U~T San Diego Community Spotlight

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The Community Spotlight Show Is Hosted By Drew Schlosberg, Community And Public Relations Manager For The San Diego Union-Tribune, Profiles Non-Profits, Community Organizations And Heros That Are Making A Difference

02/08/19 The Clearity Foundation and SPB Foundation; School Safety Operations, Inc.

Guest 1: Clearity Foundation and SPB FoundationHillary Theakston, Executive Director of the Clearity Foundation, and Buck Dodson, President & Executive Director of the Susan Poorman Blackie (SPB) Foundation, to chat about their organizations’ launch of Steps Through OC, a national program to support women and their families through the unique challenges they face following an [...]

02/08/19 YMCA of San Diego County; Blue Largo Music

Guest 1: YMCA of San Diego CountyShelly McTighe-Rippengale, Senior Vice President & Chief Development Officer for the YMCA of San Diego County, and Courtney Cordero, Director of the YMCA’s annual campaign, talk about the myriad programs and services offered by the YMCA; the Y’s providing of $7 million in annual operating subsidies and scholarships for [...]

02/05/9 Writer’s Symposium by the Sea

Dean Nelson, Founder of the annual Writer’s Symposium By The Sea, chats about the February 18-21 Symposium that will be held at Point Loma Nazarene University and will feature nationally recognized writers, journalists, editors, and novelists. Nelson, who serves as the Director of the Journalism School at PLNU, discusses his book, Talk to Me: How [...]

02/01/19 Ocean Discovery Institute and Cox Communications; Miracle Babies

Guest 1: Ocean Discovery Institute and Cox CommunicationsCarla Camacho, Manager of Business Development for the Ocean Discovery Institute, is joined by Colleen Dillaway, Director of Public Affairs for Cox Communications, to chat about the Institute’s “Living Lab,” the collaboration between the Institute and Cox Communications, and Cox’s Connect2Compete program. Guest 2: Miracle BabiesJill Epstein, Executive [...]

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02/01/19 Emerald Conference; Cabrillo Credit Union

Guest 1: Emerald ConferenceKen Snoke, Co-Founder and President of the Emerald Conference, discusses the most technical cannabis convention in San Diego that will be held February 27 to March 1 at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort. The conference will feature the country’s top cannabinoid scientists to present the latest testing developments. Guest 2: Cabrillo Credit [...]

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01/25/19 Women’s Empowerment International (WE); American Heart Association; Wellness 4 Lyme.com

Guest 1: Women’s Empowerment International (WE)Debbie McGraw, Vice President of Programs and Partnerships for Women’s Empowerment, and Ellen Jacobs, a WE Program Liaison for the Adelante Foundation, talk about the organization’s mission to provide women in poverty with microloans to help them strengthen their families and communities. McGraw and Jacobs discuss their respective site visits [...]

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01/18/19 San Diego Women’s Foundation; Medical Marijuana, Inc.

Guest 1: San Diego Women’s FoundationKatie Sawyer, Executive Director of the San Diego Women’s Foundation (SDWF), chats about the SDWF’s mission; and its latest funding cycle that will provide about $200,000 in grants to organizations that work to combat human trafficking. Guest 2: Medical Marijuana, Inc.Dr. Stuart Titus, President & CEO of Medical Marijuana, Inc., [...]

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01/18/19 Carlsbad Chamber; Volunteers of America Southwest

Guest 1: Carlsbad ChamberAhmed Haque, Chairman of the Board for the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce, talks about the recent retirement of longtime chamber CEO, Ted Owen; the announcement of new chamber CEO, Bret Schanzenbach; services offered to chamber members; and the chamber’s “Green Business Expo on April 17. Guest : Volunteers of America SouthwestGerald McFadden, [...]

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01/11/19 California Mayors Cyber Cup; Integrated MD Care

Guest 1: California Mayors Cyber CupLiz Fraumann, Executive Advisor of California Cyberhub, and Dick Jeffreys, President of the local chapter of the Air Force Association, talk about the details of the California Mayors Cyber Cup, a statewide competition focused on raising cyber awareness and career pathways for underserved middle and high school students. Guest 2: [...]

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01/11/19 Susan G. Komen San Diego; Academy of Our Lady of Peace

Guest 1: Susan G. Komen San DiegoLizzie Wittig, Director of Mission and Public Policy for Susan G. Komen San Diego, talks about the organization’s mission and services to women and their families that include paying for breast screenings and diagnostic tests for those in need. Wittig is joined by Mike Watts, Vice President of Investor [...]

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