Please join us for our complimentary Welcome Back Coffee on Friday, September 16, 2022, from 10am-12pm @ the FBR clubhouse

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Founded in 1983, Las Damas is a neighborhood women’s social and philanthropic club providing Fairbanks Ranch residents an opportunity to socialize with their neighbors while enjoying the beauty of the clubhouse and lake.

Please join us for our complimentary Annual Welcome Back Coffee on Friday, September 16, 2022, from 10am-12pm at the FBR clubhouse. This free event is specifically for past, current and prospective members of Las Damas de Fairbanks.

Become a member of Las Damas and enjoy a new social event on the 3rd Friday of the month. To sign-up, please go to

In the past, our speakers have included FBR residents Scripps MD Anderson Oncologist Dr. Tom Buchholz, Bonnie Fletcher of the SD History Center, and renowned musician Sylvia Re’. 

Other member events have featured a Trish McEvoy make-up specialist, a cooking demo at Dolce’s restaurant, and a presentation by local animal sanctuary Lions, Tigers & Bears. Las Damas also hosts the annual Holiday Boutique and the annual Garden & Landscaping Tour. 

In addition, Las Damas promotes local charities such as Feeding San Diego, Vision of Children, DreamKeepers, and the Birch Aquarium. If you are interested in becoming a guest speaker or have a charity you would like to promote, please let us know.

On behalf of the Board of Las Damas, we hope you join this fun and diverse group of women within our community. 

Best regards,

Melia Fuller, President


Upcoming Events

  • Welcome Back Coffee Sept. 16, 2022 @ 10AM-12PM
    Sep 16, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    San Diego, 16401 Circa Del Norte, San Diego, CA 92127, USA
    Please join us for our complimentary Annual Welcome Back Coffee on Friday, September 16, 2022, from 10am-12pm at the FBR clubhouse. This free event is specifically for past, current and prospective members of Las Damas de Fairbanks.
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Become A Member of Las Damas De Fairbanks! Open to all residents of Fairbanks Ranch. 

MEMBERSHIP is only $75/year

To join, please send your $75 check for the 2022-2023 Annual Membership fee to Las Damas at P.O. Box 8263, Rancho Santa Fe, CA  92067.

Please make checks payable to Las Damas de Fairbanks.

To pay by VENMO @fullerml or use QR code/button below.

To pay by credit card, please click on

Whether you pay with check or Venmo, please include this information:

*Member’s Name

*Lot Number      

*Email address

(    ) Yes, I am interested in being a guest speaker at a Las Damas event &/or I have a favorite charity that I would like promote. If “yes”, please tell us more about your ideas.


Las Damas de Fairbanks Board

A Neighborhood Philanthropic Women's Group est. 1983

At Las Damas de Fairbanks, we are raising funds and promoting initiatives to help those who need it most. With an array of local San Diego fundraising events and volunteer projects, we welcome you, the residents of Fairbanks Ranch neighborhood, to join our endeavors aimed at making the world a better place. The easiest way to support our organization is to use Amazonsmile when you place your regular orders.

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2021-2022 Board Members


Melia Fuller



Susan Thompson



Alexis Ranglas-Behseta

Co-Vice President


Solveig Bassham



Romina Notarainni



Diane Dale



Sharon Masek



Avril Hibberd



Karen Ziskin

Greeter & Hospitality


Julie Feld



Melissa D'Amour

Co-Vice President


Vickie Hamilton

Greeter & Hospitality


Janie Boscacci

Hospitality/ Corresponding Secretary

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Alene Hedgpeth

Recording Secretary

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Who We Are and What We Do

Since 1983, the neighborhood women of Las Damas de Fairbanks Ranch have been devoted to creating new friendships and assisting local San Diego charities. As a local organization, they foster both friendship and philanthropy through monthly member events. If you are a resident of FBR and are interested in becoming a member, please contact us using the form below.


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Thank you for your time and work.


Heather Arnold

Heather is a freelance artist who lives in San Diego and serves clients throughout San Diego and Orange County. She specializes in bridal, branding, head shots and event makeup. Heather enjoys helping women feel as beautiful on the outside as they are on the inside. And she loves meeting and working with the amazing women who reside in Fairbanks Ranch.

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Lori Fox of Fairbanks Living Magazine

Lori Fox has published  "Fairbanks Living" Magazine since 2012 and loves the concept of helping build community while producing a family-friendly publication. Working with the residents in Fairbanks Ranch, she helps them produce the monthly publication, organize community events, and introduce trustworthy business partners to the community.

A twenty-six-year resident of North County with three sons in their twenties, Lori moved to the San Diego area after working for a number of years at the Orange County Register. A native of Danville, IL, Lori graduated with a degree in Journalism from Southern Illinois University and worked as an Account Executive for 15 years in the Cinema Advertising field.

Lori loves meeting the residents, as well as fielding questions and suggestions from the "Fairbanks Living" readers.

Contact Lori at…


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Cori Nichols 

Cori Nichols is the cover and event photographer for Fairbanks Living Magazine and has been featured in other San Diego publications. She is extremely grateful to be entering her second decade as a professional photographer. Through years of dedication and education, she has cultivated her skills as a photographer and business owner so she can focus on creating the best portraits for each client.


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