Junior Achievement

Connecting Students to the Real World.

After four years of working hard to finish mountains of homework and taking countless tests, Natalie proudly wore her cap and gown when graduating high school in June. Natalie, along with thousands of other San Diego graduates, will move out of her parent’s home and begin the journey into adulthood. Natalie is excited to pursue a teaching degree at California State Polytechnic University and is looking forward to her new-found freedom. This exciting time, however can mean trouble for young adults, especially if they don’t know how to manage their money.

Just In Time

Just in Time for Foster Youth.

Dear Friends in San Diego,

I would like to extend an invitation for you to change the world, one youth at a time.


Making A Difference.

Nestled along a busy street in the Southcrest neighborhood of San Diego is a haven for women recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. Casa de Milagros, or ‘House of Miracles,’ was founded in 1987; at the time, the only culturally-specific residential treatment program in San Diego County. It is home for up to seventeen residents in recovery.


Manchester Financial Group.

Papa Doug and Geniya Manchester are both committed to improving the quality of life in San Diego. Papa Doug Manchester founded the Manchester Financial Group in 1972 focusing on real estate and commercial development in San Diego County which has continuously changed the face of the city to promote tourism, jobs, productivity, and a brighter future for all.

New Childrens Museum

The New Children’s Museum.

Just like the children it serves, The New Children’s Museum is growing and flourishing in so many ways. This summer the Museum welcomed seasoned development professionals Erin Decker and Jane Rice. The duo joins the leadership team as the Museum plans for its 10th anniversary celebration and embarks on a bold five-year vision beginning 2018. Their exceptional expertise in philanthropy and stewardship are critical components as the Museum seeks to build capacity and expand its reach to the community with enhancements in exhibitions, education and programming.

Pacific Standard Time

The Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA).

Throughout history, art has played a valuable role in sharing culture, garnering attention for serious political and social issues, as well as bringing people together from all walks of life. Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA seeks to accomplish the same goals by bringing Latin American and Latino exhibits, performances, and events to over 70 institutions throughout Southern California including Los Angeles, Palm Springs, and Santa Barbara. San Diegans will also get the opportunity to explore some of the featured works locally and throughout the region from September 2017 through January 2018. The extensive artistic venture was made possible by more than $16 million in grants from the Getty Foundation to LA Phil, The Music Center, and the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.


Boosting athletic endurance by 70 percent.

Every week, there seems to be another story about the health benefits of running. That’s great - but what if you can’t run? For the elderly, obese or otherwise mobility-limited, the rewards of aerobic exercise have long been out of reach.

Health Tips

By Angelica Gavaldon.

Most of us love the summer. Having tan skin and a beautiful glow is a great feeling, but my summer essentials will also help you stay healthy so you can look and feel your best!

1. Always Apply Sunblock
Even on cloudy days, make sure you put enough sunblock on and reapply every 30 minutes. This is especially important if you are sweating or are participating in aquatic activities. Even though the sun gives us a healthy dose of Vitamin D that protects us from many diseases, helps our immune system, and promotes teeth and bone health, make sure you are still using sunblock. It can help you avoid sunburn that can seriously age your skin and helps prevent skin cancer.

2. Hydrate
How many glasses of water are you drinking a day? I know it is tough to drink enough water but try to get used to drinking one full glass in the morning. That way you set the tone for the rest of the day to keep drinking fluids. Drinking enough water will prevent you from dehydration and helps your skin glow.

3. Change Up Your Exercise Routine
This is a great time to take advantage of the beautiful weather and go for a beach run or walk. The sun gives you energy, so try and get out and move. The sun rises earlier during summer, so it makes it easier to wake up. Try to workout early to maintain your energy levels throughout the rest of the day.

4. Moisturize Your Skin
Make sure you are hydrating your skin. We tend to sweat more and lose more water so it’s important to use moisturizer morning and night. Nobody likes crocodile skin.

5. Eat Fruits and Veggies
If you are like me when the hot weather hits, my cravings shift to healthier, fresh food. Try new recipes with colorful fruits and vegetables. If you had been putting off better eating habits, summer is a great time to start. Fruit is sweeter, vegetables are crispier. Nothing compares fresh healthy food when trying to keep cool!
This delicious ceviche recipe is a great healthy snack alternative that will be a refreshing treat for you and whoever you decide to share with!

• White Fish (Tilapia, 2 pounds)
• 1 cup of chopped onion
• 2 cups of chopped Roma tomatoes
• 2 cups of cilantro (use only the leaf and discard the stem)
• 2 avocados (sliced)
• 8 to 10 lemons (juice)
• Salt and pepper to taste

In a glass container, put the fish cut nicely into cubes. Add salt and pepper and cover with lemon juice, put it in the fridge until the fish gets tanned. You will notice the change of color, from clear to firm white. Now it’s ready to add the tomato, onion, and cilantro. Serve it cold with the avocado slices. It is optional to add hot sauce or ketchup. Enjoy it with some chips or tostadas!

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I had the privilege to meet Sacha Boutros on my tennis court at one of my training programs. I was immediately captivated by her magnetic personality and beautiful soul. I was very impressed with how hard she worked and her determination. Not only is she beautiful and talented but she is the example of how, with true skill and passion, you can succeed in life. Boutros, an exceptional singer from San Diego that inspires so many, was gracious enough to share her story with us.

Swa Mariachi

SWA Community.

As a Company that works hard every day to provide Positively Outrageous Service to each one of our Customers, we take pride in the history and Culture that we have built our airline upon as well as the wonderful Customers who keep us in business. We work tirelessly to earn their loyalty and we support their communities by building strong, mutually beneficial, strategic relationships that keep these communities thriving. This month we celebrate Mariachi Scholarship Foundation for expanding educational opportunities and enriching the lives of our children, while keeping mariachi music alive! I hope to see you at this year's San Diego International Mariachi Summit!

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