Partnership News

Balboa Park Cultural Partnership Welcomes the San Diego Botanical-Garden Foundation as New Member

San Diego, Calif. — (June 18, 2014) — The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership (BPCP) is pleased to welcome its newest Associate Member, the San Diego Botanical-Garden Foundation. This new member takes the number of arts, cultural and science institutions represented by BPCP to 28.

“We are delighted to welcome the Botanical-Garden Foundation,” said Peter Comiskey, BPCP Executive Director.

Sustainability Program Looking for LEED Intern to Join the Team

The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is looking for a university intern to support the Sustainability Program’s LEED initiatives at three Balboa Park multi-tenant buildings.  The Balboa Park LEED intern will assist building tenants to document green purchasing compliance in the Materials and Resource category of the LEED 2009 Existing Building: Operations + Maintenance rating system.

A Great Success in Home Energy Savings

Balboa Park and City of San Diego employees and volunteers came together on Thursday, March 20 for an exclusive energy-savings event.  Residential use LED light bulbs and energy- and water-efficient shower heads were offered at substantial discounts. 

This was a fun and interesting way to learn more about energy efficiency savings and LED technology for your home.

 

See photos from the event!

Park News

Balboa Park Explorer Named Best of the Best in San Diego!

The Balboa Park Explorer made San Diego Magazine's Best of San Diego 2014 List.

The publication described the Annual Explorer as "Best bang for your buck," and "Genius."

 

Balboa Park Explorer in the Top 20!

San Diego Magazine names Balboa Park Explorer in 20 Reasons to Love San Diego!

Check it out!   http://www.sandiegomagazine.com/San-Diego-Magazine/February-2014/20-Reasons-to-Love-San-Diego/

 

BPCP Executive Director Honored as one of UT's "People to Watch in 2014"

Peter Comiskey, BPCP Executive Director, is named one of the UT San Diego's "People to Watch in 2014.'

Events

Sustainability Partners' Breakfast

A Welcome Program of the Sustainability Showcase and Expo
Prado Ballroom, House of Hospitality
1549 El Prado San Diego, CA 92101
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 9:00am - 10:30am
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

The BPCP Sustainability Partners' Breakfast is an event that brings together San Diego community and Park partners to build awareness on current sustainability and energy issues and to recognize BPCP members for their outstanding work in the field of sustainability.  Registration and breakfast open at 8:30 a.m.

This event requires advance registration.  Space is limited.

 

BPCP Sustainability Showcase and Expo

The Partners' Breakfast will be at a different location
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 10:00am - 3:30pm

The BPCP Sustainability Showcase and Expo is an annual event that brings together San Diego community and Park stakeholders to build awareness on current sustainability issues. Through multiple channels of participation and networking, attendees make connections of how these issues are being addressed in Balboa Park.

This event is open and free to the public. A sustainable lunch will be available for purchase by Urban Eats!

 

Nonprofit Leadership and Management Information Session

Theater Gallery
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Description
The Nonprofit Leadership and Management master's program at USD will give you the skills that you need to take your career to the next level. 86% of our alums get a promotions or a raise after graduation and 100% would recommend this program to a colleague. Attend this information session to find your path to greatness.

SDEEG Evaluates Visions Art Museum: Contemporary Quilts + Textiles

Visions Art Museum
Liberty Station
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Explore Quilt Visions 2014: The Sky's the Limit at Visions Art Museum on Friday, November 7 with the San Diego Exhibit and Evaluators Group. We will meet with the Executive Director, Beth Smith, and learn more about their exhibitions on a self-guided tour of the gallery.