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Eight recipients including Irwin and Joan Jacobs have been awarded the 2015 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy.
The Maritime Museum of San Diego has received a $5 million donation from Dan McKinney, a long-time museum supporter.
The Home of Guiding Hands is hosting its 41st Annual Gala, Black Tie & Boots on Saturday, June 6.
RSI Roofing of San Diego recently completed two charity roofing jobs.
Congregation Beth Israel, San Diego’s oldest and largest Jewish congregation, will host its annual Spring Gala that includes an art auction and performance by entertainer and comedian Paul Reiser.
Beth Israel will officially install Rabbi Jordie Gerson as its assistant rabbi in a Shabbat celebration on Friday, December 5 at 6:15 p.m.
The San Diego Maritime Museum is seeking volunteers with an interest in learning and talking about worldwide maritime history with a special focus on the 16th through 21st centuries represented by the vessels and artifacts in the Maritime Museum’s collection.
San Diego Gas & Electric announced Tuesday it will provide more than $1 million in charitable grants to nonprofit organizations in San Diego County that provide basic needs through a variety of social services.
Beth Israel of San Diego completed its first summer camp experience for children in grades kindergarten through seventh grade. More than 80 kids were enrolled in the congregation's summer camp, which contained innovative programming mixed with a traditional Jewish camp experience.
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The 2014 Festival of Sail, hosted by the Maritime Museum of San Diego, will transform the North Embarcadero into a nautical theme park.
For centuries, sailors have honed their shipboard skills to the cadence of songs recounting the adventure, tragedy and romance of life at sea. These "sea chanteys" and the sailor's life they describe, come to life aboard the Star of India.
Maritime Museum of San Diego is hosting a Fourth of July barbecue and fireworks watching party again this year.
San Diego State University has been awarded a grant from JPMorgan Chase & Co. for the development of campus recruitment and retention programs and services for U.S. military veterans and personnel.
The Mormon Battalion Historic Site of San Diego has been selected to receive the California Historian of the Year Commercial Award.
Rady Children's has a variety of opportunities to engage company employees while supporting the hospital's kids.
A $5,000 matching grant will allow up to 400 San Diego youth to attend the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus (SDGMC) summer show "LUV Madonna -- Music of the Material Girl" free of charge.
Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) will donate $50,000 to Veterans Association of North County (VANC) in honor of National Military Appreciation Month.
Kaiser Permanente is providing a $55,000 grant to the Friends of Chula Vista Parks and Recreation. The money will help fund free swim lessons for more than 1,200 children.
Local philanthropist Ernest Rady has pledged to donate $1 for every 60 cents raised by The Rady School of Management at UC San Diego for fellowships, up to $1 million, the school announced Monday.
Pauline Foster donated $7.5 million in support of the new cancer care hospital at the UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center, which will be named “The Pauline and Stanley Foster Hospital for Cancer Care.”
During a 24-hour fundraising blitz this week, the San Diego Foundation raised more than $1.2 million — including nearly $922,000 individual donations and $200,000 in matching funds from local businesses and foundations — to support local charities.
San Diego's Project Concern International (PCI) is convening a Congressional Briefing hosted by Congresswoman Susan Davis, Congressman Scott Peters and Congressman Juan Vargas on Friday, May 9, titled "Measuring the Hard-to-Measure: Assessing Economic and Social Empowerment of Women -- the Implications on Foreign Aid."
After completing three full years without reporting any case of polio, India celebrated a landmark achievement in public health in February 2014 – the victory over polio. PCI can proudly say that they have helped aid this success.
The Rancho Santa Fe Foundation and San Diego Grantmakers joined more than 30 philanthropic organizations Wednesday in pledging more than $170 million in support over the next five years for veterans and military families.
Find out what all the excitement is about at the Maritime Museum of San Diego’s Spring Family Day.
David N. Barnes recently arrived in San Diego to become the director of the Mormon Battalion Historic Site (MBHS) in Old Town San Diego.
Philanthropist Madeleine Pickens and The Del Mar Country Club have announced that more than $1 million was raised at the March 22 benefit event to support the SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation.
