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Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational holds 25th anniversary benefit for UCSD Moores Cancer Center in La Jolla

Patty Maysent (UCSD Health CEO), Dr. Scott Lippman (Moores Cancer Center director), Sam Armstrong (co-founder/co-chair), Valerie Ewell, Dr. Howard Birndorf and Dr. Ivor Royston (Rell Sunn awardees), John Otterson (co-founder/co-chair), Robert ‘Wingnut’ Weaver (honorary chair; surf legend)
Patty Maysent (UCSD Health CEO), Dr. Scott Lippman (Moores Cancer Center director), Sam Armstrong (co-founder/co-chair), Valerie Ewell, Dr. Howard Birndorf and Dr. Ivor Royston (Rell Sunn awardees), John Otterson (co-founder/co-chair), Robert ‘Wingnut’ Weaver (honorary chair; surf legend)
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The 25th anniverary Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational for the Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health was held Aug. 19, 2018 on the beach at Scripps Pier. The event began with dozens of returning wave-catching giants (including Robert “Wingnut” Weaver, Jock Sutherland, Jericho Poppler and Lisa Andersen) paired with a team of four for a friendly surfing competition to help raise funds for Moores Cancer Center. For more details, visit luaulegendsofsurfing.org

 

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Sandip Patel (UCSD medical oncologist), Sally and John Hood, Catriona Jamieson (Moores Cancer Center deputy director), Sheldon Morris (UCSD dean of clinical affairs), Charlie McDermott
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Nancy and Fred Borrelli, Angie Priesendorfer, Lance Peto and Kathryn Murphy
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Capella Sanford Burnham Prebys surf team: Devon Howard, Jeff Timpson, Carl Ware, Denny Sanford, Loni Christiansen, Pat O’Connell (surf legend)
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Barbara Bry (City Council member, District 1), Myrna Naegle, Elizabeth Simmons (UCSD executive vice chancellor), Sekhar Chivukula (UCSD physics professor)
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Surf legends Joe Roper and Hank Warner with Fernando Aguerre (pre-luau VIP party host), Gina Aguerre, Florencia Gomez Gervi
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Christophe and Megan Schilling, Wainwright Fishburn (Moores Cancer Center board member)
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Julie Croner (Moores Cancer Center chief administrative officer), Katie Maysent, Barbara Parker (Moores’ senior deputy director)
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Collette Carson Royston, Aaron Royston, Natalie Royston
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