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ElderHelp, Networkcar, Rady Children’s Hospital Receive Recognition

ElderHelp of San Diego’s Aging as Ourselves program was selected as one of six recipients of the 2007 Healthcare and Aging Award from the American Society of Aging in collaboration with the Pfizer Medical Humanities Initiative.

The awards were given to organizations that demonstrate high-quality, innovative programs to enhance functioning and health-related quality of life.

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Go Red For Women, sponsored by the American Heart Association, was scheduled to be held Feb. 2 at the Hotel del Coronado. The family of local physician Susan Mahler was honored as the 2007 Go Red For Women Legacy Family. Four years ago, Dr. Mahler was diagnosed with congestive heart failure, and underwent valve replacement surgery. She is currently on the University of California, Los Angeles list for heart transplants. The annual Go Red event is sponsored nationwide by Macy’s stores and Pfizer Inc.

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Networkcar has received the 2006 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation in the field of automotive emissions monitoring.

Networkcar was recognized for its outstanding remote smog-check technology that continuously monitors vehicle emissions and sends reports wirelessly to vehicle owners.

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The Premier Realty and Financial Group of Chula Vista has been honored with the Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics in the small-business category.

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Rady Children’s Hospital was selected by Child Magazine as one of the top 25 of 200 children’s hospitals in the nation. The hospital’s orthopedics department placed in the top five of hospitals surveyed in the annual listing by the publication.

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A Reason To Survive celebrated the opening of the Pat D’Arrigo Arts Center at the NTC Promenade on Jan. 26. Founder Matt D’Arrigo named the center after his mother who died from cancer. In July 2001, he started the nonprofit to provide free art instruction to children facing adversity in San Diego County. ARTS serves 3,500 children at 14 locations in the county.

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On Feb. 24, the Sulpizio Family Cardiovascular Center at UC San Diego will present Peter Farrell, the founding chairman of ResMed Inc., with the “Heart of San Diego Award.” Farrell is a longtime member of the Cardiovascular Center Board and is an ardent supporter of research and programs that fight heart disease.

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The Museum of Contemporary Art celebrated the opening of its new downtown building at 1100 Kettner Blvd. on Jan. 21 with Mayor Jerry Sanders participating as the highlight of the dedication ceremonies. The Jacobs and Copley buildings thus become a major arts venue, with large-scale space for art next to the Santa Fe Depot. The other space at 1001 Kettner Blvd. will remain open for future exhibitions.


Please send Kudos information to Stacey Bengtson at

sbengtson@sdbj.com

or San Diego philanthropist Joyce Glazer at

jglazer@sdbj.com

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