RANCHO SANTA FE — The Rancho Santa Fe Foundaton held an awards ceremony at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe on Nov. 18 to honor the recipients of its 2009 grants.
“It’s our delight in awarding grants to these worthy causes,” Dan Pittard, chairman of the Rancho Santa Fe Foundation, said. “We’re focused on solicited grants only. It’s a very thorough and diligent process.”
Executive Director Christina Wilson gave a special presentation — the Bagnall Award — to Joan Scott of Friends of San Pasqual Academy.
“This is for excellence in philanthropy,” Wilson said.
According to Debbie Anderson, programs manager for the Rancho Santa Fe Foundation, the following attended the event at The Inn and received grants this year: Bill Herrick; Paula Kelly, Monarch School; Debbie Syverson, San Pasqual Academy; John Vreeburg, Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society; Vivien U, Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild; Amber, graduate of San Pasqual Academy; Donna Herrick; Joan Scott, Bagnall Award recipient; Vietca Do; Junior Achievement; Carole Markstein, Friends of San Pasqual Academy; Elyssa Jeter, Junior Achievement; John Ciullo, Scripps Health Encinitas; Brittany Catton, San Diego ASYMCA; Beth Smith, Oceanside Museum of Art; Sarita Fuentes, Monarch School; Dr. Michael Lobatz, Scripps Health Encinitas; Sue Reynolds, Community HousingWorks; Doris Anderson, Elementary Institute of Science; Dan Frye, Students to Soldiers; Tracie Barham, San Diego Botanic Garden; Rusty Frye, Students to Soldiers; Dr. Les Tenney, Students to Soldiers; George Brown, Camp Pendleton ASYMCA; and Karla Winter-Schulz, USO San Diego.