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The San Diego Foundation Awards $3.4 Million to Local College Students

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
The San Diego Foundation Awards $3.4 Million to Local College Students

The San Diego Foundation recently announced the historic awarding of more than $3.4 million in college scholarships – the highest annual amount ever – to 1,025 local students for the 2021 – 2022 academic year. Among the scholarship recipients, 69 percent are first-generation college students, or the first in their immediate families to pursue a […]

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The Conrad Prebys Foundation Grants $1 Million To Tri-City Hospital Foundation

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
The Conrad Prebys Foundation Grants $1 Million To Tri-City Hospital Foundation

The Conrad Prebys Foundation Board of Directors has approved a grant in the amount of $1 million for Tri-City Hospital Foundation’s Emergency Department redesign.   “The Conrad Prebys Foundation is pleased to support your impactful work, especially in this moment in history—when the need in our world has deepened tremendously,” said the Conrad Prebys Foundation’s Director of Grantmaking, Erin […]

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San Diego Rescue Mission Receives Grant from MolinaCares Champions Awards

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
San Diego Rescue Mission Receives Grant from MolinaCares Champions Awards

Cassie Bates, an employee at the San Diego Rescue Mission, is one of four San Diegans to win the MolinaCare Champions Awards, which was created to honor people whose leadership, volunteerism, and public advocacy embody the spirit of compassion and service. Bates received the $5,000 grant, which she donated to the Rescue Mission, to support […]

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San Diego Watercolor Society’s September Exhibit

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
San Diego Watercolor Society’s September Exhibit

The San Diego Watercolor Society begin the month with a brand-new exhibit titled Beyond Rules that runs from Friday, September 3 through Saturday, September 25, available exclusively in person for their members. The gallery, located at 2825 Dewey Street, Suite 105, Building 202, is also offering a variety of in-person workshops throughout the month for all skill […]

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Mattress Recycling Council’s California Program Celebrates Fifth Year

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Mattress Recycling Council’s California Program Celebrates Fifth Year

The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) continues to lead the way in product stewardship in California. The organization’s 2020 Annual Report, recently submitted to state officials, shows that despite the disruptions and challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, MRC continued to strengthen its California mattress recycling program known as Bye Bye Mattress, worked with local and state leaders […]

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego – William J. Oakes Branch – Reopens

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego – William J. Oakes Branch – Reopens

Over the last 18 months, many kids have been isolated due to COVID, spending more time playing video games than playing outside with friends. Now, after being closed as a result of the pandemic, The Boys & Girls Club of Greater San Diego – William J. Oakes Branch in Logan Heights is reopening to its […]

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Spectacular Fall Celebrations Planned at San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Spectacular Fall Celebrations Planned at San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park

This year, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is celebrating kids in a big way during October’s Kids Free Month, by offering amazingly fun activities and experiences for the whole family at the nonprofit conservation organization’s two wildlife parks. Throughout the entire month of October, kids ages 11 and younger will receive free admission to the […]

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Getting Those Orchids to Bloom Again

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Getting Those Orchids to Bloom Again

In June, Chuck McClung spoke to the Garden Club about orchids.  Interested in gardens and gardening since early childhood, McClung received a master’s degree in botany from Washington State University and has worked in ecological and botanical research for several universities as well in commercial greenhouses and nurseries.  McClung explained he has over twenty years’ […]

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San Diego Zoo Safari Park Welcomes a Tamandua Pup

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
San Diego Zoo Safari Park Welcomes a Tamandua Pup

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is proud to announce the birth of a southern tamandua (pronounced tuh MAN deh wah) pup at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The female pup, yet to be named, was born July 21 to first-time tamandua parents, Cora and Fernando. Wildlife care specialists report the pup is healthy, and Cora is […]

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Mission Fed ArtWalk Returns to Little Italy Celebrating 37 Years

| August 13, 2021 | 0 Comments
Mission Fed ArtWalk Returns to Little Italy Celebrating 37 Years

Mission Fed ArtWalk returns with an in-person event to the streets of Little Italy with a weekend-long premier of arts and culture event on Saturday and Sunday, October and October 3.This year marks 37 years of the premier fine arts festival bringing visual and performing arts to the historic San Diego community. Locals and visitors […]

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