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20 nonprofits selected for Fast Pitch SB training program

By   /  Friday, August 28th, 2015  /  Columns, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on 20 nonprofits selected for Fast Pitch SB training program

Social Venture Partners Santa Barbara has announced the group of 20 nonprofits selected to participate in Fast Pitch SB, a communications-training program dubbed by Bill Gates as “a clever way to connect early-stage nonprofits and social entrepreneurs with potential funders.” Organizations that inspire social good will be awarded $45,000 at the final event Oct. 15 Read More →

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Editorial: Region steps up to pay back troops, veterans

By   /  Friday, November 7th, 2014  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Region steps up to pay back troops, veterans

With Veteran’s Day approaching, we thought we’d highlight just a few of the amazing efforts that take place in our region to support veterans and active service members.

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Editorial: Region steps up to support veterans

By   /  Friday, October 10th, 2014  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Region steps up to support veterans

Help for veterans is an emerging theme in the Tri-Counties, and that’s a very good thing. Studies suggest the number of veterans, including those who have seen active duty in combat areas, is going to grow substantially over the next decade. And with college debt burdens growing, many young people are turning to military service Read More →

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Op/ed: Want a proven leader at your firm? Hire a veteran

By   /  Friday, August 2nd, 2013  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Want a proven leader at your firm? Hire a veteran

Standing in the wings and ready to assume this challenge is a large cadre of underutilized men and women who have the experience and leadership needed.

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Editorial: Veteran’s EMT program makes sense

By   /  Friday, February 15th, 2013  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Veteran’s EMT program makes sense

This bill passed the House in the previous Congress but never made it though the Senate. Surely, now its time has come.