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Community Volunteers

John Vinson Helps Foster the Educational Development of San Diego’s Kids
2 months 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
4 months 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
6 months 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
8 months 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
10 months 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
1 year 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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Ann Ray Makes a Difference Through Her Role in Environmental Education
1 year ago

Ann Ray Makes a Difference Through Her Role in Environmental Education

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Master Composter

Ann Ray, a Del Mar resident for more than 40 years, loves her community’s “small town feel … and the beach!” Striving to spend as much time outdoors …
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Robert Cotton Cares for Rescued Pets at Helen Woodward Animal Center
1 year ago

Robert Cotton Cares for Rescued Pets at Helen Woodward Animal Center

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Happy Trails

The small beach town vibe of Del Mar is what drew Robert Cotton and his late wife, Anna Cotton, here in 1984. “I started surfing in high school …
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Beverley Kinnear Loves Volunteering With the Beach & Country Guild
2 years ago

Beverley Kinnear Loves Volunteering With the Beach & Country Guild

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Putting Others First

Beverley Kinnear, a Del Mar resident who has been a volunteer with the Beach & Country Guild for 30 years, loves helping out with the organization, which …
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Julie Luther Volunteers with Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary to Raise Funds for Child Healthcare
2 years ago

Julie Luther Volunteers with Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary to Raise Funds for Child Healthcare

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Children’s Hospital Helper

Julie Luther sees a future where more children can benefit from cutting-edge medical care at Rady Children’s Hospital. For the past nine years she has volunteered with …
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