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Archive for May, 2020

UnitedHealthcare Donates Funds For Urban Life Rooftop Garden Project

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UnitedHealthcare Donates Funds For Urban Life Rooftop Garden Project

The YMCA of San Diego County received a $50,000 grant from UnitedHealthcare’s “Do Good. Live Well.” employee volunteer initiative during an event earlier this year. The grant funds an UrbanLife Rooftop Garden Program at the Copley-Price Family YMCA that will encourage youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Kevin Kandalaft, CEO, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of […]

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Jimbo’s Supports Jewish Family Services Hand Up Food Pantry

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Jimbo’s Supports Jewish Family Services Hand Up Food Pantry

On Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Jimbo’s made a donation to Jewish Family Services Hand Up Food Pantry in the amount of  $8,542.80. Following the passing of Proposition 67 in 2016, Jimbo’s is required by California State law to impose a charge of 10 cents on each paper bag they provide to customers. As a result of […]

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Ronin Factory Makes $100,000+ Donation to Meals on Wheels San Diego County

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Ronin Factory Makes $100,000+ Donation to Meals on Wheels San Diego County

San Diego based apparel company Ronin Factory gave a large donation to Meals on Wheels San Diego County. The money was collected from proceeds from every single order they received in the final two weeks of their normal monthly truck giveaway, as well as direct donations by their customers. What started out with a goal […]

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Bell Middle School Celebrates Ball Field for Children with Disabilities

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Bell Middle School Celebrates Ball Field for Children with Disabilities

This past March, the opening day of games for the Miracle League of San Diego kicked off the event by announcing a unique ball field recently built at Bell Middle School. Made of rubberized material, the new playfield is a safe and accessible surface ideal for students with special needs.  “All students [and children] are worthy […]

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Westerlay Orchids Reaches Half Way Mark on “100,000 Orchid Challenge”

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Westerlay Orchids Reaches Half Way Mark on “100,000 Orchid Challenge”

For the past several weeks Westerlay Orchids, a third generation, family owned business, has shown their appreciation and support for community members on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic by sending thousands of boxes of orchids.  The company has shipped 49,000 orchids thus far and is well on their way to accomplishing their “100,000 […]

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Social Isolation: Spotting the Signs and Opening Minds of Your Senior Loved Ones

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Social Isolation: Spotting the Signs and Opening Minds of Your Senior Loved Ones

By Simona Valanciute, San Diego Oasis If you’re the caretaker of a parent or other elderly relative, it can be challenging to convince your loved one to try something new. However, what you may perceive as stubbornness could be a sign they are experiencing social isolation, which poses serious risks to their health and wellbeing. Social distancing, […]

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The San Diego Museum of Art Offers a Virtual Learning Experience

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The San Diego Museum of Art Offers a Virtual Learning Experience

The San Diego Museum of Art is providing a variety of ways to continue its mission to inspire, educate and cultivate curiosity through online channels, including its mobile app, YouTube channel, social media and a brand new podcast series. Here are some suggestions for how readers can still access art and programming from home: Masterpiece Minute Podcast – […]

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“Live From The Lizard Lounge”

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“Live From The Lizard Lounge”

Diversionary presents their on-line, streaming, cabaret production of “Live From The Lizard Louge” at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 9, starring Kirsten “Kiki” deLohr Helland and Justin Huertas of the original cast of Diversionary’s popular “Lizard Boy,” (winner: Craig Noel Award for Outstanding Lead Performance in a Musical). From the ashes of Mount St. Helens emerged a monster with […]

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Re-structuring City Government in the New San Diego: A Blueprint Going Forward

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Re-structuring City Government in the New San Diego: A Blueprint Going Forward

In a few short weeks, the NFL established a completely new, socially distanced process for drafting college players. In the same time, Development Services successfully transitioned to online permitting and a work-from-home business model. Necessity is and will be the mother of invention. Tough times create the opportunity for positive and lasting change. With municipal […]

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WHAT NOW?

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WHAT NOW?

What To Do…When You Have Nothing To Do Look Around. It’s entirely possible that you have kept your favorite teen T-shirts out of …um, history. Devotion. Memories.  Love.  But, forget about it. I’ve already tested this.  Your unappreciative kids may already be plotting, knowing that, unlike us, keeping them won’t provide any enjoyment, use, or […]

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