Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), discusses highlights from the keynote speech of VADM Forrest Faison, the Navy Surgeon General, at last week’s SDMAC Breakfast. Balmert talks about upcoming SDMAC Breakfast speakers; the July 24-26 NDIA Gold Coast Conference; and the October rollout of the annual SDMAC-sponsored San Diego Military Economic Impact Study.
Jess Kearney, Union-Tribune Deputy Sports Editor, and Steve Brand, Awards Director for the San Diego Sports Association, are joined by Joe Kremer, football coach at St. Augustine High School. Kearney and Brand preview the summer’s top high school sporting events.
Jeffrey Sitcov, Founder of Doors of Change, discusses his organization’s 18 years of helping homeless youth find safe housing; its work with world renowned musicians and entertainers to raise monies to get homeless youth off the streets; and its August 25 fundraiser at the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach.
Bill Toone, Founder of ECOLIFE Conservation, talks about the organization’s mission and historic involvement in conservation; its work in classrooms across the country; and its outreach in Mexico, Africa and San Diego County.
Kerri Fox, Vice President of Marketing and Communications for The New Children’s Museum, is joined by her colleague, Tomoko Kuta, Deputy Museum Director, to chat about the Museum’s Wammock! art installation; its prestigious 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Services award; upcoming Museum events; and its popular Camps and Summer Classes programs.
Melissa Belardi, Chief Academic Officer, for Piper, Inc., discusses Piper’s mission to provide equitable access to STEAM education by demystifying technology for students, teachers and families. Belardi talks about Piper’s recent recognition of “Best in Show” at the recent International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference; the company’s Command Center; and its PiperCode Spanish component.
Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), is joined by leaders and sponsors of the 2019 NDIA Gold Coast Conference that will be held July 24-26 at the San Diego Convention Center. Mike Parente and Jim Lasswell, NDIA Board members, and Edward Spenceley, SVP of Business Banking for Bank of America, talk about NDIA’s mission; featured speakers at the conference, and Bank of America vital support of the conference and its long history of involvement...
Rachel Harper, Marketing Manager for the Living Coast Discovery Center, is joined by Will Gustwiller, Chef/Owner of Eclipse Chocolate in South Park, to talk about the Center’s annual Farm to Bay event, slated for Saturday, August 3.
Raul Ramirez, Artistic Director for the Spreckels Organ Society and San Diego’s Civic Organist, chats about the importance of the Spreckels Organ and the 32nd Annual San Diego Organ Festival concerts that will take place at the iconic Organ Pavilion at Balboa Park from June 24 through August 31. Ramirez is joined by singer Lauren Leigh Martin, and Kenseth Thibideau, a bass guitar player, who will perform with Ramirez at the opening night of the Festival
Kathy Buckley, Comedienne and Motivational Speaker, talks about No Limits for Deaf Children, an organization that provides life-changing, impact-driven programs that help school-age deaf children. Buckley, discusses her role as a cast member of the national theater production Silent NO MORE, which raises funds for No Limits for Deaf Children.
Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), discusses last Thursday’s annual SDMAC Achievement Awards; the June 27 SDMAC Breakfast, featuring RADM Dr. Forrest Faison, the nation’s Navy Surgeon General; keynote speakers at the July and August SDMAC Breakfasts; and the October rollout of the 2019 San Diego Military Economic Impact Study.
Katie Croskrey, Executive Director of the Alzheimer’s Association of San Diego, is joined by her colleagues, Doug Friedman, Director of Communications, and Sarah Granby, manager of the Association’s “Longest Day” fundraiser on June 21, to talk about the organization’s mission to enhance care and support for families impacted by the devastating disease; efforts to reduce the risk of dementia; and advancement in Alzheimer’s research. The trio is joined by Dwight Colton, Vice President of the...
Josh Dean, Executive Director of the San Diego Green Building Council, and Ravi Bajaj, Board President for the Council, chat about the organization’s mission and history in San Diego County; the re-launch of the San Diego Living Building Challenge Collaborative; its new website; and re-branding efforts; and the Green Assistance Program.
Tara Michener, a Consultant for the Outdoor Education Foundation, is joined by Greg Schuett, longtime Principal of the Cuyamaca Outdoor School, to discuss the resources that connect students to science and nature through outdoor education programs provided by the San Diego County Office of Education. Michener and Schuett talk about the cost to provide a student with a memorable week-long outdoor education experience and the critical need for continued community support.
Nathan Loveland, Program Manager of Propel San Diego for the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), discusses the mission of Propel San Diego and recipients of the DivX grants. Loveland talks about the honorees of the June 13 SDMAC Achievement Awards; the June 26 Coast Guard “Change of Command” ceremony; the June 27 SDMAC Breakfast, featuring RADM Dr. Forrest Faison, the nation’s Navy Surgeon General.