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Community Volunteers

Teresa Backer Gives Back to Her Community One Project at a Time
4 months ago

Teresa Backer Gives Back to Her Community One Project at a Time

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Balancing Volunteering, Family, and Career

A San Diego native and 10-year resident of 92127, Teresa Backer is a dedicated community member and volunteer. “I feel good about giving back to the …
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Frederica Ginsburg Is Passionate About Helping Dogs in Need
6 months ago

Frederica Ginsburg Is Passionate About Helping Dogs in Need

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Caring for Canines

Starting at a young age, Frederica Ginsburg had a desire to take care of animals. “I lived in Nigeria for a few years as a child and …
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Sandy Lamb Serves as Founding President of the Boys Team Charity Del Norte League
8 months ago

Sandy Lamb Serves as Founding President of the Boys Team Charity Del Norte League

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Raising Boys Who Give Back

When Sandy Lamb learned about Boys Team Charity (BTC) from her sister in Arizona, she immediately knew she had to bring it home to 92127. With …
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Debra Cooper Is Committed to Supporting Local Schools
10 months ago

Debra Cooper Is Committed to Supporting Local Schools

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Enriching Education

For Debra Cooper, it began when she simply raised her hand to offer help. One of the newest schools in 92127, Design39Campus, was preparing to open its doors, …
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Susan Wintersteen Combines Her Loves of Designing and Helping Children
1 year ago

Susan Wintersteen Combines Her Loves of Designing and Helping Children

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Charitable Designer

Susan Wintersteen may be a mother to five daughters, but she is also a savvy business owner – quite literally – as the founder of Savvy Interiors, an interior …
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Tanny Joyce Gives Back To the Community She Calls Home
1 year ago

Tanny Joyce Gives Back To the Community She Calls Home

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How Communities Thrive

Tanny Joyce cherishes adventure. “I worked three jobs in high school to save for my first trip to Europe,” she mused. It sparked such a great time, …
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Former Charger Billy Volek Coaches for the Del Norte Nighthawks Youth Football Program
2 years ago

Former Charger Billy Volek Coaches for the Del Norte Nighthawks Youth Football Program

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Developing Dedication

Billy Volek is dedicated to giving back to the community and the sport he loves, even after retiring from the San Diego Chargers. He coaches with the …
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Dr. Alexander Chang is Devoted to the Vascular Care Foundation
2 years ago

Dr. Alexander Chang is Devoted to the Vascular Care Foundation

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Preventing Vascular Disease

If we had the ability to look into a magic crystal ball and foresee a major catastrophe in the future, we would most likely do everything in our …
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Devoted Wife, Dedicated Mother, and Passionate Philanthropist, Erin Leventhal Can Really Do It All
2 years ago

Devoted Wife, Dedicated Mother, and Passionate Philanthropist, Erin Leventhal Can Really Do It All

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Wonder Woman

Ten years ago, Erin Leventhal had just moved back to San Diego from Washington, D.C. Upon her return, Erin found that while she was gone most of her …
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Valerie Brown Volunteers with the Spirit of the Fourth Festivities
2 years ago

Valerie Brown Volunteers with the Spirit of the Fourth Festivities

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That’s the Spirit!

Valerie Brown moved with her Air Force officer husband and three daughters to the Westwood section of 92127 12 years ago, after previously living in Florida, North …
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