Hospice of the North Coast (HNC) hosted “A Vision Realized” Friends and Founders appreciation brunch on Nov. 17 in Carlsbad. During the event, three awards were bestowed: Loretta Ames Award to William Gumpert (posthumous); Founders Award to Connie McIntire; Heart of Hospice Award to Knox and June Williams. The following honorees were also recognized for their contributions: Mary Jane Boyd, Dr. Robert and Jaleh Brunst; Father Paul Camm (posthumous); Kay Cogswell, LCSW; Mary Eacott, RN, MSN; Father Michel Gagnon (posthumous); Keator Hayes; LeAyn Ingels; Scott Johnson; David Kulchin; Andre “Toni” Leightag (posthumous); Colleen O’Harra; Ruth Joy Orner, PhD; Anne Portante Speraw and Ray Taylor (posthumous).
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