Category archives for: Philanthropy

Solana Highlands students attend Great Kindness Challenge celebration at New Children’s Museum

Bob Filner and Sophia and Olivia Stettner

Solana Highlands students, Sophia (left) and Oliva Stettner (right) represented their school at this event held at the New Children’s Museum

Four Troop 782 members achieve top Eagle Scout rank

Troop 782’s newest Eagle Scouts are Adam Woodnutt, James Hunter, Nick Post and  Noah Toyonaga. Courtesy

Consider this: About 2 percent of all Boy Scouts achieve Eagle rank

Torrey Pines High School Foundation resolves to make 2013 fundraiser a success

2013 Spring Auction Committee: (L-R) Carey Cimino, Bobbi Karlson, Holly Coughlin, Denise Small, Connie Cannon (Auction Co-Chair), Bryn Emkjer, Megan Smith, Helen Nordan (Auction Co-Chair), Alicia Davis, Terry Wolter.  Not shown: Linda Wiener, Patty Lendrum, Susan Johnson, Catherine Matyszewski, Maha Sfeir, Eva Barnes, Melissa Dodds, Stephanie Wilk.

The Torrey Pines High School Spring Auction Committee is pumping up efforts to obtain auction items

CV youth will sing out with others at a benefit concert/silent auction to beat ALS on Feb. 11

Marjie Block with niece Megan Spector.

The premise behind the “Striking A Chord” benefit concert was conceived by Carmel Valley resident Megan Spector, 12, whose Aunt Marjie Block was diagnosed with ALS about three years ago

Former Winston School student Sam Morris dies heroically; Memorial service to be held Jan. 20

Sam Morris, a member of Del Mar’s The Winston School Class of 2007, died heroically on Wednesday, Jan. 9, in a house fire

New venue for ‘Heard it through the Grapevine’ wine taste benefiting Rady Children’s Hospital Emergency Department on May 10

Radys ER staff

the ladies of the Del Mar Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary are “feeling good” about the changes they are making to the annual fundraising event

Kiwanis Club of Del Mar — 3rd Annual Wounded Warrior Christmas Gift Bag project

Left to right: Armed Service YMCA Leader Dr. Bob Sigafoes; Back row: Jennifer Thompson, Bryan Thompson, Leslie Jackson, President Kiwanis Club of Del Mar, Ashley Sherman; Front row: Ali Thompson, Paycee Templeman, Cameron Thompson

members of the Del Mar Kiwanis Club visit the wounded warriors at the San Diego Naval Hospital on Christmas Day

Solana Highlands students help make the holidays brighter for Solana Vista families

Solana Highlands fourth grader Ally Greenhalgh skipped birthday gifts this year and instead collected toy donations for Care and Share program at her school. Photo/Karen Billing

Solana Highland Elementary School’s Care and Share program is helping make the holidays a little brighter for 28 families in need at its fellow district school Solana Vista. Every year Solana Beach School District’s Care and Share finds families that could use a little extra help and organizes a donation drive at other district schools.

Bells of Freedom

Louis McKay greets a Marine receiving a raffle prize.

Carmel Valley residents made their now-annual pilgrimage up to Camp Pendleton Marine Base

Race for active pets and humans kicks off on Jan. 13

The 5K9 Walk Run national 10-race series kicks off at the Del Mar Fairgrounds



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