Vail’s Dr. Steadman wins Spirit of Betty Ford Award |

Vail’s Dr. Steadman wins Spirit of Betty Ford Award

Vail Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado
Vail Daily file photoVail's Dr. Richard Steadman will receive Spirit of Betty Ford Award at a ceremony at Donovan Pavilion on Aug. 13

VAIL ” Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail, Colorado has named Dr. Richard Steadman this year’s recipient of the Spirit of Betty Ford Award.

Steadman is a founder of the world-renowned Steadman Hawkins Clinic based in Vail.

The Alpine Gardens created this award to recognize an individual in the Vail Valley whose spirit and character exemplifies that of former first lady Betty Ford, who was the first recipient of the award.

Betty Ford and her husband, the late former president Gerald Ford, had a home in the Vail Valley and were heavily involved in the community for many years.

Steadman will receive the award at a ceremony on Aug. 13 at the Donovan Pavilion in Vail. For more information, or to purchase tickets to the event, contact the Gardens at 970-476-0103 x3.

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