PCI (Project Concern International)'s Women Empowered initiative has been chosen as a Top 5 Nominee for the Fifth Annual CLASSY Awards, a social impact awards ceremony that honors the most outstanding and compelling philanthropic achievers around the world.
The Maritime Museum will open its new art exhibit called "Maritime Impressions" on Saturday, April 12.
The Maritime Museum's annual Chocolate Festival on April 12 and 13 will serve up the history of chocolate and how it came to our country -- an interesting tale of seafaring travels.
In 2013 PCI helped transform the lives of nearly 6 million people, expanding our impact in 16 countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas.
Did you know that Americans use at least 20 times the amount of fresh water per day than a person in the developing world? But unlike our water supply, theirs doesn’t flow clean and safe from a tap; it’s almost always collected by women and girls who can travel up to seven hours per day to gather it in plastic buckets and repurposed cooking oil jugs.
The Rancho Santa Fe Foundation has added four new directors: Terry Atkinson, Victoria Hanlon, Kimberly Davis King and Steven Simpson.
The modern Western tattoo evolved from the early days of global exploration, when ancient mariners sailed to the South Pacific communities and were introduced to the idea of body art. Tattoos became synonymous with maritime service. These iconic symbols and imagery tell stories and traditions that are ages old.
In the wake of the recent announcement that India has been declared polio-free by the World Health Organization (WHO), PCI (Project Concern International) celebrates the global partnerships and international resolve to rid the country of a debilitating and often deadly disease.
San Diego Gas & Electric's annual campaign to donate $1 million to charity began Tuesday, giving nonprofit organizations a chance to apply for their share.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight Ryan Bader said he will contribute $10,000 to support the SEAL - Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Family Foundation, a donation that will be matched by his sponsor, Incapital.
Corporate philanthropy not only helps nonprofit organizations. Businesses that give also reap many benefits, including consumer loyalty, increased corporate identity, targeted brand recognition and heightened employee morale.
San Diegans have increased the amount of time and money they donate to charities over the past year, but the number of contributors has slipped, according to a quarterly index on nonprofits released Tuesday by the University of San Diego's Caster Family Center for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Research.
A humanitarian rapid response and assessment team from PCI (Project Concern International) landed in the Philippines on Nov. 16. The group is comprised of experienced disaster relief experts who have significant ties to San Diego and the local Filipino community.
Thomas Jefferson School of Law alums and student organizations have joined together to form a disaster relief fund for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
As one of only six United Ways chosen by Strive Together to be part of a nationwide “Collective Impact” initiative, United Way of San Diego County is at the forefront of implementing innovative educational approaches in the region. Funded by a $1 million investment from Target (NYSE: TGT), the announcement was made at the Clinton Global Initiative conference in late September.
Homelessness in San Diego is an ongoing, everyday passion for those of us who deal firsthand with these struggling individuals. These issues are on our agenda, but for the majority of San Diegans, the challenges and tragedy of homelessness remain relatively invisible, since many of the homeless congregate in urban centers, such as downtown San Diego.
Around a decade ago, Echo Pacific Construction Inc. took itself through a significant corporate shift. The first part was to completely redirect the business focus from dollars earned to clients satisfied.
Second Chance San Diego has joined #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners —charities, families, businesses and individuals — to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season.
The Parkinson’s Association of San Diego (parkinsonsassociation.org) provides education and family services to all areas of San Diego County with a mission of improving the quality of life for those affected by Parkinson’s. In addition, we support promising local research with a vision of “a world without Parkinson’s.”
Despite the continued impact of the global recession on businesses, 59 percent of companies -- many without waiting for their own profits to recover -- recommitted to their communities by giving more to charity in 2012 than they did in 2007, before the recession took hold.
Project Concern International has been saving lives since 1961, working in the most vulnerable communities around the globe. What we've learned is that there is not a one-size-fits-all approach to ending global poverty.
PCI (Project Concern International) has sent a humanitarian rapid response and assessment team to the Philippines. The group is comprised of experienced disaster relief experts who have significant ties to San Diego and the local Filipino community.
