Community Resource Center recently announced that John Van Cleef is the organization’s new executive director. Van Cleef will lead Community Resource Center’s efforts to fight hunger, homelessness and domestic violence in North County San Diego. Van Cleef began his position at CRC on Sept. 17.
This year’s event will be held Dec. 14-16. Registration to receive Holiday Baskets is now open: Individuals and families in need are encouraged to register now through Oct. 31.
For the first time ever, the fundraising event is donating all proceeds to Encinitas-based charity, Shades of Pink Foundation California, and adding a 20-mile road ride.
The Solana Beach ECO Rotary Club Foundation recently announced the election of a new board of directors and officers. The board of directors establishes policy for the Foundation and provides guidance to the Solana Beach ECO Rotary Club in the selection of charitable organizations receiving grants...
Troop 782 Solana Beach Boy Scout Simeon Dong recently completed his Eagle Service Project at Seascape Sur beach access. The project entailed designing and building a Surfboard Towel rack installed by the showers.
Mission: Wildlife takes place Saturday, Sept. 8, 3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at the picturesque Casa de Glory.
Scientist, developer unite for a cure
The Clearity Foundation will hold its 10th anniversary celebration themed “Teal Woman: Celebrating Life. Honoring Courage. Recognizing Progress. Changing the Story for Ovarian Cancer,” on Sunday, Sept. 16 (www.tealwoman2018.com).
Carmel Valley students of the Alliance of Youth Leaders in the United States (AYLUS) collected 4,019 books between May 1, 2018 and June 18, 2018 from local schools across San Diego.
Torrey Pines High School Foundation recently announced that Zephyr Fletcher, great granddaughter of Col. Ed Fletcher, a prominent real estate and land developer of many areas in San Diego, most especially in Del Mar and Solana Beach, assumed the position of executive director July 16.
The gift will fund six new endowed chairs in the school’s Department of Ophthalmology, which will be renamed the Viterbi Family Department of Ophthalmology.
This year’s event aimed at helping young scientists explore innovative ideas
The San Diego Chapter of the American Harp Society and hosts Steve and Terri Dickson will be presenting international harpist Sasha Boldachev in an exclusive solo concert as part of an elegant fundraising afternoon of music on Sunday, Sept. 23, at 3 p.m. in Rancho Santa Fe.
The funds will be used to advance the Salk Cancer Center’s highest research priorities, including new investigations into five of the deadliest cancers: lung, pancreatic, brain (glioblastoma), ovarian and triple-negative breast.
Following an extensive search, Rady Children’s Hospital and Health Center recently announced it has appointed Patricio “Patrick” A. Frias, M.D. to be its new president and chief executive officer.
On Friday, Aug. 10, Voit Real Estate Services provided over 50 backpacks and supplies for kindergarten to high school-aged youth at the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito’s La Colonia Clubhouse in Solana Beach.
The Del Mar-Leucadia Branch of the American Association of University Women recently installed its 2018-2019 Board of Directors.
Science, technology, engineering, and math will be under the microscope during Girl Scouts San Diego’s STEM-themed fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 14.
Miracle Babies, a nonprofit organization that provides financial and emotional support to families with critically ill babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), has named Carmel Valley resident Jill Epstein as its executive director.
Live Like Kayla held its second annual fundraising golf tournament recently
Chapter F-PS of P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) in Del Mar recently announced that Nikita Krishman is the recipient of the STAR Scholarship for 2018.
The Sheriff Department’s Senior Volunteer Patrol needs volunteers.
KIDBOX, the only kids' style box “offering cool brands, amazing prices, and a mission to clothe one million kids in need,” recently announced the appointment of its new Kids Board of Directors for the 2018-2019 term, according to a news release.
The Center for Wealth and Legacy announced recently that they are accepting nominations for the 2018 Inspiration Awards.
On Sept. 30, BocceFest San Diego (where bocce meets beer) will combine the fun and friendly competition of bocce with the pleasure of tasting exceptional San Diego craft beers at the Surf Cup Sports Park east of Del Mar.
The Don Diego Scholarship Foundation has received a $5,000 SDG&E Environmental Champions Grant earmarked for the Foundation’s Plant*Grow*Eat (PGE) Bus Transportation Program that enables elementary students from Title I schools to bring their home-grown produce to the San Diego County Fair.
