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Community Volunteers

Kent Meyer Teaches Children About the Internet of Things
3 weeks ago

Kent Meyer Teaches Children About the Internet of Things

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Learning for the Future

Carlsbad resident and tech aficionado Kent Meyer hopes to spread the joy of the computer industry to the youth in his community. Therefore, he has started …
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Carlsbad Volunteer Joe Gieda Is a Voice for Children 
4 months ago

Carlsbad Volunteer Joe Gieda Is a Voice for Children 

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Who Saved Who?

After 35 years at a Fortune 50 company, Carlsbad resident Joe Gieda wanted to volunteer, not only to keep himself active, but also to begin a second …
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Carl Kloss, Jr. Makes a Difference in the Lives of Local Foster Children
5 months ago

Carl Kloss, Jr. Makes a Difference in the Lives of Local Foster Children

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Speaking Up for Children

Carl Kloss, Jr. believes all children deserve a voice, someone who will be their advocate, mentor, and friend. Carl is a Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) …
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Lorna Lenk Gives Families and Children Hope Through Make-A-Wish
10 months ago

Lorna Lenk Gives Families and Children Hope Through Make-A-Wish

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Wish Granter

Lorna Lenk’s volunteerism with Make-A-Wish began through her grandson’s illness years ago. “When Trevor was in the hospital, people came to my daughter and son-in-law to talk about …
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Tina Schmidt Gives Back to the Community She Adores
12 months ago

Tina Schmidt Gives Back to the Community She Adores

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Caring for Carlsbad

Tina Schmidt was born and raised in a suburb outside of Chicago, IL. In her early married life, she, her husband, and their two children (a son …
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Molly Brennan Is Inspired to Better the Lives of Others 
1 year ago

Molly Brennan Is Inspired to Better the Lives of Others 

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Guided by Love

Molly Brennan, a senior at Cathedral Catholic High, is guided by her love for helping and inspiring others. She recently served as campus minister, and shared, “I …
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Hal Forney Helps in the Fight Against Diabetes Through the Tour de Cure
1 year ago

Hal Forney Helps in the Fight Against Diabetes Through the Tour de Cure

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Riding to Make a Difference

Eighty-four-year-old Hal Forney is determined to continue helping others. Starting in 2015, he has participated in Tour de Cure San Diego, an annual 29-mile bike …
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Brisha Cordella and Sharone Story are Making a Positive Impact on Young People
2 years ago

Brisha Cordella and Sharone Story are Making a Positive Impact on Young People

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Passionate Volunteers

Brisha Cordella and Sharone Story both reside in Carlsbad and love its sense of community. “My neighbors have become some of my best friends,” said Brisha. “I enjoy …
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A Former Miss Carlsbad, Katie Lowman Continues to Volunteer for the Program’s Leadership Initiatives
2 years ago

A Former Miss Carlsbad, Katie Lowman Continues to Volunteer for the Program’s Leadership Initiatives

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A Queen Reflects

No one can become a queen overnight. It’s a journey in learning self-confidence, leadership, and speaking skills with grace. Katie Lowman was crowned Miss Carlsbad in 2012 …
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Long-Time Carlsbad Resident and Volunteer Nancy Kemp Serves Meals with Mama’s Kitchen
2 years ago

Long-Time Carlsbad Resident and Volunteer Nancy Kemp Serves Meals with Mama’s Kitchen

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Nutritious Meals for those in Need

Even with a full-time schedule of nurse and mother, long-time Carlsbad resident Nancy Kemp was still seeking a way to contribute in her community. In …
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