Entries by Jim Wiese

MURAL TO HIGHLIGHT ESCONDIDO CULTURE

A mural, depicting the history and culture of Escondido, has been completed and is now open to the public. The Wall Speaks is at the ECCDC Lorraine Boyce campus on 9th Avenue.  The painting was created  by local artist Leslie Mayer and Cindy Peters.  Pictures of the unveiling are on the main page of our […]

COMMUNITY HONORS BOB & MARION WILSON

The Escondido Community honored philanthropist Bob & Marion Wilson on Bob’s 90th Birthday.  The event, co-sponsored by ECCDC and the Escondido Charitable Foundation, was held at Escondido High School. Over 300 people attended to honor the couple who have given generously to many non-profits in the Escondido community.   ECCDC Executive Director Jim Wiese and Escondido […]

7TH ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC – APRIL 24 AT TWIN OAKS

The 7th Annual ECCDC Golf Classic will take place on April 24 at the Twin Oaks Golf Course in San Marcos.  Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the Developmental Specialist Program, which focuses on the development of the child in cognitive, motor, adaptive, communications and social/emotional skills.  These are valuable services in the early […]

FAMILIES HAVE FUN AT CRAFT NIGHT

One of the most special nights of the year at ECCDC is our Holiday Craft Night.  The entire family enjoyed a delicious spaghetti dinner, desserts and then off to the classrooms to make a variety of Holiday ornaments and crafts.      

ESCONDIDO EAST ROTARY HELPS SANTA

Members of the Escondido East Rotary Club lent a helping hand to Santa by packing over 200 holiday stockings for the children at ECCDC.  For over 40 years the East Rotarian’s have provided stockings filled with goodies.  Santa and the Rotarian’s will deliver the stockings on Dec. 7.  Thank you Escondido East for your generosity.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

ECCDC SITES HOLD ANNUAL ASQ NIGHTS

Children and Parents attended the Annual Ages and States Questionnaire (ASQ) night on our ECCDC campuses.  Parents engaged with their children and teachers to complete the questionnaires.  The data will help our teachers develop lessons plans which meet the needs of the children they work with. A large turnout of parents enjoyed a spaghetti dinner […]

8TH ANNUAL TOTS ‘N TRUCKS OCTOBER 13 AT KIT CARSON

The 8th Annual Tots ‘N Trucks event, presented by ECCDC and the Escondido East Rotary Club will take place on Saturday, October 13 at Kit Carson Park in Escondido.  Admission is FREE!! The event title sponsors are Sculpt Nouveau and County of San Diego through a grant awarded by County Supervisor Kristen Gaspar. Military, Police, […]