VERO BEACH — On Wednesday, January 19 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. more than 40 businesses in the OceanSide Business Association have graciously agreed to open their doors as a new addition to the 2011 Charity Cup Week calendar of events. Throughout the day, 15% of all sales will be donated to Quail Valley Charities to benefit 24 non-profit children’s programs in Indian River County. Additionally, close to 40 professional artists have donated works of art including paintings, sculpture and jewelry, which will be available for viewing and purchase from January 16 to 22 at the Palm House Gallery & Studio, 3227 Ocean Drive. An Artists’ Show, Reception and Sale will take place beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 19 at the Palm House Gallery.
During the complimentary reception, visitors may browse the works of art while enjoying live music, wine and hors d’oeuvres speak with the artists about their passion and creative works and purchase various pieces for their personal collections. 25% of all sales will be donated to Quail Valley Charities.
The lists are growing, but currently participating business include: A Pampered Life, Bliss Boutique, Chelsea’s On Cardinal, Citrus Grillhouse, Dede’s Shoe Salon, Dos Amigos, El Prado, Footprints, Frosting Cupcakes & Confections, G.T. Rhodes, Gary Dulac Goldsmith, I’ll Never Tell, Irish Treasures, J. McLaughlin, John Michael Matthews Fine Jewelry, Kemps Boutique and Shoe Salon, Kilwin’s Ice Cream & Chocolates, Leigh Jewelers, Loggia, M maison, Ocean Drive Jewelers, Palm House Gallery & Studio, Park Place Salon & Spa, Penelope’s, Pineapples, Polished, Posh, Sassy Boutique, Shells & Things, Studio Gabriel Salon & Spa, The Beach Shop, The Gazebo, The Gifted Cook, The Laughing Dog Gallery, The Lazy Daisy, The Lemon Tree, The Petite Shop, Tootsies, Tusk, Twirl Kid’s Boutique, Veranda, Very Fitting, William Bainbridge Steele Design.
Participating artists include: Beverlee Ahlin, Stacy Barter, Sonny Bishop, Julia Carter, Reid Christman, Barbara Clark, Cynci Cutter, Lynne Edgar, Dorothea Ferone, Cathy Ferrell, Ellen Fischer, Deborah Gooch, Stevee Greeff, Rene’ Guerin, Joy Jackson, Maryanne Jones, Rick Kelly, Shotsi LaJoie, Linda Larkin, Liz Mayo, Chandler MacWilliam, Suzy Mellott, Dawn E. Miller, Gus Miller, Jan Miller, Lee Moore, Ned Noland, Jill Pease, Linda Proctor, Marlene Putnam, Barbara Rowles, Sean Sexton, Sharon Sexton, Barbara Sharp, Luke Steadman, Lida Stifel, Jan Taylor, Barbara Tiffany, Emily Tremml, Arun Wijetilleke, Terry Wilson.