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VOL. 32 NO. 2                                                                            FEBRUARY 2022

      Vita Nova’s Manatees And Martinis Scheduled For March 19

      Proceeds To Benefit Homeless                       have the opportunity                              homeless youth through supportive housing, education,
                                                                                                           employment, and life skills training. As the voice
                                                         to  bid  on  unique
      Youth In Palm Beach County                         auction items, party                              of homeless young adults,  Vita Nova aims to end
                                                         in paradise with                                  homelessness for youth ages 18 to 25 years old in Palm
        Vita Nova will host the Fifth Annual Manatees and   “Jimmy Stowe & The                             Beach County.
      Martinis on Saturday, March 19 at Manatee Lagoon, a   Stowaways,” and  so                              Chairpersons of the event are Nicole and Charles
      Florida Power & Light (FPL) Eco-Discovery Center in   much more.                                     Kowanetz. Rand Hoch is honorary chairman of the event.
      West Palm Beach. The nonprofit’s main fundraising event     Serving over 400                         Sponsors to date include FPL, HSS Florida Hospital for
      will raise money for the homeless young adults Vita Nova   youth in Palm Beach                       Special Surgery and GEO Group.
      serves in Palm Beach County.                       County, Vita  Nova                                  Tickets to Manatees and Martinis are $175 each. To
        Beginning at 6 p.m., guests of Manatees and Martinis   is a safe bridge to                         learn more, become a sponsor or purchase tickets, visit
      will experience an  exhilarating evening  on  the water   independence for                 , or call (561) 472-0035.
      featuring an array of culinary delicacies, exotic beverages,   former foster care,   Chairpersons Nicole and Charles
      live music and possible manatee sightings. They will also   LGBTQ,  and other   Kowanetz
      Believe With Me’s Freedom 4 Miler

        The Freedom 4 Miler is your opportunity to help   and opportunities with the loss of their loved ones! Celebrate
      support Believe With Me’s mission to bring hope and   the lives of our fallen soldiers this July Fourth with the
      help to America’s Gold Star Families! This race is an   Freedom 4 Miler!
      annual live event in Tequesta, Fla., but you can also join
      us virtually if you are not in town!
        Your registration will include a Freedom 4 Miler race-
      tek tee shirt, finisher’s medal, and race bib with the name
      of a fallen hero that Believe With Me has served! If you
      are local to the Palm Beach County Florida area, packet
      pickup information will be emailed to you. If you are not
      local, we will gladly ship your packet to you.
        Your support will help us supply more than 1,500
      children of fallen soldiers with Christmas gifts this year as
      well as meet the immediate financial needs of our families
      of fallen soldiers. Join our mission, and do something
      great for the families that have purchased your freedom                                              Believe With Me on page 2
      West Palm Beach Artist Tracy Guiteau Selected As The 37th

      ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival Commemorative Poster Artist

        With her passion                                 media company for an art collaboration during Coachella   country and abroad.
      for art guiding her,                               Valley Music and Arts Festival.                   “The journey of
      this  year’s ArtiGras                                 “I’m grateful and honored to be chosen as the ArtiGras   ‘Blossoming You’
      Fine Arts  Festival                                poster artist this year,” said Guiteau, who lives in West   into who you  are
      commemorative poster                               Palm Beach and has been showing her artwork at shows   is embedded with
      artist Tracy Guiteau has                           for a few years, but this will be the first time she has been   obstacles and hardship,
      forged an impressive                               selected as the official poster artist for an event. “This   but overcoming each
      collection of  work                                will expand my artistic perspective with new experiences   struggle reveals new
      which  includes being                              as well as to offer important representation that will   growth.”
      hand-picked by the top                             encourage artists within our community to pursue their     Guiteau didn’t
      tennis player Naomi                                artistic vision.”                                 always think being
      Osaka and iconic athlete                             The commemorative poster is based on her colorful   an artist was going
      LeBron James’ digital  Tracy Guiteau               acrylic painting titled Blossoming You which was born from   to be her profession,
                                                                                 Guiteau’s experiences during   until one day a math
                                                                                 the last two years.       teacher recommended
                                                                                   “The idea for the poster   she follow her artist
                                                                                 came from experiencing    spirit  after  noticing  her  school  books  brimming  with
                                                                                 the pandemic alone,” said   drawings. After graduating the New World School of the
                                                                                 Guiteau, who has many     Arts High School in Miami, she pursued a degree from
                                                                                 geographical and cultural   the Rhode Island School of Design. Her passion for art
                                                                                 influences in her work from   has led her to many adventures including being exhibited
                                                                                 her own Haitian heritage   internationally and at Miami Art Basel.
                                                                                 as well as her experiences
                                                                                 studying art across the   West Palm Beach Artist Tracy Guiteau on page 2
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