News Archive

    2018

    December

    12/17/18, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    CALM, Santa Maria Valley YMCA Partner to Help Preschool Kids

    12/3/18, Santa Maria Times, Daily Newspaper
    Santa Maria firefighters, city officials donate gifts to needy community members

    12/3/18, KEYT, Television News Source
    “Adopt A Family” program providing gifts for families in need during holiday season

    November

    11/1/18, Santa Maria Times, Daily Newspaper
    Celebrate Philanthropy: Santa Maria Valley residents honored for commitment to community service

    October

    10/31/18, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Goleta Union School District Earns A+ From State Education Group

    September

    9/29/18, Santa Maria Times, Daily Newspaper
    Everything’s CALM at Santa Maria Valley YMCA FUNraiser golf tournament

    9/14/18, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    CALM Introduces New North County Leadership

    9/13/18, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Alana Walczak: Healing Is Personal, But Building a Community of Compassion Can Help

    9/13/18, KEYT, Television News Source
    Former Ventura music teacher arrested on child exploitation crimes

    August

    8/13/18, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Alana Walczak: Start Smart By Easing Into Back-to-School Routine 

    July

    7/20/18, Santa Barbara Independent, Weekly newspaper
    Santa Barbara Unified Spends $1M on Mental Health Services

    June

    6/18/18, KEYT, Television News Source
    Santa Maria teacher protests family separation at the border

    6/15/18, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Alana Walczak: Family Separation Is Childhood Trauma

    6/4/18, NPRN, Online News Source
    CALM Names Yumi Velazquez Santa Maria’s 2018 Staff Member of the Year

    May

    5/26/18, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    CALM Names New CFO and Director of Development

    5/24/18, NPRN, Online News Source
    CALM Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer and Director of Development

    5/17/18, Lompoc Record, Daily Newspaper
    Video: CALM CEO Alana Walczak talks about the need for new Lompoc offices 

    5/17/18, Lompoc Record, Daily Newspaper
    Open house highlights new CALM offices in Lompoc 

    5/11/18, Santa Maria Times, Daily Newspaper
    CALM welcomes three new board members from Santa Maria

    5/8/18, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Alana Walczak: Despite Heartache, There’s Much to Celebrate This Mother’s Day

    5/8/18, NPRN, Online News Source
    CALM Welcomes Three New Board Members

    April

    4/9/18,Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Alana Walczak: Santa Barbara Resiliency Project Puts Focus on Childhood Trauma

    March

    3/26/18, UCSB, The Gevirtz School- Graduate School of Education
    Collaborative work on Adverse Childhood Experiences by Maryam Kia-Keating parallel to work by April UCSB Arts & Lectures presenter Dr. Nadine Burke Harris

    3/26/18, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    CALM Books 32nd Chapter of Annual Authors Luncheon

    3/24/18, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Alana Walczak: How to Remember to Take Care of YOU!

    February

    2/13/18, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Sunni Thomas Honored with CALM’s Claire Miles Award

    January

    1/12/18, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Alana Walczak: We Are All Experiencing Traumatic Stress – What You Can Do

    Alana Walczak: Todos estamos viviendo un estrés traumático – Lo que podemos hacer

    2017

    November

    11/28/17, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Alana Walczak: Teaching Generosity, Gratitude and Empathy in Children

    11/28/17, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    CALM at Heart Event Raises Record $130,000

    October

    10/17/17, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Alana Walczak: Violence in Our Communities Hurts Children

    10/11/17, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    CALM at Heart Event Fosters Notion: Love Begins at Home

    10/6/17, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Bridget Foreman to Lead CALM Board of Trustees

    September

    9/30/17, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Antique, Decorative Arts Show Proceeds Fight Child Abuse

    August

    8/21/17, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    CALM Taps Two New Board Trustees

    8/8/17, Santa Barbara Foundation
    Liam Murphy: Giving What You Can

    8/4/17, Santa Maria Times, Daily Newspaper
    Roses & Raspberries: Giving, balancing for good

    July

    7/27/17, KEYT, Television News Source
    40th annual Safety Town prepares children for elementary school

    7/24/17, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Alana Walczak: My Child’s Safety – Just Ask