When Pete Foster says his cellphone is his lifeline, he's not exaggerating. Like 1,900 other people in San Diego, Foster is waiting to hear that a life-saving organ has been found and he can leave the dialysis unit or ICU and begin the rest of his life.
Craig and Rebecca Irving hosted the Fifth Annual SEAL -- Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Family Foundation fundraiser at their home in Point Loma on Sept. 14, raising more than $250,000 to support the NSW community, including approximately 2,000 active-duty SEALs and their families.
Rev. Brent Ross has been appointed to lead the congregation at the Normal Heights United Methodist Church located at 4650 Mansfield St.
The Most Rev. Thomas J. Olmsted, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, will ordain two new priests at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 1, at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral, 6351 N. 27th Ave. All are welcome to attend the Mass of Ordination.
News and events from the Office for Social Ministry, Diocese of San Diego.
Join Temple Adat Shalom on May 4 from 6:30-10:30 p.m. for Casino Night, hosted by the Men's Club to benefit the Rabbi's Youth Heritage Trips.
The Most Reverend Thomas J. Olmsted, Bishop of the Diocese of Phoenix, and the Most Reverend Eduardo A. Nevares, Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Phoenix, will dedicate and bless the Roman Catholic Diocese's second full-service funeral home at a special dedication Mass at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 20.
The Fourth Annual San Diego Jewish Food Festival is happening April 28, and tickets can be purchased at the temple or online at www.sdjewishfoodfest.com/tickets.htm.
Vista-based North Coast Church is preparing to shut down for the weekend of April 27-28 to mobilize a workforce of 7,000 volunteers on 250 projects that will generate an estimated $1.5 million in community improvements throughout North County.
Easter is traditionally one of the two most-attended church holidays, usually marked with record attendance. But what about those who can't -- or won't -- step foot inside a church?
News and events from the Office for Social Ministry.
St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church is hosting a series of job transition workshops with InlandNet. The mission of InlandNet workshops is to provide individuals who are unemployed, underemployed or in career transition a place to learn. The workshops are open to anyone across San Diego County.
Tickets for Temple Adat Shalom's Fourth Annual San Diego Jewish Food Festival now are available online at www.sdjewishfoodfest.com/tickets.htm.
The Health and Wellness Ministry of St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church is offering a presentation by Darlene Duncan, crime prevention specialist for the San Diego County Sheriff's Department, to explore ways we can all reduce the risk of becoming victims of crime in our homes and our daily lives.
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society's San Diego-based Pacific South Coast Chapter is participating in the 10th annual P.F. Chang’s Rock ’n’ Roll Arizona Marathon and Half-Marathon on Sunday, according to a release.
The San Diego Foundation has launched an online scholarship application to help ease the process for students applying to the foundation's more than $2.5 million in scholarships in 2013. With one application, students can access more than 100 scholarships through The San Diego Foundation, according to a release.
The ninth annual Dream House Raffle benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego began Jan. 7, with $150 raffle tickets now available. This year's grand prize is a $3.2 million Rancho Santa Fe home with golf course views, according to a release.
Rolling Readers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping low-income, at-risk children enjoy reading, has announced it received funding to expand to North County and will start at Felicita Elementary School in Escondido.
St. Bartholomew's will celebrate the ministry of Dr. Martin Luther King on Sunday, Jan. 20 at the 9:30 a.m service.
Temple Adat Shalom is seeking volunteers to assist with its shelter for homeless families Dec. 15-29.
Calendar of events for week of Nov. 26.
Temple Adat Shalom is forming a new Chavurot for its active congregants in their 60s and 70s.
St. Bart's Academy of Music and the Arts announces the addition of a new instructor in piano and voice, Brian Wahlstrom. The first lesson with Brian is free.
"An Evening of Vivaldi," St. Bartholomew's second Concert Series event, takes place on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m.
The Rev. Dr. Judith Allison will be the facilitator for Advent Quiet Hours at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church. Advent Quiet Hours is a time for peace and preparation for this holy and penitential season -- to "light our lamps" as we watch, wait and open our hearts and minds to receive the blessings of the Incarnation.
