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Business sponsors sought for Literary Luncheon

The American Assn. of University Women-Laguna Beach is looking for businesses to sponsor tables at the 24th annual Literary Luncheon, to be held at 11 a.m. March 19 at the Surf & Sand Resort, according to a news statement from the group.

The luncheon will feature three women authors: Tatjana Soli, "The Lotus Eaters"; Julia Amante, "Evenings at the Argentine Club"; and Lisa Napoli, "Radio Shangri-La". Scholarship money raised at the luncheon supports the group's mission of empowering women and girls through education.

In the spring, scholarships will be awarded to two Laguna Beach High School seniors; three women returning to college, one each at Saddleback Community College, Laguna College of Art and Design and UC Irvine; and funds will be given to 10 middle school girls to attend Tech Trek, a summer science camp.

For a $1,000 donation, businesses can get a reserved table for 10 at the event; recognition on the AAUW-LB website, on event posters and in the program; and a three-quarter page ad in the program. For more information, contact event chairwoman Kimberly Salter at (949) 230-1169.


More staff and services at The Well

The Well personal training studio has added two personal trainers and expanded its list of services, according to owner Brian Wisely.

Stephanie Darnall Chapel, Laguna Beach local and former LBHS and collegiate volleyball player, has joined The Well as a certified personal trainer, specializing in women's sports specific conditioning. Elizabeth Goodheart, CPT and former owner and founder of The Art of Fitness, has returned to Laguna after a stint as a trainer in Bend, Ore. She specializes in functional fitness and core conditioning.

The Well is at 610 N. Coast Hwy., Suite 200. For more information, call (949) 715-0311 or visit

—Compiled by Cindy Frazier

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