Santa Cruz CORE is passionate about being involved in all aspects of our community. To receive a donation or sponsorship, please complete the following form and submit your application to firstname.lastname@example.org. While we would love to be involved in every event, it’s not always possible. We will be sure to notify you promptly via e-mail or by phone.
Nicole Strong, a native of Santa Cruz County, received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication from the University of California, Davis in 2007. After nearly 10 years of experience in customer service and management, she joined the Santa Cruz CORE Events and Community Outreach team in May 2016. Nicole spends her days working behind the scenes to track our various marketing efforts and their effect on CORE’s monthly goals, as well as copywriting and editing content and managing the purchase of goods and apparel. In her free time, Nicole enjoys cooking, taking barre and spin classes and spending time with her husband, as well as their dog and two cats.
Nick Navin, an Iowa native, attended the University of Iowa where he earned a degree in Entrepreneurial Management in 2016. He relocated to Santa Cruz, California in early 2017 and joined CORE’s event team shortly after.
Nick’s friendly nature and positive attitude allow him to thrive at CORE events. From chamber mixers to the annual Santa Cruz Paddlefest competition, Nick can be found making connections and educating the community about CORE’s integrative wellness center.
In his free time, Nick enjoys surfing, attending sporting events, mountain biking and spending time with friends. He plans to continue living the California Dream for as long as possible.