Calendar of events for weekend of Oct. 26.
Saint Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in Poway started a Church Challenge in July to help feed the homeless and hungry. Since then the church has collected more than 1,500 pounds of rice, 450 jars of peanut butter and jelly, 1,200 boxes of macaroni and cheese and 600 cans of beans.
St. Bartholomew's Academy of Music and the Arts has been making music available to the neighborhoods surrounding Rancho Bernardo and Poway for 13 years.
Calendar of events for weekend of Oct. 12.
The University of San Diego School of Law’s Center for Law & Religion hosts a debate titled “Is Religious Freedom in America at Risk?”
Learn about our San Diego birds and wildlife on Sunday, Oct. 21 while meeting one of Project Wildlife's avian Animal Ambassadors, Carol Crafts, a long-time volunteer with Project Wildlife and member of St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church.
Start Halloween week off right with a safe, fun and tasty afternoon of trick-and-treating from the decorated trunks of cars on Sunday, Oct. 28 at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in Poway.
Calendar of events for week of Oct. 1.
The Chavurah Mixer is an organized event for any temple member wanting to form a new Chavurah or for existingChavurot to add new members. Please come to the Mixer in the Courtyard on Sunday, Oct. 7, from 4-6 p.m.
On Sunday, Oct. 14 at 4 p.m. the 2012-2013 concert series opens with "Stonesteps," an acoustic flute and guitar duo featuring music from around the world, including jazz, classical, Irish, and Latin American music.
Calendar of events for weekend of Sept. 28.
This time of year, many Christians honor St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals, by blessing the companion animals that share our lives. St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in Rancho Peñasquitos invites all in the community to a blessing of the animals at 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 6.
Make sure you know when all of Temple Adat Shalom's holiday services are.
Irondale, AL -- EWTN Global Catholic Network has collaborated with one of the pre-eminent Marian theologians in the U.S. on the creation of a new "Novena to the Mother of God for the Nation."
The Health and Wellness Ministry of St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church will host a Flu Shot Clinic on Sunday, Sept. 30, form 9 a.m. until noon in St. Bartholomew's Parish Hall. The flu shots will be provided by Palomar Health.
Calendar of events for week of Sept. 4.
He was the happy husband of four children, until one day everyone he loved was taken away from him. How do people not only survive but thrive when faced with unimaginable tragedy or other difficult circumstances? Find out in "Portraits of Faith." It's just one of seven new shows -- more than 30 hours of original programming -- premiering in September exclusively on EWTN Global Catholic Network.
Temple Adat Shalom is inviting members and prospective members to attend a courtyard Shabbat Service followed by a potluck dinner on Friday, Aug. 10 following the 6:15 p.m. service.
The American Israel Public Affairs Committer and Temple Adat Shalom have joined together to present a discussion on the Middle East on Friday, Aug. 31 at Temple Adat Shalom, 15905 Pomerado Road in Poway, featuring guest speaker Ilan Berman, vice president of the Amercian Foreign Policy Council in Washington, D.C.
Registration is open for an American Heart Association class on CPR/AED and infant life-saving techniques at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in Poway on Saturday, Aug. 18.
Led by the St. Bartholomew's Sunday School and Sunday School Director, Pippa Mills, the congregation of St. Bartholomew's collected 1,195 pounds of rice for their project, "A Rice Thing To Do."
"Setting Things Right" radio program will be on the air Wednesday, July 18, in San Diego from 11 a.m. to noon on KCEO AM 1000 and streaming at www.ihradio.com/sandiego.
Foothills United Methodist Church is hosting two "grief and loss" support classes over the summer.
Dr. William Eichorn, director of St. Bartholomew's Academy of Music and the Arts, announces the addition of a new piano instructor, Alla Golovko.
EastLake Church is partnering with the Bilateral Safety Corridor Coalition (BSCC) to host a community forum on human trafficking on Thursday, June 28 at 6 p.m.
As an ongoing effort to help improve and beautify the city of San Diego, more than 400 Rock Church volunteers will help beautify the Colina Del Sol Park and paint the Recreation Center in City Heights on Saturday, June 23.
