Outstanding Volunteers honored at 12th Annual Distinguished Achievement Awards


Community members recently gathered at the Del Mar Country Club for the 12th Annual Distinguished Achievement Awards, presented by the Circle of Life 100 in celebration of the completion of the Campaign for Scripps Encinitas. This eight-year effort raised over $50 million supporting the largest building expansion in the history of Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. During the Aug. 3 evening event, nine distinguished volunteer leaders were honored for their support and commitment throughout the campaign. Each played a critical role in this tremendous accomplishment.

The honorees recognized were: Janice Riggins, chair of the Circle of Life and member of the Community Advisory Board; Ruby Edman, chair of the Community Advisory Board (CAB); Paul Ecke III, Chair of the Kitchen Cabinet; Kevin Crawford, city manager for the City of Carlsbad; the La Costa Glen Retirement Community; Nina Eaton, member of the Community Advisory Board and Healing Arts Collection fund champion; Scripps Encinitas physicians Randall Goskowicz M.D., anesthesiologist and current co-medical director of surgery, Michael Lobatz M.D., medical director of the rehabilitation center, and Eric Lovell MD, chairman of the emergency department.

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