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        VOL. 21  NO. 6                                                                                 JUNE 2019

      Third Annual Mayors’ Gala Benefits Stuart Rotary

      Charitable Foundation

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

      Children And Equine Rescue And Adoption Foundation

      By Jo Baxter                                                                                         year the two charities hosted
      and Beverly B. Jones                                                                                 the event together.
         The crowd watching the                                                                               “The fastest horse was
      Kentucky Derby horse race                                                                            later disqualified, but this party
      in western Palm City knew                                                                            was an unqualified success,”
      the winners before the race                                                                          said Gigi Suntum, executive
      even began. The winners were                                                                         director of Caring Children
      disadvantaged children helped                                                                        Clothing Children. “We raised
      by Caring Children Clothing                                                                          money to help children and
      Children and 60 horses rescued                                                                       horses, which is always a
      by the Equine Adoption and                                                                           winning bet,” added Marilynn
      Rescue Foundation (ERAF).                                                                            Vannucci of the Equine
      The Kentucky Derby  Debbie Anderson and Gigi      Andrew and Samantha and Dillon Agnini with Harry, a                        Beverly Jones models her
      fundraiser was the second  Suntum                 mini-horse                                         Derby Day Party on page 3  money hat.
      Treasure Coast Youth Symphony Awards Nearly $15,000

      In Scholarships And Grants For 2018/19 Season

         The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony, known for its   were awarded to Cameron Slack (trumpet), Charlotte Strohl   Abby Bracken, Sophie Bracken,
      highly successful orchestral training program for young   (flute), Zoe Olson (French horn), and the Director Awards for   Jonah Buchanan, Lincoln
      musicians, capped its 31st performance season with merit   string instruments were earned by Brooke Gunter (violin),   Buchanan, Angela  Charles,
      scholarship and grant awards to member musicians totaling   Brandon Gunter (cello), and Adam Savage (viola). The   Spencer Clark, Carmen Cruz,
      nearly $15,000. Over the years, the organization has provided   Director Awards are merit awards presented for musicianship   Amy Kutzler, Andrew Lopez,
      over $125,000 to its young musicians to augment their music   and leadership within the orchestra. This year’s featured   Ariana Lora, Kyla Marquardt,
      education and pursuits.                           concerto competition winner was Brandon Gunter, cellist.  Addison  McGee,  Zahava
         Director Awards for wind and percussion instruments     Merit scholarships were awarded to Jonah Buchanan   Misshula, Grace O’Brien, Jules
                                                                                 (cello), Spencer Clark    Phen, Catherin Sager, Adam
                                                                                 (violin), Jake Dunajewski   Savage, Sarah Spector, and
                                                                                 (trumpet), Michael Elvidge   Hannah Upton.         Treasure Coast Youth
                                                                                 (tuba), Marianna Forero      The orchestra’s season  Symphony’s 2019 Concerto
                                                                                 (viola), Kevin Li (trombone),   included performances at the  Competition Winner,
                                                                                 Ashlyn McNerney (bass),   Lyric Theatre  in  Stuart, the  Brandon Gunter, performs
                                                                                 Kyle Ramos (percussion),   Eissey Campus Theatre at Palm  Lalo’s Cello Concerto in D
                                                                                 and Tyler White (trombone).   Beach State College, the First  Minor with the orchestra.
                                                                                   Grants for continuing music
                                                                                 education were presented to   Treasure Coast Youth Symphony Awards on page 2
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