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Poinsettia Power

JOIN US FOR ... POINSETTIA POWER!

16th Annual Poinsettia Power! 

Presenting Sponsor: 
Anchor new 2019
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
10 A.M.
at the Kane Center
 
We are excited to have Poinsettia Power back in-person at the Kane Center! This year's festivities include tried-and-true favorites including the popular holiday shopping bazaar and the fashion show curated by Rose Meyerowich. 
 
New this year is a Holiday Hat Parade. Guests are invited to attend the party with their best or most lavishly decorated hat to strut the runway. Judges will vote on the Best Decorated hat to win the grand prize.
 
In order to allow for more social distancing, we reduced attendance at this year's event. As a result, in-person seats sold out in record time! You can still participate--and support Meals on Wheels--by purchasing a Prize Drawing ticket. Win an Outdoor Adventure Package Getaway or a Restaurant Dine-Around Experience.
 
Click here to download a Prize Drawing ticket. Simply print and return with your payment to the Kane Center before December 1. Suggested minimum donation is $25. You don't have to be present to win!
 
All proceeds from this fun and festive event benefit Meals on Wheels in Martin County. The need for hot and hearty home-delivered meals is greater than ever. An average of 500 meals a day are prepared fresh at the Kane Center and delivered to needy, frail seniors in every corner of the county. Our goal is to raise $80,000 that will provide nearly 10,000 meals in 2022.
 
Please note: Masks will be required in the Kane Center during shopping and mingling, and may be taken off while enjoying lunch.
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Ashley Glass, CBS12 News This Morning

Ashley Glass, CBS12 News This Morning

Meet the 2021 Poinsettia Power Emcee!

Ashley Glass, a highly-regarded journalist with more than 14 years of experience as an anchor and reporter, is the weekday co-anchor of CBS12 News This Morning 4:30-7 am, 9 am and noon with Matt Lincoln and AMS meteorologist Chris Farrell.


Ashley worked as a news anchor and reporter for CBS12 News in 2009. She is thrilled to return to the television station after working on-air in Tampa for eight years. Ashley has also worked in Springfield, IL and Gainesville.


Over the course of her career, Ashley has covered many significant news events including the Gulf oil spill and recovery in the Florida Panhandle, the Casey Anthony trial in Orlando, the final launch of Shuttle Discovery in Cape Canaveral and the case against George Zimmerman in the Sanford area. She has also covered severe weather events including tornadoes in the Midwest and hurricanes in Florida.

As the daughter of a retired Navy pilot, Ashley moved frequently as a child but considers North Florida home. She graduated from the University of Florida with honors and dual degrees in Telecommunication-News and Political Science. Ashley resides in the West Palm Beach area with her family.

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Event Impact

What a difference a year has made!

We can’t wait to hear the hustle and bustle of the holiday spirit as it fills the Town Center at the Kane Center with holiday vendors and happy shoppers picking up gifts for friends, family and of course something for ourselves.

We are thrilled to be able to take precautions so that we can welcome you back to the Kane Center to enjoy shopping, lunch and a wonderful fashion show highlighting new fall fashions, coordinated by Rose Meyerowich.

Your support of the “2020 Virtual Poinsettia Power” was extremely important. We are grateful that you stood by us, during the height of the pandemic and helped us raise more than $65,000. Your support helped us provide an additional 200 seniors with hot and healthy meals through the Meals on Wheels program, each day, all through the year, delivering 570 meals at peak.

Today, the Meals on Wheels program preps, prepares and packages an average of 500 meals daily, delivered by over 200 loyal and dedicated Meals on Wheels volunteers.

All proceeds from the Poinsettia Power, Holiday Bazaar, Luncheon & Fashion Show
benefit the Meals on Wheels program, our flagship program, now in our 47th year. I hope we can count on your support this year to help Meals on Wheels provide meals to 500+ seniors, daily, in 2022. We can’t do it without You!

Your gift means the world to our seniors:
√ Too weak or unsteady to safely cook
√ When the choice is between medicine and food
√ When both spouse and caregiver are infirmed
√ When a senior is homebound, ill or frail

For many of these vulnerable seniors, our volunteer may be the only person they see daily. Having someone who cares helps reduce feelings of isolation and loneliness.

Thank you for helping ensure our seniors remain healthy and active.

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Thank You to Our Top Sponsors!

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