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                                                                               PEACEFUL, FRIENDLY, COMMUNITY ATMOSPHERE

        VOL. 26 NO. 10                                                                           OCTOBER 2023

                                                            TequesTa spoTlighT

        Feast Of Little Italy Returns To Abacoa To Celebrate 22 Years

       Of Italian American Heritage, Culture, And Family Traditions

        The Galbani Feast of Little Italy returns to Abacoa in Jupiter              “We are committed to celebrating
      for a three-day festival Nov. 3 to 5. The cultural festival known for       our  Italian cultures,  values,  and
      the Italian ambiance, national Italian American entertainers, and           traditions that are built on the
      authentic food will offer free admission, and this year’s theme is          foundation of family. We are grateful
      celebrating Italian American Heritage and Culture.                          for all who come out and celebrate and
        Festival hours throughout the weekend are 4 to 10 p.m. Friday,            share in the love of our heritage,” said
      11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Parking          Jerry Somma, cofounder and producer
      is free. Admission is free.                                                 of the festival.
        Now in its 22nd year, the Galbani Feast of Little Italy, the                Experience national and local
      largest Italian festival in Florida, promises a weekend filled with         chefs who come out to the Feast of
      entertainment, food, and fun, served up Italian style! The festival         Little Italy and demonstrate how to
      has expanded, and with more vendors than ever before, it will               cook specialty Italian dishes. This
      continue to be the largest Italian festival in the state. Each year, the Feast of Little Italy draws   year, The La Cucina Galbani  cooking
      three generations of families with a promise to offer something special for everyone to enjoy
      and remember as they create memorable moments together that last a lifetime.   Tequesta Spotlight on page 6  Accordionist and Joseph’s family

                       TequesTa profile                                                                ChariTy evenT

                    Athletes Race For                                                                 12th Annual

           Tampa General Hospital                                                      Tequesta Chili Cook-Off

              Loggerhead Triathlon                                                      And Beer Tasting Event

                                                                                   Over $500,000 Raised For Local Veterans Charities
        More  than  400  athletes  from
      across the country gathered in
      Jupiter, Fla., for the Tampa General                                           The  12th Annual
      Hospital Loggerhead Triathlon on                                             Tequesta Chili Cook-Off
      Saturday, Sept.  9. Hundreds of                                              and Beer Tasting Event will
      spectators attended to support the                                           be held from 2 to 6 p.m. on
      athletes as they made their way                                              Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at
      through the challenging race.                                                One Main Street in Tequesta.
        First held in 1985, the event has                                          One hundred percent of
      become a must on the Southeast                                               the  proceeds  will  benefit
      race circuit. The triathlon course                                           Southeast Florida Honor
      included a 3/8-mile swim in the                                              Flight, Operation 300,
      Atlantic Ocean off Carlin Park, a                                            Warriors Renewal Coalition,
                                                                                   Wounded Veterans  Relief
      Tequesta Profile on page 4    Maria Espino, Megan Foster, M.K. Marsten       Fund and Tequesta Friends
                                                                                   of Public Safety. “The Tequesta Chili Cook-Off is not only a fantastic community
                                                                                   event that can’t be missed, it serves a greater purpose,” said Adam Baldwin, director
                                                                                   of Operation 300. “We have been blessed to benefit from the proceeds of this event
                                                                                   for over several years and we continue to be blown away by the financial support
                                                                                   given to our nonprofit. With donations growing each year, it has been a support we
                                                                                   can consistently count on to continue our mission to serve our military families that
                                                                                   have paid the ultimate sacrifice. The team, event and program are all outstanding and
                                                                                   we are extremely blessed to be a part of this staple event in Tequesta, Fla.”

                                                                                   Charity Event on page 3
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