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People in the Community

Nonprofit of the Year
2 weeks ago

Nonprofit of the Year

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The 77th Assembly District’s 2019 Nonprofit of the Year is the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank. The organization serves an average of 350,000 people per month, distributing food …
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Spring Gala Supports Animals in Need
2 weeks ago

Spring Gala Supports Animals in Need

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Helen Woodward Animal Center’s 31st Annual Spring Fling Gala, Our Extravagant World Tour, took place at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club in June. Guests enjoyed food from 20 local restaurants, entertainment …
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Kid Coaches Train Their Own Coach at the Annual Coaches Cup
2 weeks ago

Kid Coaches Train Their Own Coach at the Annual Coaches Cup

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Kids Helping Kids

With over $30,000 in funds raised this year, North County Gymnastics and Gyminny Kids have once again combined their efforts to benefit Rady Children’s Hospital. The Coaches …
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Music for Wildlife Conservation
2 months ago

Music for Wildlife Conservation

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Two local musicians were recently recognized for their collaboration for a cause. The Decorah Bald Eagle Violin Concerto was created with the goal of raising awareness for bald eagle conservation, …
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Girls in STEM Inspiration Day
2 months ago

Girls in STEM Inspiration Day

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Poway High School’s (PHS) Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Next Club recently hosted their inaugural Girls in STEM Inspiration Day. The event was held in collaboration with PHS Engineering Academy, …
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Soroptimist Clubs Raise Over $100,000 for Women in Need
2 months ago

Soroptimist Clubs Raise Over $100,000 for Women in Need

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Hats & Heels

A pair of local philanthropic organizations have proved the power of collaboration, hard work, and a sensational party for the ninth year running. Soroptimist International of North …
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Foodies 4 Foster Kids
4 months ago

Foodies 4 Foster Kids

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May is National Foster Care month, and nonprofit Promises2Kids is joining forces with local restaurants to raise funds. Throughout the month of May, Foodies 4 Foster Kids restaurant partners are …
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Diamond Gateway Women’s Organization Celebrates 20 Years
4 months ago

Diamond Gateway Women’s Organization Celebrates 20 Years

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Inspiring Connections

Since its founding in 1998, Diamond Gateway Women’s Organization (DGWO) has provided a warm welcome and close-knit community for women in Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Peñasquitos, Poway, and Scripps …
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Business Leader Recognized for Community Service
5 months ago

Business Leader Recognized for Community Service

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Woman of the Year

Community leader Debbie Kurth was recently recognized as the 77th Assembly District’s 2019 Woman of the Year. “Debbie Kurth has been an outstanding volunteer in our …
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Powegian Gifts Grand Piano to Friends of the RB Library
5 months ago

Powegian Gifts Grand Piano to Friends of the RB Library

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Love of Music

In January 1999, Poway resident Margaret Briggerman sent her grand piano on loan to the RB Library. This allowed the Friends of the RB Library to inaugurate …
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