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                                                    arts & CuLture

      Support The Arts On

      MartinArts’ Cultural

      By Jackie Holfelder
        Enjoy the bright lights and glamour of Chicago on
      MartinArts’ latest cultural odyssey. The whirlwind trip
      takes place from July 13 to 17 and will be filled with
      exhibits, excursions and excitement.
        The total price for this exciting cultural excursion is
      $3,250 per person. All single supplements are $500 each.
        For information or to register, contact Nancy
      Turrell  at  (772)  287-6676,  Ext.  4  or  nancy.turrell@
        On the ARTventure, you’ll be able to explore and discover
      unique architecture, tour world renowned museums, enjoy
      various musical experiences and connect with newfound
      friends who share an enthusiasm for the arts.      The MartinArts cultural excursion to Santa Fe in 2019                    Photo provided by MartinArts
      The itinerary includes:
      • Six days and five nights at the four-star Palmer House   • Architectural river cruise              insurance, incidental room charges, specialty drinks
      Hotel in downtown Chicago                          • Tour of the Driehaus Museum                     (including alcohol) and discretionary activities.
      • Preferred seating for a Chicago Symphony Orchestra   • Historic theatre tour                         “We invite the community to come along with us to
      performance at Ravinia Music Festival              • Chinatown food and walking tour                 Chicago for a fun, immersive experience, enjoying all
      • Special welcome dinner at the Palmer House       • Preconcert talks by Dr. Marie Jureit-Beamish, professor   aspects of the arts with others who love them too,” said
      • Special tour of the historic Palmer House        emerita of music from Principia College           Nancy Turrell, executive director, MartinArts.
      • City bus tour of Chicago                         • All gratuities for guides, included meals and drivers     Note:  Live performance schedules  are subject to
      • Guided tour of the Chicago Institute of Art      • Five breakfasts, one lunch and four dinners     change due to the nature of the pandemic. Venues are not
      • Dinner cruise on Lake Michigan                     Free time will be built into the schedule for shopping   releasing schedules far in advance, we will communicate
      • Gourmet dinner at the Tree Top restaurant at Ravinia  and  exploring  Chicago  on  your  own.  Not  included  in   all updates to itinerary as plans formulate and calendars
      • Tour of the Contemporary Museum of Art Chicago   the package price are transportation to Chicago, travel   begin to populate.


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      Martin Counties Adds Three                         and  gardening.  She’s
                                                         thrilled to bring passion
      To Staff                                           for event coordination to
                                                         BBBSPBMC, “an amazing
      By Jackie Holfelder                                nonprofit that enriches the
        Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin   lives of so many children.”
      Counties (BBBSPBMC) recently announced the addition     Angela Wiltz, community
      of three new team members.                         engagement and outreach
        Kara Hitner is marketing and events coordinator,   coordinator, majored in
      responsible for coordination and planning of special   Public Relations at Emerson
      fundraising events. Hitner graduated from Florida   College in Boston. She has
      International University with a Bachelor of Science in   worked for several nonprofit
      Hospitality Management and a specialty in Event and   organizations, including the   Kara Hitner    Lastree Lemene           Angela Wiltz
      Meeting Planning and has four years previous work   Cathedral of the Pines, New
      experience in the field.                           Hampshire’s only Congressionally recognized war memorial     Wiltz is a self-proclaimed “history junkie” and is
        In her free time, she enjoys attending community   and Mercury One, where she helped organize large-scale   a credited researcher for  The New York Times best
      events/festivals, spending time with family and friends,   stadium events and coordinated international outreach.   seller,  Being George Washington – The Indispensable
                                                                                                           Man. In her spare time she enjoys reading, watching
                                                                                                           documentaries and exploring new places.
         Home Health Care                                                                                    Lastree Lemene has joined BBBSPBMC as match
                                                                                                           support specialist, supporting the School to Work program
                                                                                                           and its participants. She also assists with recruitment and
                You Can Trust!                                                                             enrollment for the program.
                                                                                                             Lastree was involved with the agency for more than
                                                                                                           seven years as a volunteer Big Sister and recently returned
              Committed to Compassion                                                                      to the staff this past fall. A graduate of the University of
                 Striving for Excellence                                                                   Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Tourism, Recreation
                                                                                                           and  Parks,  in  her  spare  time,  Lastree  enjoys  working
                   Serving Responsibly                                                                     as a professional organizer and spending time with her

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                       24 hours a day                                                                      sister has flourished, she finds motivation in helping
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