital, 2050 Viborg Road in Solvang. The classes encourage and support healthy eating habits and diabetes management for all ages and are held in the hospital’s conference room (enter through the Physicians Clinic). Led by Clinical Dietitian Stacey Bailey who remarked, “People have so many concerns about food types, preparation, diets and supplements.

    The community is invited to attend free nutrition and diabetes education classes this autumn at Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital, 2050 Viborg Road in Solvang. The classes encourage and support healthy eating habits and diabetes management for all ages and are held in the hospital’s conference ro ...
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    The Rona Barrett Foundation Recipient Of Grant Funding Targeted At Foundation Growth For The Future

    Following the extraordinary success from earlier this month of its Benefit Concert featuring the legendary Count Basie Orchestra and celebrated vocalist Paula Cole, the Rona Barrett Foundation received another funding lift as it becomes a recipient of The Santa Barbara Foundation's $5,000.00 Express Grant.

    Following the extraordinary success from earlier this month of its Benefit Concert featuring the legendary Count Basie Orchestra and celebrated vocalist Paula Cole, the Rona Barrett Foundation received another funding lift as it becomes a recipient of The Santa Barbara Foundation's $5,000.00 Express ...
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    Ruth Ann Bowe elected VP of the Board of Directors of Jodi House Brain Injury Support Center

    Ruth Ann Bowe, Broker Associate at Village Properties and Instructor of Real Estate Principles at Santa Barbara City College was elected Vice President of the Board of Directors of Jodi House Brain Injury Support Center. 

    Ruth Ann Bowe, Broker Associate at Village Properties and Instructor of Real Estate Principles at Santa Barbara City College was elected Vice President of the Board of Directors of Jodi House Brain Injury Support Center.  Whether due to an auto accident, sports injury, stroke, tumor, o ...
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    Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital Receives The Press Ganey “Guardian of Excellence” Award

    Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital (SYVCH) has received the Press Ganey “Guardian of Excellence” Award for Patient Experience, a nationally-recognized symbol of achievement. For over 30 years, Press Ganey has partnered with more than 26,000 health care organizations to collect data about patient experiences, clinical quality and staff engagement. 

    Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital (SYVCH) has received the Press Ganey “Guardian of Excellence” Award for Patient Experience, a nationally-recognized symbol of achievement. For over 30 years, Press Ganey has partnered with more than 26,000 health care organizations to collect data about patient ...
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    La Shon Kelley Joins Breast Cancer Resource Center Board

    The Breast Cancer Resource Center of Santa is pleased to announce La Shon Kelley has joined its Board of Directors.

    The Breast Cancer Resource Center of Santa is pleased to announce La Shon Kelley has joined its Board of Directors. La Shon has over 40 years experience in Sales & Marketing and recently worked at retirement communities and continues to work with organizations that serve seniors and senior ca ...
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    Laurel Hansch, M.D. Joins Breast Cancer Resource Center Board

    The Breast Cancer Resource Center of Santa is pleased to announce Laurel Hansch, M.D. has joined its Board of Directors.

    As a Radiologist, Dr. Hansch is an experienced breast imager, highly skilled in breast ultrasound, mammography and intervention. She is the current president of South Coast Radiological Association and serves in multiple leadership positions within the Cottage Health Systems medical staff. 

    The Breast Cancer Resource Center of Santa is pleased to announce Laurel Hansch, M.D. has joined its Board of Directors. As a Radiologist, Dr. Hansch is an experienced breast imager, highly skilled in breast ultrasound, mammography and intervention. She is the current president of South Coast Rad ...
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    New Beginnings is Hiring! Case Manager/Program Coordinator

    New Beginnings Counseling Center is currently looking to hire a Program Coordinator/Case Manager for the Supportive Services Case Management Contract with the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara. Please follow the link after the position description below if you have an interest in applying for this opportunity. Please feel free to forward this email on to friends and colleagues you feel may be interested in applying. Please do not reply with resumes to this email.

    New Beginnings Counseling Center is currently looking to hire a Program Coordinator/Case Manager for the Supportive Services Case Management Contract with the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara. Please follow the link after the position description below if you have an interest ...
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    Domestic Violence Solutions Announces New Board Members and Officers

    Domestic Violence Solutions (DVS), Santa Barbara County’s only full-service provider of 24-hour emergency shelter and services for domestic violence victims is pleased to announce their  2017-18 board officers:  Maura Mitchell, president;  Virginia Wigle, vice president; Jackie Binger-Hall, 

    Domestic Violence Solutions (DVS), Santa Barbara County’s only full-service provider of 24-hour emergency shelter and services for domestic violence victims is pleased to announce their  2017-18 board officers:  Maura Mitchell, president;  Virginia Wigle, vice president; Jackie Bing ...
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    American Heart Association Hires New Executive Director for Central Coast

    The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, concluded a thorough and extensive search by announcing Monica Merryman as the new Executive Director for the Central Coast Division.

