Helping People Succeed’s 2020 Art for Living Calendars available in Martin and St. Lucie businesses!

It’s that time of year when Helping People Succeed distributes its popular Art for Living Calendars, available for residents and guests at local business outlets, including Barnes & Noble Book Store in Jensen Beach. Looking for that perfect gift? Helping People Succeed's 2020 Art for Living Calendar reflects the beauty we have right here on the Treasure Coast! Each month is represented by one of our talented local artists. The calendars sell for only $20.00 each.

The featured calendar artists will be on hand for the calendar signing at Barnes & Noble between 1 and 3 pm on Saturday, December 7 in Jensen Beach. Present will be: Stacy Ranieri, Ginny Jones, Marian Vitale, Diane Raymond, Maria McCadden, Laura DeBerard, Dan Mackin, Sue Ann Mosley, Susan Roberts, Julia Kelly, Pam Patterson, and Leah Krumme.

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Florida Department of Health Provides Hepatitis A Vaccine Outreach to Helping People Succeed

The declaration is heard loud and clear that residents of the Treasure Coast should get the Hepatitis A vaccine in order to be protected from this contagious virus. The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) in Martin County has confirmed that we are experiencing an outbreak here as well as many other communities across Florida, and in many other states.

Our Department of Health has gone to great lengths to make the vaccine accessible to all residents. Recently they provided vaccines at the United Way Community Conversations meeting, and from there offered to bring the vaccine to other locations. Helping People Succeed took them up on the offer to schedule a vaccination day for employees and customers, which took place this week.

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Helping People Succeed holds their 2019 Annual Meeting

Some nonprofits hold annual meetings that are strictly businesslike: review the past year, discuss goals for the future, swear in new board members and disperse.

At Helping People Succeed, they do things a little differently. The usual components are there, but the abundance of admiration, gratitude and respect that infuses every aspect of the meeting sets a wonderful tone.

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Helping People Succeed’s White Shirt Night Event Honors Our Veterans

It wouldn’t be June without that perennial favorite, White Shirt Night, the colorful and joyful fundraiser that benefits Helping People Succeed.

For the past 10 years, Taste Casual Dining in Hobe Sound has welcomed some of the Treasure Coast’s premier artists to an evening in which they paint original expressions of their art on white shirts, napkins, tote bags and caps in either patriotic red, white and blue or more tropical colors.

This year’s talented and award-winning artists – who donated their time and talent – were Laura DeBerard, Sharon Ferina, James Hook, Carol Ann Hughes, Ginny Jones, Danielle Keller, Leah Krumme’, Dan Mackin, Pamela Patterson, Kathy Pitts, Susan Roberts, Sue Ann Mosley Saleeby and Theresa Krueger Woleslagle.

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First Meeting of the Connected Community Action Network

Connection held the first Connected Community Action Network meeting with David Lawrence Jr. as the guest speaker. The Language & Literacy Connection’s mission is to increase early language and literacy in Martin County through education and a community-wide network of support for families. The Connected Community Action Network is a means for all concerned citizens to come together to work toward solutions.

On May 8th The Language & LiteracyThe event took place at Wolf High Technology Center of IRSC and attendees received a copy of Lawrence’s book A Dedicated Life: Journalism, Justice and a Chance for Every Child. David Lawrence is the former publisher of the Miami Herald and the current chair of The Children’s Movement.

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Helping People Succeed Celebrates Their Volunteers

Every nonprofit needs loyal volunteers to help it accomplish goals and objectives, but a multi-faceted 501(c)(3) like Helping People Succeed is especially reliant on the good will and hard work of a multitude of board members, foundation members, friends and volunteers.

That’s one reason why the annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon is always a cause for celebration.

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Pajama Jam 2019

The Language & Literacy Connection is one of those collaborations at which Martin County excels.

Spearheaded by Helping People Succeed, the program is funded by The Community Foundation of Martin & St. Lucie Counties, Children’s Services Council of Martin County, United Way of Martin County and PNC “Grow up Great”.

Its mission is to increase early language and literacy in Martin County through education and a community-wide network of support for families.

Recently, about 350 people got comfy in their jammies and headed to Helping People Succeed’s offices in Jensen Beach for the Pajama Jam where local luminaries read to Martin County’s children aged newborn to five-years old.

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Pinot & Picasso – Helping People Succeed Kicks off a Capital Campaign

Black and white with a splash of red was the theme of the event as Helping People Succeed unveiled the 2019 Art for Living Calendar at Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club on November 17.

Calendar artists displayed their calendar art pieces, in addition to several other paintings for purchase during this popular event. On hand to meet guests and display their art were Kevin Hutchinson, Sue Ann Mosley, Marian Vitale, Dan Mackin, Pam Patterson, Kathy Pitts, Val Lally, Ginny Jones, Susan Clifford, Mary Lou Knox, Laura DeBerard, Diane Raymond and Carol Baehren-Landeweer.

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Pinot & Picasso – An evening of fine art and wine!

Thanks to a remarkable man, Bill Lichtenberger, the local community is invited to Helping People Succeed’s 5th Annual Pinot & Picasso evening reception and dinner, featuring our incredible artists and the unveiling of the 2019 Art for Living Calendar. The theme of the event is black and white with a “splash” of red.

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April Showers Baby Shower Rains Gifts For Martin County Families

Helping People Succeed is coordinating a month-long “Baby Shower,” during the month of April asking for “baby necessities” to be collected for families in need.

“April Shower” boxes will be placed in businesses throughout Martin County and will be collecting infant-type items such as developmental toys, baby clothing, rattles, books, diapers and wipes.

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Pinot & Picasso… A “Transformational” Evening

On the evening of November 18th – the office of Helping People Succeed was transformed into a gallery of art unveiling its annual event Pinot & Picasso. The featured artists were those who were selected for the 2018 Art for Living Calendar.

Graciously hosted by Bill Lichtenberger – the event raised more than $80,000. In addition to fine wine, festive food stations in a “speak easy” atmosphere, there was a special performance given by Alexandria Paxton. Alexandria, now age 12, is a rising star in the music world. She played and sung the song “Daddy’s Girl”. Alexandria and her family were introduced to Helping People Succeed in “Play Groups” that Alexandria participated in when she was a toddler.

An original James Gibson painting, donated by Joan Jefferson, fetched $2,900.00 in the Live Auction and Erich Lichtenberger was the winner of the “hole-in-one” contest which landed him two VIP tickets to the Honda Classic.

Art work was sold at the event to benefit Helping People Succeed by the 2018 Art for Living Calendar artists. Present were Kelly Arnold, Sue Ann Mosley-Saleeby, Marian Vitale, Chris Kling, Dan Mackin, Pam Patterson, Kathy Pitts, Val Lally, Susan Roberts, Ginny Jones, Jillane Heveron, Karen Leffel-Massengill and Susan Fowler.

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Helping People Succeed transforms lives by realizing potential, creating hope and building futures through education, counseling, training and employment.

Our passion is building successful families and futures–one life at a time!

Helping People Succeed
1601 NE Braille Pl
Jensen Beach, FL 34957

Tel: 772.320.0770
Web: www.hpsfl.org
Email: gparris@hpsfl.org

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Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities Children's Services Council of St. Lucie County Southeast Florida Behavioral Health Network Agency for Persons With Disabilities Children's Services Council of Okeechobee Florida Department of Children & Families Children's Services Council of Martin County Healthy Families Florida United Way of Martin County Division of Vocational Rehabilitation *The Florida Department of Children and Families. Partially funded by the Martin County School District.
 

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