Jewish Family Service of San Diego has a new program called Pachie's Place, which is dedicated to empowering parents to be more confident, informed, and connected through education, events, and online resources. If you are a parent of an infant, toddler, or preschooler, this program is for you.
Members of the Rock Church are taking action to alleviate declining food donations experienced by the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank in the summer months. Donations of food have been collected every Sunday in the month of May for a collective total of 28,237 pounds of food, which equates to 21,714 meals.
In honor of Memorial Day weekend the Rock Church held Military Sunday on May 27 to honor those who serve and have served in our armed forces.
The Women of St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church on Pomerado Road in Poway awarded seven local graduating seniors scholarships to further their education.
The Rock Church San Diego will hold its Annual National Church Safety & Security Conference on Thursday, June 21, in an effort to bring attention and provide solutions to a growing problem facing churches nationwide.
On Sunday, June 10, adult film actor Ron Jeremy returns to the Rock Church for an interview with Pastor Miles McPherson on how Jesus loves porn stars.
Do you know what to do if your loved one has a medical emergency? After calling 911, do you know how you can help them until the paramedics arrive? Join Luanne Arangio-law, R.N., ME.d., former emergency department nurse and paramedic instructor, for an interesting presentation Saturday, June 16 on what to do and how to keep yourself and others safe until the ambulance arrives.
St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church is hosting a five-week study facilitated by the Rev. Bill Zettinger aimed at helping people understand the primary similarities and differences between Christianity and Islam in the hope that a greater understanding will foster tolerance at a time when our secular world seems to be pushing us more and more toward hostility.
St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church will present Ariel Ramirez's Misa Criolla (Creole Mass), sung by the Coventry Choir and soloists, on Sunday, May 20 at the 9:30 a.m. service.
St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church will host a free mini-reading of "Haiti's Children of God" by Lorey Hayes on Sunday, May 20 at 4:30 p.m.
All for God's annual conference for teens, Steubenville San Diego Youth Conference will be taking place at the University of San Diego campus July 27-29.
Volunteers from the Rock Church will join forces with the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank in an attempt to collect 32,500 pounds of food, which equates to 25,000 meals, during the month of May.
"Celebrate Sr. Dolores Scholarship Benefit Weekend," is a one-time event, April 27-29, honoring the legacy that Sr. Dolores has provided to the Academy.
Rock Cancer Care Ministry is hosting a free cancer seminar Saturday, April 21, from 3-5 p.m. at The Rock Church Cafe, 2277 Rosecrans St., in San Diego.
Keep track of all Shabbot events here. For more information, visit www.adatshalom.com.
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Dalai Lama is on a five-day tour of Southern California.
Due to popular demand, St. Bartholmew's Health & Wellness Ministry is once again offering a Personal Safety Class for Women on Saturday, May 19. The class will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall, 16275 Pomerado Road in Poway.
Since 1974, the annual celebration of National Volunteer Week inspires and galvanizes individuals to serve the communities in which they live by volunteering their time and talent to make a difference. This year, National Volunteer Week will be observed April 15-21.
The Rock Church is calling all job seekers to attend a job fair on Monday, April 16, from 6-9 p.m.
St. Bartholomew's begins a new ministry with the introduction of the Thrift Shop Mission starting Sunday, April 15.
Keep track of all Shabbot events here. For more information, visit www.adatshalom.com.
Temple Adat Shalom and Ner Tamid Synagogue are collaborating on their first, joint Holocaust Commemoration open to the entire North County Inland community. Yom HaShoa, Holocaust Memorial Day, is commemorated around the world by Jewish communities.
St. Bartholomew's Health & Wellness Ministry is sponsoring Spring Qi Gong classes. The eight-week low-impact exercise classes will be held on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall.
St. Francis and St. Tarcicius Catholic Church, a parish of the Catholic Apostolic National Church, welcomes you in this time of Lent.
Keep track of all Shabbot events here. For more information, visit www.adatshalom.com.
New cooking sessions have now been added to the Jewish Food Festival cooking volunteer list.
