Contact Us - Community Contact Us - Community Copyright 2016 http://www.nbcsandiego.com/contact-us/community Fri, 29 Apr 2016 05:20:06 -0700 Fri, 29 Apr 2016 05:20:06 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[ACT TODAY! For Military Families 5K/10K Walk/Run ]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 17:09:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Web+Image1.jpg

The 6th Annual ACT Today! for Military Families 5k/10k Run/Walk & Family Festival returns to Tecolote Shores Park in Mission Bay, San Diego on Saturday, April  30, 2016.

Choose between the 5k, 10k (both chip-timed) or 1-mile fun run. You’ll cross the finish line and celebrate at a family festival featuring music, wine & beer garden, 35+ booths and kids’ zone (inflatables, carnival games, face painting, arts & crafts).

Your own personal fundraising webpage is automatically created when you register. Raise funds and help make a difference in the lives of military children with autism. You can qualify for some terrific incentive prizes for fundraising!
Run, walk and help improve the lives of military children diagnosed with autism.
Register as individual or as a team today at http://acttodayformilitaryfamilies.kintera.org
Can't make it to San Diego? No problem! Register as virtual participants and show your support from wherever you are in the world. You'll receive the event t-shirt and race bit after the event.
NBC 7 San Diego is honored to serve as the television media partner for ACT TODAY! For Military Families.  Our team will be there to support, we hope to see you there! 

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<![CDATA[The 8th Annual San Diego Breath of Hope Walk]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 17:01:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Breath+of+Hope+A5+Mon+GR.jpg

The San Diego Breath of Hope Lung Cancer Walk

The San Diego Breath of Hope 5K Walk is a great event for the whole family! Please join UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center and San Diego Breath of Hope as we support people living with, or who are at risk of developing, lung cancer. We are committed to ending this disease and saving lives through advocacy, education and support.

Please join us Sunday, May 1, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to noon. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m.

Event will be held at Cancer Survivors Park on Harbor Drive - 4100 North Harbor Drive, San Diego

Register here.

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<![CDATA[Comcast Cares Day 2016 ]]> Wed, 06 Apr 2016 15:53:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Graphic+Web+CCDAY.jpg

Comcast Cares Day brings together our employees, their families, friends and our community partners around the world to volunteer and make change happen in local communities.

On April 30, NBC 7 is partnering with San Diego Habitat for Humanity to Build and Paint Playhouses for military families for our #ComcastCaresDay project. 

Comcast Cares Day is a celebration of our company’s year-round commitment to service, and has grown to become the nation’s largest single-day corporate volunteer event. In 2015, more than 100,000 volunteers improved more than 900 parks, schools, beaches, senior centers and other vital community sites. Since 2001, more than 700,000 Comcast NBCUniversal employees, their friends, family members and our community partners have volunteered more than 4 million service hours at nearly 6,800 projects in communities across the United States and around the world.

For more information about our year-round community investment projects visit: NBC7.com/Community

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<![CDATA[Cinco De Mayo Old Town]]> Wed, 06 Apr 2016 16:33:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Web+GraphicCinso.jpg

Grab your amigos and head over to historic Old Town to spice up your weekend with the annual Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo! Celebrating 33 years of fiery fun, Fiesta is sure to be MUY CALIENTE! The 33rd Annual Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo will transform the historic Old Town area into the largest Cinco de Mayo celebration north of the border. This FREE FAMILY-FRIENDLY festival will take place Thursday, May 5th, 2016 through Sunday, May 8th, 2016.

Cinco de Mayo - Thursday, May 5th
Join Old Town’s top bars & restaurants in celebrating Cinco de Mayo with festive drink & food specials, live entertainment and festivities sure to get you in the mood to shake your maracas’! The Fiesta continues in Old Town through Seis, Siete y Ocho de Mayo!

Seis de Mayo - Friday, May 6th
Keep the Fiesta going from 4 PM to 10 PM in the streets of historic Old Town! San Diego Avenue transforms into a lively bustling Mercado where you can purchase an array of delicious food and unique treasures. Tour down the iconic Lowrider Lane on Harney Street and take in the incredible spectacle of over 20 beautifully crafted lowrider cars. This menagerie of incredible lowrider cars from the Lowrider Community of San Diego has become a crowd favorite! Be sure to cast your vote for the coveted People’s Choice Award! Everywhere you go music will be playing and you can salsa over to one of the 3 main stages to hear authentic mariachis, Latin rock n roll, DJs and more!

Siete de Mayo - Saturday, May 7th
On Siete de Mayo there is something to get the party started for everyone of all ages. Those of you who are looking for a cerveza filled day will want to head over to the Cantina Garden for a refreshing ice cold beer or margarita featuring Dos Equis, Cointreau, Frida Kahlo Tequila and Herradura. For the little ninos and ninas there will be a petting zoo and pony rides from 11 AM to 10 PM. Ballet Folklorico Competitions will span throughout the day from 11 AM to 10 PM. Saunter down El Mercado to bargain for sombreros, handmade leather pieces, beautiful jewelry and many more treasures that will line San Diego Avenue.

