The Milagro Center selected as Beneficiary for 2017 Heart Show

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  
 DELRAY BEACH, FL (November 7, 2016)
The Milagro Center selected as Beneficiary for 2017 Heart Show
Healing Through Expressive Arts, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has chosen the The Milagro Center of Delray Beach as the beneficiary for next year’s HEArt Show, which will take place on February 25, 2017.   The annual event showcases the work of both amateur and professional artists, while raising funds and awareness for community organizations that utilize art in their programs. Previous recipients include The Body Positive and Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center at Florida Atlantic University.  Clara Bossie, LMFT, HEArt Show Founder and Creative Director explained, “The Milagro Center truly showcases the power of expressive arts to heal both individuals and communities.  We are very excited to partner with them for 2017.”  Proceeds from ticket and art sales will be donated to the Milagro Center in order to assist with the organization’s mission. Per the Milagro Center’s website, the organization’s mission is to enrich the lives of children through cultural arts, living values and academic support.  “We are just thrilled to have been selected as the 2017 beneficiary organization for the HEArt Show”, states Glenn Mueller, Director of Grants Administration for the Milagro Center.
 
About The Milagro Center: The Milagro Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to enrich the lives of children through cultural arts, living values and academic support. Designed to be a replicable model for self-sustaining, non-profit organizations that provide educational and art programs to disadvantaged children, the center’s four goals are to ensure academic success, promote hearts, teach inclusion and embrace diversity, and create strong individuals who positively impact their communities. Funding sources include government support, corporate contributions, fundraising activities, earned income, and in-kind gifts. Additionally, parents pay $2 per day for their child to attend. The Milagro Center is located at: 695 Auburn Ave. Delray Beach, FL 33444  
Media Contact: Asia Adams Community Outreach Coordinator Asia@DelrayOasis.com (561) 819-2555
 
To learn more about the HEArt Show, please visit heartshow.org.

Press Release: 2016 HEArt Show Raises Funds for Memory and Wellness Center at FAU

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Contact: Sara Goldstein
Email: sara@delrayoasis.com
Phone: 561-278-6033

2016 HEArt Show Raises Funds for Memory & Wellness Center at FAU

 The annual HEArt Show: “A Hollywood Story”, sponsored by Art for Alzheimer’s, took place on Friday, February 5th, 2016, benefitting the Louis & Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center of the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University. The HEArt Show’s mission is to promote awareness of the healing power of expressive arts and to raise funds for organizations that utilize art in the healing process.

The red carpet was unrolled for the evening’s guests, who entered the transformed space of the Memory and Wellness Center. Pop up installations displayed pieces from professional and amateur artists. Featured artists included Salvatore Principe, Brendan Murphy, Charles Edward Soto, Amanda Johnson, Ona Steele, Pat Kaufman, and Bobby Grossman. Attendees sampled culinary delights provided by Silver Sac Catering and Saltwater Brewery against a backdrop of live music. Live artists included Tatiana Farkas, Matthew Guhl, Joshua Isla, and Lori Practico from Girl Noticed, who created a one-of-a-kind piece for the dedicated volunteers of the HEArt Show.

Special guests of the evening included Louis & Anne Green, Jan Savarick, Dr. María Ordóñez, Dr. Benjamin Bensadon, Dr. Marlaine C. Smith, Dr. Lynne Dunphy, Dr. Priti Kothari, and Patricia Thomas. Nearly 225 guests came out to support the HEArt Show and $14,500 was raised for the Louis & Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center.   For more information, please visit heartshow.org.