Phil’s BBQ Inc. and Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County raised more than $80,000 with 2,652 attendees at the eighth annual Phil’s Big BBQ at the Ballpark. More than 100 Phil’s BBQ employees donated their time to set up and run the event at Petco Park.
ings in life that are truly priceless — one’s health and family, certainly. But running a solid third would be the view of the San Diego skyline from First Street in Coronado.
More than 30 children recently toured the San Diego Police Department’s Mid-City Division as part of United Way of San Diego County and City Heights Partnership for Children’s “Readers in the Heights” summer pilot program.
Sycuan Casino presented a $50,000 donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County before a John Ondrasik charity concert. Ondrasik is the front man for the band Five for Fighting and performed a solo acoustic set. The funds will benefit the charity’s Operation Bigs program which joins children who are military dependents to volunteer “Bigs” who are in the military, retired or civilian.
The San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy announced a $25,000 grant from The San Diego Foundation to expand the conservancy’s Watershed Explorers Program.
Referred to as the “Downton Abbey of Coronado,” this historic property is one of Coronado’s most palatial estates.
Guardians of San Diego’s 25th Annual Golf & Tennis Tournament was held at the Del Mar Country Club and presented by the William Gumpert Foundation.
The North County Athletic Association announced that Vigilucci’s Beach Bocce World Championship XXXVI attracted more than 1,000 people to Del Mar’s Dog Beach. Raising more than $100,000 this year and more than $1 million since its inception, the tournament sold out in under an hour when tickets were made available in the spring.
Downtown Rancho Santa Fe is just a few blocks long and is the busy epicenter of this exclusive enclave.
The Center for Compassionate Care of The Elizabeth Hospice hosted Camp Erin San Diego in partnership with The Moyer Foundation. This annual weekend summer camp is open to children and teens who are grieving the death of someone close to them. This camp experience is free of charge and combines traditional, high-energy camp activities with grief support and education.