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Ladies who Lunch

| February 23, 2012 | Parties National

THE PARTY During its annual Beneficiary Luncheon at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, Las Patronas awarded grants up to $36,000 to 12 San Diego nonprofits. THE PLAYERS Las Patronas President Lisa Albanez welcomed attendees, including the 2012 Jewel Ball Chair Elaine Murphy, who announced—drumroll—this year’s Italian theme, “Passeggiata!” Save Aug. 4 for a Roman holiday. THE CAUSE The 2011 Sapphire Jewel Ball raised more than $600,000 for the nonprofits. Well done, ladies. Photography by Vincent Andrunas


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