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Carlsbad nonprofit ConnectMed helps patients in Tijuana and Ensenada

Naomi Lowe (right) works on playful speech therapy exercises with a child in Tijuana in early March as part of a ConnectMed volunteer work day. (ConnectMed photo)

North Coast Current

April 4, 2019

Carlsbad-based nonprofit ConnectMed International is set to host a day offering free medical support and reconstructive surgery for patients in underserved communities of Ensenada on May 5, following a similar event in March in Tijuana, the organization announced.

A good gut feeling: Fermentation, food are focus of Encinitas event

Visitors to the fifth annual San Diego Fermentation Festival in Encinitas on Feb. 17 could sample foods such as pickled cabbage by the Fermenters Club, which held the event at Leichtag Commons. (Photo by Lauren J. Mapp)

Lauren J. Mapp

March 6, 2019

The Fermenters Club held its fifth annual San Diego Fermentation Festival at the Leichtag Commons farm in Encinitas on Feb. 17. Festivalgoers were able to learn how to make their own apple ginger sauerkraut in take-home demo jars at a hands-on table and nibble on samples of products from local artisan producers of fermented products.

Carlsbad nonprofit ConnectMed helps open training facility in Vietnam

A new plastic surgery training facility at Hue University in Vietnam has opened with the help of Carlsbad-based nonprofit ConnectMed International. (ConnectMed photo)

North Coast Current

January 16, 2019

Carlsbad-based nonprofit ConnectMed International kicked off 2019 by helping to launch a plastic surgery training facility in Vietnam, the organization announced Jan. 15.

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