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                                                                                                                                        WEST PALM BCH
                                                                                                                                        PERMIT NO.2075

                                                                               PEACEFUL, FRIENDLY, COMMUNITY ATMOSPHERE

        VOL. 24 NO. 1                                                                            JANUARY 2021

                                                            TequesTa spoTligHT

           Opportunity Offers A Fresh Approach To Fundraising

        Champagne, shopping,                                                                               champagne and signature cocktails. Swag bags stocked
      and crisp December air                                                                               with  designer  face  masks,  a  gourmet  to-go  lunch,  and
      drew guests to Opportunity                                                                           exclusive discounts at brands throughout the plaza,
      Early  Childhood  Education                                                                          allowed attendees to choose how much or how little they
      & Family Center’s holiday                                                                            wanted to interact. A stunning floral wall created by Renny
      e ve nt . Al e xi s  Bonne r,                                                                        & Reed provided the perfect backdrop for photos, while
      Hilary Cohen, and Mae                                                                                holiday music by the American Sirens and pop-up vendors
      Ferguson cochaired the                                                                               added a festive vibe. Many of the stores also donated a
      stylish,  outdoor  fundraiser                                                                        percentage of their sales to the charity.
      on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at The                                                                            Since 1939, Opportunity has worked to end the cycle of
      Royal Poinciana Plaza. The                                                                           poverty in Palm Beach County by providing educational
      modernized version of the                                                                            and developmental programs for children, and support
      charity’s traditional luncheon                                                                       services for their families.
      allowed attendees to be safe
      yet social.                                                                                          Tequesta Spotlight on page 2
        Guests at Opportunity’s
      Holiday  Sip.  Savor.  Stroll.  Katie Alexander, Mae Ferguson, Valerie
      Shop! were greeted with  Frost                                Hilary Cohen, Allison Wren, Carin Searby  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                                                                decorated boats of all sizes made their way up the
      the theme “The Love of Art.” The theme                                                                Intracoastal Waterway from the North Palm Beach
      will encompass a student’s representation                                                             Marina to Jupiter.
      of 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 student.
        Students in grades kindergarten
      through 12th grade are encouraged to  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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