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Community Volunteers

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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Ann Ray Makes a Difference Through Her Role in Environmental Education
3 years 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
4 years 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
4 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
4 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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Sandi Schroeder Gives Back to the Community She Grew Up In
4 years ago

Sandi Schroeder Gives Back to the Community She Grew Up In

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“I like living here because it is home to me,” shared local volunteer Sandi Schroeder. “I’m what you might call a true Del Martian.” Indeed, Sandi – a fifth generation …
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Volunteers Donna Shaw and Betty Wheeler Help to Keep Del Mar Unique
4 years ago

Volunteers Donna Shaw and Betty Wheeler Help to Keep Del Mar Unique

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Del Mar Do-Gooders

Longtime Del Mar residents Donna Shaw and Betty Wheeler absolutely adore their community. “I like living here for the overall quality of life: a lovely beach town …
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Del Mar Volunteer Linda Woolcott is a Reliable, Steady Presence for Children in Need
4 years ago

Del Mar Volunteer Linda Woolcott is a Reliable, Steady Presence for Children in Need

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Voices for Children

As a young girl, Linda Woolcott was shy and quiet. She was raised by a close family in Indiana; she and her two sisters (one was an …
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Nate McCay Enhances Seniors’ Lives Via Del Mar Community Connections
5 years ago

Nate McCay Enhances Seniors’ Lives Via Del Mar Community Connections

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Promoting Senior Independence

People tend to be drawn to what supports their inner nature. For Nate McCay, connecting with other human beings defines him. This connectedness begins with his family …
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