Girl Scouts Agnes Lin, sisters Julie and Jaycie Roshala, and Katherine Weinzierl — all from Encinitas — have earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting.
The San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy (SDRVC) has been awarded $7,500 from San Diego Gas & Electric to support SDRVC’s climate-science curriculum, “Microclimates on a Macro Scale,” which is a part of the Conservancy’s Watershed Explorers Program.
On July 15, Race To Cure (a nonprofit foundation promoting healthy lifestyles, active sports, medical research, and education) held its inaugural event to promote awareness of early cancer detection.
Carmel Valley resident Janine Mason was selected as a Fellow for the 9th Annual Catholic Leadership Certificate Program at the University of Notre Dame July 7-14.
Girl Scouts Caroline Mackey, McKenna Pruett, Alice Shashkina, Navhaa Sinha, and Dora Tabachnick—all from Carmel Valley—have earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting.
The legendary Hotel del Coronado will be the setting for City Ballet of San Diego’s Creating Legends Gala on Saturday, Oct. 13, as City Ballet of San Diego celebrates its 26th Anniversary Season.
The Youth of the Year Celebration honors individuals that attend the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito locations,
Leaders of American Association of University Women Del Mar-Leucadia Branch were inspired by presentations at the 94th AAUW California Convention in Irvine, Calif.
Seven local teens received tablets donated through a team-building workshop hosted by ServiceNow and moderated by Impact4Good.
The San Diego Foundation recently announced more than $2.6 million in scholarships to 876 students pursuing higher education during the 2018-2019 school year. The scholarships are made possible through 143 unique funds established by donors through the Community Scholarship Program at The Foundation....
Vivienne Franke, an incoming junior at Canyon Crest Academy who is a volleyball standout, has spent time off the court the last few years as a volunteer for Casas de Luz.
The Miracle League of San Diego has around 250 players, 300 volunteers who are paired with each player to assist them, 60 coaches and hundreds more volunteers to help out each season at Engel Family Field at San Dieguito County Park in Del Mar and Solana Beach.
Do you know an “ordinary” person with extraordinary courage? Someonewho has saved a life, helped a neighbor in need, or made a difference in their community? If you know alocal hero, the American Red Cross of San Diego/Imperial Counties asks you to nominate them for the16th Annual Real Heroes Breakfast....
Busloads of fresh produce-laden elementary students hop eagerly onto the infield farm where enthusiastic volunteers judge their lovingly grown-from-seed lettuce, tomatoes, radishes, nasturtiums, beets and other edibles.
Solutions for Change, a nonprofit dedicated to solving family homelessness in San Diego county, needed a refrigerated van to deliver its produce to schools around the county. Del Mar-Solana Beach Rotary rose to the occasion by funding a large part of the van’s cost with a $25,000 check.
For 2018 a total scholarship of $6,000 was granted to: Isabella Gadinis, Lea Karavokiris and Katy Laliotis, all from North San Diego County.
Papa John’s San Diego, locally owned by franchisees, has partnered with Rady’s Children’s Hospital to fundraise for the hospital through the end of August.
Joel Gomez, 14, who was born with legal blindness, will always remember the very first moment in his entire life he was able to finally see clearly. It was at a San Diego-area technology convention and he was intrigued by a booth courtesy of the company eSight.
Sofia Keyes, an incoming senior at Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad, created a project called Keyes to Freedom. The 17-year-old's organization creates and sells jewelry in the form of keys with amethyst pendants to raise money for nonprofits that raise awareness for human trafficking.
The girls got together and braided 150 fleece dog toys and brought them to the Helen Woodward Animal Center where they were able to meet the dogs who would enjoy their new chew toy along with cats and alpacas.
Girl Scout Troop 3148 members earned their Bronze Award, the 3rd highest award in Girl Scouts USA. The Bronze Award project objective is to benefit the local community.
Two members of the Del Mar Kiwanis Club and their children (L-R Heather Riordan, Zack Bidlack, Shea Bidlack and Angelia Bidlack) participated in the Rady Children's "Celebration of Champions" which was held on May 12.
Carmel Valley kids Brady Edwards and Stephenson Jean Michel “SJ” Dohrenwend recently led a bike drive for disadvantaged children in Haiti.
It all started as a big idea for a then young 7th grader Kelsey Yin. Is there a way to let at-risk youth experience the benefits of riding horses? With a little work, she made her dream a reality.