The San Diego Jewish Food Festival has announced the lineup of their Celebrity Chef Cooking Demonstrations for the April 22 event. This is the third Jewish Food Festival gathering in San Diego County.
Award-winning folksinger-songwriters, Bill and Kate Isles, will give a special concert at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in Poway on Sunday, April 15 at 4 p.m. to benefit Interfaith Community Services.
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Poway welcomes the newest partnership between Temple Adat Shalom (TAS) and Pacific Treatment Services (PTS).
The Rock Church's mission is to "Save, Equip, and Send out a highly motivated army of believers who engage every segment of society while remaining true to our DNA."
Religious leaders in San Diego are joining with others across the country in staging a nationwide "Stand Up For Religious Freedom" rally on Friday, March 23 at noon.
Two San Diego area business leaders have been elected to serve on the board of trustees of John Paul the Great Catholic University. Mike Murphy is president and chief executive officer of Sharp HealthCare and Margot Kyd is a recently retired San Diego Gas & Electric executive.
Keep track of all Shabbot events here. For more information, visit www.adatshalom.com.
Temple Adat Shalom invites the community to attend two Purim events.
InlandNet, a program to assist those in transition, or about to be in transition, in finding new employment, is holding a series of meetings on March 21, April 4 and April 18 that will focus on resume writing and interviewing. The meetings will take place from 8-10 a.m. in Parish Hall at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 16275 Pomerado Road in Poway.
The Rock Academy is hosting its Second Annual Science Consortium on Friday, March 16 from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Temple Adat Shalom Rabbi David Castiglione has invited members of the Congregational Family, with a different faith tradition, to attend gatherings to meet, to share and learn.
The community is invited to a free 30-minute screening of "Education Under Fire," a documentary about the growth, struggle and inspiring spirit of the Bahai Institute for Higher Education, founded as a response to the Iranian government's discriminatory practices thus affording many Iranians of the Bahai faith to continue in their educational pursuits.
From Feb. 12-18, the Rock Church recognizes children struggling in silence during Children of Alcoholics week. As their parents and families suffer from their addiction, the Rock Church joins the effort to provide pervasive hope and help families in San Diego and beyond.
St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church will be presenting Mozart's Requiem on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 4 p.m. in the church.
The Academy of Music and the Arts announces the addition of Stephanie Johnson Strout to its staff as a cello instructor.
St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church is kicking off its latest program "Five Paths up the Mountain: Exploring Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism," Wednesday, Feb. 29.
Competing against 39 national teams on Saturday, Jan. 28 in Las Vegas, the Rock Academy Warriors Robotics Team ended their season, making it all the way to the qualifying championship match.
The Rock Church hosted the Second Annual Superfest event on Jan. 28 at Point Loma Nazarene University.
In 2008, Jewish Family Service of San Diego created the On the Go transportation program for older adults. It provides donation-based and low-cost transportation for seniors to help them be more independent and connected to the community. Volunteers drive riders to doctor's appointments, the grocery store, the theatre, shopping, and more.
Children and adults, alike, are invited as Old Town commemorates the 165th anniversary of the Mormon Battalion's arrival and historic contributions to San Diego. The event will take place Saturday, Jan. 28, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Old Town State Historic Park.
The Rock Academy Warriors Robotics Team won two prestigious awards at The First Tech Challenge (FTC) San Diego Championship Tournament at James Madison High School on Jan. 14. Over 500 students from Southern California competed for recognition and Rock Robotics took home the Connect Award and the Think Award.
St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church will present a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King on Sunday, Jan. 15 at the 9:30 a.m. service.
St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church begins a new series in January, "Embracing Emergence Christianity," for its Adult Formation Study Group.
On Saturday, Nov. 19, teams from all over San Diego attended workshops, mentored one another in robot-building and worked hard to build the playing field. Students guided their robots through the field, which consisted of PVC pipes, bowling balls and baskets.
Tri-City Medical Center and Interfaith Community Services, a North County-based nonprofit, announced that they have begun a collaborative effort to provide expanded services to residents struggling with drug and alcohol addiction.
