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       VOL. 20 NO. 1                                                                             JANUARY 2019

      Holidays Around The World

         Did you know it snowed at the Children’s Museum   throughout the Treasure Coast. With
      in Jensen Beach this past Saturday? Yes, The Children’s   mittens on and smiles from ear to ear,
      Museum of the Treasure Coast hosted its annual Holidays   kids were able to frolic in the snow,
      Around the World event, celebrating the most magical   participate in hands-on activities and
      time of the winter season. Over 600 people traveled   take a ride on the Polar Express Train
      through France, Peru, Israel and Australia, passports in   through the park! “Many children and
      hand.                                              adults reported that this was their first
         This is the perfect time to give kids a different   experience with snow! We are thrilled
      perspective on how other countries celebrate the holidays   to have the opportunity to bring snow
      and this year select businesses and organizations adopted   to the community each year and never
      a  country  and  provided  some  amazing  arts  and  craft   get tired of seeing their faces when
      activities for all the guests to enjoy. Businesses included:   they jump in,” said Katie Makemson,
      Little Minds Big Dreams Spanish Academy, Renaissance   director of education. The Kona Ice
      Charter Center of St. Lucie, Pediatric Dentistry of the   Truck and the Taco Trap Food Truck
      Treasure Coast and Orthodontics, Global Neuro &
      Spine Institute, and museum volunteers from schools   Holidays Around The World on page 4
      Treasure Coast Fashion Night Gets Rave Reviews:

      Lights! Cameras! Glamour!

      By Beverly Bevis Jones                             by providing a safe and
         The tropical night air                          educational space for growth
      tingled with excitement                            and performance.
      as fashionistas arrived at                            Sponsors, their guests
      Flagler Place in downtown                          and front row attendees
      Stuart for the winter edition                      enjoyed a lively cocktail
      of Treasure Coast Fashion                          hour in the Flagler Lounge.
      Night.                                             Guests sampled delectable
         Inspired by New                                 appetizers prepared and
      York Fashion  Week, the                            served by LouRonzo’s Italian
      charitable event, organized                        Fusion restaurant.
      by Msebenzi Masondo,                                  Six talented students
      a real estate advisor with                         from StarStruck dazzled the
      Engel & Völkers, benefited                         250-plus guests with their
      StarStruck Theatre.                                vocal and stage abilities:
         StarStruck Theatre  Model Holly Nelson in VIVRE   Emma Garner, Charlotte  Athena Plastic Surgery was a sponsor of the event. Left to right: Cheryl Odell, Tabitha Adea,
      is a nonprofit children’s  Couture                 Krieger, Elisa Levy, Ava  Monique Sanchez, Dr. Avron Lipschitz, Melissa Garcia, Ann Marie Adelhardt, Kasie Brennan
      performing arts center in                          Mahan, Madeline Schoppe
      Stuart that enhances the lives of children and their families   and Morgan Robert.   Treasure Coast Fashion Night on page 3
      Port St. Lucie Business Women Install New Board

      At Holiday Gathering

         The Port St. Lucie Business Women ended their 38th year   That this group could get such
      with the installation of new Board members at its holiday   incredible pioneer women to
      party on Dec. 6 at the Legacy Golf & Tennis Club in PGA   what was then the little city of
      Village in St. Lucie West. Installation Committee member   Port St. Lucie is impressive,”
      Elaine Anderson welcomed members and their guests to   she added. While the Port
      celebrate the remarkable women of the organization. “We   St. Lucie Business Women
      have brought support to women in the community through   spends each year bringing
      services we’ve assisted, scholarships and seminars,” said   hope and help to others
      Anderson. “This small but mighty group has encouraged   through scholarships, grants
      women through seminars featuring well-known experts such   and sponsorships, “Tonight
      as Helen Thomas and Dr. Joyce Brothers, among others.   we will celebrate ways to

                                                                                 Charter member Karen Miret presents incoming Treasurer Patricia King, Secretary Robbi
                                                                                 Giaccone, President Angela Hayle and Vice President Donna DeMarchi with potted rosemary

                                                                                 Port St. Lucie Business Women on page 2
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