    The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, concluded a thorough and extensive search by announcing Monica Merryman as the new Executive Director for the Central Coast Division. ...
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    Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter Named For Local Victim

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    (SANTA MARIA, CA) - Trilogy Service Club and the Monarch Club partnered with Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County (DVS) to honor the life of their friend Elyse Erwin, who worked for the Monarch Club as Catering Manager.

    Source: Domestic Violence Solutions (SANTA MARIA, CA) - Trilogy Service Club and the Monarch Club partnered with Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County (DVS) to honor the life of their friend Elyse Erwin, who worked for the Monarch Club as Catering Manager. Their goal was t ...
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    Chairman and CEO of Local Bank is Among Group Hiking Abroad To Help Santa Barbara Teens in Recovery .

    Montecito Bank & Trust Chairman and CEO, Janet Garufis, is part of a team of community leaders from Santa Barbara currently taking part in the 2017 Summit for Danny International Climb, trekking the Dolomites in Italy. Today (July 5th) is their fourth day of a 10-day journey, where Ms. Garufis and her fellow hikers will climb over 70 miles and reach heights of 9,724 feet on Summit Day!

    Montecito Bank & Trust Chairman and CEO, Janet Garufis, is part of a team of community leaders from Santa Barbara currently taking part in the 2017 Summit for Danny International Climb, trekking the Dolomites in Italy. Today (July 5th) is their fourth day of a 10-day journey, where Ms. Garufis and ...
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    Union Bank’s Vince Caballero to Serve as Chair of the 2017 Santa Barbara Heart Walk

     Vince Caballero will serve as Chair of the 2017 Santa Barbara Heart & Stroke Walk/Run.Union Bank Regional Manage

    Union Bank Regional Manager Vincent (Vince) Caballero will serve as Chair of the American Heart Association’s 2017 Santa Barbara Heart & Stroke Walk/Run for the second consecutive year. In this role, he will be responsible for overseeing the American Heart Association’s “Healthy ...
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    EDC to be Honored as Nonprofit of the Year at California Nonprofits Day Celebration Awards

    On Wednesday, June 28, the Environmental Defense Center (EDC) will be honored as a Nonprofit of the Year at a celebration of California Nonprofits Day at the State Capitol in Sacramento.

    On Wednesday, June 28, the Environmental Defense Center (EDC) will be honored as a Nonprofit of the Year at a celebration of California Nonprofits Day at the State Capitol in Sacramento. EDC has been selected by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson as an exceptional nonprofit organization in he ...
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    Casa Serena is Now Hiring

    We Are Hiring! 
    Casa Serena has an immediate job opening for a Program Assistant. The exceptional candidate will have passion for helping women in early recovery and possess the following skills:
     
    *12-Step Knowledge * Effective Communication * General Computer Skills
    * Healthy Boundaries *Flexibility * Sound Judgement *Manage Feedback
     
    Major tasks for this position include:
    We Are Hiring!  Casa Serena has an immediate job opening for a Program Assistant. The exceptional candidate will have passion for helping women in early recovery and possess the following skills:   *12-Step Knowledge * Effective Communication *  ...
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    William Sansum Diabetes Center showcased at ADA conference in San Diego

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    The William Sansum Diabetes Center staff had a successful showcase at the American Diabetes Association’s 77th Scientific Sessions June 9-13th in San Diego, CA. WSDC’s Ocho Pasos a la Buena Salud (Eight Steps to Better Health) was selected to be showcased in a Moderated Poster Discussion. The presentation was led by WSDC Diabetes Educator Mary Conneely.  It was part of the ADA tour entitled Community Strategies to Improve Care Delivery, on Saturday June 10th, 2017. 

    Source: William Sansum Diabetes Center The William Sansum Diabetes Center staff had a successful showcase at the American Diabetes Association’s 77th Scientific Sessions June 9-13th in San Diego, CA. WSDC’s Ocho Pasos a la Buena Salud (Eight Steps to Better Health) was selected ...
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    Anticipatory Grief is an Often Overlooked Emotional Stage

    Anticipatory grief can be as painful and challenging as the grief felt after the death of a loved one

    Those of us who have a loved one who is seriously ill or elderly may show specific symptoms of anticipatory grief. This can also apply to any anticipated death, including worrying about someone in a high-risk job such as a loved one in the military, a police officer or a firefighter.

    Anticipatory grief can be as painful and challenging as the grief felt after the death of a loved one Those of us who have a loved one who is seriously ill or elderly may show specific symptoms of anticipatory grief. This can also apply to any anticipated death, including worrying about someone i ...
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    American Indian Health & Services of Santa Barbara

    The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced in May, 2017 that American Indian Health & Services (“AIHS”) of Santa Barbara has received NCQA Patient-Centered Home (PCMH) Level III Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term, participative relationships.

    The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced in May, 2017 that American Indian Health & Services (“AIHS”) of Santa Barbara has received NCQA Patient-Centered Home (PCMH) Level III Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinat ...