Spring Fest 2014 a Huge Success!
05/19/2014 02:37PM ● Published by Nancy Babin
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Over 40 arts and crafts vendors displayed and sold one of a kind pieces that were snatched up by visitors to the festival. Many local business vendors also participated. Thank you all. Okaloosa Arts Alliance would like to thank all of the Okaloosa County School students that participated in the 6th annual OAA Okaloosa County School Poster Contest. With 306 posters on display, all painted and drawn by Okaloosa students from K-12th grades, it was such a great showing!
Winners announced are: .
1st Place- Joseph Pagundes - 3rd grade - Bluewater
2nd Place - Ronald Gurney - 2nd Grade - Plew
3rd Place - Olin Wolfgram - 4th Grade - Liza Jackson
Middle School (5-7 Grades)
1st Place - Ora Wolfgram - 7th Grade - Liza Jackson
2nd Palce - Aucrea Hoford - 7th Grade - Rocky Bayou
3rd Place Gabriel Fidler - 7th Grade - Rocky Bayou
High School (8-12 Grades)
Andrea De Jesus - FWB HS - 12th Grade
2nd Palce - Nina Brown - 8th Grade - Liza Jackson
3rd place - Asianinh Olshfski - 8th Grade - Rocky Bayou
A silent auction was also held with generous donations coming in from White-Wilson Medical Center, Emerald Coast Concert Association, Seablaster, Ramada Plaza Beach Resort, Southern Vacation Rentals, Sinfonia Gulf Coast, Bill Head, Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, Pat Federinko, Wyndham Resorts, Act4Murder, Papa Murphys, German Club, Destin Commons Belk, A.C. Moore, Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation, Fudpuckers, Children in Crisis, Silver Sands Premium Outlets, Special Touch Gallery, and Golden Nugget Casino in Biloxi. many supporters. Over $3000 was raised to support the OAA.
On the Coast Magazine would like to thank the sponsors of Spring Fest 2014. Drama Kids, Childcare Network, and Hometown Builders. With host sponsor HarborWalk Village and Okaloosa Arts Alliance. Also a huge thanks goes out to all our volunteers (Distinguished Young Women and friends in particular) as well as all our fabulous local talent!!! We love watching you:) Thanks also to all our vendors as without all contributing, Spring Fest would not be possible! Thanks so much everyone for coming out and enjoying your day with us!