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Community Volunteers

Science Olympiad Helps 92130’s Christopher Day Share Knowledge With Local Students
2 months ago

Science Olympiad Helps 92130’s Christopher Day Share Knowledge With Local Students

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Generating Curiosity

Christopher Day and his family are relatively new San Diego residents, having just moved to Carmel Valley from Madison, WI in 2016. The eldest of Christopher’s two sons …
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This Author, Speaker, and Volunteer Educates and Inspires Families With Autism 
6 months ago

This Author, Speaker, and Volunteer Educates and Inspires Families With Autism 

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Speaking Up for the Spectrum

Over 20 years ago, Chantal Sicile-Kira’s husband was transferred from his job at the Legoland resort in the United Kingdom to the park in Carlsbad. …
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George Lai Is A Dedicated Advocate for San Diego’s Foster Children
8 months ago

George Lai Is A Dedicated Advocate for San Diego’s Foster Children

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Speaking Up

After his sister passed away, George Lai began to truly put thought into how he can help give back. “Before my sister passed away, she asked me and …
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Dr. Robert Ferdowsmakan Transforms the Lives of Children Affected by Physical Abnormalities 
10 months ago

Dr. Robert Ferdowsmakan Transforms the Lives of Children Affected by Physical Abnormalities 

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A Fresh Start

A boy named Daniel experienced a traumatic dog attack that left his face scarred. Due to financial hardship, his family was unable to get him proper medical …
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John and Melissa Jacobi Help Military Families in Need
1 year ago

John and Melissa Jacobi Help Military Families in Need

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Bells of Freedom

John and Melissa Jacobi, who moved to Carmel Valley from Del Mar six years ago, have done an amazing job raising their three children into adulthood. Melissa …
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Frederick Schenk Finds Great Value in Serving on the San Diego County Fair Board
1 year ago

Frederick Schenk Finds Great Value in Serving on the San Diego County Fair Board

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Committed and Loyal

Frederick Schenk’s commitment extends across his personal and professional life, exemplified by his loyalty to his family, law firm, and the 22nd District Agricultural Association Board of …
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Shari Sanchez Encourages Her Teenage Daughter to Give Back
1 year ago

Shari Sanchez Encourages Her Teenage Daughter to Give Back

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Leading by Example

Shari Sanchez loves the 92130 community. “I enjoy living here for many reasons,” said Shari. “With near-perfect weather and year-round sunshine, it’s a great place to raise …
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Kathleen Templin is Happy to Help Disadvantaged Patients
2 years ago

Kathleen Templin is Happy to Help Disadvantaged Patients

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Volunteer, Nurse, Practitioner

Kathleen Templin, who lives in the Torrey Hills section of Carmel Valley, is grateful for her wonderful community. She exclaimed, “I enjoy it here because it is …
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Local Volunteer Madelyn Weinstein Raises Awareness and Dollars for Project A.L.S.
2 years ago

Local Volunteer Madelyn Weinstein Raises Awareness and Dollars for Project A.L.S.

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Dedication to a Cause

For Madelyn Weinstein, helping to raise awareness and funds for Project A.L.S. is a cause close to her heart. “I was inspired to get involved in …
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As a Big Sister, Kathryn Nielsen is Making a Difference in the Life of a Special Young Lady
2 years ago

As a Big Sister, Kathryn Nielsen is Making a Difference in the Life of a Special Young Lady

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Sisterly Bond

For Kathryn Nielsen, volunteering for Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County is a commitment that she holds close to her heart. Over the last nine years, …
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