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Lorena Figueroa is a San Diego native. She owns a language translation company, as well as a Pilates studio. She is a member of the Junior League of San Diego, and is very involved in their fundraising and volunteer activities.
She keeps mentally and physically active with travel, cooking, reading, writing and charity work. She looks forward to sharing her love of San Diego with Miss A readers.

Recap: Junior League Of San Diego’s Show Your Love Fundraiser

On Thursday, February 7 at 7 p.m., the Junior League of San Diego in collaboration with The Tavern in Coronado hosted their annual charity fund raiser, Show Your Love, benefiting transitional age foster youth and Just In Time. The fundraiser collected gift cards for several retailers throughout the county in exchange for raffle tickets. The gift cards will then be distributed to transitional age foster youth in order to help them buy personal items they will need.

John Davodi with San Diego Junior League Members at The Tavern in Coronado, CA.

John Davodi with San Diego Junior League Members at The Tavern in Coronado, CA.

The event was held at The Tavern in Coronado, which created quite a great ambiance. The opportunity drawings were also fabulous. They included day trips, massages, restaurant gift cards and much more. The event also catered to a VIP area which gave guests the opportunity to enjoy free appetizers, a courtesy bottle of wine and cup cakes.

Generous donations from local merchants made for a wonderful silent auction table.

Generous donations from local merchants made for a wonderful silent auction table.

The evening was harmonized by singer/songwriter Thomas Giglio who provided a beautiful voice to accompany a grand event. The event was well organized and provided for a very generous philanthropic atmosphere.

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