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MARTIN COUNTY -- The Council on Aging of Martin County's 2013 spring fashion show, "Flower Power," raised over $29,000 to benefit the Council's Meals on Wheels program.
This was the seventh year for the annual fundraising event, which featured a luncheon and fashion show emceed by Kelley Dunn of WPTV Channel 5, as well as a silent auction.
Guests had the opportunity to view the newest fashions from local boutiques April Daze, Evelyn & Arthur, Patchington and Suit Yourself. Presenting sponsor for the seventh year running was Anchor Home Health Services. Additional sponsors include Goldstein, Schmitt & Wade, PL; Sandhill Cove Retirement Living; Senior Solutions of the Treasure Coast, Inc.; Legacy Nursery Products, LLC; TenderCare Services; and Water's Edge Extended Care at Sandhill Cove. Media sponsor was the Hometown News. Flowers arrangements were by Harbour Bay Florist with jewelry provided by Lauriel Lanzetta of Silpada Designs.
The nonprofit Council on Aging of Martin County provides programs that help seniors live independently in their own homes, including: Meals on Wheels, an adult day program, primary geriatric care, case management, caregiver support and in-home services. The Council is the longest standing organization in the county dedicated to serving our senior population (in their homes or within the senior center).
The Kane Center, the home of the Council on Aging, is a multi-generational facility offering a wide range of services for seniors, their families and caregivers, and the greater Treasure Coast community. The Kane Center is uniquely designed to serve all seniors in Martin County, from the healthy to the frail, through social, wellness, medical, nutritional, educational and cultural programming.
Intergenerational events for the general public are also offered. The on-site Frances Langford Theatre and Auditorium, Town Center and other purpose-built spaces are available for rent for special events. The Kane Center is owned and operated by the Council on Aging of Martin County.
For more information, call (772) 223-7800 or visit www.kanecenter.org.