Women in Business: Approaching life with bold enthusiasm!
Women's Economic Ventures
Founded about 20 years ago in Santa Barbara, this organization offers business training and a broad variety of support services to women starting new businesses or taking their business to a new level. I am grateful for the 14-week intensive course I completed that gave me a solid foundation upon which to build my webstore business.
Jane Meyer, Author
Jane is a pal, and a published author. She and her children's books are delightful.
Kim Hamilton, Wordsmith
Kim's been massaging the English language for decades, and helps us all see the world in a positive light.
Deborah Richards, Jewelry Designer
Debbie is in my Mindful Women Mastermind Group, where 7 of us support and problem solve with each other. She has a cutting-edge sense of design, and her jewelry is fresh and fun.
Deborah Applegate, Interior Plant Designs
Another one of the Mindful Women, Debbie has a gift for bringing outdoor life to any interior space.
Ladies Who Launch
Supporting and connecting women in business.
Non-Profits We Support: Local and worldwide ministries.
We discovered the ancient roots of the Christian faith in 2002. God is at work all over the world and in all people who truly seek him. In Orthodoxy, we have found a reliable pathway to follow in our yearning for relationship with God.
Christian Classical K-8 School
We decided when our son was entering grade school that the best curriculum we could imagine was that known as Classical. He graduated last year from St John of Damascus Academy, well prepared for high school; he thrived here in every way.
Local Orthodox Monastery
Mother Victoria (Abbess) and the other wonderful nuns are so welcoming and loving. Their property in the woods near Santa Paula is an oasis of spiritual refreshment.
Homeless Ministry in Isla Vista
Reaching out in love and friendship to individuals with a variety of needs, St Brigid's Fellowship offers vital help at every level and a helping hand out of any situation for those who desire it.
A top-rated Christian Liberal Arts College in Santa Barbara known for it's excellent academics and beautiful campus, my and my husband's alma mater and his employer for the past decade. We have watched the College grow through many changes over the past 30 years and we like the direction we see them headed.
A loving group of compassionate, caring women who seek to offer help to women in crisis because of an unplanned pregnancy. Their services and programs are numerous and free to all.
Hospice Care in Santa Barbara
If you have ever had to say farewell to a loved one, you know what an amazing organization Hospice is.
A relationship-based organization with a Santa Barbara chapter, they mobilize surfers to become alive and active in sharing and living their faith in Jesus.
Friends of the Carpenter
A volunteer organization of woodworkers who produce simple items that can be assembled by the folks they help--mainly homeless and battered women--by providing food, housing, a protected and loving environment, and the message of God's love.
Ministry Outreach in Mexico
With the mission of reaching Mexico for Christ, Rancho Agua Viva provides seminary training to Mexican Christians, offers retreats for Mexican Church groups and works hand-in-hand with other Christians to reach out in love to the Mexican people.
Don and Judy Day, Missionaries in Spain
This exuberant couple have a unique vision of reaching the people in Spain with the fresh and invigorating message of God's love.
Marty and Carey Uhler, Missionaries in Portugal
This cutting-edge family reaches out to surfers in Portugal with bold and genuine love, creating true community wherever they go.
Dr Lynn Landweer, Linguistics Specialist
She has been serving the people in Papua New Guinea for decades as well as training others to expand the effort of Bible translation throughout the world.
Orthodox Christian Mission Center
We embrace their effort to proclaim the fullness of the Christian faith to all nations by establishing and nurturing, vibrant, eucharistic Orthodox Christian communities worldwide.
International Orthodox Christian Charities
IOCC helps people move from desperate circumstances to hope and economic self-sufficiency. Their help is far-reaching and meets the broad and varied needs of the countries where they serve with love and compassion.
Orthodox Christian Network
A wonderful opportunity to connect Orthodox Christians through various media tools and offer spiritual nourishment for the soul for anyone who is hungry for God's love.
Kudos: Thanks to the development team for my gorgeous website!
Roni was my business coach, my guide, my creative director and writer for the year-plus we spent developing the new online store. I couldn't have done it without my decades-long friend!
New Directions In Computing
Masen Yaffee, Nick Ise, Travis Olsen and the rest of the team at New Directions In Computing gave above and beyond to transform the basic x-Cart engine into something beautiful.
Faramarz is the brilliant graphic artist who conceived the interface design for my site. I fell in love with his first draft, and haven't tired of it since.
My business partner; my lifelong lover; my soul-mate ... and my tech support help desk. We've been walking this life of faith together for around twenty years.