KEITH BLACKBURN IN THE NEWS
Keith Blackburn Fundraising Event at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort
Keith wishes to extend his sincere thanks to everyone who attended the poolside party at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort.
Petco in Bressi Ranch
Unleashed by PETCO recently celebrated opening its fourteenth location in California when it opened a new store in Bressi Ranch. Unleashed offers high quality everyday pet essentials along with the best in premium, natural, organic and raw nutrition. I participated in the grand opening event with Miss Carlsbad and her Princesses. Pictured with Miss Carlsbad, Savannah Mendoza (left) is Princess Katie Lowman, Princess Ashton Knowles and Keith Blackburn. For more information about what this unique store has to offer please go to www.Unleashedby.Petco.com.
Science Exhibit Contest
Congratulations to Carlsbad High School student Tina Liu for winning the Science Exhibit Contest at the Agua Hedionda Lagoon Discovery Center.I enjoyed listening to this bright young woman speak about her project and the future of solar power in our country. In recognition of her hard work I presented her with a $500 check from the Blackburn Foundation. This young woman is going places, congratulations. The Agua Hedionda Lagoon Discovery Center is located next to the Agua Hedionda Lagoon and surrounding wetlands, an Ecological Reserve under the care of the California Department of Fish and Game. For more information about upcoming events and activities please go to www.AguaHedionda.org
Special Olympics Southern California is a nonprofit organization that empowers individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition. It is one of 52 Chapters within the United States and part of Special Olympics, Inc., which serves 3 million athletes in 180 countries worldwide. Pictured with Keith is the 2011 Polar Princess Stefanie Macias. If you would like more information about how you can help please go to their website www.sosc.org
IN THE CLASSROOMI recently surprised a third grade class from Mission Estancia School while they were on a tour of city hall. The City of Carlsbad offers educational tours to local school children. Information and questions were being answered by volunteer City Stuff Teacher Sherri Howard pictured to the right of third grade teacher Janet Baum.
CHILDREN'S DISCOVER MUSEUM
San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum programs and exhibits cultivate school readiness and lifelong learning. As only a children's museum can, SDCDM affirms diverse children as they develop and helps them understand the world they will inherit. Pictured with Keith is Javier Gerrero, Executive Director. More about the museum and how you can help can be found at EscondidoChildrensMuseum.org.