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Conners Crawford Wealth Management Group hosts private screening of ‘Atlas Shrugged III’

David Levy, Ginger Levy, Amy Spielman, Laura Spielman

The Conners Crawford Wealth Management Group at UBS Financial Services hosted a private screening of the film “Atlas Shrugged III”

Community Concerts of Rancho Santa Fe features Broadway star Susan Egan

Sally Montiano, Laverne and Bill Schlosser

Broadway veteran Susan Egan delighted the audience at the Community Concerts of RSF event held Oct. 24

Longevity researchers/filmmakers speak at Rancho Santa Fe Library event

Zhong-Ying Chen, Yin Zhang

The RSF Library hosted a lecture presentation Oct. 25 of “The Secrets of the Longest Living People”

Young Rancho Santa Fe equestrian negotiates life’s hurdles on way to championship

Savanah Stuart and Andover won the national championship at the U.S. Hunter and Jumper Association’s Capital Challenge Horse Show in Upper Marlboro, Md., in early October. Courtesy photo

Rancho Santa Fe equestrian Savanah Stuart overcame more than her share of difficult hurdles on her way to becoming the U.S. Hunter and Jumper Association World Champion Hunter Rider in the 15-17 division at the Capital Challenge Horse Show in Upper Marlboro, Md., on Oct. 5.

In the past seven years, the 18-year-old has had nine horses, but because of unforeseen circumstances, was never able to have one horse last for an entire competition season.

“It was a great end to my junior career, not only reaching that moment but all the things that led up to it that really made it special,” said Stuart.

Longtime Rancho Santa Fe Village shop The McNally Company Antiques consolidates

McNally Antiques in their new location in the village. Photo by Karen Billing

Connie and Bill McNally started The McNally Company Antiques 23 years ago in a different village storefront before taking over the corner spot from Maggie’s Dress Shop in 1996.

Rancho Santa Fe sports update

Torrey Pines lost to Oceanside 42-21 in an Avocado League West game on Oct. 17.

The Falcons rallied from an early 14-0 deficit, scoring twice in the second quarter on scoring runs by Sandy Plashkes and Christian Gange from the 1 and the 23-yard lines, respectively, to tie the game.

But Oceanside reeled off 28 unanswered points to put the game out of reach.

Nativity class in Rancho Santa Fe solves ‘mystery’ via Skype

A student points out a location projected from the Skype screen.

“Investigators” at The Nativity School’s second grade social studies class discovered the secret location of a partner school by participating in an online adventure called Mystery Skype.

Moms & Tots Halloween party to be held at Rancho Santa Fe Community Center

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Moms and their little ones are invited to have a spooky good time at the annual Moms & Tots Halloween party, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the Rancho Santa Fe Community Center.
There will be tricks, treats, lunch, games, crafts, jump house, face painter and more! Attendees are encouraged to get in the Halloween spirit by dressing in costumes.
The party is open to all RSF Community Center members for just $20, and non-members are welcome to attend for $25 per family at the door. Meet other moms and their tots in the Rancho Santa Fe community and learn more about this group that gathers weekly for play dates in and around the Rancho Santa Fe area. Call the RSF Community Center for information and to reserve at 858-756-2461.

Rancho Santa Fe resident Morris Cerullo embarks on 11-day journey to Africa

Morris Cerullo

This 11-day trip to Africa will include training meetings in: Accra, Ghana; Abidjan, Ivory Coast; Lagos, Nigeria; Kigali, Rwanda; Bujumbura, Burundi; Nakuru, Kenya; and Juba, South Sudan. The Sudan Ebola virus is recognized by the World Health Organization as one of three identified species that have been associated with large outbreaks in Africa.

Alumni and Advancement Center named for longtime supporters Larry and Cindy Bloch of Rancho Santa Fe

Larry ‘75 and Cindy Bloch (center) were joined by their children, Matt (left) and Reisa (right), to mark the dedication of the Larry and Cindy Bloch Alumni and Advancement Center at the University of Rochester.

The University of Rochester’s Alumni and Advancement Center in Rochester, N.Y. has been renamed the Larry and Cindy Bloch Alumni and Advancement Center in recognition of the couple’s support of the university and, in particular, its Advancement programs. In a ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 15, UR President Joel Seligman formally dedicated the center in honor of the Blochs, who live in Rancho Santa Fe. A university trustee, Larry Bloch ’75, chairs the board’s Development Committee and has served on several leadership committees for the Board of Trustees. He and his wife, Cindy, have established the James D. Thompson Chief Advancement Officer position, and they have committed support to create the Larry and Cindy Bloch Endowment for University Advancement.

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