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        VOL. 20  NO. 10                                                                          OCTOBER 2018

      Lucky Seven Dancers Raise Big Bucks

      For Healthy Start Coalition

         Judges Yavet Diaz, Loretta Miller and Kristin Vennos
      witnessed some of the best dancing ever in the history of this
      competition that benefits the Martin County Healthy Start
      Coalition which works to ensure that all babies in Martin
      County are born healthy. The event was held at the Lyric
      Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 22.
         This year’s grand fundraising total was $160,000, a new
      record! George Gozdz was crowned Overall Winner award
      with his dance partner Marianella Tobar; he raised $31,289
      and achieved a perfect 10 dance score.
         Dancers’ feet were on fire and the judges reacted with two
      perfect 10 scores. In addition to Gozdz and Tobar, star dancer
                                                        Overall  winners  George  Gozdz  and  Star dancer Mike Renfro and instructor  Star dancer Jaime Schwartz and
      Lucky Seven Dancers on page 2                     instructor Marianella Tobar          Megan Acosta                    instructor Bob Murray
      Hundreds Of Volunteers Participate

      In United Way’s Day Of Caring On Sept. 11

         More than 200 volunteers participated                                                             from it. Each year, United Way hosts the Day of Caring to
      in United Way of Martin County’s Day                                                                 bring awareness to this fact and assist those in our community
      of Caring and Sept. 11 Remembrance                                                                   who are struggling to make ends meet. To assist these
      Ceremony held on  Tuesday, Sept. 11                                                                  individuals, volunteers lovingly assembled 700 emergency
      at the Martin County Fairgrounds. The                                                                food kits, 1,000 hygiene kits and 556 senior boxes in just
      remembrance service, which involved local                                                            under two hours.
      police and fire officials, coincided with                                                               This Day of Caring was even more significant as
      more than 20 corporate teams of volunteers                                                           volunteers came together to pay tribute to and honor the
      packaging hygiene kits, emergency food                                                               victims and heroes of Sept.11. “Honoring this moment in our
      supplies and food boxes for senior Martin                                                            nation’s history helps transform Sept. 11 into a day of unity,
      County residents in need. In addition, in an                                                         empathy and service as an enduring and positive tribute to
      effort to recognize the severity of the opioid                                                       those lost and injured on Sept. 11, and the many who rose
      epidemic and the burden on workplaces,                                                               in service in response to the attacks,” said United Way of
      a Drug Take Back was coordinated by                                                                  Martin County President/CEO Carol G. Houwaart-Diez.
      the RSVP Program and the Stuart Police                                                                  Sponsors of the Day of Caring include: Wells Fargo,
      Department.                          First responders participated in United Way of Martin County’s Day of Caring   Publix, Treasure Coast Food Bank and Martin County Fair
         According to recent statistics, 41 percent  and Sept. 11 Remembrance Ceremony. Left to right: Dillon Hataway, Jason   Association.
      of Martin County households are living in  Keane and Priscilla McGill, Martin County Fire Rescue; Sean Eichling and
      poverty or are one missed paycheck away  Donald Lesko, City of Stuart Fire Rescue                    Hundreds Of Volunteers Participate on page 4
      Country Festival Presented By Infiniti Stuart

      At The Equine Rescue And Adoption Foundation

      October 21                                           This  is  the  third  year  for  the  family-friendly  event
         One of the most popular fall events, the Country   that truly has something for everyone. Admission is a $3
      Festival presented by Infiniti Stuart at the Equine   donation and children, 6 and under, are free. All the funds
      Rescue and Adoption Foundation (ERAF) in Palm City,   raised support the care, feeding and health needs of our
      is making a comeback on Sunday, Oct. 21. Event hours   herd of rescued horses.
      are 12 to 4 p.m.                                     Halloween is just around the corner so the kids are
                                                                                 encouraged to dress up
                                                                                 and trick or treat with our
                                                                                 vendors. Please bring a bag
                                                                                 to collect candy in.
                                                                                   ERAF is located at 6400
                                                                                 S.W.  Martin  Highway  in
                                                                                 Palm City. The event area
                                                                                 has doubled in size and now   Come to the Country Festival at the Equine Rescue and
                                                                                                           Adoption Foundation and meet the rescued horses of all ages.
                                                                                 Country Festival on page 3  There will be live music, vendors, food, drink and games.
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