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 Founder Jennifer Ables Steps Down; Interim Executive Director Appointed     The Board of Directors and Founder Jennifer Ables are excited to announce the appointment of USMC David Murcio as Interim Executive Director of Soldiers Who Salsa; leading the non-profit into its next chapter of impact.   Assisting Mr. Murcio…
  MEDIA ADVISORY - AUGUST 1, 2016   Soldiers Who Salsa (SWS) today announced that the organization’s Executive Director, Jennifer Ables, has been named a finalist for San Diego Magazine’s 2016 Woman of the Year Awards. All finalists will be featured in San Diego Magazine’s September issue, which comes out…

SWS Announces Grant from DVNF

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 00:00
SAN DIEGO, CA (May 31, 2016) Soldiers Who Salsa (SWS) today announced a $10,000 grant award from the Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) that will be used to fund our current nationwide programs as well as secure the launch of an additional 4 programs in 2016. These planned locations include…

Happy 6 years SWS!

Thursday, 07 April 2016 00:00
It's been 6 fabulous years for SWS! We grow another year older today - and we are not complaining about the age! In the past 6 years we have grown from our first fledgling program at Naval Medical Center San Diego, to having 14 programs nationwide - with several more…
Thank you to everyone who came out to support SWS in Dallas at the 16th Annual Crawfish Broil. We would like to take this space to thank Matt Ayres and Triple Threat Cowboy for again choosing Soldiers Who Salsa as the beneficiary. Despite the weather - tornado anyone? - we…
  SAN DIEGO, CA (April 12, 2014) The arts have long been one of the most effective tools we have to help veterans regain a sense of themselves after returning from combat, or any other trauma from their years of military service. On May 16, Soldiers Who Salsa (SWS) will…

Salsa Dura Military Appreciation Night

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 19:30
  Soldiers Who Salsa and Vaya Entertainment, with support from Jazz 88.3 FM and SoCal Staging and Design, present Salsa Dura! Military Appreciation Night on March 7 at Queen Bee's Arts and Cultural Center in San Diego, CA. Doors will open at 7:30, with a salsa lesson at 8p.m. Then Conjunto…

SWS announces grant award from DAV

Friday, 12 December 2014 21:26
San Diego, CA (December 15, 2014) Soldiers Who Salsa (SWS) today announced a $15,000 grant award from the DAV Charitable Service Trust that will be used to launch a new program in Philadelphia, PA in the first quarter of 2015. The Trust is dedicated to empowering veterans to lead hiqh-quality…

We did it! Triple Your Impact 2014 Success

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 00:00
  Thanks to you, our wonderful supporters, we were able to raise $10,125 during our Triple Your Impact campaign, surpassing our goal of $10,000! On September 8, Willis Allen Real Estate in Southern California held their 4th Annual "We Support the Troops" Charity Golf Tournament where SWS was again honored…

30 Days to Triple Your Impact 2014

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 13:28
We are once again incredibly blessed with a generous gift from an anonymous donor IF we meet the 30 Day Challenge! Last year our goal was $8,000 and this donor contributed an additional $25,000! Seeing our growth and desired expansion plans, the bar was raised ever so slightly this year…
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