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Marti Emerald to be honored at April 22 roast

Marti Emerald

SAN DIEGO — Former San Diego City Councilmember Marti Emerald will be roasted Saturday evening, April 22, at an event sponsored by the City Heights Community Development Corporation from 6 to 9 p.m. at the [email protected] located at 4350 El Cajon Boulevard.

Emerald, who spent eight years on the city council, was described by the City Heights group as ” being “instrumental in making local parks and streets safer, adding hundreds of street lights and working with community members on many neighborhood projects.”

A television “trouble shooter” before her election to the City Counci, Emeralds roasters will include Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzales Fletcher; La Maestra CEO Zara Marelian; United Taxi Workers President Mikhail Hussein; United Way CEO Rabbi Laurie Coskey, and San Diego School Board Trustee Richard Barrera.

Tickets for the roast of Emerald, who is a member of the Jewish community, cost $75 for reserved table seating and $50 for belly bar, standing area tickets. Dinner, wine and local beer are included in the ticket price, with proceeds going to the City Heights Community Development Corporation.

Preceding based on information provided by the City Heights Community Development Corporation

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