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People in the Community

Recent Donation to CSUSM Business Program to Help Nonprofits
3 months ago

Recent Donation to CSUSM Business Program to Help Nonprofits

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Philanthropists Malin and Roberta Burnham recently made a $225,000 gift to California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) to establish the Burnham Leadership Experience, a program under the umbrella of the …
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Local Student Wins Scholarship for 4-H Accomplishments
3 months ago

Local Student Wins Scholarship for 4-H Accomplishments

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4-H Ambassador

San Marcos resident Kathleen Cummings was recently awarded a $5,000 scholarship by the Don Diego Scholarship Foundation, recognizing her for her participation in 4-H. Kathleen, known as Kalee, …
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San Marcos Artist Gregg Visintainer Wins Local Art Contest
3 months ago

San Marcos Artist Gregg Visintainer Wins Local Art Contest

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San Marcos artist Gregg “Viz” Visintainer won $7,500 in a recent local art contest. The contest was hosted by Southern California salsa company La Victoria in celebration of their 100th …
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CSUSM Professor Receives Prestigious Wang Family Award
7 months ago

CSUSM Professor Receives Prestigious Wang Family Award

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Honored for Excellence

California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) psychology professor Keith Trujillo has been recognized with the prestigious 2017 Wang Family Excellence Award in the category of Social and …
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BGC San Marcos Recognizes Outstanding Youth Members
7 months ago

BGC San Marcos Recognizes Outstanding Youth Members

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Youths of the Year

The Boys & Girls Club of San Marcos (BGC) recently presented the Youth of the Year award to three members: Evelynn, Teen Youth of the Year; …
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CWONC Member to Raise Assistance Dog
9 months ago

CWONC Member to Raise Assistance Dog

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General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) Contemporary Women of North County (CWONC) member Kathleen King will be assisting Canine Companions for Independence by raising a puppy, Shea II, named after …
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Nonprofit Hosts 18th Annual Fundraising Event
9 months ago

Nonprofit Hosts 18th Annual Fundraising Event

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Crystal Ball Gala

San Marcos nonprofit Casa de Amparo recently held its 18th Annual Crystal Ball Gala at the Del Mar Country Club. Three hundred-eighty attendees enjoyed a cocktail reception, …
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San Marcos Organizations Among NCPC Honorees
9 months ago

San Marcos Organizations Among NCPC Honorees

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Volunteers of the Year

The North County Philanthropy Council (NCPC) recently recognized 75 Volunteers of the Year at its 29th Annual Volunteer Awards Luncheon. Over 500 guests attended the event …
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Two San Marcos Families to Benefit from Annual Event
9 months ago

Two San Marcos Families to Benefit from Annual Event

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Mitchell Thorp Foundation 5K

The Mitchell Thorp Foundation (MTF) will hold its 8th Annual 5K Run/Walk on Feb. 4 at Poinsettia Park in Carlsbad. The family-friendly 5K will feature a …
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CSUSM Student Luke Bisagna Wins Emmy Award for Audio
11 months ago

CSUSM Student Luke Bisagna Wins Emmy Award for Audio

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Cal State San Marcos arts and technology student Luke Bisagna was recently honored with an Emmy Award at the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Pacific Southwest (NATAS-PSW) annual …
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