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VOL. 13 NO. 1                                                                            JANUARY 2021

      Opportunity Offers A Fresh Approach To Fundraising

        Champagne, shopping, and crisp December air drew
      guests to Opportunity Early Childhood Education &
      Family Center’s holiday event. Alexis Bonner, Hilary
      Cohen, and Mae Ferguson cochaired the stylish, outdoor
      fundraiser on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at The Royal Poinciana
      Plaza. The modernized version of the charity’s traditional
      luncheon allowed attendees to be safe yet social.
        Guests at Opportunity’s Holiday Sip. Savor. Stroll.
      Shop! were greeted with champagne and signature
      cocktails. Swag bags stocked with designer face masks,
      a gourmet to-go lunch, and exclusive discounts at brands
      throughout the plaza, allowed attendees to choose how
      much or how little they wanted to interact. A stunning
      floral wall created by Renny & Reed provided the perfect
      backdrop for photos, while holiday music by the American

      Opportunity Offers A Fresh Approach on page 3      Greg and Alexis Bonner           Clelia and Tom Zacharias         Leslie and Wayne Wytrzes
      Call For ‘The Love Of Art’ Themed Student Entries

       For 2021 ArtiGras Youth Art                       down the hundreds of entries to only 77
                                                         finalists  then  selecting  a  first,  second  and
       Competition                                       third place winner along with two honorable
                                                         mentions for each school grade. The winners
         The 2021 ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival, presented by   will be announced on the first day of ArtiGras.
       Hanley Foundation and produced by the Palm Beach   All finalists will have their works of art on
       North Chamber of Commerce, has a call for student   display throughout ArtiGras in the Youth Art
       art for the ArtiGras Youth Art Competition which this   Gallery located in the ArtiKids’ Zone.
       year will carry the theme “The Love of Art.” The theme     Students can submit their artwork through
       will encompass a student’s representation of art, what   their school’s art teacher up until the deadline
       they love about art, or what art form they love best. All   on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Students and
       submissions need to incorporate the theme in some way,   teachers can email, call
       but the interpretation is completely up to the student.  (561) 746-7111 or visit for
         Students in grades kindergarten through 12th grade   more information.
       are encouraged to submit their artwork for the ArtiGras     ArtiGras, which is scheduled for Feb. 13
       Youth Art Competition in mediums ranging from pencil   to 14, 2021, is listed as a Top 10 festival in
       and crayon to chalk and paint. For many students in   the country and features more than 280 artists   Photograph of the Best in Show winners with the officials from the ArtiGras
       Palm Beach County, ArtiGras is more than a fabulous art   from across the country.       Fine Arts Festival. From left to right: Honorable Mention in the sixth grade,
       festival to attend during Presidents’ Day weekend, it is an   About Hanley Foundation    Tamar Kamrat from Jupiter Middle School; Best of Show for elementary
       opportunity to share their works of art and showcase their     Hanley Foundation combats substance use   schools, Angela Pereira from Binks Forest Elementary School; CEO of the
       skill and talent in the ArtiGras Youth Art Competition.  disorders within our communities by raising   Hanley Foundation, Jan Cairnes; Best of Show for middle schools, Julian
         The artwork will be judged by local artists and art                                    Lupyan from The Weiss School; Best of Show for high schools, Geneve
       educators who will have the daunting task of narrowing   Call For ‘The Love Of Art’ on page 2  Fredette from Palm Beach Central High School; and Judy Dellosa.
      Annual Christmas Boat Parade Begins With Fireworks

      Report and Photos by Penny Sheltz                  Tots collecting hundreds of
        The 26th Annual Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade   thousands of unwrapped gifts
      launched the 2020 holiday season as many fully-decorated   for local kids in need.
      boats of all sizes made their way up the Intracoastal Waterway     There were many
      from the North Palm Beach Marina to Jupiter.       viewing spots to enjoy the
        The holiday boat parade is also a toy drive.  The   holiday boat parade with
      parade partnered with the U.S. Marine Reserves Toys for   lots of folks on the North

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