Volume 8, Issue 79  |  October 3, 2023SubscribeAdvertise

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They came, they listened and learned, and they conquered: Presenting the 8th graduating class of the Distinguished Citizen Program

Wednesday evening, May 31, the Distinguished Citizen Program (DCP) graduated their 8th class. The DCP is offered by the non-profit philanthropic organization Newport Beach Foundation as a means to “strengthen the current and future community leadership through education, research and advocacy thereby enhancing the quality of life for all residents and visitors.”

The program, spread over five weekday evenings throughout the month of May, included presentations by a number of community leaders and organizations.

These graduates join an “exceptional” list of 196 individuals who have previously graduated from DCP.

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The eighth graduating class of the City’s Distinguished Citizen Program

The new graduates are Gia Ancone, Lindsay Baumhefner, Curt Black, Heather Boland, Erika Carson, Michael Cavner, Christopher Collins, Bobby B. Darvish, Luca Fasulo, Kris Grewal, Kelly Gwin, Grady Howe, Heather Ignatin, Ashley Johnson, Erica Keane, Rachel Krebs, Alexandra Law, Matt Lightner, Amy Long, Catherine Lowe, Michael Lyons, Chris Manderino, Nikki Martin, Alex Maslin, Vanessa Moore, Nick Pardini, Philip Puhek, James Saunders, Kimberly Saunders, Andrew Wood, Josh Zeyak and Trent Zimmerman.

To find out more about DCP and future class offerings, go to www.nb-foundation.org.

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