gtk-swaImproving College Success For Latinos

At Southwest Airlines, education is a vital part of our unique Culture. Our focus on education encompasses both our Employees and our Customers. For our Employees, one resource we provide is the Southwest Airlines University for People (U4P), located at our Headquarters in Dallas. Although the U4P is in its 27th year, the goal of the U4P has remained the same—to provide all Southwest Airlines Employees the opportunity for personal growth and the ability to reach their full potential. It is important for us to offer our Employees not only the training they need to do their jobs, but also the training they want to advance their careers. In addition to our internal training programs, we also encourage Employees to attend external training and further specialize in their respective fields.

 

gtk-tux-tenniesThe San Diego Symphony performed its first concert on December 6, 1910. In the 100-plus years since its inception, the San Diego Symphony has become one of the leading orchestras in the world. Over time, the performances went from purely classical to now include the "Pops" series where the Symphony musicians play alongside modern popular artists such as Harry Connick Jr., Toni Braxton, Wilson Phillips, Wynona Judd and Dennis DeYoung. This style of music is appealing to every generation as it has classical elements with modern pop songs.

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Wells Fargo has a long history of serving the San Diego Hispanic community for more than 160 years. At Wells Fargo, they pride themselves on providing convenient access to banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, consumer and commercial finance services through their 104 San Diego County banking locations as well as a team of 3,200 diverse team members.

 

gtk-access-youthThe Access Youth Academy is a special place – it believes in transforming young lives. They invest in youth from San Diego's poorest neighborhoods from the seventh grade through high school and college. They are committed to giving their youth the skills, inspiration and confidence to reach their full potential. They promise to help their students become the leaders of tomorrow and help them attend some of the best colleges and universities anywhere.

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Baja California is known for offering many touristic attractions, among them: the Wine Route. There are a lot of things to do in the wineries located along the valleys, one of which, soon to be held, is the traditional Vitis Verbena.

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The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank's 2013 gala fundraiser, Foodtasia: A Fantasy of Food and Fun, will take place at the Food Bank's warehouse facility located in Miramar on Saturday, June 8, 2013. The Food Bank's 72,000 sq. ft. warehouse will be transformed into a one-of-a-kind venue for an evening of fine dining, fun and revelry in support of the Food Bank's programs. This venue enables the Food Bank to showcase its operations while hosting an exciting evening of food, dancing and live entertainment.

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The Gomez Law Firm kicked off 2013 by announcing a name change to Gomez Iagmin, reflecting the naming of James Iagmin as Managing Partner of the firm, alongside Founder and Lead Trial Attorney John H. Gomez. Gomez Iagmin's new offices offer 20,000 square feet, the firm's 25 attorneys and staff provide turnkey services to their clients in the areas of serious personal injury, wrongful death, product liability and mass torts.

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On the day you turned 18, did you look forward to life with the support of a loving family and a community of friends, neighbors and relatives you could depend on?

Or were you handed a bag with some of your belongings, a few hundred dollars and told it was time to go out into the world and make your way alone?

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Dr. Alejandro Quiroz and his lovely wife of 25 years, Lisette, have much to say about the concept of beauty. Licensed in both Mexico and the United States, Dr. Quiroz is one of the top-trained and internationally known plastic surgeons in the country and his wife Lisette, has been by his side throughout the major part of his career.

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Celebrating its 35th Anniversary with Distinctive Exhibitions, Events, and Programs

Mingei International Museum is celebrating its 35th Anniversary with a broad range of signature exhibitions, events, and programs. In May 1978, Mingei International Museum of World Folk Art opened at UTC in San Diego, aspiring to further the understanding of art of the people (mingei) from all cultures of the world.

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