Handel’s great oratorio “Messiah” will be performed at 4:00 p.m., Dec. 4 at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church. The Coventry Choir, a 50-voice ensemble, will sing the first section of the oratorio including the famous “Hallelujah Chorus.” The choir, plus soloists, will be accompanied by the church’s Camerata Strings and other orchestral instruments. The soloists include soprano Diana Villwock, tenor Sean McCormac and mezzo soprano Evangelina Woo.
When you hear St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church you may think of words like “traditional” or “conservative,” and prayer books, hymnals and sermons. But what you may not know is that St. Dunstan’s opens its doors and offers something special on Sunday evenings – Crossroads. Crossroads is an intimate service that doesn’t use a prayer book or offer a by-the-book sermon. Worship leaders share experiences and offer insights in a way that is personable and relatable. Crossroads is an awesome service geared toward anyone looking for something different, yet still wanting a bit of the tradition that they have known. Crossroads offers all of that along with something that makes the service truly special – Fuel.
The Rock Academy Robotics Team will be providing a demonstration of its robot at the Ronald McDonald House on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to noon. The team will have some time for kids to help program the robot and actually get some driving time in with the robot.
St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church will be honoring our veterans at all services on Saturday, Nov. 12 and Sunday Nov. 13. After the 9:30 a.m. service, the church will host a very special guest and author, Harry Constance, USN Ret. and member of Seal Team 2.
If you are a parent or grandparent and are interested in learning about CPR and Adult Life Saving techniques or if you need to be certified for work or a teaching position, you may want to register for this American Heart Association Class on Saturday, Nov. 12 at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church conference room.
Greg McMullen will be presenting a Medicare update on elected choices open to change between Oct. 15 and Dec. 7 on Sunday, Nov. 13 at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 16275 Pomerado Road, Poway.
Frank Runyeon presents a dramatic presentation of the Gospel of Mark on Friday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church.
St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church is hosting a three-session adult formation program called "Embracing an Adult Faith" beginning Wednesday, Nov. 2 and continuing Nov. 9 and 16. The morning session begins at 10:30 and evening at 7.
On Thursdays, Jewish Family Services’ Hand Up Youth Food Pantry distributes food at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Hillcrest. Clients only need to register while waiting in line to receive free goods such as bread, produce, rice and other items.
Five children under the age of 8 raised more than $620 for the Jewish Family Services Hand Up Youth Food Pantry.
Jesse Navarro, public affairs officer for the San Diego District Attorney's office will give an update on one of the fastest growing crimes -- identity theft -- on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 10:45 am in the Parish Hall of St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church.
General contractor T.B. Penick and Sons has completed $12.9 million worth of construction on a new 16,300-square-foot sanctuary and two ancillary buildings, a parish office and social hall totaling 11,000 square feet for the parish of St. Gabriel Catholic Church in Poway.
St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church is offering Part 2 of the six-week series "God in America" based on the PBS "Frontline" series called "American Experience."
The Fourth Annual Blessing of the Waves brings together those who respect our natural ocean resource and all peoples of faith. Come make your spiritual connection with others who cherish the ocean and are concerned for its health.
The traditional St. Francis Day Blessing of the Animals will be held on the patio at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 4 p.m.
Think back to your high school senior year ... remember the EXCITEMENT you felt when graduation was close? How exciting it was to get your yearbook and have everyone sign it? To walk that stage and get that diploma?
At Jewish Family Service, email@example.com, we are "One Source for a Lifetime of Help." When a family needs help following a disaster, when a teenage mother needs parenting skills, when a family yearns to adopt a child, when a single parent can no longer make ends meet -- we make a difference in people's lives.
Damian McKinney of McKinney Advisory Group began his real estate career from the perspective of the client and his fiduciary responsibility to serve that client's needs. Only Recently, Damian discovered the model of Servant Leadership for his company which aided him in organizing the Corporate Social Responsibility Program and as a result, benefited the entire organization by providing a framework for the company culture.
Nov. 14, 2012 -- George Chamberlin speaks with Charles Day, president and CEO of Ronald McDonald House Charities, about the growth of the organization, fundraising and philanthropy.