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VOL. 23  NO. 11                                                                        NOVEMBER 2021

      10th Anniversary Of Dancing With The Martin Stars

      Raises $115,511

        The 10th anniversary of Dancing with the Martin Stars,
      the signature fundraiser for the Martin County Healthy
      Start Coalition, was a spectacular evening with previous
      star alumni headlining the show.
        The event was held at the Starstruck Performing Arts
      Center on Sept. 25. Livestream tickets to watch the show
      online were also available for the first time.
        In past years, stars were paired with a professional dance
      instructor to learn and perform a dance. To celebrate the
      10th anniversary, Aubrey Campbell, associate executive
      director, and event coordinator, recruited ten previous
                                                         Best overall champions Casey  Jennifer Yormak and Samantha  Dr.  Brian  Moriarty,  Samantha  Suffich  and  Mike
      Dancing With The Martin Stars on page 4            Cass and Rosi Shepard      Suffich                    Gonzalez
      Families And Community Come Together

      To Honor Babies Gone Too Soon

        On Saturday, Oct. 9
      Madison’s Miracles, a
      nonprofit helping families
      who have suffered a
      pregnancy or infant loss,
      held their Fifth Annual
      Remembrance Walk  and
      5K Run for babies gone
      too  soon. With over 340
      runners and walkers, this
      race had one of the highest

      Families And Community                                                        Brandon Briganti, Jessica Briganti, Christina  Anne Warner, Chris Stamper and Sandy
      Come Together on page 3  Leslie Sargent and Josh Negron Anne Warner and John Kelmer  Stamper, Chris Stamper         Thomas
       Humane Society Of The Treasure Coast

       Hosts The Purr-Fect Event

         Supporters of the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast   shelter, supporters cuddled
       who were looking to connect through cats and wine found   cats and kittens that were
       the “purr-fect” event. The Kitty Catalina Wine Mixer   available for adoption. Cat
       was recently held in the Palm City shelter’s Memorial   adoption fees were waived
       Garden and raised nearly $2,000 to benefit the animals.   during the event.
       In addition, two cats were adopted during the event.    “ T h i s e v e n t  g a v e
         Outdoors, guests sampled wine and light bites from   supporters an opportunity
       these Florida-based wineries: Secret Gardens Winery   to mix and mingle with
       & Farm in Sebring, Quantum Leap Winery in Orlando   friends and felines while
       and San Sebastian Winery in St. Augustine. Inside the   enjoying samples of

                                                                                                                                    Lisa Cirminiello and
                                                                                 Anabelle and Kimberly Smart  Michael and Deb Millstone  Katherine Podulka
                                                                                 with Jack, 6 months old
                                                                                                           Florida wines,” said Courtney Zanetti, the humane
                                                                                                           society’s community outreach director. “Of course, the
                                                                                                           cats themselves were the main attraction.”

                                                                                                           Humane Society on page 3
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