Virginia Morrison and her adopted dog, Citra, at Second Chance Beer Company. Morrison has helped raise thousands of dollars as well as awareness of the need for dog fostering and dog rescuing since opening her award-winner brewery in 2015. Photo by Torie Berkel.

Former Attorney Morrison Pursues Her Passion

Providing second chances comes first for Virginia Morrison. Morrison is co-founder and CEO of Second Chance Beer Company, the Carmel Mountain-headquartered craft brew business that champions dogs in shelters and with rescue organizations, using the award-winning brewery’s means to find forever homes for the animals.

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Virginia Morrison and her adopted dog, Citra, at Second Chance Beer Company. Morrison has helped raise thousands of dollars as well as awareness of the need for dog fostering and dog rescuing since opening her award-winner brewery in 2015. Photo by Torie Berkel.

Former Attorney Morrison Pursues Her Passion

Providing second chances comes first for Virginia Morrison. Morrison is co-founder and CEO of Second Chance Beer Company, the Carmel Mountain-headquartered craft brew business that champions dogs in shelters and with rescue organizations, using the award-winning brewery’s means to find forever homes for the animals.

Chamber Names 2022 Small Business Award Winners

The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce celebrated small businesses and their significant contributions to our communities and regional economy through the Small Business Awards.

Nominate Now - Top 50 Latino Leaders of Influence 2022

NOMINATION DEADLINE: Monday, September 12, 2022 @ 5pm PST

CCDC Hits Milestone in Chula Vista

Community Congregational Development Corporation (CCDC) has reached a $6 million grant milestone in pursuit of its mission to serve and support the physical, social, psychological and spiritual health and well-being of older adults.

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