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VOL. 24 NO.1                                                                                 JANUARY 2022

      Pinot & Picasso

      Helping People Succeed Unveils The 2022 Art                                 for purchase during this popular event. The calendar artists include Holly Cannon, Diane
                                                                                  Raymond, Pam Patterson, Patrice Scott, Val Lally, Susan Clifford, Dan Mackin, Marian
      For Living Calendar                                                         Vitale, Pat Hoshino, Julia Kelly, Sue Ann Mosley-Saleeby, Laura DeBerard and Don
      Submitted by Glenna Parris                                                    Tony Solomon of Fullhouse Entertainment livened up the room as guests were greeted
        Helping People Succeed’s Pinot & Picasso, An Evening of Fine Wine and Art, unveiled   with an extravagant silent auction during cocktails. Following, guests were seated in a
      the 2022 Art for Living Calendar at Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club on Nov. 20.
        Calendar artists displayed their calendar art pieces, in addition to several other paintings   Pinot & Picasso on page 3

                                                                                                                              Judy Overdorf and Mary Kay
      Audrey Crandall and Pat Hoshino  Heidi Bosley and Meg Bosley  Suzi Beers and Bill Lichtenberger  Deb Duvall and Carolyn Timmann  Buckridge
      VIM Gala 2022 – Peace, Love And Flower Power

      Volunteers In Medicine Clinic Plans A ’60s-Themed Gala To Kick Off          Health, Diagnostic Imaging Services, and hundreds of other private medical practices on the
      The 2022 Season                                                             Treasure Coast, VIM Clinic is one of the premier free and charitable clinics in the country serving
        Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) Clinic is hosting a groovy ’60s-themed gala on Jan. 29,   thousands of patients each year. Visit to learn about giving the gift of health and how
      at Willoughby Golf Club. The Peace, Love and Flower Power gala committee recently   it changes, and often saves, lives in Martin County.
      visited the Elliott Museum for a little retro fun with a convertible Volkswagen Beetle. The
      museum is loaning the car for a photo booth at the event. The gala will feature live music,
      entertainment, fab food, and cool surprises. Guests are welcome to attend in black tie or
      show off their bell bottoms and tie-dye.
        The gala is the major fundraiser for the year for the clinic and contributes about 30 percent of the
      revenue to its overall budget. The president of The Friends of VIM Clinic board, Patsy Conrades,
      said, “The VIM Gala is always a great event that is well attended year after year. We are looking
      forward to see everyone get in the funky spirit.” Patsy added, “I’ve been calling my friends and
      neighbors and telling them to ‘Be there or be square!’” Tickets and sponsorships are still available
      by visiting or calling (772) 463-4128, Ext. 216 to speak with Petra Eberle.
      About VIM Clinic
        For over 25 years, Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) Clinic has been providing free, comprehensive
      medical care to low-income, uninsured, Martin County residents. Utilizing the expertise of staff
      and volunteer medical professionals, patients are treated like friends and neighbors with the goal   Pictured left to right: Kimberly Perron, Mary Fields, Anne Cooling, Vickie Dodds, Jordan
      of improving their overall health and wellness. Thanks to the support of Cleveland Clinic Martin   Bromberg, Carolyn Michaud, Anita Salas, Petra Eberle and Sandy Razavi

      10-Year-Old Student Collects Toys For Hibiscus Children’s Center

        The Tilton Family Children’s Shelter in Jensen Beach was excited to receive an abundance   events, playing with the puppies, or bagging up food for monthly donations. He put together
      of gifts for the children. But this was no ordinary toy drive! John Morgan, a 10-year-old student,   180 bags of dog food for Feed Martin County to support the families in need with dogs!
      wanted to help kids. He heard about Hibiscus and asked his mom if he could help the Hibiscus     Hibiscus Children’s
      Shelter kids. John wrote a letter to his family and friends, and the response was overwhelming!   Center is grateful to John
      Santa’s Elf, aka John, went shopping for each gift and then carefully packed each one for the   for being an exemplary role
      Hibiscus children. In addition, John and his family brought the children and staff a catered   model for other youth and
      lunch with drinks and plenty of sweet treats on Christmas Eve.              for making a difference in the
        Patrice, John’s mom, describes this incredible young man as a social kid who loves sports   lives of children in need. The
      and always roots for the underdog. John is an altar server at church and always seeks ways to   Hibiscus Shelter provides safe
      lend a helping hand. He volunteers his time at Farm Dog Rescue either by helping to set up at   haven for up to 36 children
                                                                                  and critical services including
                                                                                  medical, educational, literacy
                                                                                  and mental health counseling.
                                                                                  John is a true hero and friend
                                                                                  to children and we are so
                                                                                  proud of his accomplishments
                                                                                  and his caring heart! If you
                                                                                  would like more information
                                                                                  about Hibiscus, please visit
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