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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Monday, January 28, 2013

Holiday Haulers Honored by Santa Barbara County

Wednesday, January 23rd, The Foodbank and The County of Santa Barbara honored the Holiday Haulers for outstanding contribution to the Foodbank Holiday Food Drive.


Holiday Hauler Appreciation Party.
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Holiday Hauler Appreciation Party.

“We can’t quantify the value of all that you do – it’s that big!” said Foodbank Development & Resource Officer, Jane Lindsey.

First District Supervisor, Salud Carbajal was on hand to present certificates of recognition to the individuals and businesses.

This outstanding group of volunteers picked up and delivered over 60,000 pounds of food this holiday season! A highest ever! These businesses and individuals donate their time, employees, trucks and resources to help those less fortunate in our community.

The Holiday Haulers is a group of community-oriented businesses and volunteers, founded by Lisa Cullen of Montecito Landscape, who pick up and deliver food that is donated to the Foodbank during the holiday food drives.

The Foodbank serves one in four residents in Santa Barbara County 80% of whom are children and seniors. The Foodbank works to end hunger and transform the health of Santa Barbara County through good nutrition. Call the Foodbank at 805.967.5741 to make a donation.

Become a Holiday Hauler by contacting Lisa Cullen at (805) 969-3984 or lisacullen@montecitolandscape.com.

This year’s Holiday Haulers: Chris & Lisa Cullen and Leana Finley, Montecito Landscape; Tom Dolan, Toma Restaurant and Bar, Duke McPherson, Consulting Arborist; Derek Yee, Abe Nursery; Ken Olsen, McCormix; Peter Scott, Peterson Tree, Bob Kingston and Poncho Renteria, All Around Landscape Supply, Megan Phillips, Jonathon Conejo, Sharon Allen, Eileen Laber and Jeff Fernandez, Aqua-Flo Supply; John Gettman, Partner’s Imaging; Jose Perez, Perez Landscaping, John Mullins, Mission City Auto, Steve O’Hara, Matt Kramer and Maria Contreras.

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