Thursday, May 24, 2018

It is ARTini Time on Marco!

Mark Your Calendar for Thursday, January 18

Marco Island Center for the Arts is introducing its new fun-raising event, ARTini on Marco Party. This event will shake up some fun and funds to benefit Marco Island Center for the Arts. It will include live entertainment, dancing, a silent auction and of course, martini tastings. These carefully crafted mini cocktails will be shaken, stirred, poured and served by guest Personality Plus Bartenders who in their work life are known for their cheerful, captivating and cool vibes in the community. The “Bartenders” will be competing for tips for a prize at the end of the event. Wine and a non-alcoholic beverage will also be served. Delectable hors d’oeuvres and decadent chocolate will balance your palate.

ARTini on Marco Party takes place on Thursday, January 18, 2018, from 5:30 – 7 PM. The price is only $50 for members and $55 for non-members.

Community Bartenders Reveal Their Martinis

Dianna Dohm, the classy Executive Director of the Marco Island Chamber of Commerce will be serving the classic martini. Check out her ode to Hepburn attire.

Becky Irwin, a Real Estate Broker on Marco Island, will be serving “Sweet Dreams” – a chocolate coffee martini.

Samaria Lewis, Manager of the Lilly Pulitzer Esplanade, will be serving the “Lillytini” – a cosmopolitan.

ErinMia Milchman and Joey Waves, local humanitarians, business owners and true Marco Patriots will be serving the “Hurricane” – a twist on the old fashioned cocktail.

Little Bit of Country and Rock n’ Roll Music

There will be music by the Kellogg Duo. This wife and husband team will shake up the crowd with music that is energetic and lighthearted including a variety of music from the ‘50s – ‘90s, and more. Jeff Kellogg states, “If you name it, we jam it!” There will be dancing, we hope!

Silent Auction

There will be a small silent auction with two martini-themed painting donated by Betty Newman and martini glasses hand painted by Mary P. Zemel.

We Must Thank

ARTini on Marco Party Sponsors help sustain the mission of the Marco Island Center for the Arts. The Sponsors are: Betty Newman as Art sponsor, Ronda Balham as Music & Dance sponsor, Publix Super Markets, Inc. as Hors d’oeuvres sponsor, and Mary P. Zemel as a Martini Glass Artist.

Marco Island Center for the Arts thanks its Art Center sponsors Florida Department of State – Division of Cultural Affairs, First Florida Integrity Bank, Condee Cooling & Electric, Inc. and Coastal Breeze News.

 

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