Education

  • Rancho Damacitas Raises $30,000 for Scholarships

    Rancho Damacitas received a generous boost of support during a small gathering on June 29, 2018 to continue helping Riverside County foster youth pursue and achieve their career goals. The BBQ dinner celebrated the accomplishments of last year’s scholarship recipients, including recent college graduate Alex Kerhli, a former foster youth and a scholarship student since […]

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  • Three Things Being a Dance Dad Taught Me about Leadership

    My 11-year-old daughter participated in competitive dance for the first time last year. It has introduced me to a new world involving costumes, choreography, and more than a little drama. As I reflect on the year, I can’t help but connect what we experienced and what I have learned about management over the last few […]

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  • Murrieta Rotary Awards $8,000 in Grants to Local Schools

    The Rotary’s Clubs annual grants to local schools are made possible through the support and fundraising it does for the annual Murrieta Field of Honor and Patriots Ball, held during Veterans Day week. The award-winning Read 180 program has benefited from Rotary Club support since 2013 and has received a total of $25,000 in that […]

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  • Awake to Life

    Since I’ve become aware of this tendency, I’ve been able to adjust and avoid falling asleep when I should be awake. Nobody wants to sleep through life! Sadly, I have found that people are doing that very thing in our society. Due to the demands of life and, to an extent, due to ubiquitous access […]

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  • Students Dive in to Science Fair with Water-Based Projects

    The Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District’s (EVMWD) Board of Directors recognized five students for their water focused projects from the 2018 Lake Elsinore Unified School District Science Fair at a recent board meeting. Families and teachers were invited to a reception and ceremony that was held in honor of the students at the EVMWD Board […]

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  • Temecula Valley Entrepreneur’s Exchange – June 2018

    You are invited to join us at the following TVE2 workshops/events: June 5th: EDC Board of Directors Meeting. 8:00am – 10:30am. The Economic Development Coalition is a place for business leaders who want to be involved in the Region’s positive growth and influence the direction in which we are going. Through the dedicated efforts of […]

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  • The Power of Encouragement

    The NBA Playoffs are in full swing, and much of the focus has been on the defending champion Golden State Warriors, who some place among the all-time great teams. Many attribute to the greatness of the Warriors to their star power: the team boasts four All Stars and two of the top three or four […]

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  • Temecula’s ‘2018 Students of the Year’ Honored

    The Student of the Month Program’s defining mission is: To bring the community together to honor and praise our local high school seniors for demonstrating character, integrity, love of learning, involvement in school activities, athletics, and community service. Or the ability to overcome challenging life circumstances without compromising their education. The “heartbeat” of Student of […]

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  • Temecula’s April Students of the Month Honored

    The Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce (TVCC) Student of the Month Program was founded by entrepreneur and community leader Sally Myers over 26 years ago. The program brings together local businesses, government representatives, and Temecula valley families to spotlight local students during their senior year. The Student of the Month Program’s defining mission is: To […]

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  • Is Professional Development Monkey Business?

    I spent much of the last week in Hershey, Pennsylvania. I could have used the time in the office, and I would have liked to of been with my family. But, as I reflect on what I have gained this week, I am thankful that I traveled across the country for a conference with other […]

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  • An Inspirational, Sacrificial Leader

    But after reflecting on the great achievements that we watched, my mind returns to a story from earlier this year that deeply inspired me. It is about Rachael Denhollander, the former gymnast who was instrumental in bringing to light the crimes of USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar. Perhaps you have read about her: sixteen […]

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  • A Trip to the Dentist

    Britney started her search by looking online. This begs the question: how many of us have Yelp and Google pages for our business? For those who do, how well are we monitoring them? Is our correct contact information posted? Are the offices hours up-to-date? Do we have an offer posted on the page for new […]

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  • No: The Key to a Better Future

    The year is still young, abounding with possibilities. If you’re like me, that world of possibilities is one of the great challenges of life. How do I say no when there are so many opportunities before me? At times, my desire for success and the fear of missing out have pushed me to say yes […]

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  • Realizing a Better Vision

    For a few of us, the resolutions lead us to a better life, greater intentionality, or a healthier body. But if you’re like me, you run into problems and end up dropping most of your resolutions by the start of February. I’ve got to admit that I faith to keep my resolutions every year; but, […]

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  • Azusa Pacific University Faculty Speaking at February 7th School of Education Information Meeting

    This information meeting will cover key topics including: program information, admissions requirements, navigating the application process, and important dates and deadlines.  This meeting is also a great opportunity for prospective students to speak with APU School of Education faculty and/or advisors. The APU Murrieta Campus offers a variety of graduate degrees and teaching credentials. Among […]

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  • Small Acts of Hospitality

    But we still have a month left. And, furthermore, it’s not like we can just forget everything we’ve all experienced. It follows us. What do we do about the fact that we can’t just get away from this? One of the ways we can do that is to go back to our shared stories. And, […]

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  • The Good, the Bad and Our Community

    It is not just the bad things that are occurring; at times, what has been most discouraging has been to see how some have responded. Tragic circumstances are used to score political points. Thoughtless, foolish statements are made. And sometimes the victims are blamed. How many have responded creates an even larger tear in the […]

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  • Temecula Valley Entrepreneur’s Exchange – October 2017

    You are invited to join us at the following TVE2 workshops/events: October 5th: How to Start a Cottage Food Operation and Home-Based Food Operations: 9:00am – 12:00pm. As of January 1, 2013, the State of California permits an enterprise at a private home to prepare and package low-risk food products for sale to consumers. This […]

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