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This House Party Raises $660,000 to Help Hospitalized Kids

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego raised $660,000 at its ROMP Gala at the Rancho Valencia Resort. Proceeds will help RMHCSD provide critical support services to families with hospitalized children. The ROMP 2012 “Once Upon a Time” gala featured musical guests Boyz II Men.

Couple’s $7M Donation Funds New Nursing Institute at USD

The University of San Diego received a $7 million donation from J. Robert Beyster, founder of SAIC, and his wife Betty to fund the Betty and Bob Beyster Institute for Nursing Research, Advanced Practice, and Simulation.

Women’s Commitments to Community, Careers Are Honored

The YWCA 2012 “In the Company of Women” luncheon is being held at the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina.

Grant Gives a Brighter Future to Efforts to Preserve the Past

The San Diego Archaeological Center received a $25,000 challenge grant which will match every dollar contributed to the center through June 30.

Luncheon Honors 15 Who Are Dedicated to Making a Difference

The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary will recognize 15 women at its 47th Women of Dedication luncheon set for March 28 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina.

Local Group Earns Presidential Praise for Educational Efforts

The Ocean Discovery Institute is one of three organizations in the United States to receive the 2010 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.

Foundation Is Employing Its Resources for Workforce Development

The Escondido Charitable Foundation granted $90,000 to local organizations that focus on workforce development.

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Big Hearts Play Big Part in Helping Raise Needed Funds for Kids

Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County held its 50th Annual Gourmet Dinner on Oct. 6 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine.

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Samba Gala Makes All the Right Moves to Support Arts Education

The New Children’s Museum’s Sambas for a Purpose gala was held at the museum Aug. 27 with Michael and Lisette Farrell as chairs and Olivia and Peter Farrell, founder of ResMed, as honorary chairs.

Gift to Library Is Bank’s Investment in Community’s Kids, Future

Union Bank pledged $300,000 to the San Diego Public Library Foundation to support construction of the new Central Library which is scheduled to open in 2013.

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