    June

    6/20/17, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Alana Walczak: Summertime, and the Transitions Aren’t Easy

    6/11/17, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    CALM Auxiliary Introduces 2017-18 Board Officers

    6/5/17, Santa Barbara Foundation
    Neighborhood Series: CALM

    May

    5/19/17, Central Coast Mama
    Mama Spotlight: MIRIAM CISLO

    5/13/17, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Adolfo Garcia New Prevention and Treatment Director at CALM

    April

    4/20/17, KEYT, Television News Source
    Ladies Get Loud event returns to Santa Maria

    4/7/17, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Gift Show & Sale to Benefit CALM Programs

    4/4/17, Santa Barbara Independent, Weekly newspaper
    Keep CALM and Shop On CALM Auxiliary is hosting the Santa Barbara Gift Show & Sale

    March

    3/28/17, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Alana Walczak: Here’s How We Can Start Preventing Child Abuse

    3/28/17, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Gulbransen, Copley, Rapp Join CALM Board of Trustees

    3/4/17, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Alana Walczak: How to Solve Problems Collaboratively

    February

    2/14/17, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    CALM, Santa Maria Valley YMCA in Fitness Throwdown

    2/10/17, Central Coast Mama
    CALM at Heart

    January

    1/30/17, Santa Barbara Independent, Weekly newspaper
    CALM Celebrity Authors Luncheon

    1/19/17, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Alana Walczak: When My Child Is Bullied

    1/14/17, Santa Maria Times, Daily Newspaper
    CALM There to Ease Pain

    1/14/17, Lompoc Record, Daily Newspaper
    CALM There to Ease Pain

    1/13/17, Santa Maria Times, Daily Newspaper
    CALM Brings Foster Parenting Class to Santa Ynez Valley

    1/13/17, Santa Ynez Valley News, Twice-Weekly Newspaper
    CALM brings foster parenting class to Santa Ynez Valley

    1/12/17, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Letter to the Editor: CALM to Support Lompoc in Rebuilding Sense of Trust, Safety

    1/11/17, Santa Ynez Valley Star
    CALM Brings Foster Parent Class to Santa Ynez Valley

    1/9/17, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    CALM Thanks Community for 2016 Adopt a Family Success

    2016

    December

    12/19/16, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude

    12/9/16, Santa Maria Times, Daily Newspaper
    CALM, Rotaract Club give gift of Christmas to needy in Santa Maria

    12/8/16, KEYT, Television News Source
    Santa Maria Rotaract Club Brings Holiday Cheer

    November

    11/29/16, Santa Barbara Independent, Weekly newspaper
    CALM’s Annual Adopt a Family Holiday Drive

    11/29/16, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    CALM at Heart Raises Awareness and Funds for Prevention, Treatment of Child Abuse

    11/22/16, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    The Gift of Holiday Rituals

    11/22/16, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    CALM’s Adopt-a-Family Drive Helps Brighten Season for Local Families

    11/17/16, Montecito Journal, Weekly newspaper
    Please Remain CALM ( page 32)

    11/11/16, Santa Barbara Seasons
    CALM AT HEART: AWAKENING

    October

    10/31/16, Santa Barbara Independent, Weekly newspaper
    CALM hosts “CALM at Heart: Awakening”, November 10th

    10/31/16, Good News Santa Barbara
    Be Present. Be CALM

    10/9/16, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Mindful Parenting Can Keep You in the Present

    September

    9/29/16, from the Office of Congresswoman Lois Capps
    Capps Announces More Than $100,000 in Federal Grants to Help Latino Youth

    9/14/16, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    CALM Welcomes Four New Board Trustees

    9/11/16, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Tips for Taking PRIDE in Your Parent-Child Relationship

    9/3/16, Santa Maria Times, Daily Newspaper
    Teens Complete Pilot Program

    August

    8/26/16, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    CALM and Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Maria Valley Team Up to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships

    June

    6/30/16, KCOY, Television News Source
    CALM Helping to Prevent and Treat Local Child Abuse

    May

    5/11/16, Santa Maria Sun, Daily Newspaper
    Hobnobbing with Helen: CALM Gets Loud

