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VOL. 23  NO. 12                                                                        DECEMBER 2021

       Glitter And Glam Gala A Roaring Success!

        The Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast hosted   over $125,000. “The museum
      its second Glitter and Glam Gala, a jungle safari themed   is truly overwhelmed by the
      event, at the exclusive Harbour Ridge Yacht and Country   level of support we received
      Club Saturday night and it was a roaring success. Guests   this evening. We are very
      were greeted by a live tiger, zebra and giraffe, not real live   excited to announce that all
      animals but performers Pete, Samantha and Colleen were   of the proceeds from the
      outfitted and painted from head to toe to entertain and take   silent and live auction will
      photos with guests upon arrival. As the guests continued   bring new exhibits to the
      their entrance they were able to walk through a jungle   museum starting with a race
      themed lush rain forest full of plants and trees delivered by   car simulator opening this fall
      Leighton Farms.                                    and a new fire station opening
        This year the event had some unexpected surprise guests!   in winter, 2022,” says Tammy
      Ashleigh Walters with WPTV Channel 5 News, master of   Calabria, executive director.
      ceremonies, introduced special guest Stephen Lapore, aka   The Children’s Museum
      Mr. Hollywood, who captured the audience with his personal   would  like  to  give  a  huge
      journey after being diagnosed with autism at the age of 2.   round of applause to our
      Doctors predicted Stephen would never speak but today he   jungle superstar supporters
      is an inspiring businessman and entrepreneur. All guests   Marsha  and  Mike  Cetta;
      went home with unique handmade animal-shaped soaps,   McCarthy, Summers, Wood,
      made by Stephen, a true soap star!
        The Glitter Glam Squad, led by Colleen Holmes and   Glitter And Glam Gala   Front: Colleen Joyce, Samantha Stewart, Pete Morello; Back: Bobby Laurine, Kelly Laurine,
      Kathy Carmody, is thrilled to announce that the event raised   on page 4   Carol Reid Cuozzo, Don Cuozzo
      Whiskers For Whiskey Raises Money For Shelter Animals

         Dozens of Humane Society of the Treasure Coast supporters                                         intimate gathering. Guests were treated to a historical oration
       gathered for the second annual Whiskers for Whiskey tasting at                                      of America’s first whiskey company while they enjoyed
       The Chef’s Table in Stuart. They came together for an evening                                       several flavorful pairings. The mouth-watering menu was
       of savory plates and distinctive spirits, all for a worthy cause.                                   just as impressive with beautifully prepared porchetta as
       The event raised more than $4,700 for the shelter pets, and                                         the main entrée accompanied by a dark chocolate mousse
       one special guest won dinner for two at The Chef’s Table with                                       creatively crafted in the shape of a cigar for dessert.
       a bottle of Michter’s whiskey.                                                                        The  humane  society  thanks  its  sponsors,  Stuart
         “Following last year’s inaugural success, it soon became                                          Magazine and Treasure Coast Legal, as well as the event’s
       evident that this unique fundraiser would become the                                                hosts and partners, The Chef’s Table and Libations Mobile
       shelter’s newest signature event, and its return was met                                            Catering Co.
       with great anticipation this fall,” said Courtney Zanetti,                                            For more information visit the website,
       the humane society’s community outreach director.
         Michter’s Distillery was the featured spirit during the   Rich Kennedy, Tim McCreary and Alexandra Ardila  Whiskers For Whiskey on page 3
       Mary’s Home To Present 11th Annual Fashion Show And Luncheon

       By Jackie Holfelder                               downtown Stuart and Harbour Bay Plaza shops such as Must   guidance so they can become self-sufficient and make good
         It’s time for the “Ladies Who Lunch” to rejoice!  Boutique, Tootsie’s, Snappy Turtle, Evelyn & Arthur, Cooper’s   choices for themselves and their children. They are working to
         Mary’s Home is delighted to share the news that its 11th   Treasure Chest, J. McLaughlin, Kemp’s, So Unique Boutique   break the cycle of poverty for mothers and their babies and Save
       Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon will take place at   and Golf Gear.                                Lives, Two at a Time.
       Willoughby Golf Club on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022 from 10:30     As always, the highlight of the fashion show and luncheon
       a.m. to 2 p.m.                                    is special host, Kelley Dunn, from WPTV News Channel 5 in
         One of a kind boutique vendors will offer fabulous shopping   what is sure to be a bittersweet event for everyone. This will be
       opportunities and the popular silent auction and ticket raffle items   Kelley’s last year hosting the luncheon before her retirement
       for which the Mary’s Home Luncheon is noted will be available.  from her longtime news anchor job.
         Local fashion icon Lynda Hartley-Urban has coordinated     Alean Timm, interim executive director of Mary’s Home, is
       an outstanding fashion show with the latest offerings from   glad the nonprofit will be hosting the popular event once again.
                                                                                 “We’re thrilled to be able to
                                                                                 hold the luncheon and excited
                                                                                 to see everyone again,” she
                                                                                   Tickets are $125 per person
                                                                                 and can be purchased online at
                                                                               Kelley Dunn of WPTV News Channel 5, Jan Lindsay, founder
                                                                                   The goal of Mary’s Home is   of Mary’s Home and Gina Thompson, board chair of Mary’s
                                                                                 to provide pregnant, homeless   Home at a previous fashion show and luncheon
                                                                                 women with support and                         Photo provided by Mary’s Home
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