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Community Volunteers

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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Ann Wilson Does Her Part to Preserve the Legacy of Balboa Park
2 years ago

Ann Wilson Does Her Part to Preserve the Legacy of Balboa Park

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A Friend to Balboa Park

Ann Wilson has a special place in her heart for Balboa Park. As a child she grew up in nearby Point Loma and was able to …
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Jen Carney is Passionate About Her Volunteer Work with Canine Companions for Independence
2 years ago

Jen Carney is Passionate About Her Volunteer Work with Canine Companions for Independence

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Puppy Love

Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) is a nonprofit organization recognized worldwide for the excellence of its highly-trained assistance dogs and the support they provide to people with …
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Loving Mom Becomes a Voice for Neglected and Abused Children
3 years ago

Loving Mom Becomes a Voice for Neglected and Abused Children

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Child Advocate

Sometimes what people receive from life is better than what they had imagined for themselves. For instance, Brandee Leath-Chua exclaimed, “I never imagined myself having kids let alone …
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Volunteer Laura Bodensteiner is Passionate About Giving Carlsbad Students a Well-Rounded Education
3 years ago

Volunteer Laura Bodensteiner is Passionate About Giving Carlsbad Students a Well-Rounded Education

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Education Advocate

Laura Bodensteiner and her family – husband Brian, daughter Gretchen, and twin sons Bennett and Wesley – have resided in Carlsbad for the past three years. “We moved …
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As a Mentor to Teens and Young Adults, Suzy Krause is Making a Difference
3 years ago

As a Mentor to Teens and Young Adults, Suzy Krause is Making a Difference

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Creating Connections

Nine years ago, La Costa Valley resident Suzy Krause began volunteering with Words Alive as a leader of the Adolescent Book Group and has been an invaluable member …
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NCPC Honors Local Volunteers
3 years ago

NCPC Honors Local Volunteers

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The North County Philanthropy Council (NCPC) recently celebrated sixty-seven outstanding Volunteers of the Year at its 27th Annual Volunteer Awards Luncheon. The council presented the Corporate Philanthropy Award to Tri-City …
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Preserving Carlsbad’s Natural Beauty
3 years ago

Preserving Carlsbad’s Natural Beauty

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The City of Carlsbad recently hosted a trail clean-up event at the Lake Calavera Preserve. Efforts of volunteers included installation of gravel bags for erosion protection, post and rail fencing, …
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Susan Webster and Pacific Cancer Fitness Provide a ‘Home Base’ For Cancer Awareness and Education
3 years ago

Susan Webster and Pacific Cancer Fitness Provide a ‘Home Base’ For Cancer Awareness and Education

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CANCER CONCIERGE

Survivorship After living her own battle against breast cancer, La Costa resident Susan Webster saw a great need for cancer patients and survivors to know more about their …
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Gregory Mellott and His Dog, Sammy, Spread Smiles Throughout the Local Community
3 years ago

Gregory Mellott and His Dog, Sammy, Spread Smiles Throughout the Local Community

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A Helping Hand

After Gregory Mellot retired from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), he decided that giving back to the community was just the right thing to do to …
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