Community Champions Revealed

Community Action Commission (CAC) has announced its 2013 Community Action Champions, selected because of their profound effect on the greater good of the community and their emphasis on helping those who are most vulnerable.

The awardees are: Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce Dudley, the Orfalea Foundation, and President and CEO of MJA Cooling, Inc. Miguel Chavez.

Joyce Dudley
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Joyce Dudley

The honorees are selected by a committee that includes CAC Board members, elected officials and representatives of community agencies and non-profit programs. They will accept their awards at the Community Action Commission Champions Dinner on Thursday, March 28th at the Santa Ynez Valley Marriott in Buellton.

Miguel Chavez
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Miguel Chavez

Proceeds from the event will go directly to the CAC Santa Barbara County Youth Corps, which provides youth with on-the-job training and job readiness skills.

Tickets to the Community Action Champions Dinner are $125 each, or $1,000 for a table of 10. Those wishing to purchase a ticket should visit the CAC website at or call Holly Carmody at (805) 964-8857, extension 172.

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