Lifeline Community Services, a community-based human services organization that serves low-income and underserved populations in San Diego County, has announced Lisette Islas as its new chief executive officer.
Noah Singer of Rancho Santa Fe was one of over 140 student entrepreneurs who received over $1.5 million in scholarship or tuition waivers from the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a top-10 ranked program at the University of Utah, and the David Eccles School of Business for the 2023-2024 academic year.
MiraCosta College recently received two awards recognizing its sustainability efforts. The California Community Colleges Board of Governors awarded MiraCosta the 2023 Energy and Sustainability Award of a middle-sized college, and the Olivenhain Municipal Water District named the college its customer of the year for its contributions to sustainable water management.
Encinitas-based author Kellie Davidson recently released her new book, “Strong as the Sea,” the first of a three-art series featuring recreational athletes of various backgrounds in an effort to encourage young girls to participate in sports. San Diego resident Jasmine Alvarado illustrated the book’s images.
The San Diego County Bar Association announced Stacey A. Kartchner will take over as board president in 2024. Kartchner has been practicing criminal law in both state and federal courts for over 20 years.
Dani Dawson is the new chief development officer of Curebound, a San Diego-based philanthropic nonprofit that invests funding into translational cancer research projects.
HOMES FOR PETS
Compass Real Estate donated $30,000 to Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas to help fund the shelter’s programs for people and pets. The money was raised during the 3rd annual Compass Cares Classic Charity Golf, Tennis and Pickleball Tournament.