The story of man’s quest for flight is truly remarkable, and it all unfolds at the San Diego Air & Space Museum.
Immediately inside the Museum’s rotunda is a flight-worthy replica of one of the most iconic planes in the world: Charles Lindbergh’s “Spirit of St. Louis,” the first plane to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
It is hard to believe 75 years have passed since The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego began at the William J. Oakes Branch in Logan Heights. A lot of things have changed since then: we have now expanded to 19 sites located throughout San Diego County, serving 25,000+ youth with a variety of programs centered on academic success, character development, and healthy lifestyles.
The San Diego Chief Petty Officer Spouse Association (SDCPOSA) was established in August of 2015 by five Navy Chief Spouses who felt the need to assist in fostering meaningful relationships through mentorship, resource connections, and charitable events, with a mission of spouse empowerment and giving back! SDCPOSA seeks to create a diverse membership with a shared love of volunteering and giving back to the charities that are near and dear to their hearts; including charities that support their troops and the local San Diego communities. One year later, this California non-profit is growing and continuing to build on that shared dream.
Think about how you have served the community with time, treasure and talent and be proud of your contribution. Here are some things to consider during your end of year planning and an opportunity to obtain maximum tax benefits.
Foster kids are pretty much like any other kids their age – they want to join sports teams, take dance lessons, and go to summer camp. Foster parents do their best, but sometimes, they just can’t afford it. That’s where the Something Special Fund comes in.
The small exhibition kitchen and classroom may not look like a transformational space, but if you speak to the students at the Salsita program at San Ysidro Health Center’s (SYHC’s) Maternal and Child Health Center you would know it to be true. In this small classroom on the second floor of the center, lives are transformed, health is renewed and futures are made brighter.
Construction on “The Park, Bankers Hill” – Zephyr’s 14-story, luxury residential building with 60 homes and two retail spaces – is moving full speed ahead, with the final slab of concrete recently poured, making its completion in 2017 a reality.
There has been, and sadly at times still exists, a type of discrimination rooted in the fear of someone different, someone who looks different, speaks different, walks different or can’t walk. Thanks to the growth of awareness, acceptance and inclusion the perception of people with developmental disabilities is changing for the better.