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       VOL. 34 NO. 10                                                                           FEBRUAR    Y  2022
        VOL. 35 NO. 2
                                                                                                                                        OCTOBER 2021
       Vita Nova’s Manatees And Martinis Scheduled For March 19

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

        Believe With Me’s                                                         West Palm Beach Artist Tracy

        Freedom 4 Miler                                                           Guiteau Selected As The 37th
                                                                                  ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival

          The Freedom 4 Miler is your opportunity to help support Believe With Me’s mission
        to bring hope and help to America’s Gold Star Families! This race is an annual live event   Commemorative Poster Artist
        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!     With her passion
        If you are local to the Palm Beach County Florida area, packet pickup information   for art guiding her,
        will be emailed to you. If you are not local, we will gladly ship your packet to you.  this  year’s ArtiGras
          Your support will help us supply more than 1,500 children of fallen soldiers with   Fine  Arts  Festival
        Christmas gifts this year as well as meet the immediate financial needs of our families   commemorative poster
        of fallen soldiers. Join our mission, and do something great for the families that   artist Tracy Guiteau has
        have purchased your freedom and                                           forged an impressive
        opportunities with the loss of their                                      collection of work
        loved  ones!  Celebrate  the  lives  of     With's             which includes being
        our fallen soldiers this July Fourth   Believe                            hand-picked by the top
        with the Freedom 4 Miler!         FREED  M                                tennis player Naomi
                                               4      Miler                       digital media company
        Believe With Me on page 5                     Constitution Park  Tequesta, FL  Osaka and iconic   Tracy Guiteau
                                                                                  athlete LeBron James’
                                                                                  for an art collaboration during Coachella Valley Music

                                              Bene�iting families of fallen soldiers  and Arts Festival.
                                                                                     “I’m grateful and honored to be chosen as the ArtiGras poster artist this year,” said Guiteau,
                                        July 4th     7:15am start time   Constitution Park  who lives in West Palm Beach and has been showing her artwork at shows for a few years,
                                        Beautiful 4 mile course                   but this will be the first time she has been selected as the official poster artist for an event.
                                        Timed race       LIVE! IN PERSON!         “This will expand my artistic perspective with new experiences as well as to offer important
                                        Certified course  FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY
                                        Finisher medals  FOOD, MUSIC, AND SURPRISES!!!  representation that will encourage artists within our community to pursue their artistic vision.”
                                        Age group awards                            The commemorative poster is based on her colorful acrylic painting titled Blossoming You
                                        VIP Charity slots reserved parking, private restrooms and MORE!  which was born from Guiteau’s experiences during the last two years.
                                        Race Tek shirts for men and women (first 600 registrants)    “The idea for the poster came from experiencing the pandemic alone,” said Guiteau, who

                                                       has many geographical and cultural influences in her work from her own Haitian heritage
                                                                                  as well as her experiences studying art across the country and abroad. “The journey of
                                          “Bringing Hope and Help to America’s Gold Star Families”
                                                                                  ‘Blossoming You’ into who you are is embedded with obstacles and hardship, but overcoming
                                                                                  each struggle reveals new growth.”
                                                                                    Guiteau didn’t always think being an artist was going to be her profession, until one day
                                                                                  a math teacher recommended she follow her artist spirit after noticing her school books
                                                                                  brimming with drawings. After graduating the New World School of the Arts High School in
                                                                                  Miami, she pursued a degree from the Rhode Island School of Design. Her passion for art has
                                                                                  led her to many adventures including being exhibited internationally and at Miami Art Basel.
                                                                                    You will be able to meet Guiteau at the 37th ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival presented by
                                                                                  Hanley Foundation and produced by Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce. The festival
                                                                                  will run from Feb. 19 to 20 at the Gardens North County District Park in Palm Beach
                                                                                  Gardens. The outdoor arts event showcases a juried exhibition of outstanding fine art along
                                                                                  with activities which include artist and chef demonstrations, the Baptist Heath Youth Art

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