Ocho de Mayo – Dia de las Madres - Sunday, May 8th
Bring your Sunday Funday to Old Town for the last day of Fiesta Cinco de Mayo! This will be your final day to enjoy the festivities, entertainment, petting zoo, and Ballet Folklorico competition. Celebrate your Madre for Dia de las Madres by taking her to a delicious Old Town brunch with extended restaurant and bar specials.

Find more information here. 
 

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<![CDATA[2016 AMERICAN FREEDOM FESTIVAL SAN DIEGO]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:48:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AFF-LOGO.jpg ]]> <![CDATA[Inspirational Teacher of the Month]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:26:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ISOMPIC2012.jpg ]]> <![CDATA[Inspirational Student of the Month]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:24:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/196*120/ISOM+logo.jpg ]]> <![CDATA[Junior Achievement SoCal]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:44:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SanDiegoCo_green_gold.jpg ]]> <![CDATA[NBC 7 SAN DIEGO AND NBCUNIVERSAL FOUNDATION AWARD $100,000 TO THREE LOCAL NONPROFITS IN SAN DIEGO AREA]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:28:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/204*120/21stCenturyGrantAd_2015.jpg

NBC 7 SAN DIEGO AND NBCUNIVERSAL FOUNDATION AWARD $100,000 TO THREE LOCAL NONPROFITS IN SAN DIEGO AREA

SAN DIEGO, CA– (November 16, 2015) –NBC 7 San Diego in partnership with the NBCUniversal Foundation today announced that three San Diego area nonprofit organizations will receive a total of $100,000 as part of the 21st Century Solutions grant challenge.

In San Diego, the following organizations are the recipients of a 21st Century Solutions grant:


• Elementary Institute of Science- EIS Outpost- $50,000
Ocean and Earth Expedition Field Trips are the result of a STEM education partnership between EIS, Diamond Neighborhood teachers/schools and UC San Diego Scripps Ocean Institute's STEM researchers that deliver a compelling Next Generation Science Standard (NGSS) curriculum to local underserved students.
• Friends of The Water Conservation Garden-Ms. Smarty Plants Grows Water Wise Schools
Program-$25,000
Friends of the Water Conservation Garden work with school districts to transition landscapes by training a School Garden Champion through their “Ms. Smarty-Plants Grows Water Wise School” education program for K-12 students.
• San Diego Air & Space Museum- $25,000
The San Diego Air & Space Museum adheres preserves, interprets, educates and shares its rich aviation and space resources. BEAMPro cutting edge programs inspire an interest in science, technology, engineering, math and innovation with schools that lack transportation funding.


“We are dedicated to harnessing the power of all of our platforms to make a positive difference in the communities we serve,” said Richard Kelley, President and General Manager, NBC 7 San Diego. “We’re proud to once again partner with the NBCUniversal Foundation to support these impactful programs through our innovative 21st Century Solutions grant challenge.”

For the fourth consecutive year, the 21st Century Solutions grant challenge is awarding a total of $1.2 million to 30 nonprofits in 10 markets across the country served by the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, including in San Diego. Each of the stations promoted the initiative locally and created a community panel to review and select the final grant recipients. One winning organization and two runners-up are being awarded grants in each city.

The grants support impactful programs that offer bold, new ideas that move communities forward. Winners are being awarded in the following categories: Media Arts and Technology, Civic Engagement, Jobs and Economic Empowerment, Education and Environment.

More information about the 21st Century Solutions grant challenge is available at www.nbcsandiego.com/community.

About NBC 7 San Diego
NBC 7 San Diego (KNSD) provides coverage San Diego counts on with more than 34 hours of local news and programming every week. Including exclusive news franchises NBC 7 Investigates and Down to Earth with Dagmar. In addition, NBC 7 is proud to produce local shows Politically Speaking & SoundDiego. We also provide special offers from The GOODS and our digital channel COZI TV airs classic television shows from decades past. NBC 7 is San Diego’s media leader with the largest social following and the largest multiplatform digital audience. And, NBC 7 proudly partners with many local non-profit organizations and campaigns to give back to the community we proudly live in and serve.
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MEDIA CONTACT:
Charisma Deberry
310-592-2888
Charisma.deberry@nbcuni.com

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<![CDATA[NBC 7 Community Advisory Board ]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:48:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/421*120/Community-Advisory-Board-logo+V3.jpg

NBC 7 has a strong commitment to making difference in the San Diego Community. Through the Community Advisory Board we partner with San Diego County businesses to maximize community impact. The Community Advisory Board helps shape NBC7’s community initiatives throughout the year. To learn more about the Community Advisory Board contact us here.

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