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Volunteer Training Sessions Hosted by The Elizabeth Hospice

By   /  February 15, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

Meet New People. Learn New Skills. Support Your Community Carlsbad and Escondido, CA –February 14, 2020 – The Elizabeth Hospice invites individuals interested in helping adults and children impacted by serious illness and those grieving the death of a loved one to a free volunteer orientation session. Attendees will learn about a wide variety of […]

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Community Block Grant Advisory Volunteer Committee Dinner

By   /  June 9, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

On Wednesday, June 8, 2016, Mayor Judy Ritter, City Council members and City Staff members met and shared a dinner with the Volunteer Community Development Block Grant Advisory Committee at the Shadowridge County Club. This committee has a total of 78 years of volunteer time.

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Adopt-a-Block Volunteers Recognized By City Council

By   /  June 2, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

  The “Vista Clean Environment” Adopt-a-Block group members were presented by Mayor Judy Ritter with Certificates of Appreciation for their efforts to help keep the City Clean. These volunteers have provided over 645 hours of community service in the past twelve months. The names of the volunteers are Maria Ceron de Velasco, Jessica M. Velasco […]

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Wounded Warriors Harvest House Work Day CANCELED

By   /  September 17, 2015  /  North County  /  No Comments

CANCELED – DUE TO ILLNESS WWH Work Day! –  ~ Saturday, Sept. 19th  ~  8am – 2pm  ~ We’re almost done and in need of volunteers to help with… – Construction, Painting, Plumbing, Hvac, Electrical, Yard Work & More – If you are a Skilled Tradesman, or know one, and would like to help finish the Harvest House  PLEASE let us […]

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Blind Surfers Hit the Beach in the 20th Annual Blind Surf Event

By   /  September 14, 2015  /  North County  /  No Comments

Sponsored by the Encinitas Lions Club and Swamis Surf Association  CARLSBAD- On Sunday, Sept. 20 2015, a surfing event for the blind and sight impaired will be held at South Carlsbad State Beach in Carlsbad (also known as Ponto Beach) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.   San Diego’s visually impaired will once again have the […]

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Skilled Tradesman or Volunteers Needed

By   /  August 17, 2015  /  North County  /  No Comments

Volunteers don’t just do the work they make it work!  ~ Carol Pettit~ *Skilled tradesmen needed but all skill levels welcome! Come out and get your hands dirty!  ~ Saturday, August 29th  ~  8am – 2pm  ~ We’re on the home stretch and in need of volunteers to help with…  – construction, painting, plumbing, hvac, electrical, yard work and more – The goal is to complete the Harvest House by Sept. […]

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Vista’s Volunteer Heroes

By   /  July 30, 2015  /  Local  /  No Comments

Jeffrey McGrew…Our firefighters, our heroes, are always waiting for our call. They are under a constant vigilance, and ready for any challenge. However, who do they call when they need assistance? Luckily, our firefighters have had the charismatic aid of the Senior Volunteer Fire Program for nearly three years now. Yes, that’s right, Vista has […]

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Alta Vista Fall Fun Festival Volunteers Recognized

By   /  November 16, 2014  /  Local  /  No Comments

  At their sixth Fall Fun Festival in October, Alta Vista Botanical Gardens appreciated the work of 100 volunteers from local schools and The Women’s Club of Vista.  Farmer Jones delivers thank-you certificates to the students at their schools.  She tells the students,  “We can’t do it without you; you are the heart of the […]

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North County Trade Tech High School Honored Volunteers

By   /  November 12, 2014  /  Local  /  No Comments

North County Trade Tech High School honored its volunteers at the North County Philanthropy Council ceremony on November 6, 2014.   Sherry Yarbrough has been with Trade Tech since it was little more than a great idea.  She serves on the board of directors at Trade Tech and selflessly works with the students to find […]

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Buena Creek Cleaned Up!

By   /  October 10, 2014  /  Local, News  /  No Comments

BUENA CREEK CLEANED UP! Chaired by Jim Fraker in partnership with Cheryl  Filar and Hiram Sarabia from the City’s Storm Water Dept., more than 60 volunteers of all ages signed in. SVC thanks everyone who came to help with the project, a community effort to keep our community a clean, pleasant, and safe place to […]

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