    5/24/16, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    CALM Names Veronica Uribe North County’s 2016 Staff Member of the Year

    April

    4/7/16, Lompoc Record, Daily Newspaper
    Santa Maria Dedicates April to Important Issues

    4/11/16, Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce News, Online News Source
    Ribbon Cutting: CALM

    4/13/16, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Writers Share the Stories Behind Their Books at CALM’s Celebrity Authors Luncheon

    4/29/16, KEYT, Television News Source
    Ladies Get Loud at Fundraiser for Local Child Abuse Prevention

    March

    3/7/16, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    CALM to Celebrate 30 Years of Celebrity Authors, Unforgettable Stories at Annual Luncheon

    3/25/16, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    CALM’s ‘I Will Not Be Silent Campaign’ to Advocate for Child Abuse Prevention

    3/29/16, Lompoc Record, Daily Newspaper
    CALM Welcomes Public to New Santa Maria Digs

    February

    2/8/16, Santa Maria Times, Daily Newspaper
    CALM Ready to Help Out

    January

    1/26/16, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    CALM Announces Success of 2015 Adopt a Family Program

    1/28/16, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    CALM Welcomes New Auxiliary President Toni Schinnerer

    2015

    December 2015

    12/7/15, Santa Maria Times, Daily Newspaper
    Marian Nurses Donate Gifts to Less Fortunate Families

    12/12/15, Santa Barbara News-Press, Daily Newspaper
    Kindergartners Offer Holiday Gifts to ‘Adopt-a-Family’

    October 2015

    10/19/15, Santa Barbara News-Press, Daily Newspaper
    Monterey Designer’s Baubles Part of CALM Auxiliary Wine, Jewelry, Chocolate

    10/16/15 Santa Barbara Independent, Weekly Newspaper
    CALM Welcomes New CEO, Alana Walczak

    10/3/15, Santa Barbara News-Press, Daily Newspaper
    CALM Leader Retiring After 3 Decades With Organization

    August 2015

    8/11/15, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    CALM Welcomes Four New Board of Trustees

    July 2015

    7/23/15, Santa Barbara News-Press, Daily Newspaper
    Satey Towners Receive Course in Stranger Danger

    7/7/15, Santa Maria Sun, Daily Newspaper
    Hobnobbing with Helen

    May 2015

    5/21/15, Noozhawk, Online news source
    Stephanie Sokolove and Liam Murphy Join CALM Board of Trustees

    April 2015

    4/20/15, Noozhawk, Online news source
    CALM Highlights Child Abuse Prevention

    4/2/15,  Montecito Journal, Weekly newspaper
    Celebrity Authors’ Luncheon ( page 14)

    March 2015

    3/31/15 Santa Barbara Independent, Weekly Newspaper
    CALM Honors National Child Abuse Prevention Month with Community Events Throughout April

    3/30/15 Noozhawk, Online news source
    CALM in Santa Maria Hosting ‘Ladies Get Loud’ Benefit Cocktail Party

    3/30/15 Noozhawk, Online news source
    Wine Cask Supports CALM with April Charity Lunch Program

    February 2015

    2/23/15 Noozhawk, Online news source
    Literary Stars Will Shine at CALM’s 29th Annual Celebrity Authors’ Luncheon

    2014

    December 2014

    12/19/15 Santa Barbara Independent, Weekly Newspaper
    Adopt a Family with CALM

    12/11/14 Santa Maria Times, Daily Newspaper
    Countering Child Abuse Through CALM

    November 2014

    11/19/14 Noozhawk, Online news source
    CALM Fundraiser Takes Steps to Promote ‘Healing Through Movement’

    11/3/14 Noozhawk, Online news source
    Keep CALM and Dance On

    October 2014

    10/7/14 Noozhawk, Online news source
    Steve Lyons, Carol Palladini Honored as Santa Barbara’s Man and Woman of the Year

    September 2014

    9/22/14 Noozhawk, Online news source
    Triple the Indugence at CALM’s ‘Wine, Jewelry, Chocolate’ Benefit Event

    9/17/14 KEYT, Daily televised news source
    CALM Weighing in on Child Abuse in Santa Barbara

