The Helen Woodward Animal Center invites the public to support orphaned pets by shopping at the Orphaned Object Resale Store and newly revitalized pet supply boutique, Paws in the Ranch — now open at the center in Rancho Santa Fe.
Walden Family Services, a nonprofit foster care and adoption agency, recently held its 10th annual Wine D’Vine Gala fundraising event, which raised nearly $300K to further the organization’s mission of providing care and support to foster children and families.
TECHNOLOGY: Tools Address Clean Water, Sanitation, Rogue Armies
A local digital marketing and engineering agency and one of the world’s largest information technology product makers are demonstrating that big data is about more than lofty concepts and ones and zeros without end; it’s about people.
The LightBridge Hospice Community Foundation, charitable arm of local LightBridge Hospice & Palliative Care, held its fifth annual LightBridge Walk at the Naval Training Center Park in Liberty Station.
Ronald McDonald House’s annual ROMP gala raised nearly $690,000 for the organization that provides a “home away from home” for families with critically ill or injured children while they’re in the hospital.
A terrific time was had by the 500 guests who attended Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad’s “Come Play With Us” Gala. A record $220,000 was raised at the black-tie event held at La Costa Resort and Spa’s Costa Del Sol Ballroom recently — a 30 percent increase over the previous year. All proceeds go directly toward operating funds for the Club.
Junior Achievement of San Diego County hosted its first JA Golf Classic presented by San Diego Fluid System Technologies. The sponsors plan to hold the event annually. More than 80 supporters of Junior Achievement’s mission gathered for a day at The Grand Golf Club. The participants raised more than $138,000 for JA’s financial literacy programs offered to more than 50,000 kids each year.
Valorie Seyfert is president, CEO and co-founder of CUSO Financial Services LP and Sorrento Pacific Financial LLC. She has more than 25 years of experience in the securities industry and is a recognized expert on the structure and strategy of successful investment services programs in banks and credit unions.
The Combined Health Agencies, a federation of 23 local health charities, recently held its 20th Annual Volunteer of the Year Awards to recognize outstanding volunteers nominated by each member agency. Every year, the members of Combined Health Agencies inspire more than 12,000 volunteers who impact the lives of 1.6 million San Diegans each year.
GROWTH: Private Companies Post Gains In Revenue for 2012
Lusardi Construction Co. is notable on the 2013 San Diego Business Journal’s Largest Private Companies list as the top 10 company making the largest leap in ranking from last year.