Cambria Historical Society paying tribute to volunteers this holiday season    The San Luis Obispo Tribune    Bob Schwemmer, of NOAA and the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, will be the keynote speaker for the Annual Recognitions Dinner on Sunday, Feb. 24th

SBMM is collaborating with Alpha Resource Center

Alpha is a local branch of a national organization that provides services to participants with developmental issues (occurring before the age of 18). They will be sending four participants, along with one staff member, here each week, to clean the 4th floor Visitors Center and the front patios.

Association of Professional Fundraisers Chapter Honors Local Leaders in Philanthropy   -Noozhawk-   Philanthropists of the Year, Santa Barbara County — Judy and Jack … School, the Wilderness Youth Project and the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum.

A BIG Thank you to Union Bank

SBMM receives $10,000 grant from Union Bank to support the Spirit of Dana Point Tall Ship Overnight Program, putting local fourth-graders aboard the ship for one night. Pictured here are (L-R) SBMM Navigators Circle Chair Chuck Wilson, SBMM ED Greg Gorga, Vince Caballero with Union Bank, and SBMM Board President Wilson Quarre.

Bon Voyage

SBMM says Bon Voyage to Membership Coordinator Ian Kirkpatrick as he heads to Humboldt State University to pursue a degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Anubis meets San Miguel Island

Anubis Point, San Miguel Island. Although not an official place name, its origin dates back 110 years ago. On 20 July, 1908, the 382-foot German freighter SS Anubis with a crew of 65, was en route from San Francisco, California via Mazatlan, Mexico then onto Hamburg, Germany when it stranded on San Miguel Island in fog. The vessel was… ( More )