Recognizing Awakening Giants for making a positive impact in the San Diego community

SAN DIEGO, Calif., (January 26, 2023) – San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institutions, is proud to present the fourth quarter 2022 George Chamberlin Community Leadership Award to Awakening Giants. They were selected for their positive impact on the San Diego community. The award recognizes individuals and organizations that devote their time, talents, and resources to helping others make San Diego a better place to live.
Awakening Giants is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in San Diego, Calif. Their mission is to provide information, education, and outreach that empowers and helps people develop a strong mind, heart, and soul. Awakening Giants encourages individuals to awaken their gifts to share their talents with others. Their goal is to inspire every person to be a giant in their everyday lives and achieve more.
“We commend Awakening Giants for being selected as this quarter’s recipient of the 2022 George Chamberlin Community Leadership Award,” said Teresa Campbell, SDCCU president, and CEO. “We congratulate their hard work and outreach to the community and applaud the amazing work they do.”
The life of longtime KOGO personality George Chamberlin was defined by doing the right thing. During his life, George's positive outlook, integrity, and generosity touched many people. By doing the right thing day-to-day, George created a legacy that is being honored through the George Chamberlin Leadership Award. Along with his leadership and legacy, Chamberlin was also a renowned financial expert and provided a wealth of financial and business news updates to the Southern California community. Chamberlin presented financial wellness workshops for SDCCU for a number of years, offering his expertise to help educate members of the community on a variety of topics, including budgeting, investments, and retirement planning. The community can submit a nomination quarterly at
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