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Community Volunteers

Volunteer Monu Samra Feels Blessed to Contribute
4 years ago

Volunteer Monu Samra Feels Blessed to Contribute

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Room at the Inn

Once every month, Monu Samra and Saroop take a trip to Vons. They gather leftover bread and other goodies, and take it all to the La …
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Former Fire Chief Crawford Serves His Community from Various Leadership Positions
4 years ago

Former Fire Chief Crawford Serves His Community from Various Leadership Positions

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DEVELOPING FUTURE LEADERS 

Former fire chief for the Carlsbad Fire Department and philanthropist, Kevin Crawford recently became the president and CEO of the United Way of San Diego (UWSD). He …
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Hearts for Hope
4 years ago

Hearts for Hope

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Brad and Beth Thorp Bear Blessings to Those in Need

Out of the greatest grief, Brad and Beth Thorp have created incredible blessings for families in need. Brad and Beth …
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A Fun Recovery
4 years ago

A Fun Recovery

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Keri Jucha Gives Back From Experience

For some, the scariest moments reveal the greatest opportunities. For Keri Jucha of La Costa, emergency brain surgery was the catalyst to give back …
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Signs of Hope
4 years ago

Signs of Hope

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The Urbinas Do Their Part to Make Carlsbad a Wonderful Place to Live [heading]by JENNIFER FRAKES | photos by Soul of Photography[/heading]

Phil and Kathy Urbinas, the owners of Cousin’s …
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Everything’s Coming Up Green For Volunteers Brooke Benlifer and Steve Fry
5 years ago

Everything’s Coming Up Green For Volunteers Brooke Benlifer and Steve Fry

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[heading]by KELLEY GUSICH | photo by Soul of Photography[/heading] Garden

Brooke Benlifer and Steve Fry are a newlywed Carlsbad couple (married in August of 2012) who enjoy cultivating volunteer opportunities …
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Cheryl Ehlers Uses Her Passion for Art to Make a Difference in the Community
5 years ago

Cheryl Ehlers Uses Her Passion for Art to Make a Difference in the Community

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[heading]by:  JENNIFER FRAKES | photos by Soul of Photography[/heading]

Cheryl Ehlers defines art as “experiences, dreams, thoughts, feelings and passion,” and has dedicated her life to ensuring that aspiring artists …
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Carlsbad Hi-Noon Rotary Gives Back Locally and Internationally
5 years ago

Carlsbad Hi-Noon Rotary Gives Back Locally and Internationally

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Carlsbad Hi-Noon Rotary, part of the Rotary International worldwide service organization of men and women which has tackled such massive projects as eradicating polio worldwide and bringing water to Third-World …
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It’s All About Putting the Right Book in a Child’s Hand for Volunteer Jeanne Smith
5 years ago

It’s All About Putting the Right Book in a Child’s Hand for Volunteer Jeanne Smith

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[heading] by kelley gusich | photos by Soul of Photography [/heading]

After a rewarding career teaching and administrating children in Poway Unified School District, how could Jeanne Smith continue her …
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Wendy Wiegand and the Carlsbad Hi-Noon Rotary are Making a Difference
5 years ago

Wendy Wiegand and the Carlsbad Hi-Noon Rotary are Making a Difference

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[heading] by JENNIFER FRAKES | photos by Soul of Photography [/heading]

Over the past six years, Wendy Wiegand has dedicated countless hours to the Carlsbad Hi-Noon Rotary, a service-oriented organization …
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