Members of the local community came together to show their appreciation and support for the San Diego Police Department at the Friends of the Badge luncheon. The event hosted by the San Diego Police Foundation focused on educating the community about the about public safety as well as the work of the offices and those in their Crime Lab. Representatives of the different offices and divisions were on hand to answer questions and pose for pictures- even train guests in tactical response procedures!
United Way of San Diego County recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of their Women’s Leadership Council. The event brought recognition and support for the group’s initiatives to raise awareness and provide funds to help resolve problems within the San Diego community.
On behalf of Donate Life America, Women Encouraging Live Donation (WELD) is helping San Diegans, and others across the country, better understand the process of live donations, in hopes of saving the lives of those waiting for a transplant. They recently hosted a fundraiser where guests included many organ donors and their organ recipients making for a unique and memorable reunion.
Fundación SIMNSA, bajo la dirección del fundador Frank Carillo y un grupo de empresarios dedicados a mejorar la comunidad, llevaron a cabo su Torneo de Golf Anual en el Club Campestre. El torneo recauda fondos a beneficio de niños que se encuentran en situación de vulnerabilidad en diferentes sectores de Tijuana. En esta ocasión, los beneficiarios fueron Carita de Dios A.C. y el Programa P.A.P.I. (Programa de Apoyo a Pacientes Indigentes) perteneciente al Hospital Infantil de las Californias.
The Great Barrier Reef is still a mystery for many. The Fleet Science Center shed some light on the subject with a premier showing of their film, Great Barrier Reef. In addition to the film, guests were treated to a party where they were able to meet the Underwater Director of Photography, Richard Fitzpatrick and enjoy a behind-the-scenes special. The film is now showing regularly at The Fleet.
Once again the streets of Downtown San Diego were filled with wonder, action and all things whimsical for Comic-Con International. With interactive exhibits, fan-made cosplay costumes that were almost exact replicas of the real characters, first-looks at up-and-coming seasons or sequels for everyone’s favorite franchises, and celebrity meet-and-greets, there was no shortage of awe-inspiring fun.
Famous for their expertise in fine jewelry and watches, CJ Charles Jewelers had a spectacular turnout at their recent grand opening event of elegant guests from both sides of the border. Their new store in Westfield UTC features beautifully crafted timepieces, jewelry and more to suit the fine tastes of their customers. Their breathtaking pieces are sure to mark a momentous occasion. Many pieces were tried on that night and went home with their new, proud owners!
During the Salk Women & Science at the Salk Institute, Salk Institute Professor Susan Kaech and Associate Professor Janelle Ayres shared their expertise on using microbes to boost the immune system and improve our health. The panel discussion and audience Q&A preceded a cocktail reception. Salk Women & Science is an ongoing program that engages women in the community with leaders in biological science and technology. Funds raised provide special awards to female scientists conducting high-risk research projects.
Nine Months Matter Coalition held their 1st annual Del Mar Derby Day Fashion Show Fundraiser and shopping boutique with breathtaking outfit options for Del Mar’s Opening Day. Proceeds benefitted the Math Interactive Learning Experience intervention program for children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. The event brought together involved and concerned women from throughout the county that are seeking to make a difference in the lives of children by educating on the dangers of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.
The team of RE/MAX Clarity celebrated the Grand Opening of their second office in Terra Nova Plaza. RE/MAX is recognized for topping the charts across major metrics – total transactions, brand awareness and global presence just to name a few. Friends, family, clients and colleagues joined in the celebration which included tacos, face painting, photo booth, prizes and much more.