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People in the Community

Annual Event Raises Donations for Humane Society
2 weeks ago

Annual Event Raises Donations for Humane Society

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North County Supports Animals

The 5th Annual Donation Drive for Animals was a chance for the North County community to come together, celebrate their furry friends, and make a difference …
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Winners from 1st Annual AAUW Poway-Peñasquitos Contest
2 weeks ago

Winners from 1st Annual AAUW Poway-Peñasquitos Contest

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Speech Trek

A San Diego-wide speech contest recently awarded prizes to two local students. The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Poway-Peñasquitos branch’s first annual Speech Trek contest asked students …
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Theatre of Peace Combats Bullying
2 months ago

Theatre of Peace Combats Bullying

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Theatre of Peace (TOP), a division of the local nonprofit Act Like You Matter, Inc., is working to combat bullying by empowering young people to find their voice and change …
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Voices for Children Gala
2 months ago

Voices for Children Gala

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Voices for Children (VFC) held its 16th annual Starry Starry Night Gala at the Sahm Estate at Del Dios Ranch in September, co-chaired by Becca and Jason Craig, Cambra and Randy …
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Local Resident Crowned Mrs. California International 2019
2 months ago

Local Resident Crowned Mrs. California International 2019

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Character Counts

Rancho Peñasquitos resident Jocelyn Soriano Lomahan was recently crowned Mrs. California International 2019. As a platform-focused competition, the Mrs. California International Pageant’s overall scoring is based upon contestants’ …
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Exceptional String Educator
3 months ago

Exceptional String Educator

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Music educator and Poway resident Ulli Reiner was recently recognized with an Exceptional String Educator Citation from The American Prize in Conducting contest. Ulli is the orchestra director at Bernardo …
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Student-Run Donation Drive
3 months ago

Student-Run Donation Drive

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Local students at St. Michael’s Church afterschool Religious Education program are running a donation drive for their Advent Service Project. Collected items will be delivered to the Trinitarians of Mary, …
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Kids Code at Poway Library
3 months ago

Kids Code at Poway Library

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Decoding Dyslexia and ThinkLexic recently hosted a children’s coding event at Poway Library. John D. Rodrigues, author of From High School Dropout to Harvard, taught the program. Children collaborated to …
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Poway Valley Garden Club Awards
6 months ago

Poway Valley Garden Club Awards

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The Poway Valley Garden Club (PVGC) instated its 2018-2019 board and announced awards for the previous year at a June luncheon and ceremony. Ann Dahnke and Donna Kaptain are this …
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Local Gold Award Girls Scouts Honored
6 months ago

Local Gold Award Girls Scouts Honored

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Going For Gold

Poway residents Amy Ellis, Emily Hime, Amy Yandell, and Mattea Hernandez have earned the Girl Scout Gold Award – the organization’s highest honor – for demonstrating extraordinary …
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