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Community Volunteers

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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Andrea Choy Helps Abused Horses at the Laughing Pony Rescue Ranch
2 years ago

Andrea Choy Helps Abused Horses at the Laughing Pony Rescue Ranch

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The Horse Rescuer

Andrea Younghusband Choy has called Carmel Valley home for about 12 years now along with her husband and two sons (ages 10 and 6). Originally from …
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Hubert Pilloud Aims to Make Yoga Available to Everyone
3 years ago

Hubert Pilloud Aims to Make Yoga Available to Everyone

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The Yoga Liaison

Hubert Pilloud was born and raised in Switzerland and became a fighter pilot and instructor with the Swiss Air Force. He then took a job as a …
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Marina Lukic Segedy “Relays” Others to Help Fight Cancer
3 years ago

Marina Lukic Segedy “Relays” Others to Help Fight Cancer

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Relay for Lifer!

92130 resident Marina Lukic Segedy has devoted herself to the Relay for Life ever since its inception in downtown San Diego eight years ago. With the ultimate …
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Community Volunteers – Susan Atkins and Mary Reynolds
3 years ago

Community Volunteers – Susan Atkins and Mary Reynolds

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Using the Power of Volunteerism to Improve the Health of San Diego’s Children

Susan Atkins and Mary Reynolds are both long-time 92130 residents. Susan has been living in Carmel Valley …
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Sophie and Lindsey Use Bow-Making to Help Foster Children
3 years ago

Sophie and Lindsey Use Bow-Making to Help Foster Children

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Girl Power

Sophie Stein and Lindsey Ewing (both age 12) first realized they were going to be good friends while bonding over an art project. It was at this time …
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Bobby Siegel Serves as the Eyes and Ears for SDPD
3 years ago

Bobby Siegel Serves as the Eyes and Ears for SDPD

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Senior Patrol

Across the county’s zip codes, a group of citizens are serving as the eyes and ears of the San Diego Police Department (SDPD). Over 350 volunteers help to …
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Thanks to Eugenia Ortega, Autistic Children Feel Connected and Encouraged
3 years ago

Thanks to Eugenia Ortega, Autistic Children Feel Connected and Encouraged

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Compassionate Yoga Teacher

Caring for a severely autistic child can be frustrating, because it is sometimes difficult to reach out and understand that child. This is exactly what Carmel Valley …
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It’s Cookie Time
4 years ago

It’s Cookie Time

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Meet Cindy Mayers, the Regional Manager for Girl Scout Cookies

We all love that time of year when we can purchase those delicious Girl Scout cookies. But did you know …
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Dedicated to Finding a Cure
4 years ago

Dedicated to Finding a Cure

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Carmel Valley Eighth Grader Megan Spector Volunteers Her Time to Find a Cure for ALS

Many readers have heard of Lou Gehrig’s disease, but they may not know what it …
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