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VOL. 24  NO. 2                                                                          FEBRUARY 2022

      Taste Of Little Italy Celebrates

      15th Anniversary – The Year Of Gratitude

                                                                                                             “As I reflected on the past 15 years, my heart is full of
      They Are Excited To Be Back                                                                            gratitude for the way in which our community received the
      At Tradition Square Where It                                                                         Taste of Little Italy. With and knowing all the hardships that
                                                                                                           all of us experienced one way or another through COVID,
      All Began                                                                                            Taste Of Little Italy on page 3

         The long-awaited return of
      the Taste of Little Italy will
      celebrate its 15th Anniversary,                                                                       Lundin Kudo
      a year full of gratitude on
      Feb. 18 to 20. The cultural
      festival known for the Italian                                                                        Empty Bowls
      ambience, national Italian-
      American entertainers, and
                                                           Now in its 15th year, the Taste of Little Italy presented by

      authentic food will be offering free admission in honor of   Galbani Cheese, promises a weekend filled with entertainment,  Returns In 2022
      its anniversary to thank the community for all the years
      of support. The festival will be held where it all began in   food, and fun, served up Italian-style! Each year, the Taste of
      Tradition Square.                                  Little Italy draws three generations of families on the Treasure   Long Running Event Raises
         Festival hours throughout the weekend are 4 to 10 p.m.   Coast with a promise to offer something special for everyone
      Friday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.   to enjoy and remember as they create memorable moments   Money To Fight Hunger
      Sunday. Parking is free.                           together that last a lifetime.                        Local ceramic artists from across the Treasure Coast
      United Way Of Martin County                                                                           will bring back the Lundin Kudo Empty Bowls event

                                                                                                            on Sunday, Feb. 27, at the Woman’s Club of Stuart. The
      Honors Charlie And Gerry Ruibal

      At Tocqueville Society Reception

         The United Way of Martin County Alexis de Tocqueville   Collectively, their generosity represents 40 percent United
      Society is made up of individuals who have committed to   Way of Martin County’s annual campaign with gifts that
      making a significant investment in the future of Martin   total more than $1.4 million.
      County – they set the standard for charitable giving.      But more than that, they are visionaries who lead by
                                                         example. United Way recently hosted the annual Tocqueville
                                                         Society reception at Sailfish Point Country Club to gather
                                                         those members for an evening of fellowship.        Jay Hatfield, Thomas Adkisson, Joan Hooks, Chad Steve,
                                                            Attendees heard from Tocqueville Society cochairs   and May Wong at the Lighthouse ArtCenter Gallery
                                                         Muffin Adamiak and Noreen Fisher. “I believe in the
                                                         mission of United Way. I believe it improves  lives by   Lundin Kudo Empty Bowls on page 6
                                                         taking our dollars and magnifying their impact through
                                                         coordinated grants to well-
                                                         run nonprofits,” Fisher said.      Cupid Aims HER Arrow at YOU in 2022!
                                                            United Way  presented
                                                         the coveted  Alexis  de                  The Revolution Dating Team of Cupids have been working around
                                                         Tocqueville Outstanding                 the clock this month for obvious reasons. This Dating Club has been
                                                         Philanthropy Award  to                   bringing more and more couples together for Valentine’s Day every
                                                         Sailfish Point residents                  year! Whether you are a male or female, age 25 or 85, this club is
      Charlie  and  Gerry  Ruibal,  recipients  of  the Alexis  de   Charlie and Gerry Ruibal for    the answer to your dating dilemma. Research shows that 90% of
      Tocqueville Outstanding Philanthropist Award, with Noreen   their leadership and passion       Revolution Dating clients are reporting a positive experience from
      Fisher and Muffin Adamiak, cochairs of UWMC’s Alexis de                                                finding happiness to marriage. If you haven’t started
      Tocqueville Society                                United Way on page 4                                  your revolution yet, this is the MEGA MONTH to
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