Social Scene | September 2023

Lauren Debick and Ashley Gerds at the Back to School Community Giveback event by the Community Foundation for Ocala/Marion County, AdventHealth Ocala and Marion County Public Schools, in partnership with the Bullard Family Foundation and Skanska.

Photo by Bruce Ackerman

Back to School Community Giveback
MULTIPLE LOCATIONS
Photos by Bruce Ackerman

The Community Foundation for Ocala/Marion County, AdventHealth Ocala and Marion County Public Schools, in partnership with the Bullard Family Foundation and Skanska, hosted the giveback at 10 locations over several days to help students get off to a good start in the new school year.

Art In The Attic
BRICK CITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Photos by Bruce Ackerman

Treasures galore were on display and for sale in the Marion Cultural Alliance’s fun summer y-ART sale. A VIP sip and shop preview on July 14th added to the fun, with a sneak peak at the art, jewelry and more that was on sale from July 15-22nd. 

12 Fruits of the Spirit Fashion Show
NOMA GALLERY
Photos by Bruce Ackerman

On July 25th, the gallery, in partnership with the nonprofit Hands of Mercy Everywhere, hosted an evening of fashion, art and personal narratives. The 12 models, in addition to making a fashion statement, created a unique piece of artwork to symbolize their chosen fruit of the spirit.

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