Drew Schlosberg’s Spotlight On The Community

Honoring Senior Veterans Through All-Expense Paid Visits to D.C. Memorials Built for Their Sacrifice; Award Flight for Purple Heart Recipient

Holly Shafner, Director of Public Relations for Honor Flight San Diego, chats about her organization’s mission to take senior veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit memorials built for their sacrifice. Shafner chats about a recently added “award” honor flight on November 4 for veterans who received the Purple Heart and above.

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Bfree Studio Showcases Emerging and Mid-Career Artists

Barbara Freeman, Owner of Bfree Studio, discusses her year-old venture to shine a light on emerging and mid-career artists at her La Jolla art gallery. Freeman chats about her upcoming August 1-15 exhibition featuring artist Richard Ybarra’s “Lights, Night: NEON” exhibit.

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Local Water Polo Star All About Diversifying the Sport; Brings Water Polo to Ghana

Asante Sefa-Boakye, Head Coach and Director of the Black Star Polo Water Polo Club, chats about his mission to diversify the sport. Sefa-Boakye talks about starting a water polo club in Ghana, along with the August 8 official launch of Black Star Polo.

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Summer Program Empowers American, Israeli and Palestinian Youth to Become Change Agents

Hamze Awawde, Palestinian Regional Manager for Hands of Peace, is joined by Anna Sassine, an Alumna of the 2019 Hands of Peace Summer Program, chat about the organization’s focus on bringing together American, Israeli and Palestinian youth to learn about conflict resolution and leadership.

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World’s Largest Open-Air Musical Instrument Continues to Entertain Balboa Park Visitors for More Than 100 Years

Raul Prieto Ramirez, San Diego Civic Organist and Artistic Director of the Spreckels Organ Society, discusses the 34th International Summer Organ Festival; Sunday 2:00 pm concerts; and the role of the Spreckels Organ in San Diego Cultural Life.

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Credit Union Thrives on Giving Back; Announces Partnership with Long-Running “Spotlight on the Community” Podcast

Neville Billimoria, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Community Relations for Mission Federal Credit Union, chats about his organization’s longtime mission to support myriad community initiatives. Billimoria talks about Mission Fed’s new partnership with the “Spotlight on the Community” show.

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San Diego Gives Launches Second Annual Special Day of Giving on Saturday, July 16

Lauren Welch, Director of San Diego Gives, and Sharyn Goodson, of the Leichtag Foundation, discuss the Saturday, July 16 launch of the second annual special day of giving.

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San Diego-Based Organization and San Diego Padres at Forefront of Raising Millions for Cancer Research

Megan Waddell, Event Director of Curebound’s Padres Pedal the Cause, is joined by her colleague, Kellie Sullivan, Development Manager for Padres Pedal the Cause, to chat about Curebound’s mission, its collaboration with six venerable San Diego research institutions and its Concert for the Cure event at the Rady Shell, slated for November 4.

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