Drew Schlosberg’s Spotlight On The Community

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Mission Fed Credit Union proudly sponsors “Drew Schlosberg's Spotlight on the Community” to amplify the voices of social impact organizations, social entrepreneurs, local non-profits and other community champions who help shape the culture, creativity, and connectivity that drive the San Diego community to ever higher levels.

Mission Fed Credit Union proudly sponsors “Drew Schlosberg’s Spotlight on the Community”  to amplify the voices of social impact organizations, social entrepreneurs, local non-profits and other community champions who help shape the culture, creativity, and connectivity that drive the San Diego community to ever higher levels.


All Episodes

Thriving, Not Surviving, is Key to San Diego Oasis’ Success With Seniors; New Facility to Open in 2023

Kristen Amicone, Director of Intergenerational Programs for San Diego Oasis, discusses the organization’s mission to promote and embrace lifelong learning, health and wellness and community involvement through intergenerational programs. Amicone talks about Oasis’ purchase of a two-story building in Rancho Bernardo, scheduled to open in 2023.

WWII “Battle of the Bulge” Paratrooper Shares Harrowing Stories of Epic Battle

Vincent J. Speranza, a U.S. Army “Battle of the Bulge” paratrooper, chats about his stories of combat and liberation. Speranza is joined by CJ Machado, CEO and Founder of Force-Con, a recently held three-day event that unites military and civilian forces for the “Greater Good” — supporting veteran advocacy.

Synergy is the Name of the Game for Learning Institute

Dr. Julie Ducharme, President of Synergy Learning Institute, chats about her company’s mission to serve veterans and its “Our Boots to Heels” and “Lead and Empower Her She Talks” programs.

Leichtag Foundation and Impact Cubed Team to Build Nonprofit Capacity and Philanthropy in San Diego County

Sharyn Goodson, Vice President of Philanthropy for the venerable Leichtag Foundation and Impact Cubed, discusses the Foundation’s vast impact on the lives of thousands of San Diego County residents through the programs and services of the myriad nonprofit organizations supported by the Foundation.

San Diego Gives Celebrates Success in Year Two of a Special Day of Giving

Lauren Welch, Director of San Diego Gives, is joined by Sharyn Goodson, Fiscal Sponsor of San Diego Gives and Vice President of Philanthropy for the Leichtag Foundation and Impact Cubed, talk about the preliminary results this year’s campaign; the inaugural San Diego Gives University; the newly launched Live Local, Give Local Podcast; and plans for the 2023 campaign.

WWII U.S. Navy Veteran Praises Honor Flight San Diego’s Mission to Take Senior Veterans to Memorials in D.C.

Dick Erickson, a 95-year-young WWII U.S. Navy Veteran, is joined by Holly Shaffner, Director of Public Relations for Honor Flight San Diego, to chat about sending senior veterans to Washington D.C. to visit the memorials that were built for their sacrifice and service. Erickson talks about the importance to traveling to D.C. with fellow veterans, while Shaffner discusses the ways the public can support Honor Flight.

Foundation Offers Free Programs Serving Those With Ovarian Cancer

Hillary Theakston, Executive Director of The Clearity Foundation, talks about September’s Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month; the Foundation’s fundraising events; and the free programs offered to those with ovarian cancer.

Patient Mom Extols Life Changing Work of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Liz Devins, a Brand Ambassador for St. Jude Research Hospital and a patient mom, is joined by Jennifer Castell, Senior Advisor — Area Development for Southern California and Hawaii, to discuss the mission and work of the renowned children’s cancer research hospital. Devins, whose daughter Claire was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor, talks about how the hospital added four more years to Claire’s life before she passed away in 2011. Castell chats about the annual St. Jude Walk/Run on September 24 at NTC Park in Liberty Station.

Trinity Capital at Forefront of Supporting Entrepreneurs and Growth Stage Companies

Rob Lake, Managing Director of Life Sciences for Trinity Capital, discusses the venture lending industry; its work with entrepreneurs and emerging companies; the Trinity team; and the Life Sciences practice in Venture Capital.