Art League hosts high school art and 'simply small' exhibit

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This mini was painted by John Robak.
This mini was painted by John Robak.
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The third-annual miniature art show sponsored by the Flagler County Art League, “Simply Small,” will open 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the gallery, 160 Cypress Point Parkway.

In addition, the art league’s annual high school student art show featuring students from both Flagler Palm Coast and Matanzas high schools.

America’s heroes to be honored at Palm Coast Veterans Day ceremony
The city of Palm Coast will honor America’s heroes on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, during an 8:30 a.m. ceremony at Heroes Memorial Park, 2860 Palm Coast Parkway, N.W.

The program will include the presentation of colors by the Palm Coast Fire Department and the Ancient City Pipes & Drums. Military service flags will be presented by the Matanzas High School Army JROTC, Flagler Palm Coast High School Air Force JROTC, and the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps: St. Augustine Battalion.

The invocation will be offered by Lt. Col. Harry Gilman, U.S. Army chaplain. Palm Coast Mayor Jon Netts will speak, as will Cmdr. Ronald Stark, of the Palm Coast Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8696, Cmdr. Barry Preston, of American Legion Post 808, and Commandant Jack Marshall, of the Marine Corps League Detachment 867.

Tributes and presentations will include music by Palm Coast Community Choir.

In case of rain, the ceremony will be held at nearby Fire Station 21, 9 Corporate Drive.

The 'Phenomenal Woman' returns
Cynthia Black’s second “Phenomenal Woman” Cancer Awareness Fashion Show benefit will hit the runway 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Hilton Garden Inn, 55 Town Center Blvd. This time, the show will feature not only women who will be modeling from their personal wardrobes, but also five male cancer survivors. The models will be wearing black, red and white clothing to represent the diagnosis, treatment, and healing stages of their journey. Star model, 5-year-old Kiera Timmons, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at age 3 and will most likely need a bone marrow transplant, will be making her way down the runway with her fellow senior cancer survivors.

The event will also include speakers Faith Coleman, co-founder of the Flagler Free Clinic, Marion Hassell, a 10-year breast cancer survivor, and Col. Lloyd Freckleton, a breast cancer survivor. In addition, there will be local cancer specialists and NFL and NBA moms.

The proceeds from the benefit will be donated to Kiera. The goal is to raise $25,000 for the operation since health insurance will not cover the entire cost. An appeal for donations can be found on her Facebook page, “Hope for Kiera.”

Tickets are $50. Call 546-1817.



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