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VOL. 29 NO. 1                                                                            JANUARY 2021

                                                            Southern Spotlight

           Opportunity Offers A Fresh Approach To Fundraising

        Champagne, shopping, and crisp December                                                            holiday music by the
      air drew guests to Opportunity Early Childhood                                                       American Sirens and
      Education & Family Center’s holiday event.                                                           pop-up vendors added
      Alexis Bonner, Hilary Cohen, and Mae Ferguson                                                        a festive vibe. Many of
      cochaired the stylish, outdoor fundraiser on                                                         the stores also donated a
      Wednesday, Dec. 2 at The Royal Poinciana                                                             percentage of their sales
      Plaza. The modernized version of the charity’s                                                       to the charity.
      traditional luncheon allowed attendees to be safe                                                      Si nc e  1939,
      yet social.                                                                                          Opportunity has worked
        Guests at Opportunity’s Holiday Sip. Savor.                                                        to end the cycle of poverty
      Stroll. Shop! were greeted with champagne and                                                        in Palm Beach County by
      signature cocktails. Swag bags stocked with                                                          providing educational
      designer face masks, a gourmet to-go lunch,
      and exclusive discounts at brands throughout                                                         Southern Spotlight
      the plaza, allowed attendees to choose how                                                           on page 2            Ali Eger, Lisa Stella
      much or how little they wanted to interact. A
      stunning floral wall created by Renny & Reed
      provided the perfect backdrop for photos, while  Greg and Alexis Bonner  Michelle Trottier, Erin Sayer  holidAy hAppeningS

                                       Art hAppeningS

         Call For ‘The Love Of Art’ Themed                                                                    Christmas Boat

                                   Student Entries                                                              Parade Begins

                       For 2021 ArtiGras Youth Art Competition

        The 2021 ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival,                                                                 With Fireworks
      presented by Hanley Foundation and
      produced by the Palm Beach North                                                                      Report and Photos by Penny Sheltz
      Chamber of Commerce, has a call for                                                                     The 26th Annual Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade
      student art for the ArtiGras Youth Art                                                                launched the 2020 holiday season as many fully-
      Competition which this year will carry the                                                            decorated boats of all sizes made their way up the
      theme “The Love of Art.” The theme will                                                               Intracoastal Waterway from the North Palm Beach
      encompass a student’s representation of                                                               Marina to Jupiter.
      art, what they love about art, or what art
      form they love best. All submissions need
      to incorporate the theme in some way, but
      the interpretation is completely up to the
        Students in grades kindergarten through
      12th grade are encouraged to submit their  Photograph of the Best in Show winners with the officials from the ArtiGras
                                          Fine Arts Festival. From left to right: Honorable Mention in the sixth grade,
      Art Happenings on page 4            Tamar Kamrat from Jupiter Middle School; Best of Show for elementary
                                                                                 schools, Angela Pereira from
                                                                                 Binks  Forest  Elementary
                                                                                 School; CEO of the Hanley
                                                                                 Foundation,  Jan  Cairnes;
                                                                                 Best  of  Show  for  middle
                                                                                 schools, Julian Lupyan from
                                                                                 The  Weiss  School;  Best
                                                                                 of  Show  for  high  schools,
                                                                                 Geneve Fredette from Palm
                                                                                 Beach Central High School;   Holiday Happenings on page 3
                                                                                 and Judy Dellosa.
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