Holiday Bazaar, Luncheon and Fashion Show Benefiting Meals On Wheels

Poinsettia Power Committee Picture

Poinsettia Power Committee Picture


The Council on Aging of Martin County will present Poinsettia Power:  A Holiday Bazaar, Luncheon and Fashion Show on December 2 at the Kane Center on Salerno Road in Stuart.  This is the 10th year for this premier fundraising event, which benefits the Council’s Meals on Wheels program.

Doors open at 10:30 a.m. for the holiday gift bazaar in the Kane Town Center, with over 20 specialty vendors featuring unique or handcrafted items for sale.  The fun continues with a delicious luncheon in the Langford Theatre and Auditorium, with musical entertainment and a show featuring holiday-themed fashions from the shops at Harbour Bay Plaza.  The event will be emceed by John Discepolo from CBS 12.

Tickets, which range from $85 to $250, also underwrite the cost of meals for low-income and homebound seniors in our community.  More information and tickets are available at, or by calling 772-223-7846.

Bazaar vendors include American Girl Doll Clothes, Ana Mari Jewelry, Avon Products, B.F. Alkema Designs, Beach Daisy, Beautycounter Personal Care Products, Big Pine Nursery, Carolyn Gervasi Photography, Coconut Bee, Dapper Designs by Liz, Essential Oils, Gateway to Tibet, Havana Beads, Kip Kennedy, Lisa P. Young Fine Arts & Design, Little Shop of Chic, Longaberger Baskets, Sally Eckman Roberts Designs, Sally Stone Photography, Samantha Barfield Photography, Silk Life Studio, The Late Bloomer and Treasure Coast Estate Buyers.

Exclusive presenting sponsor of Poinsettia Power is Anchor Home Health Services.  Additional sponsors include TenderCare Services, South Florida Orthopaedics, Browning Corporation, Cheney Brothers, Parkway Health & Rehab, and Sandhill Cove.  Underwriters include Allen and Nancy Forbes; Carroll Brennan, M.D. and William E. Carlson, M.D.; Susan Michas; Gerry and Judith Long; Shirley Baer; Gabrielle Aune; The Albert M. Covelli Foundation; and Patricia Borg.

The mission of the Council on Aging of Martin County is to help seniors live young at any age by remaining independent, healthy and living in their own homes.  The not-for-profit Council provides programs in support of this mission, including Meals on Wheels, Kane Cuisine, an adult day program, senior-focused primary medical care at the Kane Clinic, care management and caregiver support.  The Council, which celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2014, is the longest standing organization in the county dedicated to serving our senior population.

The Kane Center, the home of the Council on Aging of Martin County, 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 designed to serve all seniors in Martin County, from the active 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, the Town Center and other spaces are available for rent for special events.  The Kane Center is owned and operated by the Council on Aging of Martin County.  For information on Council on Aging services, or to learn how you can support the Council and be a part of the Kane Center, call 772-223-7800 or visit


Photo I.D.:  (Back Row) Jason Paukune, Linda Ryan, Claire Olsen, Alina Rumble, Komal Manghra, Elizabeth Jacklin, Taylor Gilmour    (Front Row) Karen Galusha, Karen Lennon, J.C. Stern, Donna Thaagaard, Fran Antoon

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