Green Drinks Santa Barbara Hosts Judy Hawkins and Fast Pitch SB

Santa Barbara Green Drinks Welcomes Fast Pitch SB

Judy Hawkins to Introduce Incubator Concept for Nonprofit Sector 

SANTA BARBARA, CA.- Green Drinks is proud to present its first event of the season, Tuesday, February 18th from 6-8pm at the beautiful Alchemy Spa, Cafe and Wellness Center in downtown Santa Barbara. Green Drinks and Alchemy will host Judy Hawkins and Fast Pitch SB.

Judy Hawkins, founder of Ruby Road Leadership, is a professional designer and facilitator of training and leadership services advancing entrepreneurial cultures in both the business and nonprofit sectors. She is Lead Facilitator for Fast Pitch SB, coordinating over 200 volunteers, 40 coaches, 20 nonprofit organizations and 7 active committees to produce a ‘live pitch’ competition in May 2014. 

Among other accomplishments, Judy has served as Executive Director for one of the top performing SBA Women’s Business Centers in the nation, providing loans and technical assistance services to entrepreneurs to assess, launch and grow over 2000 businesses in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. As a community service, she teaches Entrepreneur Training at Santa Barbara City College.

At this special Green Drinks event, Judy will introduce Fast Pitch SB to the Santa Barbara community. Fast Pitch SB brings together the Santa Barbara business and nonprofit sectors in a collaborative and exciting competition for community recognition and cash awards, all hinging on developing a compelling, three-minute fast pitch. The 7-week program culminates in a dynamic event on May 15 where ten finalist organizations deliver their pitches to a panel of judges and a live audience for cash awards. Learn more about Fast Pitch SB at http://www.socialventurepartners.org/santa-barbara/fast-pitch.

Come with an appetite, as Alchemy Cafe has prepared some special organic treats for guest’s enjoyment! The $5 menu will include: Mini Falafels w/ Pineapple Salsa; Holistic Green Soup; Alchemy Roll. *A selection of local wine and beer will also be available

If you haven’t yet been to Alchemy, this is a great opportunity to visit this downtown gem. We’ll have music, tours of the facility, a great raffle (acupuncture, wellness consultations, juices) and more! To learn more about Green Drinks, visit http://www.greendrinks.org/CA/Santa%20Barbara or the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/241648792684628/?source=1.

Contact Riley Hubbell at 805.440.8631 for more information.

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