Students Big Winners at Annual Awards Dinner
Westmont College received the excellence in service award at the annual South Coast Business and Technology Awards June 13 at Fess Parker’s Doubletree Resort & Hotel.
Sonos was named company of the year, Joanne Funari was executive of the year while Barbara Rosenbaum was given the entrepreneur of the year award and Larry Barels received the Pioneer Award.
More than 700 people honored the award winners for demonstrating “extraordinary commitment to the economic vitality of the south coast of Santa Barbara.” During the last 19 years, the event has raised nearly $1.5 million for scholarships given to local students studying business and technology at Westmont, Santa Barbara City College and UC Santa Barbara.
Women’s Business Events Coming Up
“Fitness … A Secret to Success,” is the title of a June 26 panel presentation from 11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. at the Montecito Country Club, sponsored by the Santa Barbara chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners.