Month: March 2011

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Liam Neeson Becomes Ambassador for UNICEF

Oscar nominee Liam Neeson accepted an exciting new role this week that paints a beautiful portrait of a gracious man using his position in life for the improvement of vulnerable children all over the world. Liam Neeson will take on the responsibility of UNICEF‘s Goodwill Ambassador. He has been involved with UNICEF since 1997. Mr....

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Special Events: Are They Worth It?

And I know it’s a tough discussion because you all love them so much.  You love the initial planning with board members who have 52 ideas EACH on how the event should go, you love spending your advertising budget on finding interns, volunteers and others who can help you pull it off, you love gathering...

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Do You Have a Vision? If You Don’t, Get One.

As I sit here sipping my Java Joe’s Breakfast Blend in a quiet little coffee shop by the beach, I am tortured by memories of my former life as a non-profit Development Manager.  I’m not sure how I linked the peaceful coffee shop and my post-traumatic stress disorder together since I never had a moment’s...

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Twestival San Diego Supports the SD After School All Stars

Thursday, March 24th, the twitter community gathered at Sway in the Gaslamp in downtown San Diego for TwestivalSD in support of the San Diego After School All Stars. The group sold raffle tickets for partner gifts from Monster, Pop Chips, Bloomingdale’s, and local restaurants like Landini’s Pizzaria and Ono’s Cafe. After School All Stars also...

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SD Latino Film Fest Opening Gala

written by Tami Jones | photography by Charlie Colquhoun Well HELLO opening night for the San Diego Latino Film Festival!  The Media Arts Center certainly knocked that one out of the park.  There’s nothing I love more than sipping a glass of wine at the W Hotel watching guys covered in tattoo’s sporting dreadlocks tearing it...