Our organization has been around for over 60 years, and we encourage all members of San Diego to join our club. We have monthly meetings starting at 6:30 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month at the same location. At these meetings we have an auction of tropical fish assorted items, followed by a lecture by an individual from various members throughout the tropical fish community nation wide. At the end of the meeting we have a raffle of various tropical fish assorted items of which live fish and plants are provided by members as well as from the Pet Kingdom store. Although the public is invited to attend, there is an annual fee for those who wish to participate in the auction.

Our organization has been around for over 60 years, and we encourage all members of San Diego to join our club. We have monthly meetings starting at 6:30 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month at the same location. At these meetings we have an auction of tropical fish assorted items, followed by a lecture by an individual from various members throughout the tropical fish community nation wide. At the end of the meeting we have a raffle of various tropical fish assorted items of which live fish and plants are provided by members as well as from the Pet Kingdom store. Although the public is invited to attend, there is an annual fee for those who wish to participate in the auction.

A Meet & Greet with Wu Man and followed by a concert showcasing Wu Man and Bill Bradbury at the Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad.  

The reception, complete with appetizers and refreshments, will feature a Meet & Greet with Wu Man. Wu Man traveled with Yo-Yo Ma as part of The Music of Strangers – Yo-yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble inspired by the exchange of ideas and traditions along the historical Silk Road. She will share her experience as a music citizen diplomat.

The reception will take place at 5 pm and at 6 pm those in attendance will be given the opportunity to tour the museum before the show at 7pm.

50 tickets are currently available for $25 general seats and $35 for front seats.

RSVP: Cultural Diplomacy through Music

 

Guests:

  • Wu Man—a Chinese pipa player and composer, who is also the first Chinese artist to perform at the White House, was awarded The Bunting Fellowship at Harvard University in 1998, and she was also the first Chinese traditional musician to be awarded The United States Artist Fellowship in 2008.
  • Bill Bradbury— an Emmy Award-winning composer. He received his doctoral degree in music composition from Cornell University where he studied with Karel Husa, Steven Stucky and Yehudi Wyner. Bradbury is currently Professor of Music and Music Technology in the Visual and Performing Arts Department at California State University, San Marcos.

San Diego Diplomacy Council is a non-profit organization that connects business, government, nonprofit and academic leaders with their counterparts from around the world. For more than 35 years, the Diplomacy Council has developed global relationships and expanded mutual understanding by arranging professional, education and cultural exchanges, in collaboration with community leaders, international agencies, and the U.S. Department of State.

Museum of Making Music explores the accomplishments and impact of the music products industry through exhibitions and programs, and directly connects visitors with live music and music making opportunities.

For more information: Fabienne Perlov, Executive Director, San Diego Diplomacy Council, 619-291-8105 or fabienne@sandiegodiplomacy.org

Our organization has been around for over 60 years, and we encourage all members of San Diego to join our club. This event ‘SDTFS Annual Fish Tank Show’ is our way to present to the public our pride and joy in our hobby. We encourage viewers to vote on their favorite display. We also have monthly meetings starting at 6:30 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month at the same location. At these meetings we have an auction of tropical fish assorted items, followed by a lecture by an individual from various members throughout the tropical fish community nation wide. At the end of the meeting we have a raffle of various tropical fish assorted items of which live fish and plants are provided by members as well as from the Pet Kingdom store. Although the public is invited to attend, there is an annual fee for those who wish to participate in the auction.

Join us to sample and judge the best bites from 20+ of our finest local restaurants! Vote for your favorite bite of the day to win the illustrious Golden Fork! Upgrade your ticket to include unlimited craft beer samples in our Beer Garden!

