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33rd Annual Volunteer Awards Celebration Honors Meals on Wheels

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
33rd Annual Volunteer Awards Celebration Honors Meals on Wheels

For more than three decades, the North County Philanthropy Council (NCPC) has come together as a community of volunteers, philanthropists, business leaders, and nonprofit professionals to share their time, talent, and treasure at the annual Volunteer Awards Luncheon. Although 2020 looks much different than they had planned, the organizers were pleased to continue this annual […]

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Episcopal Community Services Names Interim CEO

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
Episcopal Community Services Names Interim CEO

Episcopal Community Services (ECS) has named Robert Jones as Interim CEO. The current CEO, Lesslie Keller, will be retiring after 13 years in early January 2021. Jones brings with him more than 30 years of experience in human resources, executive coaching, recruiting, and training.   Throughout his career, Jones has held senior-level human resources positions with large and small companies. His experience ranges from Fortune 100 […]

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National Blood Donor Month Highlights Need for Donations

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
National Blood Donor Month Highlights Need for Donations

San Diego Blood Bank (SDBB), the local blood bank serving San Diego County, is celebrating National Blood Donor Month throughout January by inviting eligible individuals to donate blood and convalescent plasma in 2021 with the goal of creating a robust supply that can meet local hospital patient needs. National Blood Donor Month has been observed […]

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Safely Give Your Time and Money to Charities This New Year

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
Safely Give Your Time and Money to Charities This New Year

By Brent Wakefield, President and CEO, Meals on Wheels San Diego County This new year, charitable giving and volunteering will look a lot different, thanks to COVID-19. The need for volunteers and donations is greater than ever as millions more people than usual struggle amid the pandemic’s economic disruption. Unfortunately, many who usually volunteer may […]

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Focused on a Bright Future

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
Focused on a Bright Future

By Dixie Hall, President Mission Hills BID and Dixie Pops’ Owner Happy New Year! I think it is safe to say we are all hoping and expecting that 2021 will be a far better year without the chaos of 2020. While life as we knew it is forever changed, 2021 brings the opportunity to build […]

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In 2021, Consider a Virtual Training Class for Your Dog (or Cat!)

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
In 2021, Consider a Virtual Training Class for Your Dog (or Cat!)

By Juliette Nash, Community Training Coordinator, San Diego Humane Society Whether you’ve just adopted a puppy during the pandemic or you’re a longtime pet owner, positive reinforcement-based behavioral training is key to a happy, healthy human-animal relationship, especially while everyone is spending more time at home. But with most traditional in-person training classes on hold in […]

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Mission Hills Heritage to Nominate Inspiration Heights to National Register

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Heritage to Nominate Inspiration Heights to National Register

Mission Hills Heritage has begun a project to nominate Inspiration Heights—one of the earliest subdivisions in Mission Hills—as a historic district for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The long-anticipated step of bestowing historic district status on Inspiration Heights will help protect the irreplaceable architectural gems that line the streets of Inspiration Heights. […]

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The Old Globe’s Online Marketplace for Holiday Shopping

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
The Old Globe’s Online Marketplace for Holiday Shopping

The Old Globe launched The Old Globe Marketplace, an online space for the Globe’s talented artisans and staff to offer their goods and services to the public and express their creativity during the prolonged closure of The Old Globe’s performance venues. There are a dozen Globe staff members taking part, with more to be added in the coming weeks […]

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“Swing with Santa” Golf Tournament Has Record Breaking Results

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
“Swing with Santa” Golf Tournament Has Record Breaking Results

St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center (SMSC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and empowering individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to realize their full potential, raised more than $46,000 from its 7th Annual “Swing with Santa” Golf Tournament, making it the most raised from this annual event to date. The tournament was held on Friday, November 6, 2020, at the Singing Hills Golf […]

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San Diego Women’s Chorus Hires New Staff Members

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
San Diego Women’s Chorus Hires New Staff Members

The San Diego Women’s Chorus (SDWC) recently announced hiring two new staff members to the organization’s artistic and administrative team. Lara Korneychuk joins the artistic team as the new assistant to the artistic director with nearly a decade of experience; and Meghan Grogan is the first hire in the newly created position of assistant to […]

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