Tag: SESLOC Spotlight

SESLOC spotlight shines a light on the local business and nonprofits that help make the Central Coast the best place to live.

Softec

SESLOC Spotlight: Softec

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live. Softec is a Central Coast-based nonprofit software and technology association. Board member Bob Dumouchel explains how this organization supports local innovation by creating networking and educational opportunities: Softec Industry: Nonprofit Serving the Central Coast since: 1996 How many employees? 0… Read more »

SESLOC Spotlight Literacy for Life

SESLOC Spotlight: Literacy for Life

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live. Literacy for Life is a nonprofit that offers free, one-on-one English literacy programs to adults in San Luis Obispo County. Bernadette Bernardi, Executive Director, explains how volunteer tutors support literacy in our community: Literacy for Life Industry: Nonprofit Serving the… Read more »

SLO County Housing Trust Fund

SESLOC Spotlight: San Luis Obispo County Housing Trust Fund

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live. The San Luis Obispo County Housing Trust Fund is a nonprofit that works with developers, other nonprofits, and government agencies to increase the supply of affordable housing in San Luis Obispo County. Directors Tom Sherman and Vivian Krug Cotton explain… Read more »

PRYAC

SESLOC Spotlight: Paso Robles Youth Arts Center

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live. The Paso Robles Youth Arts Center provides a unique creative outlet in our community, offering free hands-on afterschool classes on topics ranging from dance to STEAM. Emily Jagger, Development Director & Interim Executive Director, explains how the Center fosters creative… Read more »

SESLOC Spotlight SLOCM

SESLOC Spotlight: SLO Children’s Museum

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live. The San Luis Obispo Children’s Museum supports growing minds with hands-on activities for kids to learn by doing — and by providing resources and programs for at-home learning. Michelle Jenkins, Executive Director, explains how the nonprofit museum guides learning through… Read more »

Son Care Foundation

SESLOC Spotlight: Son Care Foundation

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live. The Son Care Foundation provides practical mentorship opportunities in our community and works with the incarcerated to train service dogs for veterans and first responders struggling with PTSD. Learn more about this nonprofit’s unique programs: Son Care Foundation Industry: Nonprofit… Read more »

Turtle & Tortoise Rescue

SESLOC Spotlight: Turtle and Tortoise Rescue of Arroyo Grande

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live. The Turtle and Tortoise Rescue of Arroyo Grande has rescued an estimated 5,000 turtles, tortoises, and other animals in need of a caring and protected home over the past 30 years. Jeff Dobbs explains how the nonprofit sanctuary supports animals… Read more »

SESLOC Spotlight

SESLOC Spotlight: Ecologistics

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live. Ecologistics is a homegrown nonprofit promoting environmental sustainability through education and community partnerships. Stacey Hunt, CEO, explains how this group of passionate volunteers boosts local conservation efforts: Ecologistics Industry: Nonprofit Serving the Central Coast since: 2010 How many employees? None,… Read more »

SESLOC Spotlight SLO Hospice

SESLOC Spotlight: Hospice of San Luis Obispo County

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast community so incredible. Hospice of San Luis Obispo County provides unique and essential support services for community members facing a life-limiting illness, end of life, or grief. Shannon McOuat, Executive Director, explains how community volunteers provide support: Hospice of San Luis Obispo County Industry: Nonprofit… Read more »

EVC

SESLOC Spotlight: Economic Vitality Corp

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live. The Economic Vitality Corp is a local nonprofit providing economic development services and business resources throughout San Luis Obispo County. Maria Kelly, Interim Executive Director, explains how the EVC supports the local business community: Economic Vitality Corp Industry: Nonprofit Serving… Read more »