TICKETS – IN ADVANCE
– $20.00 Food Sampling Only
– $30.00 Food & Unlimited San Marcos Craft Beer Samplings

TICKETS – AT THE DOOR
– $25.00 Food Sampling Only
– $35.00 Food & Unlimited San Marcos Craft Beer Samplings

RESTAURANTS:
– Ara Lebanese Grill
– Cay Bistro
– Chronic Tacos
– Cocina del Charro
– Curry Craft
– Decoy Dockside
– Dickey’s Barbeque Pit
– Everbowl
– Halcyon Craft Bar & Coffee House
– It’s Tabu Sushi Bar & Grill
– Jersey Mike’s Subs
– Landon’s Gourmet Kitchen
– Nekter Juice Bar
– Old California Coffee House and Eatery
– Panda Express
– Pick Up Stix
– Pizza Nova
– Rossi’s Pizza
– San Marcos Brewery & Grill
– Slater’s 50/50
– Stella Public House
– URGE Gastropub & Common House

BEER GARDEN
– Hop Concept, The
– Lost Abbey, The
– Mason Ale Works
– Newtopia Cyder
– Rip Current Brewing
– Stumblefoot Brewing Co.
– Port Brewing Co.

EVENT SPONSORS
– EDCO Waste & Recycling Services
– Newland Communities
– North City
– Tri-City Medical Center
– Urge Gastropub

This year’s Smith Leadership Symposium will explore the connection between social responsibility and civic engagement. What is your organization’s social responsibility to the arts, culture, and science community, as well as, the community at large? How can organizations be more civically engaged? The Balboa Park Learning Institute presents the 2017 Smith Leadership Symposium: Social Responsibility and Civic Engagement on Wednesday, September 6 in Balboa Park. This professional development opportunity will bring together local and national speakers for a full day of learning opportunities focused on how individuals can be advocates for not only themselves, but for organizations as a whole through civil discourse and inclusive programming. Learn more about the program

The Financial Education Week’s
International Youth Entrepreneurship Competition
at Alliant International University
in San Diego

These eager and willing students have big dreams and want to become our future leaders and successful business owners. University professors from Alliant will teach 18 hours of entrepreneurship classes covering everything from social media to accounting.
Special guest speakers such as Martha Mendez from Union Bank, Iliana Aguilar from Wells Fargo, Eddie Landeros from CDC Small Business Finance and Valery Belloso from ACCION San Diego will share their knowledge.
These ten honorary judges will select this year’s three best business plan presentations to award students a scholarship.

Gabriel Reyes | Business Advisor | Center for International Trade Development
Valery Belloso | ACCION San Diego | Business Development Officer
Maria (Socorro Velarde) Kachadoorian | City of Chula Vista | Finance Director/Treasurer
Ernesto Arredondo | Wells Fargo Bank | Regional President
Luisa McCarthy | Director | La Vista Memorial Park
Zulema Maldonado | Board Chamber of Commerce Chula Vista and Realtor
Miguel Angel Ma | Owner | the Steakhouse on Broadway
Andy Carey | Executive Director | US Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership
Josie Calderon | CEO | JLC Consultant Services and MABPA
Juan Carlos Lopez | Owner | Rincón del Mar Restaurants

31 honor students
8 county high schools
5 university professors
1 week of :

EMPOWERMENT

2013 PARTICIPANTS

Brandon Plascencia
Alfredo Mendez
Bethany Shedrick
Stefanie Tellez
Irma Rodriguez
Aaron Vongsa
Alfredo Perez
Bernie Reyes
Christina Guerrero
David Peña
Deon Standridge
Jessica Vargas
Jesus Rocha
Jonabella Gacusan
Jose Diaz
Lauren Benites
Maira Crespo
Marissa Ramos
Martin Tejeda
Maverick Sison
Nallely Aceves
Orlando Chairez
Pedro Aleman
Roberto Ortiz
Rosina Baltazar
Shashu Mesfin
Tracy Yang
Vivian Gomez
Ytzayana Comorlinga
Alexia Robledo
Ana Elias

“These young entrepreneurs will take part of a university mini course to help them understand their strengths and fortify their dreams for making a better life.”

Miguel Vasquez, Chairman of the California Foundation Fund

Inspiring Future Leaders

Special thanks to our Title Sponsor, Wells Fargo Bank.
Any part of this article may be used freely with the condition that the California Foundation Fund be credited.