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The City of Irvine appreciates the service of the following honoree:

Wall of Recognition
Joan Irvine Smith
Advocate and Philanthropist
Joan Irvine Smith is recognized for her efforts, which led to The Irvine Company donating to the University of California Board of Regents 1,000 acres of land, which later became the campus of UCI. She continued to benefit the community through philanthropy, environmental activism, and promotion of landscape preservation by exhibiting the works of California Impressionist painters at the Irvine Museum.