Philanthropy

  • Event honors longtime Rowe volleyball coach Jackie Mendez

    Event honors longtime Rowe volleyball coach Jackie Mendez

    “A Night to Honor Jackie Mendez” was held at a private Rancho Santa Fe home on Nov. 30, celebrating Mendez’s 25 years as the volleyball coach at R. Roger Rowe School, as well as her partnership with the nonprofit Starlings Volleyball Clubs as a new board member. The celebratory event was hosted...

  • RSF couple devoted to helping foster children

    RSF couple devoted to helping foster children

    Rancho Santa Fe residents Vivianne Villanueva Dhupa and Sarit Dhupa have become devoted to their mission of helping foster youth in San Diego County through their support of Promises2Kids. Promises2Kids (P2K) is a nonprofit originally founded as the Child Abuse Prevention Foundation of San Diego...

  • RSF Firefighters team up with Toys for Tots for holiday Toy Drive

    RSF Firefighters team up with Toys for Tots for holiday Toy Drive

    The Rancho Santa Fe Firefighters are once again hosting their annual Toys for Tots holiday toy drive in hopes of making the season a bit brighter for local children. “We look forward to this event every year,” said Firefighter Kyle Carranza, who is coordinating this year’s toy drive. “It’s a simple...

  • Legacy of love begins at track

    Legacy of love begins at track

    The odds-on favorite at the Del Mar Racetrack on Nov. 18 was not a horse, but a young San Marcos couple deeply in love. On this warm and sunny, picture-perfect morning, romance was in the air … and at the Don Diego Legacy Brick Fountain at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Michael Pettinato, 26, orchestrated...

  • Rancho Santa Fe resident Sue Major joins Girl Scouts' national board

    Rancho Santa Fe resident Sue Major joins Girl Scouts' national board

    Major Executive Search CEO Sue Major has been elected to the national board of Girl Scouts of the USA, the nation’s preeminent leadership development program for girls. The Rancho Santa Fe resident will serve a three-year term as a member-at-large and participate on the Board Development Committee....

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