Sebastian River Art Club raises $1,400 for Food Pantry



The Sebastian River Art Club, which celebrates its 80th birthday this year, presented a check for $1,400 to the Ecumenical Council Food Pantry on November 30th for the Pantry’s Boxed Christmas Meal Program. Club members paint “Little Gems,” small affordable paintings with 100% of the sales going to the Pantry each year.

Pictured standing from left to right, Front row: Vicki Beyer, Vicky Lada, Pani Baker (Co-Chair). Middle row: Marlene Mayfield, President Judy Burgarella handing check to Food Pantry Director Grace Follett, Nancy Mazich of the Food Pantry, Kathleen Richter (Co-Chair), Elfie Diamond. Back row: Theresa Prokop, Judith Bairstow, Grace Savage and Donna Ware.

“Little Gems,” will be on view and for sale now through Christmas at the Club’s Art Center, 1245 Main Street, on the City Hall campus in Sebastian. Hours are Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, and most Saturdays. Little Gems will also be available December 16, 10:00-4:00 at our Art By The River show in Riverview Park, corner of SR512 and US Route 1 (rain date December 17). For more information please call 772-581-8281 or visit us online at

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