PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Tuesday, January 15, 2013

1st annual Father Virgil Remarkable Life Award

Life Chronicles is proud to present the first annual Father Virgil Remarkable Life Award to our 2013 recipients Stan and Betty Hatch

2013 Recipients - Stan and Betty Hatch

When:January 17, 2013 at 6pm

Where:Coral Casino, La Pacifica Ballroom

Reception from 6pm - Dinner and awards 7pm

Tickets $200 – Sponsorships are still available

For tickets call (805) 682-3411 or online at

Please join us for an evening to experience the remarkable life of Father Virgil and to honor the remarkable contributions of Betty and Stan Hatch to the Santa Barbara community. This evening will be filled with film, inspiration and joy.

Father Virgil will be seen in portions of his legacy film produced by Life Chronicles in his last months of life. His greatest desire was to have his wisdom; memories and life preserved for the benefit others. This year we will be honoring Betty and Stan Hatch two remarkable people of the Santa Barbara community.

Betty has served on the boards of City Commerce Bank, the Santa Barbara County Film Council, Leadership Santa Barbara County, Santa Barbara Scholarship Foundation to name a few. She founded La Belle Foundation, was a director for the National Association for Self Esteem and has served on dozens of advisory boards.

Stan is a graduate of Harvard Law School, he has served on the board of LawNet, Barristers Club of Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara County Democratic Central Committee, Fielding University, Santa Barbara Regional Chamber of Commerce, La Casa de Maria, Santa Barbara County Bar Association and Direct Relief International. He and Gerald Parent formed the largest law firm in SB in 1968 employing over 40 lawyers in offices throughout California.

These three individuals have given our community their love, time and above all their wisdom.

Host Committee:

Co-Chairs: Tom Parker & Larry Crandell

Steve Amerikaner - Debby Davison-Phelps - Pat Fulmer - Dan Secord

Anne Towbes – Judi Weisbart

Made possible by our Generous Sponsors:

Hutton Foundation .Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP .

Keith C. Berry . Silvio Di Loreto . Michael & Anne Towbes .

Ed & Kathleen McKinley . Richard & Maryan Schall .

Ed & Laura Allbritton . David & Anna Grotenhuis . Koonce Family . Robert & Christine Emmons . Kathy Ireland. Jack Canfield .

Dave & Barbara Biehl . Fred & Linda Gluck . Diane Kees .

Barbara Marx Hubbard . Mosher Foundation.

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