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Contact: Amanda Zarate Fighting For Me, Inc.               FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(949) 212-6476


Event At The Luxurious St. Regis Monarch Beach To Feature Powerful Speakers, Live Music, And Interactive Performances

DANA POINT, Calif., March 14, 2016 – Inspirational Talk Radio Show Change Is In the Air with Nicole Smith will host a seaside luncheon and show at the St. Regis Monarch Beach on Saturday, April 30th, with Non-Profit Organization Fighting For Me, Inc., it was announced today by Executive Director Amanda Zarate.

What’s Love Got To Do With It? Is a show and event sponsored by Argosy University and KBRITE AM 740 & AM 1240, created to inspire hope, change lives and fill hurting hearts with healing love while raising funds to provide free counseling for sexual abuse survivors and their families, and will last from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Smith, of Change is in the Air on KBRITE RADIO AM 740 & AM 1240, will host the event where Zarate, founder of Fighting For Me, Inc., will share how she overcame sexual abuse and reveal the moment God turned her greatest pain into her greatest joy.

Guests will experience soul stirring speakers, touching live music, interactive art performances and more as they learn to see their struggles – past, present and future – through a new pair of eyes.

Have you ever gone through a difficult time in your life or been in a bad relationship and weren’t sure if you’d be able to get through it? Did you ever feel that darkness in your life would always be there and you couldn’t see if there was truly light at the end of the tunnel? Well there is and through all of the difficult struggles there is always a way to overcome it and believe it or not you can conquer it with love.

“As a sexual abuse survivor, I know it is very difficult to ask for help after an assault,” said Zarate. “Fighting For Me is all of my pain put in motion to help others overcome the trauma of sexual abuse. I’m fighting for free sexual abuse counseling to be the standard of care and I am willing to do the hard work to open every possible location and place them in communities with the most need. It all starts with this first event.”

The event is being produced by Celebrity Event Planner Brazilian American Actress, model and television personality Ana Carolina Da Fonseca, of Ana Carolina Events. It will also feature recording artists Christine
Alicia, BETH, and theatrically breathtaking professional live art performer John Garcia of John Garcia Urban Art Ministry, who will share his journey from troubled teen graffiti tagger to renowned sports celebrity artist with commissioned works of Kobe Bryant, Magic Johnson, Larry Byrd and many others. Daniel Richins will also share his story of overcoming struggles and how he became the President of Argosy University. Argosy University’s Psychology Department will have mental health and social worker professionals available to answer questions and an information booth on site.

The show and luncheon is open to the public – survivors, students, advocates, educators and art lovers alike are welcome! – $100 early bird pricing ends in April. The first 100 registrants will receive a love inspired gift at the door. Also, the St. Regis is offering 30% off rooms when you book for this event.

For more information and to book your seat, please visit the Events page at or click on this link:

And just for fun, don’t forget to wear something yellow!

About Fighting For Me, Inc.

Fighting For Me, Inc. is the first 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that offers free professional counseling to sexual abuse survivors and their families. Services have been available in Orange County since September 2015. Fighting For Me is fighting for free sexual abuse counseling to be the standard of care in the United States.

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