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VOL. 24 NO. 10                                                                            OCTOBER 2023

       Stuart Air Show Set For Nov. 10 To 12

         Who doesn’t love the thrill of seeing sleek                                 New this year, the American Veterans
      planes and breathtaking pilot demonstrations?                               Traveling Tribute exhibit will be at the air
         Luckily, the Stuart Air Show, the largest event                          show. This exhibit showcases the Traveling
      on the Treasure Coast, is headed back to Witham                             Vietnam Wall and the Cost of Freedom
      Field the weekend of Nov. 10 to 12.                                         Tribute to Honor, Respect and Remember
         The theme of this year’s show is “Celebrating                            those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.
      Aviation: Honoring its Past and Inspiring its                                  There is still dynamic ticket options
      Future.”                                                                    available so no matter what your budget or
         Nov. 10 is a special event for local students.                           what size your family, the Stuart Air Show
      Hundreds of area school children will be hosted  F16 Fighter jet, photo provided by Matt   can accommodate.
      at a STEM programming day and will meet  Haskell                               Purchasing early and online is the best
      pilots, air crews, meteorologists and others in                             way to save. Individual tickets are $35 per
      the science, technology, engineering, aviation, and public safety industries.   person through Oct. 31, and $40 per person
         Nov. 11 and 12 are actual show days, with gates opening at 9 a.m. for displays, vendors,   at the gate.
      and children’s activities. The air show takes flight on both days from approximately 11:30                     Traveling Tribute Wall, photo provided by
      a.m. to 4 p.m. (Times are tentative.)                                       Stuart Air Show on page 5          Stuart Air Show’s Fallen                                                        Humane Society’s Pup

      Veterans Tournament                                                          Crawl A Sellout Success

      Strikes A Hole In One For                                                       This year’s Miami Vice-themed Pup Crawl was a

      The Hazen Family                                                             sellout, which is great news for the shelter animals at the
                                                                                   Humane Society of the Treasure Coast. That’s because all
                                                                                   proceeds benefit them. The event raised more than $7,400.
                                                                                      Presented by Wagnolias and sponsored by Camp
      By Charles Dame                                                              Bow Wow, the Ninth Annual Pup Crawl attracted 150
         The 2023 WeDoGood Fallen                                                  attendees and dozens of dogs. Participants were given the
      Veterans Golf Tournament, held                                               opportunity to access six venues in Stuart’s downtown
      at Hammock Creek Golf Club in                                                district, where they received one free drink at each stop.
      Palm City on Sept. 10 in memory                                              Participating venues were the Lush Lounge, Spritz City
      of Vietnam Veteran Al Hazen, not                                             Bistro, The Hangar, Sneaki Tiki, Duffy’s Sports Grill
      only brought out the community                                               and Taco Shack Bar & Grill.
      for a day of sport but also rallied                                             The Miami Vice costume contest winners were
      spirits to raise over $8,500 for the                                         Emily Jones and Cash for Best Human/Dog Duo,
      Hazen family. The event was an                                               Stuart Sound Animal Hospital’s team for Best  Gypsy won the award for
      overwhelming success, proving                                                Human, and Gypsy for Best Dog. The winner of  “Best Dog.”
      once again that when it comes to                                             the 50/50 raffle was Meghan McRoberts of WPTV
      supporting our heroes and their                                              NewsChannel 5 and she donated her winnings back to the shelter to further support
      families, WeDoGood and the larger Florida community are in it for the long game.  enrichment efforts for the shelter animals.
      A Day To Remember
         The sunny skies and immaculate greens were only outdone by the golfers themselves,
      who were committed to making each swing count for the cause. “One good deed can
      change everything,” is a philosophy WeDoGood stands by, and each participant embraced
      this ethos in their gameplay and contributions.
      Gratitude To Our Sponsors And Participants
         We owe a huge thank-you to our generous sponsors and volunteers, without whom
      this tournament would not have been possible. Your dedication to the cause ensures
      that we continue to uplift the lives of those who’ve given so much for our community
      and our country.’s Fallen Veterans Tournament on page 4

                                                                                   Stuart Sounds Animal Hospital’s team won the Best Human award.

                                                                                   Humane Society’s Pup Crawl on page 5
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