Costco Wholesale CEO Jim Sinegal has created a new endowed scholarship at San Diego State University. The Janet Sinegal Scholarship was created to honor Sinegal’s wife and is in addition to the Jim and Janet Sinegal Scholarship established in 2003. Twenty scholarships in amounts of $2,000 to $2,500 are awarded to students enrolled in a teacher credential program The San Diego County Women’s Hall of Fame announced the inductees for its annual induction ceremony. Those selected are Joan Arrington Craigwell, Charlotte Baker, Kate Yavenditti, Marisa Ugarte, Edith Dabbs, Li-Rong Lilly Cheng and Monique Henderson. The women are honored for volunteer contributions and for improving the quality of life in the county OneSource Distributors presented $15,000 raised at its golf tournament to Casa de Amparo. The business also donated gifts for children and families being cared for at Casa. “We appreciate both the funding and the thoughtful gifts OneSource provides for our Casa Kids,” says Development Director Kathy Karpe Fifteen school children from McKinley Elementary School enrolled in A Reason To Survive worked with artist Betsy Schulz to create a mosaic utilizing remnant tiles from a public art project. The mosaic will be installed at the Santa Fe Train Depot Pardee Homes employees donated $6,000 budgeted for a holiday luncheon to HomeAid San Diego, and asked that the funds go to the Gary and Mary West Senior Wellness Center. The money will be used for tenant improvements on the building that will house the center The University of San Diego’s Institute for Nonprofit Governance presented the Kaleidoscope Award to Volunteers of America of Southwest California and the San Diego Jewish Academy at its annual symposium. The award recognizes excellence in nonprofit governance Winners of the first North County Small Business Development Center’s Young Entrepreneur’s Project were named at the recent business plan competition. Aileen Lu won the top college prize and was awarded $1,000. Dustin Hurlbutt was the winner of the high school prize and was awarded $1,000. Participating students attend Major General Raymond Murray High School in Vista Frank Dudek, president of Encinitas-based environmental and engineering firm Dudek, has been named honorary chair of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad’s annual golf tournament, scheduled for March 23 Jewish Family Service of San Diego received a $65,000 grant from the S. Mark Taper Foundation to support the Hand Up Youth Food Pantry. The pantry is run by teens and delivers to nine sites in the county, including Camp Pendleton.
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