U~T San Diego Community Spotlight

//U~T San Diego Community Spotlight
Click Here for episodes Newer than June 2019. 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

02/15/19 Stephen Pierce Foundation and Mary Seau Foundation; San Diego City Clerk and City Clerk Archivist

Guest 1: Stephen Pierce Foundation and Mary Seau FoundationStephen Pierce, Founder of the Stephen Pierce Foundation, and Mary Seau, Founder of the Mary Seau Foundation, discuss the mission of their foundations to raise funds that will aid in research of the long-term effects from repetitive head impacts sustained during contact sports, military conflicts or other [...]

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02/15/19 Just in Time for Foster Youth; Beyond Babel

Guest 1: Just in Time for Foster YouthDon Wells, Executive Director of Just in Time for Foster Youth (JIT), is joined by Virgo Villajin, Youth Services Coordinator for JIT, talk about JIT’s focus of helping transition-age foster youth achieve self-sufficiency and well being; Villajin’s journey to JIT; and the organization’s 6th Annual “Walk the Talk” [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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