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VOL. 23 NO. 3                                                                               MARCH 2022

      WeDoGood Changes Lives Again

         “One Good Deed Can Change Everything” is their motto. Making the maximum positive
      impact for families of fallen veterans, healthcare workers and first responders, and police officers
      is their goal. We are talking about, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charity organization
      with their base offices in Stuart, Fla.
         Their latest good deed helped the family of West Palm Beach police officer and military
      veteran, Anthony Testa, who passed away on Sept. 25, 2021. Officer Testa was a United States
      Army veteran and served two tours in Afghanistan and was a police officer in his community for
      four years. He is survived by his wife Janine and 5-year-old son James. raised money for the family of Officer Testa through their first, annual Blueline
      Golf Tournament held at The Fox Club in Palm City on Feb. 21. With 132 golfers playing, they
      were able to raise enough money to present his family with a $10,000 check right there at the golf
      tournament. His son, James, was also presented with a basket of toys and a golf bag and clubs
      stuffed with all the necessary golf accessories and comes with monthly golf lessons for him and
      his mom by top local golf professionals.
         Along with their signature Blueline Golf Tournament, WeDoGood hosts an annual Healthcare
      Heroes golf tournament and a Fallen Veterans golf tournament. The charity was founded by Charles

      WeDoGood on page 6                                                          Testa Family
      Mutt March Festival Returns As A Live, In-Person Event

         The 19th Annual Mutt March Festival is returning this year as a live, in-person event
      after a two-year run as an online event due to the pandemic. The event, which benefits
      the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast, will be held on Saturday, March 26, from
      10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Memorial Park, 300 S.E. Ocean Blvd., in Stuart. Prior to that, 5K
      and 10K races will be held. Registration and check-in begins at 7 a.m. and the races
      will begin at 8 a.m.
         The Mutt March Festival is free. The cost of the 5K race is $35 and the 10K race is
      $45. The timed races include an event T-shirt.
         Radio personality Jennifer Ross of Sunny 107.9 will emcee the festival, which will
      feature a morning walk with pets around the park. Rev. Jude Denning of Unity of Stuart
      will conduct a blessing of the animals before the leisurely walk begins.

      Mutt March Festival on page 3                                               The Mutt March Festival will kick off with 5K and 10K races.
      MartinArts Celebrates 35th Year

      Of Bringing Artists To The ArtsFest ‘Stage’

      To Build Audiences And Inspire Passion For The Arts

         Amid a brilliant showcase of visual, performance, and culinary arts,  thousands   audience,  who  enjoyed  an
      converged  in  Downtown  Stuart  for ArtsFest  2022, hosted by MartinArts, in grand   exciting array of delicious
      celebration of its 35th year!                                               food, refreshments, and
         Each  year, ArtsFest,  a  juried,  competitive  show,  invites  artists  to  apply  for  the   musical performance. Kicking
      opportunity to exhibit works for sale. Selected and featured in a bright string of white
      tents Feb. 12 to 13, it was an eclectic presentation of expert artistry, in colorful display
      and wide variety of mediums. Painting, sculpture, ceramics, drawing, glass, wood, fiber,
      mixed media, found objects, and more delighted visitors who met and mixed with the
      artists, and took home their original works.
         Adjacent to the fabulous runway of artists, Gazebo Park set the stage for the jovial

                                                                                                           Taking home top honor with Best of Show was Paul Shampine,
                                                                                  Community organizations   of Newtown, Conn., for his collection of mixed media;
                                                                                  offered interactive family fun,   pictured with Neil Capozzi, event chair of ArtsFest 2022.
                                                                                  like complimentary guitar
                                                                                  lessons.                 MartinArts Celebrates 35th Year on page 4
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