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Archive for December, 2011

Union Bank Promotion

| December 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
Union Bank Promotion

Union Bank, N.A., announced that Senior Vice President Lawrence Henry has been promoted to regional executive for the San Diego, Coachella Valley and Riverside County regions.  Based in San Diego, he reports to Executive Vice President Michael Feldman, head of California Branch Banking.  A 17-year industry veteran, Henry joined Union Bank in 2009, where he […]

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Changes in 2012 for San Diego Workforce Partnership

| December 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
Changes in 2012 for San Diego Workforce Partnership

Mark Cafferty, president & CEO of the San Diego Workforce Partnership (SDWP), will leave the organization on January 27, 2012, after four years at the helm. He has been with the organization since 2001. On February 1, 2012, Cafferty will start as president and CEO of the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation (EDC). The […]

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NBC San Diego News Anchor Susan Taylor Joins Scripps Health

| December 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
NBC San Diego News Anchor Susan Taylor Joins Scripps Health

Award-winning NBC San Diego news anchor Susan Taylor is joining Scripps Health in a role focused on representing Scripps to community and patient groups and leaders throughout the region.  As executive director of external affairs, Taylor will play an active and critical role in raising awareness and understanding in support of Scripps programs, facilities, and […]

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Board of the New Children’s Museum Announces New Leadership

| December 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
Board of the New Children’s Museum Announces New Leadership

After a five-month national search, the board of directors of The New Children’s Museum announced the appointment of Julianne Markow as executive director and chief executive officer. Markow has twenty years of experience in the non-profit sector, an entrepreneurial environment, and at Fortune 500 companies. Formerly the chief operating officer at The Fine Arts Museums […]

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Planting of Edible Fruit Trees

| December 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
Planting of Edible Fruit Trees

Stretch Island Fruit Co., makers of all-natural fruit snacks, and The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation (FTPF), an international nonprofit organization dedicated to planting edible fruit trees and plants to benefit communities, introduced their joint program Fruit Tree 101 at Smythe Elementary School and O’Farrell Community School in San Diego this past December. During the official […]

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San Dieggan Earns KFC Colonel’s Scholars Scholarship

| December 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
San Dieggan Earns KFC Colonel’s Scholars Scholarship

Today, a photo is worth more than a thousand words – it’s worth a college education. Kentucky Fried Chicken has announced that Daniel Galuppo from Torrey Pines High School in San Diego, California won a $20,000 KFC Colonel’s Scholars® scholarship based on a single photo shared on Twitter. KFC selected Daniel Galuppo from high school […]

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Mark Christopher Lawrence will ‘Bring The Funny’ to the House of Blues

| December 9, 2011 | 0 Comments
Mark Christopher Lawrence will ‘Bring The Funny’ to the House of Blues

The Laughs return on December 14, 2011, 6:30p.m.-9:00p.m. San Diego,CA – Last month Mark Christopher Lawrence hosted a night of comedy at House of Blues in San Diego to a packed house. Guests traveled from as far as San Francisco and Los Angeles to attend. On December 14th comedians Annie Wiebe, Marc Patrick and Gulden […]

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There’s a New Kid on the Block

| December 8, 2011 | 0 Comments
There’s a New Kid on the Block

By Patty Ducey-Brooks In case you haven’t noticed, Toma Sol Café is open for business at 301 W. Washington Street in Mission Hills. I met the proprietor, Seekey Cacciatore, who’s not new to the neighborhood. Cacciatore, grew up in neighboring Hillcrest and currently lives in Point Loma with her husband. Cacciatore, I learned, did some […]

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Senior Ramblings

| December 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Health Chat My health continues to be so-so. I’m at the same age as Queen Elizabeth, yet, she has more help than I. I now have one meal a day delivered to my door. It’s one of those organizations where you pay by the month. It’s not expensive and makes me more of a home […]

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Jimmy Johnson Foundation and Lowe’s Program Contributes to School District

| December 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Clairemont High, Pt. Loma High and SciTech at San Diego High are recipients of nearly $100,000 in total grants from the Jimmy Johnson Foundation/Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Champions Grants programs. Clairemont received $30,680.41 to replace half-century old woodshop equipment. Pt. Loma’s $25,342 will purchase a fuel-injected engine trainer and other equipment for their automotive technology […]

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