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VOL. 17 NO. 11                                                                         NOVEMBER 2022

      Celebrities And Notable Locals Attend Tyler Cameron’s

      Inaugural Gala At Jupiter’s Pelican Club

        Television personality and model Tyler Cameron brought
      celebrities and high-profile locals to his hometown on Sept.
      22 for The Andrea C. Cameron Foundation’s inaugural gala.
      Held at the Lessing’s Hospitality Group’s Pelican Club, the
      gala supported the foundation’s mission to award scholarships
      to students so they can achieve their highest potential.
        Celebrity attendees included Bachelor Nation’s Matt
      James, Rachael Kirkconnell, Kelley Flanagan, Peter Weber,
      and Kelsey Weier. Other big names spotted on the red carpet
      were wedding dress designer Hayley Paige (now named
      Cheval), TikTok influencer Griffin Johnson, NFL tight end
      Nicklaus O’Leary, and actress Jena Sims.
        Lessing’s Hospitality Group, owners of the Pelican Club,
      supported Tyler and the foundation by hosting and sponsoring
                                                                                                           Kelsey Thiele, Kelsey Weier, Kelley Flanagan, and Tyler
      Tyler Cameron’s Inaugural Gala on page 2           Tyler and Ryan Cameron. By Getty Images           Cameron. By Getty Images
       Jupiter Community High School Hosts                                                                  Fifth Annual

       The 18th Annual Jupiter Festival Of Bands                                                            DAStoberfest Beer

        This will be the largest Jupiter Festival of Bands to date,                                         And Music Festival
      with 29 bands performing from across the state. The festival
      offers the finest marching bands in Florida the opportunity
      to perform and showcase their talents.                                                                Report and Photos by Penny Sheltz
        Young  musicians  will  bring  live  music  back  to  the                                             DAStoberfest 2022 was a blast featuring Sister Hazel
      Jupiter Community High School stadium in Jupiter on                                                   and Spin Doctors live at the Abacoa Amphitheatre, Jupiter.
      Saturday, Nov. 5, as high school marching bands from                                                    There was lots of good Bavarian food and drinks
      throughout the State of Florida will compete in the 2022                                              with  authentic  German  cooking  and  domestic  and
      Jupiter  Festival  of  Bands  (FOB),  a  Florida  Marching                                            imported beer.
      Band  Championships  (FMBC)  Regional  Competition.                                                     In their fifth year of celebrating Oktoberfest in
      The Jupiter Community High School Band is honored                                                     Downtown Abacoa, DAS Beer Garden welcomed ’90s
      to host the 2022 Festival of Bands for its 18th year. The                                             rock favorites, Sister Hazel and local favorite, Spin
      2022 Jupiter Festival of Bands is South Florida’s premier   Florida and he is proud to have expanded to 29 bands for the   Doctors, to the 2022 DAStoberfest stage. Hometown
      marching band competition and an entertaining, family-  18th year.                                    indie guitar band, Surfer Blood, opened the show.
      friendly event featuring  live music, choreography  and     “Marching band programs are growing and becoming more     There was an annual stein-holding contest, German-
      competition.                                       competitive. A lot of bands use events like the Jupiter Festival   style pub food and DAS boots. Tickets were $30.
        This is the largest event to date with 29 marching bands   of Bands to get feedback on what they need to improve on to     Traditional Oktoberfest beers, pumpkin beers and
      performing this year. Bands of all sizes, from class 1A of   become better for future state competitions,” said Ross.  other fall-flavored brews from local craft breweries
      less than 49 members to class 5A of 126-plus members, will     The 2022 Jupiter Festival of Bands is a celebration   and national favorites were delicious.
      be competing for best in class awards and “Fan Favorite”   of music education at its finest, showcasing excellence,
      awards. It is estimated over 5,000 will be in attendance to   teamwork, and student leadership of Florida’s outstanding
      cheer on the marching bands from across the state.  marching bands.  These young performers and their
        Ryan Ross, Jupiter High School Band and Festival Director,   achievements advocate for the importance of music education
      said this is one of the largest competitions in the State of   in schools locally and nationwide.
                                                                                   Vitasta Matto has a
                                                                                 daughter in the SOJ band and
                                                                                 shared the importance of band
                                                                                 for both of them. “The past
                                                                                 four years, my daughter has
                                                                                 gone through this amazing,
                                                                                 intense experience with her
                                                                                 fellow  band  members  and

                                                                                 Jupiter Community High     Fifth Annual DAStoberfest on page 6
                                                                                 School on page 9
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