    9/16/14 Noozhawk, Online news source
    Project Heroes to Hold Bilingual Forum to Address Youth Violence in Latino Community

    9/9/14 Noozhawk, Online news source
    Letter to the Editor: CALM Weighs In on Ray Rice Domestic Violence Incident

    August 2014

    8/16/14 Santa Barbara News-Press
    CALM Taking Hold in North County

    8/11/14 Noozhawk, Online news source
    CALM Expands Services in North County, Forms Local Advisory Committee

    July 2014

    7/1/14 Noozhawk, Online news source
    CALM Welcomes New Board of Trustee President Nancy Bollay

    June 2014

    6/24/14 Noozhawk, Online news source
    CALM Receives $25,000 Donation from Festivals 4 a Cause

    6/17/14 Noozhawk, Online news source
    Auxiliary Women Present CALM with $150,000 Donation

    May 2014

    5/23/14 Noozhawk, Online new source
    CALM Launches Video on How to Recognize and Report Child Abuse

    5/16/14 Noozhawk, Online news source
    CALM Welcomes Four New Board Members

    5/15/14 Noozhawk, Online news source
    CALM’s ‘I Will Not Be Silent’ Campaign Inspires Community to Raise Voices Against Child Abuse

    April 2014

    4/16/14 Santa Maria Sun, Weekly newspaper
    Hobnobbing with Helen

    4/14/14 Santa Maria Times, Daily newspaper
    CALM Holds Open House

    4/9/14 Santa Maria Sun, Weekly newspaper
    A CALMing Effect

    March 2014

    3/26/14 Noozhawk, Online news source
     CALM Puts Focus on Child Abuse Prevention with ‘I Will Not Be Silent’ Campaign

    February 2014

    2/12/14 Noozhawk, Online news source
    Celebrity Authors ‘Booked’ for CALM’s Annual Benefit Luncheon

    January 2014

    1/10/14 Noozhawk, Online news source
     CALM Named Gold Level Participant by GuideStar Exchange
    1/3/14 Noozhawk, Online news source
    More Than 270 Families Adopted During CALM’s Holiday Campaign
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    2013

    November 2013

    11/21/13 Montecito Journal, Weekly newspaper
    Montecito Miscellany – Healing through Music (page 31)

    April 2013

    4/14/13 Santa Barbara News Press, Daily newspaper
    On the Town: Authors’ Luncheon Helps CALM Turn Page on Abuse

    4/12/13 Santa Maria Times, Daily newspaper
    Child Abuse Prevention, Treatment Center Hosts Open House

    4/12/13 Noozhawk, Online news source
    Easy Lift Partners with CALM to Provide a Voice for ‘I Will Not Be Silent’ Campaign

    4/6/13 Santa Maria Times, Daily newspaper
    April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

    4/6/13 Santa Barbara News Press, Daily newspaper
    CALM Launches ‘Silent’ Campaign

    4/5/13 Noozhawk, Online news source
    CALM Hosting Open Houses, Lectures and Silent Auction for Child Abuse Prevention Month

    4/3/13 Noozhawk, Online news source
    Literary Stars Tell About Their Tales at CALM’s Celebrity Authors Luncheon

    4/1/13 Noozhawk, Online news source
    CALM Introduces New Logo in Raising Its Flags for Child Abuse Prevention Month

    March 2013

    3/31/13 Santa Barbara News Press, Daily newspaper
    Flags of State Street

    3/21/13 Montecito Journal, Weekly newspaper
    Culinary Conqueror Cat

    3/13/13 Noozhawk, Online news source
    Montecito Bank & Trust Honors Local Nonprofits with $15,000 in Anniversary Grants

    3/6/13 Noozhawk, Online news source
    Crane School’s Care Fair Organizers Donate Proceeds to Six Nonprofits

    February 2013

    2/28/13 Noozhawk, Online news source
    Girl Scout Troop Selling Cookies for CALM

    2/5/13 Noozhawk, Online news source
    CALM At Heart Luncheon Exhibits ‘Healing Through Art’

    January 2013

    1/24/13 Montecito Journal, Weekly newspaper
    Healing through Art

    1/24/13 Montecito Journal, Weekly newspaper
    CALM at Heart

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