Coronado Junior Woman’s Club to Host “A Taste of Coronado” October 11

The Coronado Junior Woman’s Club is hosting their 8th annual “A Taste of Coronado” fundraiser on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm. This is your chance to visit over 30 participating restaurants and businesses around town, each offering a unique and delicious ‘Taste’ for their guests. Many of your favorite stops will return from last year, in addition to a few new participants.

Tastes from 2016 featured items such as surf and turf tacos, coconut shrimp, fried chicken and waffles, sliders, chimichangas, and pennoni vodka. Some provided beverages along the route, including wine and champagne tastes for the 21+ crowd. Others offered desserts like bon bons, cannoli, and tiramisu. Our local chefs are sure to impress us yet again this October.

This four hour experience is the perfect way to spend a fall evening with friends and family. Make your way down Orange Avenue, or start at the Ferry Landing, to enjoy all that Coronado offers. When your feet get tired you can hop on the complimentary trolley to take you to the other side of town. You won’t go home hungry from this event!

Tickets are on sale now. It is advised that you purchase tickets in advance as the event often sells out. Tickets are available online at ATasteofCoronado.com, or in person with cash or check at the Coronado Fitness Club (875 Orange Ave. #201), the Glorietta Bay Inn (1630 Glorietta Blvd), and BE Polished (131 Orange Ave). Tickets are $40.00 through September 15th and $45 from September 16th-October 10th. If there are any remaining tickets on the day of the event they will be available for purchase for $50.00 at either check-in location.

Participants can check-in at Rotary Plaza at the 1000 block of Orange Avenue or the Ferry Landing, 1201 1st St. (intersection of 1st & B Ave). Your purchased ticket will be exchanged for a tasting card that will guide you through this culinary adventure. Don’t miss this opportunity to taste the best of Coronado!

Proceeds from the event will benefit Junior Achievement San Diego and the Coronado Junior Woman’s Club.

Junior Achievement of San Diego County (JA) is a nonprofit that aims to empower young people to own their economic success. JA San Diego has provided life-changing programs to more than 854,000 youth—in the classroom and after school—to foster an understanding of how the “real world” works. To ensure youth are prepared for their future, JA teaches them how to get a job, start a business and how to manage money. During the 2015/2016- school year, JA of San Diego served more than 61,800 students, K-12. You can find more information on JA San Diego at jasandiego.org
CJWC logoCoronado Junior Woman’s Club has a mission to unite together women who are dedicated to enhancing the spirit of Coronado through educational, civic and philanthropic services. CJWC’s fundraising efforts support numerous local beneficiaries each year, including Coronado Schools, Miracle League, girl scouts, and many more. CJWC also awards two scholarships each spring to graduating female seniors at Coronado High School who embody the club’s values.

For further information, please go to www.atasteofcoronado.com.

 

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Originally from upstate New York, Dani Schwartz has lived in Coronado since 1996. She and her husband Harry are thrilled to call Coronado home and raise their two children here. In her free time enjoys reading, hitting the gym and walking her dog around the “island”. Have news to share? Send tips, story ideas or letters to the editor to: manager@coronadotimes.com