Cape Gazette

Cancer support holds Renew Your Palette

Mar 18, 2013
Photo by: Steven Billups

The Cancer Support Community held its 3rd Annual Renew Your Palette event celebrating four unique organizations and the healing of creative arts March 9 at the Cancer Support Community center in the Medical Arts Building of the Beebe Medical Health Campus in Rehoboth Beach.

In its third year, this special event features local artists who have been affected by cancer and artists from the Salvation Army Creative heARTs Program, the Rehoboth Beach Boys & Girls Club Pegasus Artworks Program and the Delaware Hospice New Hope Program.

Alongside the works of art on display and for sale were culinary demonstrations by local chefs from the Boardwalk Plaza Hotel, Robert Peck Catering, Sprouting Chefs and Big Fish Grill.

Shown at the event are (l-r) Jo Allegro-Smith, Sussex County director; Kate McKenzie, CEO Cancer Support Community; and Suzanne Landon, Sussex Advisory chair.


Members of the Salvation Army Creative heArts program show their art that was on display at the event. Shown are (l-r) Marvin Walsh holding his Flowers in the Window” inspired by Henri Matisse; Christy Cugno, Salvation Army director; and Todd Myer with his “Under the Apple Tree.” (Photo by: Steven Billups)
The Rehoboth Boys & Girls Club members brought their Native American inspired Dream Catchers mixed with what their dreams actually look like. Shown are (l-r) Leann Collick, Director Maria Edgerton, Haylee Workman and Kyla Collick. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
Delaware Hospice brought art from its New Hope's program. New Hope is a nationally-recognized program designed by Delaware Hospice for children who are coping with the death of a loved one. Shown with the art are (l-r) Allison Veith, New Hope Sussex County counselor; Peggy Dellea, associate director of development; and Cheryl Doucette, Sussex County community education coordinator. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
The inaugural Renew Your Palette Inspirational Life Award was presented to Jewelry Artist Heidi Lowe. Shown at the presentation are (l-r) Lowe, Christy Cugno and Ernestine Robin. The plaque features a painting by Robin. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
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