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Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Honors Exemplary Supporters With Legacy Awards

Sandy and Heloise Power, Legacy Award recipients with Museum Board Chair Elisabeth Fowler (center). Click to view larger
Sandy and Heloise Power, Legacy Award recipients with Museum Board Chair Elisabeth Fowler (center). (Baron Spafford photo)

Each year the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History honors individuals that have provided exemplary service and longstanding support to the museum with its annual Legacy Award.

Recipients of this honor are chosen by the museum’s board of trustees and the award is presented at the museum’s Leadership Circles of Giving Dinner, which takes place annually in January.

The museum’s 2016 Legacy Award recipients were Lyn and David Anderson, The Palmer G. Jackson Family and Heloise and Alexander Power.

These individuals have made a lasting positive impact on the museum, not only with their financial support but also with their leadership, friendship and dedication.

“The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History is grateful for these stalwart and generous supporters,” said Museum President and CEO Luke J. Swetland. “All have contributed to the brilliant success of our museum.” 

The annual Leadership Circles Dinner not only

In addition to recognizing the museum’s generous supporters, this year’s Leadership Circles Dinner also kicked off of the museum’s centennial celebration: “Celebrating a Century of Community.”

The Leadership Circles of Giving program is the most philanthropic level of membership at the museum and is made up of a select group of individuals who provide critical support for the museum and Sea Center.

These dedicated museum supporters are the foundation of the museum’s educational programs, research, collections and exhibits.

For more information on the Leadership Circles of Giving program and its benefits, contact Diane Devine at 805.682.4711 x124 or [email protected].

Sherri Frazer is the director of marketing and communications for the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.

The Palmer G. Jackson Family, Legacy Award recipients. Click to view larger
The Palmer G. Jackson Family, Legacy Award recipients. (Baron Spafford photo)
David and Lyn Anderson, Legacy Award recipients with Dennis Power, museum board member Click to view larger
David and Lyn Anderson, Legacy Award recipients with Dennis Power, museum board member (Baron Spafford photo)

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