Optimist Club honored by Rady

Rady Children’s Hospital recently honored the Del Mar-Solana Beach Optimist Club with an appreciation plaque for its Teddy Bear/Activity Bag program.

Dawn Ivy, community development officer for Rady, presented the plaque to club President Charles Pease during a dinner meeting. Audrey Eller, chairwoman of the Childhood Cancer Campaign, also presented Ivy with a $1,000 check for the hospital’s HOPES Fund.