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Community Volunteers

Gabriele Powell Brings Smiles to Children’s Faces at Rady Children’s Hospital Infusion Center
2 years ago

Gabriele Powell Brings Smiles to Children’s Faces at Rady Children’s Hospital Infusion Center

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Eyes on the Prize

As a nurse at Rady Children’s Hospital, Gabriele Powell is no stranger to helping others. In addition to her work at the hospital, she is an …
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Shirley Williams Volunteers with the Voices For Children Organization
2 years ago

Shirley Williams Volunteers with the Voices For Children Organization

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Foster Child Advocate

Shirley Williams, a PQ mom of four children who is originally from England, has proven that she can nurture greatness in her brood: two of Shirley’s offspring …
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Local Woman Strives to Improve the World through Acts of Kindness
3 years ago

Local Woman Strives to Improve the World through Acts of Kindness

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Inspiring Loving Acts

As a key leader and volunteer at Existence Church, Mikala Janse van Rensburg supports worthy causes. She coordinated an event to combat human trafficking in San Diego that …
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Community Volunteer Kim Stadler Believes in the Goodness of People
3 years ago

Community Volunteer Kim Stadler Believes in the Goodness of People

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Can Do Spirit

“I’m an Orange County girl who moved to San Diego to marry my Prince Charming,” PQ resident Kim Stadler shared, “my husband, Mark. Twenty-three years of wedded …
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Sakshi Madan Seeks Solutions to California Water Shortage
3 years ago

Sakshi Madan Seeks Solutions to California Water Shortage

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Creating Kate’s Place

For most people, water conservation usually begins and ends with a few simple behaviors: cutting back on lawn watering, fixing leaky faucets, taking shorter showers, forgoing the …
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For the Rancho Peñasquitos Friends of the Library, Quiet Work Has a Large Impact
3 years ago

For the Rancho Peñasquitos Friends of the Library, Quiet Work Has a Large Impact

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Friends of a Well-Loved Library

Hushed voices and quiet work may be library protocol, but a little cheering and recognition is due for the Rancho Peñasquitos Friends of the Library.


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Long Time PQ Resident, Greg Miller, Protects and Serves
4 years ago

Long Time PQ Resident, Greg Miller, Protects and Serves

Patrolling PQ

Greg Miller spends his free time cruising his home streets of 92129. Armed with only a uniform and a badge, Greg is a volunteer for RSVP, the Retired …
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The Cat’s Meow
4 years ago

The Cat’s Meow

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PQ Veterinarian Dr. Miranda Alexander Helps All San Diegans Care For Their Best Friends

Although she has resided in North Clairemont for the past twenty-two years, Dr. Miranda Alexander’s real …
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Love on a Leash
4 years ago

Love on a Leash

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The Foundation for Pet Provided Therapy

What do libraries, schools, hospitals, veterans facilities, domestic violence centers, and court rooms all have in common? They, along with a number of other …
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Paying It Forward
4 years ago

Paying It Forward

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Elanna Butler is a busy 16-year-old. She has been the captain for her Westview High School Cheer Squad for the last two years, is part of her school’s advanced choir, …
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