Dylan Fetzer, a junior at Torrey Pines High School and graduate of Roger Rowe Elementary School in Rancho Santa Fe, won a top scholarship presented by the Global Leadership Connection. The winners were all nominated by teachers and counselors.
Carlsbad has an app for that
Visit Carlsbad, the destination marketing organization for Carlsbad,
has launched the mobile version of its consumer Website, visitcarlsbad.com.
Mobile-savvy travel consumers can now access visitor information at www.visitcarlsbad.com /mobile on DROID and iPhone mobile devices.
Local author, Janet Eoff Berend, paid a visit to middle school students at Rancho Encinitas Academy. The students are currently reading Berend’s young adult novel, “Vertical.”
Upper Deck, sports and entertainment company headquartered at 2251 Rutherford Road, Carlsbad, begins its 25th anniversary celebration Feb. 28, unveiling a 250-card, 25th-anniversary multi-sport set. A “Happy Birthday Upper Deck” contest will run through March 28 in which fans can create videos of themselves singing “Happy Birthday” to Upper Deck. The winner will get a $2,500 shopping spree at the Upper Deck Store
Find more information at UpperDeck.com.
By the sea
The 149-suite SpringHill Suites by Marriott, 110 N. Myers St. in Oceanside, just a block from the pier, opened in February. The hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by GF Properties Group, LLC and managed by HYPERLINK “http://www.sagehospitality.com” Sage Hospitality of Denver, Colo.
Shelter to Soldier
For the second year, Schubach Aviation will sponsor Shelter to Soldier, a San Diego non-profit organization that trains shelter dogs and places them with U.S. military veterans afflicted with PTSD. Schubach Aviation is donating one cent for every mile its fleet of private aircraft flies during 2014, with the campaign expected to raise around $11,000 to help train, house and care for the shelter dogs before they’re placed with U.S. veterans.