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Featuring members of the team from the Ripple Project: Lucy Keshavarz, lead artist; Leo Giangrande, Principal at Giangrande Engineering and Planning; Dianne Hughes, Martin County Senior Ecosystem Specialist for the Ecosystem and Restoration Management Division; Vincent Encomio, PhD., FL Sea Grant Extension Agent II, Martin and St. Lucie Counties, UF/IFAS Extension, and Kerry Sees, citizen workshop participant.

The panel will expand on the benefits of EcoArt/Creative Community Placemaking in our community and each of their unique role in bringing the project from concept to design and at some point, implementation.

Many of you have been asking about the status of our efforts to have Stuart High School become a Cultural Center. This fall we invited a few members of the community to participate in stakeholder meetings. Through their sage input and advice, we created priorities for the project and (if it's possible) become even more excited about what this could mean to our community! 

Women Supporting the Arts, a women's giving circle, is pleased to announce the recipients of their 2019 grants. Members of Women Supporting the Arts each contribute $1000 and then collaborate to review grant applications and allocate funds. Since 2004, more than $325,000 in grants have been awarded to artists and arts-related programs.