Community Spotlight Show

Hosted ByDrew Schlosberg

The Community Spotlight Show Is Hosted By Drew Schlosberg, Community And Public Relations Manager For The San Diego Union-Tribune, Profiles Non-Profits, Community Organizations And Heros That Are Making A Difference.

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San Diego Society Promotes Well Being of Turtles and Tortoises

Allison Moorhead, Vice President of the San Diego Turtle and Tortoise Society Board of Directors, is joined by Board Secretary, Debbie Sherrell, to discuss the Society’s mission to foster and adopt out relinquished turtles and tortoises.

Foundation Enhances Lives of Those with Ovarian Cancer

Hillary Theakston, Executive Director of The Clearity Foundation, and Chris Grint, Committee Chair of the Foundation’s recent “Teal Woman Celebration” fundraiser, talk about the Foundation’s focus on improving the survival and quality of life of women with ovarian cancer.

National Medicare Awareness Week Shines Light on Medicare

Mike McCarthy, Senior Vice President for UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement in California, chats about National Medicare Awareness Week and its mission to educate the populace about Medicare.

San Diego Zoo Global Press Aims to Lead Fight Against Extinction

Georgeanne Irvine, Author and Director of Corporate Publishing at San Diego Zoo Global Press, discusses Global Press’s goal to help fight extinction. Irvine talks about the books she has authored, including her latest book: Mosi Musa: A True Tale About a Monkey Raised By His Grandma.

Military Workforce Readiness Summit Showcases Three E’s: Education, Employment and Entrepreneurship

Maurice Wilson, President-Executive Director of Reboot Workshop, and Eve Nasby of the San Diego Veteran’s Coalition, discuss the daylong Saturday, September 14, 2019 Military, Veterans, and Spouse Workforce Readiness Summit and Resource Fair at Liberty Station.

Organizations Join Forces for Foster Youth Benefit Gig

Virgo Villajin, Youth Services Coordinator for Just in Time For Foster Youth (JIT), is joined by Brooke LaFrance, President of the San Diego County Public Defender Community Outreach Committee, to discuss the Saturday, September 14 Casino Royale benefit at the San Diego Museum of Natural History in Balboa Park....

zero8hundred Provides Skills and Resources to Ensure Smooth Transition from Military to Civilian Life

Stephanie Kiesel, CEO of zero8Hundred, talks about her organization’s early intervention work with those in the military who will be joining the civilian ranks after their military service.

5TH Annual GI Film Festival Shines Light on Those Who Serve

Richie Coleman, Colonel USMC (Ret.), an Advisory Committee Member for the Fifth Annual GI Film Festival, is joined by filmmaker Jeanne Scott to chat about the festival that will run from September 24 through 27 at the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park and September 28 and 29...

Britfield & the Lost Crown Exhilarates Readers from Middle School to Octogenarians

Author Chad Stewart, discusses his first novel, Britfield & the Lost Crown, and next week’s national book tour that will take him to 16 state.