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Faces in the Crowd

Oncology Dietitian Angelea Bruce Delivers Nutrition With Compassion When Patients Cannot Eat
7 months ago

Oncology Dietitian Angelea Bruce Delivers Nutrition With Compassion When Patients Cannot Eat

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Fuel for the Soul

Born in Inglewood, Angelea Bruce grew up in Coeur d’Alene, ID. She moved back to Southern California for college and transferred to San Jose State University …
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Entrepreneur Natashah Torki Creates Beauty by Embracing Whole Communities
9 months ago

Entrepreneur Natashah Torki Creates Beauty by Embracing Whole Communities

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Beauty From Within

Natashah Torki looked forward to coming back home after obtaining her bachelor’s degree at UCLA. The young entrepreneur lives in Sabre Springs, five minutes from Carmel Mountain …
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Jamie Harris Refuses to Let Crohn’s Disease Get in the Way of Her Dreams
11 months ago

Jamie Harris Refuses to Let Crohn’s Disease Get in the Way of Her Dreams

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Truly Inspirational

After she was diagnosed seven years ago with Crohn’s Disease, an autoimmune disorder that is recognized by an overactive immune response leading to chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract, …
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Al Brislain Leads the Efforts for Feeding America San Diego
1 year ago

Al Brislain Leads the Efforts for Feeding America San Diego

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Generosity Feeds San Diego

Less than 10 years ago, Feeding America San Diego was started with just two employees. Without a warehouse or forklift, they distributed over three million pounds of …
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Renee VanHeel Makes it Easy for Businesses to Donate to Charity
1 year ago

Renee VanHeel Makes it Easy for Businesses to Donate to Charity

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A Giving Entrepreneur

Renee VanHeel, a local businesswoman with a charitable disposition, has exhibited entrepreneurial skills ever since she was a young girl growing up in Minnesota. By the time …
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Jeffrey Ward Has a Passion for Seeing the World
1 year ago

Jeffrey Ward Has a Passion for Seeing the World

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Traveling Man

Ever since Jeffrey Ward was a boy, he has felt the pull of exploring new places and experiencing adventures all across the globe. “I’ve always loved maps and …
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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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Terry Anderson and Marlene Levitt Create Vibrant Abstract Art Together
2 years ago

Terry Anderson and Marlene Levitt Create Vibrant Abstract Art Together

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The Magic of Collaboration

If you’ve dined at Capri Blu in 4S Ranch recently, you probably noticed the vibrant “Canyon” series of canvases gracing its walls, credited to an …
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Living Presently
2 years ago

Living Presently

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Painting, Teaching, and Living in the Present with Dr. Sabine Lawless-Reljic

Painted utility boxes express the reflections of local artists. Dr. Sabine Lawless-Reljic’s first box is an abstract flower garden. …
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Jess Sheu-Gruttadauria Finds Balance by Giving Back
2 years ago

Jess Sheu-Gruttadauria Finds Balance by Giving Back

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Inspired by Science

Whether in the lab playing with molecules or in the garden assisting a senior citizen, Jess Sheu-Gruttadauria connects her passions to her career and her community. “My …
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