Senator Brian Jones Hosts Grand Opening of New District Office

Successful Open House Celebration with Over 1,300 Attendees
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Scripps Ranch, CA – Earlier this week, California Senate Minority Leader Brian W. Jones (R-San Diego) hosted a successful grand opening and legislative open house of his new Scripps Ranch office. The event on October 4, 2023, had over 1,300 attendees, including several elected officials and 40 exhibits from community groups and non-profits throughout the district. Click here for photos from the event.

“We are thrilled that the grand opening of my Scripps Ranch office was an enormous success with over 1,300 attendees joining us to learn more about my office and the good work of community groups around the district,” said Leader Jones. “This incredible turnout reflects the strong sense of community and shared purpose that defines our district. I am deeply grateful for the support of our constituents and look forward to continuing our work together.”

During the event, Leader Jones recognized the “Senate District 40 Non-Profit of the Year,” EDUCATE! University City Foundation for Public Schools, which provided over $2 million in supplemental funds for all five University City public schools to support core programming and education of nearly 5,000 students. Click here for EDUCATE!’s Senate Resolution presentation photo.

Leader Jones also recognized the “Senate District 40 Woman of the Year,” Bari Landry Vaz. Vaz is a leader in several Mira Mesa community groups, including serving as the President of the Mira Mesa Town Council and President of the Mira Mesa Community Foundation. Click here for Vaz’s Senate Resolution presentation photo.

The event featured exhibits from several district and regional non-profits and community groups. Click here for a video walkthrough of all the exhibits.

The following community groups had booth exhibits at the event: San Diego Police Officers Association; San Diego County District Attorney’s Office; San Diego Unified School District; San Diego State University; University of California San Diego; Fallbrook Food Pantry; G.I. Film Festival – San Diego; Home of Guiding Hands; Friends of the NRA; Project Next; Scripps Ranch Kiwanis; Southern Caregiver Resource Center; Throughout All Ages Ministry; Elisa Peskin Animal Therapy; Lions, Tigers, and Bears; PWI; MANA de San Diego, North County; East County Transitional Living Center; CAPS Pregnancy Clinics; Pregnancy Care Clinic; Urban Corps of San Diego; Poway Unified School District Community Watch; San Diego Mountain Bikers Association; San Diego Workforce Partnership; Institute for Public Strategies; Election Integrity Project; Sewa International USA; Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA; Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, USA; Salt and Light.

The following local restaurants, businesses, and individuals had booths with donated food for the event: Popeyes; Eastbound Bar & Grill in Lakeside; Hunters of Hendrix Coffee in San Diego; Hilliker’s Ranch Fresh Eggs in Lakeside; SDUSD – Culinary, Health, Engineering, and BioMed Program; Phil’s BBQ; Red White and Bad Ass Brew; Deanna’s Gluten Free; McDonald’s in Santee, Vista, San Marcos, San Diego Midway, Del Mar Heights; Mary’s Donuts in Lakeside; Jackie’s Jams; Crumbl Cookies in Poway; Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling; EDCO Waste & Recycling Services; Republic Services; Takhrai Thai Restaurant in Mira Mesa; Co's Traffic Control, Inc.; Toyota of El Cajon; Old Town Chamber of Commerce; Old Town Mexican Café; Dr. Tamara Hoover’s Fudge.