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Community Volunteers

Andi MacLeod Connects With Children at the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito
2 months ago

Andi MacLeod Connects With Children at the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito

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Helping Youth Grow

Andi MacLeod, a resident of Solana Beach for the past 33 years, has cherished all of her opportunities for providing learning experiences that impact local youth. Whether …
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Volunteer Drew Isaacman Hits It Out of the Park for Del Mar Little League
8 months ago

Volunteer Drew Isaacman Hits It Out of the Park for Del Mar Little League

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Home Run!

Drew Isaacman’s commitment to Del Mar Little League has been unwavering, even after his sons aged out of the league. “I managed a majors team last season, even …
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Mary Friestedt Shares Her Passion for Gardening  and the Natural World With the Community
2 years ago

Mary Friestedt Shares Her Passion for Gardening and the Natural World With the Community

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Finding Joy in Nature

As the docent chair for the San Diego Botanic Garden (SDBG), Mary Friestedt thoroughly enjoys watching visitors immerse themselves in nature. “SDBG is a place where …
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Suzi Resnik Preserves Del Mar’s Rich History
2 years ago

Suzi Resnik Preserves Del Mar’s Rich History

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Preserving History

Suzi Resnik adores Del Mar. She loves the climate, the intellectual and cultural resources, and the people. She also appreciates the location. “Del Mar is so beautiful,” Suzi …
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John Vinson Helps Foster the Educational Development of San Diego’s Kids
2 years ago

John Vinson Helps Foster the Educational Development of San Diego’s Kids

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Passionate Volunteer

John Vinson is a San Diego native. He grew up in Del Mar, where both his parents worked as teachers in the local schools, and he graduated from …
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Bob DeSimone Helps foundation Provide Medical Services to the Underserved
2 years ago

Bob DeSimone Helps foundation Provide Medical Services to the Underserved

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Champion for Health

As a CPA who specializes in liability and medical malpractice for local physicians, Solana Beach resident Bob DeSimone didn’t hesitate when a physician friend asked if he’d …
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Mary Reynolds Does Her Part to Support the Health and Well-Being of San Diego’s Kids
2 years ago

Mary Reynolds Does Her Part to Support the Health and Well-Being of San Diego’s Kids

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Reynolds for Rady Children’s

If Mary Reynolds had one wish, it would be for all of the world’s children to be healthy and safe. So, it’s no wonder that Mary …
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Volunteer Jim Dietz Shares His Knowledge of and Enthusiasm for The San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy
3 years ago

Volunteer Jim Dietz Shares His Knowledge of and Enthusiasm for The San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy

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Preservation and Education 

Jim Dietz came to Olde Solana Beach back in 1992 and settled with his family in a small group of homes on the only dirt road in …
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Stephanie Lytle Is Dedicated to Helping End Breast Cancer With Susan G. Komen
3 years ago

Stephanie Lytle Is Dedicated to Helping End Breast Cancer With Susan G. Komen

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More Than Pink

It was as if divine intervention stepped in when Solana Beach’s Stephanie Lytle decided to devote herself to Susan G. Komen, a nonprofit organization dedicated to funding …
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Volunteer Manny Aguilar Makes Great Strides at La Colonia de Eden Gardens
3 years ago

Volunteer Manny Aguilar Makes Great Strides at La Colonia de Eden Gardens

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Achieving Dreams

Manuel “Manny” Aguilar has lived in La Colonia de Eden Gardens since 1980. While he offers the usual sunny and coastal reasoning behind living in Southern California, it is …
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