Ten Treasure Coast non-profit organizations received nearly $345,000 in grants from The Frances Langford Fund for Martin County during a reception at the Dolphin Bar and Shrimp House in Jensen Beach. The largest grant, $95,605, went to House of Hope to build a produce packing center to improve nutrition for at-risk populations.
Hosted at Stuart's Kane Center, the organization's “friendraiser” featured Stories of Hope that were shared by families who have benefited from the agency's generous sponsors and donors.
The Healthy Start Luncheon held at Piper's Landing Yacht and Country Club welcomed guests to a special afternoon of discussing the future of the organization. Jack Levine, a consultant to the Florida Association of Healthy Start Coalitions, was a guest speaker.
The ARC of Martin County hosted its gala “Las Vegas, The Greatest Show on Earth,” at Hutchinson Shores Resort & Spa. Guests enjoyed entertainment, casino games and musical performances while helping the organization raise funds to support Treasure Coast special needs individuals.
The Children's Museum of the Treasure Coast hosted its inaugural gala themed a “Night at the Oscars” at Harbour Ridge Yacht and Country Club. In total, proceeds from the evening topped $100,000 with the Huizenga Family Foundation donating $20,000 to match its initial $20,000 gift.
The Capital Bank Foundation hosted the sold-out event at The Fox Club to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties. Guests enjoyed an Italian feast and entertainment from the Sounds of Dennis G in addition to a live auction.
Geoffrey C. Smith Galleries hosted an end-of-season “Vernissage Party” among loyal customers and friends. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres were served while guests mingled throughout the gallery to view the sculptures and art.
The event took place on the runway of the Stuart Jet Center and was a huge success with more than 350 in attendance. Guests enjoyed live music, dinner by The Food shack and an exciting auction. More than $130,000 was raised to benefit the organization.
Hosted at the Hutchinson Shores Resort & Spa, the charity auction began with a VIP meet-and-mingle with 12 “studs” on the ocean deck before heading in for a seafood buffet and live auction. The event supported Habitat for Humanity of Martin County's Women Build program.
The 26th annual golf tournament and auction took place at Willoughby Golf Club and raised more than $80,000. The two-part event included a cocktail reception, a live and silent auction and a call to action in support of the Florence Nightingale Express, a 38-foot mobile medical clinic.
Hobe Sound Nature Center's “Whatever the Weather: Jim Cantore Has It Covered” benefit took place at the Jupiter Island Club's Golf House to raise funding for the Nature Center's programs, operating expenses and scholarships for school children for attending our programs.
Supporters attended a fundraiser benefiting the USSCMC held at the Frances Langford Dockside Pavilion. Guests enjoyed cocktails, dinner and a live auction.
Rehmann CPAs, Wealth Advisors & Business Consultants hosted its annual social on the stage of the Lyric Theatre in downtown Stuart. Martin County women walked the red carpet to socialize and network with each other and enjoyed hors d'oeuvres and cocktails.
Impact 100 Martin's 151 members voted to select the Education Foundation of Martin County as its $100,000 Impact Grant recipient at the collective giving organization's second annual Grant Awards Celebration at Piper's Landing Yacht & Country Club.
Craig Ahal took the top honors winning both “Best Dish” and the title of “Top Chef Martin County 2019” during the third annual chef competition benefiting House of Hope sizzled at its new venue at the District Table & Bar.
A group of 75 women came together for the inaugural Women's Council of Realtors Stuart-Martin Chapter “Dress for Success in the Tropics” fashion show. Taking place at Yacht & Country Club Clubhouse in Stuart, the event featured lunch, shopping, networking and fashions with proceeds benefitting Safe Space of the Treasure Coast.
The Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County presented Tammy Roncaglione, community president for CenterState Bank, with the Pete Hegener Leadership Award during the leadership dinner. The award is presented annually to a dedicated business leader who has made significant contributions to St. Lucie County's economy and quality of life. The celebration welcomed more than 200 guests at Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club.
The Soroptimist International of Stuart honored four deserving women for their dedication and outstanding contributions in Martin County during a ceremony at Mariner Sands. Those honored include Jay Sharpe, Glenna Parris, Heidi Monsour and Nicole Daly.
Board Director Mary Baysinger hosted New Horizons of the Treasure Coast and Okeechobee's “Flamingle” at her waterfront home in Palm City for a meet-and-mingle with friends and neighbors interested in learning more about the organization. Some 50 guests met the newly appointed CEO of New Horizons, George Shopland, as well as Congressman Brian Mast and State Representative Toby Overdorf.
River House Stuart and realtor Stephen P. Ngo hosted the Unofficial Arts Fest Kick-Off Party at the Design and Sales Center. Members of the arts, real estate and professional communities gathered to celebrate another successful Arts Council of Martin County Arts Fest Weekend with a pop-up gallery and DJ.