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Community Volunteers

Maurice Voce Advocates for Foster Children
5 months ago

Maurice Voce Advocates for Foster Children

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Voice For Children

When Maurice Voce became an empty nester after his only child left for college, he wanted to fill the void by continuing to work with children …
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Carlsbad’s Craig Correll Helps Give Scholarships to Honor Aron Gunner
8 months ago

Carlsbad’s Craig Correll Helps Give Scholarships to Honor Aron Gunner

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Scout’s Honor

Craig Correll is a native Californian who married wife Janet on the bluffs of Torrey Pines Reserve in 1985. A few days later they moved to Carlsbad, where …
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Brisha Cordella and Sharone Story are Making a Positive Impact on Young People
2 years ago

Brisha Cordella and Sharone Story are Making a Positive Impact on Young People

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Passionate Volunteers

Brisha Cordella and Sharone Story both reside in Carlsbad and love its sense of community. “My neighbors have become some of my best friends,” said Brisha. “I enjoy …
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Tatum Bless Uses Her Creativity to Give Back to Villages around the World
2 years ago

Tatum Bless Uses Her Creativity to Give Back to Villages around the World

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Blessed to Help Others

Aviara Oaks Middle School student Tatum Bless enjoys making bracelets. After attending a Stop Hunger Now event at her church last year, she realized that she …
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Carlsbad Volunteer Deb Mossa Finds Fulfillment in Preserving This Ecological Sanctuary
2 years ago

Carlsbad Volunteer Deb Mossa Finds Fulfillment in Preserving This Ecological Sanctuary

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Keeping Batiquitos Beautiful

After 38 years in the corporate world, Deb Mossa and her husband Louis decided to retire. Married for the past 45 years, they had traveled extensively and …
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Bette Paynter Impacts Children’s Lives as a Court Appointed Special Advocate
2 years ago

Bette Paynter Impacts Children’s Lives as a Court Appointed Special Advocate

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Voices for Children

After retiring as a teacher, Elizabeth “Bette” Paynter of the Aviara community continued to substitute and tutor students part time, but she admitted, “I was still looking …
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Katie Bringuier Helps Carlsbad Residents Discover Agua Hedionda Lagoon
2 years ago

Katie Bringuier Helps Carlsbad Residents Discover Agua Hedionda Lagoon

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Local Hidden Gem

When Katie Bringuier and her family moved to Carlsbad in 2012, they immediately fell in love with the beaches and the family-focused community. “I love how friendly …
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Volunteer Laura Bodensteiner is Passionate About Giving Carlsbad Students a Well-Rounded Education
2 years ago

Volunteer Laura Bodensteiner is Passionate About Giving Carlsbad Students a Well-Rounded Education

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Education Advocate

Laura Bodensteiner and her family – husband Brian, daughter Gretchen, and twin sons Bennett and Wesley – have resided in Carlsbad for the past three years. “We moved …
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Cathy Goedken Commits to Caring for Abandoned and Abused Horses
3 years ago

Cathy Goedken Commits to Caring for Abandoned and Abused Horses

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Giving & Receiving

It is the daily work of many hands that can make the biggest impact. For 92011 resident Cathy Goedken that means never missing her morning shift at …
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NCPC Honors Local Volunteers
3 years ago

NCPC Honors Local Volunteers

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The North County Philanthropy Council (NCPC) recently celebrated sixty-seven outstanding Volunteers of the Year at its 27th Annual Volunteer Awards Luncheon. The council presented the Corporate Philanthropy Award to Tri-City …
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