November 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Join us for the 70th Annual Goleta’s Finest – Community awards celebration. The evening celebrates students, volunteers, non-profits and businesses that make Goleta great. Held in late fall at the luxurious Ritz-Carlton Bacara, the evening includes food stations, music and more than 400 guests as we honor Goleta’s Finest! Program begins at 7:30pm.

Congratulations to our 2019 Goleta’s Finest Award Recipients

Man of the Year: Peter Brown
Woman of the Year: Kathy Odell
Educator of the Year: Carolyn Ross
Non-Profit of the Year: Girsh Park
Volunteer of the Year: Dacia Harwood
Student of the Year: Kathy Ramirez-Gijon
Small Business of the Year: Anna’s Bakery
Large Business of the Year: Community West Bank
Innovation Award: AlloSphere Research Facility, UC Santa Barbara
Entrepreneur of the Year: Michael Craig, Goleta Red Distillery
Public Servant of the Year: Riley the Rescue Dog
Lifetime Achievement Award: Michael T. Bennett


November 23
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Goleta Chamber
(805) 967-2500


The Ritz-Carlton Bacara
8301 Hollister Avenue
Goleta, CA 93117 United States
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