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        VOL. 21  NO. 6                                                                                JUNE 2019

      Third Annual Mayors’ Gala Benefits Stuart

      Rotary Charitable Foundation

      By Jackie Holfelder
        The Stuart Rotary Charitable Foundation has changed the
      lives of countless numbers of people, thanks to the donations
      of club members, friends of the nonprofit and a variety of
      fundraising events that are held throughout the year.
        On May 3, the 501(c)(3) hosted the Third Annual Mayors’
      Gala at Mariner Sands Country Club in Stuart.
        A check for $9,000 was presented to Lynne Barletta,
      representing Catch the Wave of Hope, which is dedicated to
      abolishing human trafficking and a check for $10,000 was
      presented to Ann Decker, executive director of the IRSC
      Foundation, earmarked for trades education for Martin                                                John Napier and Becky   Inez Frid and Scott Samples
      County residents.                                  Dr. Bruce Irwin, president of Rotary Club of Stuart, Lynne   Bruner, mayor of Stuart at   of Cleveland Clinic Martin
        Awards were also presented to representatives of three   Barletta of Catch the Wave of Hope and Dave Dyal, chair of   the Stuart Rotary Charitable   Health at the Stuart Rotary
                                                         the Stuart Rotary Charitable Foundation Stuart at the Stuart   Foundation  Third Annual   Charitable Foundation Third
      Third Annual Mayors’Gala on page 2                 Rotary Charitable Foundation Third Annual Mayors’ Gala  Mayors’ Gala      Annual Mayors’ Gala
      Derby Day Party A Winner For Caring Children Clothing

      Children And Equine Rescue And Adoption Foundation

      By Jo Baxter and Beverly B. Jones
        The crowd watching the Kentucky Derby horse race in
      western Palm City knew the winners before the race even
      began. The winners were disadvantaged children helped by
      Caring Children Clothing Children and 60 horses rescued
      by the Equine Adoption and Rescue Foundation (ERAF).
      The Kentucky Derby fundraiser was the second year the two
      charities hosted the event together.
        “The fastest horse was later disqualified, but this party
      was an unqualified success,” said Gigi Suntum, executive
      director of Caring Children Clothing Children. “We raised
      money to help children and horses, which is always a winning
                                                         Marilynn Vannucci and  Beverly Jones models her   Judy Tenzyk, Maggie Kriges, Keren McManes and Marilyn
      Derby Day Party on page 2                          Wendy DeVries           money hat.                Vanucci
      Treasure Coast Youth Symphony Awards Nearly $15,000

      In Scholarships And Grants For 2018/19 Season

        The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony, known for its     Director Awards for wind and percussion instruments   Ashlyn McNerney
      highly successful orchestral training program for young   were awarded to Cameron Slack (trumpet), Charlotte   (bass), Kyle Ramos
      musicians, capped its 31st performance season with merit   Strohl (flute), Zoe Olson (French horn), and the Director   (percussion),
      scholarship and grant awards to member musicians totaling   Awards for string instruments were earned by Brooke   and Tyler White
      nearly  $15,000.  Over  the years,  the  organization  has   Gunter (violin), Brandon Gunter (cello), and Adam Savage   (trombone).
      provided over $125,000 to its young musicians to augment   (viola). The Director Awards are merit awards presented     Grants for
      their music education and pursuits.                for musicianship and leadership within the orchestra. This   continuing music
                                                                                 year’s featured concerto   education were
                                                                                 competition winner was    presented to Abby
                                                                                 Brandon Gunter, cellist.  Bracken, Sophie
                                                                                   Merit scholarships were   Bracken, Jonah
                                                                                 awarded to Jonah Buchanan   Buchanan, Lincoln
                                                                                 (cello), Spencer Clark    Buchanan, Angela
                                                                                 (violin), Jake Dunajewski                  Treasure Coast Youth Symphony’s 2019
                                                                                 (trumpet), Michael Elvidge   Treasure Coast  Concerto Competition Winner, Brandon
                                                                                 (tuba), Marianna Forero   Youth Symphony   Gunter, performs Lalo’s Cello Concerto
                                                                                 (viola), Kevin Li (trombone),   on page 3  in D Minor with the orchestra.
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