(PRESS RELEASE)_Wednesday, October 19, 2022- (Stuart, Fla.) – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties held their annual Big Taste of Martin County on Tuesday, October 12 at Atlantic Aviation to kick off the season in Martin county.
Known as the premier food and wine festival of the Treasure Coast, this year the in-person event had over seven hundred attendees raising money for mentoring programs. Guests were treated to tasty bites from popular restaurants and beverage companies located throughout Martin County. During the mission moment, video guests were given glow-in-the-dark accessories to wear and lit up the night as this year's theme was Giving Kids a Brighter Future.
Participating restaurants: Atoll Vodka, Berry Fresh, Conchy Joe’s Seafood
Culvers of Stuart, The Dolphin Bar & Shrimp House, Ellie’s Downtown Deli, The Hangar SUA, Hop Life, Hudson’s on the River, Islamorada Beer Co., Kyle G’s Prime Seafood & Steaks, Martin County H.S. Academy of Culinary Arts, Motorworks Brewing Co., Nothing Bundt Cakes, Noxx & Dunn Florida Rum, Oak and Ember, One Hope Wine, Precision Meal Prep, Sailfish Brewing Co., Southern Eagle Distributing, Starbucks, and Stringers Tavern & Oyster Bar.
Event sponsors include:
Sponsors Include Publix Super Markets Charities, Rehmann, Atlantic Aviation, Philip DeBerard Injury Attorney, Morgan Stanley, Go Local Electric, Premier Private Jets, Macy's, All Area Roofing & Construction, Inc., and more.
Big Taste of Martin County Winners:
The winners are Best Soup: Stringers Tavern; Best Salad Spritz City Bistro; Best Entree: The Hangar SUA; Best Appetizer: The Hangar SUA; Best Dessert: Nothing Bundt Cake; Best Drink: Kyle’s G’s Oak and Amber; Best Presentation: The Hangar SUA.
The community came together in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters through sponsorship, ticket sales, raffle, and silent auction for an incredible cause. Funds raised from the Big Taste of Martin County supported their mission to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth throughout Palm Beach and Martin Counties. The money will support over 480 local kids throughout Palm Beach and Martin Counties. The relationships with the “Bigs” and “Littles” has never been more important than now. Mentoring relationships help fill the gap as youth struggle with mental health and learning loss.
To sign up to become a “Big” brother or sister or to donate visit www.mentorbig.org. Please help Big Brothers Big Sisters continue to impact the lives of young children in our community.
“This year is our first sold-out Big Taste! It was great to be around so many businesses and individuals who support our work in youth mentoring.,” says Yvette Flores Acevedo, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties.
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