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VOL. 25  NO. 10                                                                          OCTOBER 2023

       Stuart Air Show Set For Nov. 10 To 12

        Who doesn’t                                        Nov.  10  is  a  special  event  for  local  students.     There is still dynamic ticket options available so no matter
      love the thrill                                    Hundreds of area school children will be hosted at a   what your budget or what size your family, the Stuart Air
      of seeing sleek                                    STEM programming day and will meet pilots, air crews,   Show can accommodate.
      planes and                                         meteorologists and others in the science, technology,     Purchasing early and online is the best way to save.
      breathtaking pilot                                 engineering, aviation, and public safety industries.   Individual tickets are $35 per person through Oct. 31, and $40
      demonstrations?                                      Nov. 11 and 12 are actual show days, with gates opening   per person at the gate.
        Luckily, the                                     at 9 a.m. for displays, vendors, and children’s activities.     Kids aged 6 to 18 are $10 each and age 5 and under are
      Stuart Air  Show,                                  The air show takes flight on both days from approximately   free.
      the largest event on  F16 Fighter jet, photo provided by   11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Times are tentative.)    Veteran/Military tickets are $10 per person (proof of
      the Treasure Coast,  Matt Haskell                    New this year, the American Veterans Traveling Tribute   military service will be checked at the gate).
      is headed back to                                  exhibit will be at the air show. This exhibit showcases the     There are lots of exciting upgrade ticket packages too:
      Witham Field the weekend of Nov. 10 to 12.         Traveling Vietnam Wall and the Cost of Freedom Tribute   Dirty Flight Suit Party, Flight Line Club, spectator seating,
        The theme of this year’s show is “Celebrating Aviation:   to Honor, Respect and Remember those who have paid the
      Honoring its Past and Inspiring its Future.”       ultimate sacrifice.                               Stuart Air Show on page 3’s Fallen Veterans Tournament

       Strikes A Hole In One For The Hazen Family

      By Charles Dame                                                                                      continue to uplift the lives of those who’ve given so much
        The 2023 WeDoGood Fallen Veterans Golf Tournament,                                                 for our community and our country.
      held at Hammock Creek Golf Club in Palm City on Sept.                                                The Hazen Family Benefit
      10 in memory of Vietnam Veteran Al Hazen, not only                                                     The tournament succeeded in raising over $8,500
      brought out the community for a day of sport but also rallied                                        specifically for Ingred Hazen and her family. These funds
      spirits to raise over $8,500 for the Hazen family. The event                                         will go a long way in providing the Hazens the support they
      was an overwhelming success, proving once again that                                                 need, reaffirming WeDoGood’s commitment to maintaining
      when it comes to supporting our heroes and their families,                                           contact with and aiding families of fallen heroes until their
      WeDoGood and the larger Florida community are in it for                                              children reach the age of 18.
      the long game.                                                                                       A Display Of Honor And Respect
      A Day To Remember                                                                                      A special mention must be made of the Martin County
        The sunny skies and immaculate greens were only outdone                                            Firefighters Honor Guard, who did a tremendous job
      by the golfers themselves, who were committed to making                                              presenting the colors and conducting a flag presentation that
      each swing count for the cause. “One good deed can change   Gratitude To Our Sponsors And Participants   left no eye dry. Their professionalism and grace brought an
      everything,” is a philosophy WeDoGood stands by, and     We owe a huge thank-you to our generous sponsors and   additional layer of gravitas to an already heartfelt event.
      each participant embraced this ethos in their gameplay and   volunteers, without whom this tournament would not have
      contributions.                                     been possible. Your dedication to the cause ensures that we’s Fallen Veterans Tournament on page 3
      Humane Society’s Pup Crawl A Sellout Success

        This year’s Miami Vice-themed Pup Crawl was a sellout,   Jones and Cash for Best
      which is great news for the shelter animals at the Humane   Human/Dog Duo, Stuart
      Society of the Treasure Coast. That’s because all proceeds   Sound Animal  Hospital’s
      benefit them. The event raised more than $7,400.   team for Best Human, and
        Presented by Wagnolias and sponsored by Camp Bow   Gypsy for Best Dog. The
      Wow, the Ninth Annual Pup Crawl attracted 150 attendees   winner of the 50/50 raffle
      and dozens of dogs. Participants were given the opportunity   was Meghan McRoberts of
      to access six venues in Stuart’s downtown district, where they   WPTV NewsChannel 5 and
      received one free drink at each stop. Participating venues   she donated her winnings
      were the Lush Lounge, Spritz City Bistro, The Hangar,   back to the shelter to further
      Sneaki Tiki, Duffy’s Sports Grill and Taco Shack Bar & Grill.  support enrichment efforts
        The Miami Vice costume contest winners were Emily   for the shelter animals.

                                                                                 Gypsy won the award for
                                                                                 “Best Dog.”

                                                                                                           Karen Hopping, Jess Forbes, Michele Tucker of Wagnolia’s,
                                                                                                           the presenting sponsor

                                                                                                           Humane Society’s Pup Crawl on page 4
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