La Jollans Irwin and Joan Jacobs to receive Neil Morgan Award


Irwin and Joan Jacobs of La Jolla are among the individuals to be honored Thursday, May 23 at the 11th annual Visionary Awards presented at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. The Jacobs will receive the 2013 Neil Morgan Award for Lifetime Achievement, named for another La Jolla resident, former newspaper editor Neil Morgan.

Also being honored are Dr. Elizabeth “Betty” Jones, founder of the Foundation for the Children of the California; Malin Burnham, Bill Geppert, Bob Kelly and Peter MacCracken of Our of Greater San Diego Vision, a framework designed to capture the community’s vision for the future of our region; Bruce Boland, Thella Bowens and Robert Gleason of the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority; and Tijuana Mayor Carlos Bustamante and former San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders.

The recipient of the Community Spotlight Award will be announced at the event. For ticket information, visit or call (619) 280-5323.