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Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the open took place at the River Palm Cottages & Fish Camp in Jensen Beach, during which 190 anglers raised funds for Project LIFT. It is the largest inshore fishing tournament on the Treasure Coast.
Striving to break the norm of familiar arts and music within the community, Court Room Sessions provides a counterculture experience for those who attend. Part contemporary art exhibition and part music showcase, the opening night featured an array of art from both local and regional artists as well as performances by notable alternative musical acts.
A sold-out crowd spent an evening at Hobe Sound Golf Club indulging in cocktails and hors d’oeuvres before dispersing into groups to enjoy themed dinners at eight different celebrity chefs’ homes. Guests then moved to Flash Beach Grille for an after party with live music by the Bryce Allyn Band.
The Martin County Community Foundation event took place at Dolphin Bar and Shrimp House in Jensen Beach, and awarded grants totaling $303,620 to seven local non-profits to fund programs in 2018 and 2019. The grants will support work in five categories: literacy, research, social services, training and vocational education.
The signature event took place at Taste Casual Dining where some of Martin County’s finest artists created artwork on shirts, aprons, hats and bags. White Shirt Night raises funds to send kids to Camps Success, an eight-week summer learning program for at-risk children.
The organization kicked off its annual campaign with a breakfast for 200 guests who enjoyed a keynote speech by Ergetu Merete, business banking division manager with Wells Fargo.
The Junior League of Martin County raised $15,000 at its barbecue to benefit Gertrude Walden Child Care Center in east Stuart. Guests in swanky attire gathered at the River Palm Cottages and Fish Camp to remember Val Wright, a former JLMC president and avid supporter of GWCC.