Five La Jolla women are among the 2010 Women of Dedication

The 15 Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary honorees include Enid Allen, Marla Black, Teresa Figueredo Doyle, Vicki Eddy, Joan Embery, Reena Horowiz, Carol LeBeau, Fary Moini, Cindy Olmstead, Dr. Emerald Randolph, Cathy Richman, Sara Jane Sayer, Carol Vassiliadis, Lynne Wheeler and Carolyn Yorston-Wellcome. Photos by Susan DeMaggio

The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary presented its 2010 Women of Dedication at an afternoon tea on Nov. 4 at the La Jolla home of Diane Bell. The 15 women chosen by the Auxiliary (five of whom are from La Jolla) are being honored as “selfless volunteers who donate their time or resources to help others in need.”

A Women of Dedication Luncheon, “Fifteen Fantasticks,” will be held in their honor on Feb. 24 at the Sheraton Hotel on Harbor Island. Mother-daughter team Yvonne Larsen and Chris Andrews are co-chairing the 46th annual luncheon, which will begin at 10:30 a.m. with boutiques and a silent auction. Lunch, a mini-live auction and an awards presentation will follow at noon. Registration is $95 at (858) 459-5435. Proceeds will benefit local programs of the Salvation Army.

La Jolla honorees and their causes:

  • Teresa Figueredo Doyle: Shepherds the foundation ”Friends of the Poor”
  • Carolyn Yorston Wellcome: “Gourmet foodie” who lends her cooking skills to community events, and to those who are ill
  • Vicki Eddy: Fundraising volunteer, director
  • Reena Horowitz: Philanthropist and co-founder of the Fishman Fund of the Burnham Institute for Medical Research
  • Fary Moini: Built a school for girls in Jalalabad, Afghanisten

Five La Jolla residents are among the honorees. They are, from left, Teresa Figueredo Doyle, Carolyn Yorston Wellcome, Vicki Eddy, Reena Horowitz and Fary Moini.


Tea Chairs Kate Engler and Karen Powell


Joy Frye and Betty Brayshay


The afternoon’s 90-degree heat has guests enjoying the patio


Tea table hostess Marleen Shook (left) with honoree Sara Jane Sayer


Before the program, guests are treated to a table of tea and desserts

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Posted by Halie Johnson on Nov 16, 2010. Filed under Life, Social Photo Galleries. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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