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Our Inspiring Public Relations Intern: Venecia

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What was your first internship like? Mine involved a lot of sitting in a cubicle and silently willing the clock hands to move faster.

The smiling face in these photos belongs to a high school senior named Venecia. Her first internship was at Mixte, and we had a lot of fun making sure she learned more than the art of counting the passing minutes. Read More

A Case for Public Relations in the San Diego Surf Industry

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Surfing, in all its grace and simple glory, has gracefully and simply changed my life.

As a swimmer and a lifeguard, I’ve always harbored a deep appreciation for the ocean. I’ve helped people ages four through 70 learn to swim and overcome a fear of the water. I spend my days working with organizations that protect our precious coastline (San Diego Coastkeeper, Orange County Coastkeeper, Los Angeles WaterkeeperSurfrider Foundation) and I think the world could learn a lot from them – but that’s another blog post.

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My New Bike and My Longest Ride Ever

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Are you looking to get into riding a bike, but don’t know where to start? I recently transitioned from my trusty— and also rusty—beach cruiser, which could really only get me around my lovely town of Ocean Beach, to a road bike, which can take you much, much further. I work for a communications company built on bicycling, so I thought it may be a good thing to do.

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Celebrating Three Years of Mixte, Kauai Style

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On March 2, 2015, Mixte celebrated its third birthday. Jamie presented each of us with a present of our own – as if working for Mixte for three years wasn’t enough of a gift. The piece of paper read,

“To celebrate our three years and your contributions, I introduce you to the Mixte Adventure Challenge. By August 2015, I’d like for each of you to take one paid day of vacation to have your own Mixte Adventure. You can do anything you’d like. You can volunteer. You can travel. You can take a class. You simply have to choose your own adventure and write about it for our blog.
Thank you for everything you do for Mixte.”

The world was my oyster, and much like this blog, I didn’t know how to begin. So I’m going to do what my friend Lucas suggests, just as the way I began my adventure:

Begin at the beginning.  Read More