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GetShotByElla.com shares 2022 Mary Snyder Annual Golf Tournament to benefit Indian River County, Florida veterans

GetShotByElla.com creator Chabot with Curtis Paulisin, President of the Veterans of Indian River County, Inc.

What started out in 2015 with the goal of getting 70 golfers to play in a tournament to benefit veterans in Indian River County, Florida, has turned into the biggest golf tournament in the county. GetShotByElla.com creator Ella Chabot discusses the Saturday, June 18, 2022 Mary Snyder Annual Golf Tournament, to benefit Indian River County veterans with Curtis Paulisin, chairman of the event, during a Wednesday pasta night at the Italian Club, Vero Beach, FL.

The tournament commences the morning of June 18 at Sandridge Golf Club, 5300 73rd Street, Vero Beach, FL with a 7 am registration, followed by an 8 am shotgun start – scramble format. Lunch and an awards ceremony immediately follow the golf at the Indian River County Fairgrounds, 7955 58th Street, Vero Beach, FL. The cost is $75 per golfer, payable to the Vietnam Veterans of Indian River County, Inc and includes 18 holes of golf, a golf cart, the awards ceremony and lunch. Participants can sign up for the tournament online at http://www.vvirc.org/events

Co-hosted by the Vietnam Veterans of Indian River County, Inc and the Veterans of Indian River County, Inc, the event is organized by Paulisin, President of the Veterans of Indian River County, Inc (ircveterans.godaddysites.com), in collaboration with event vice chair Vic Diaz, co-founder of the Vietnam Veterans of Indian River County (vvirc.org). Funds raised by the event will stay in Indian River County and support housing for homeless and soon to be homeless veterans, including the recently launched project to build a new facility for female veterans.

Among the exciting prizes, sponsored compliments of Tommy Chranza, Route 60 Hyundai,8575 20th Street, Vero Beach, FL: the first hole in one on the 17th hole wins a 2022 Hyundai.

Sponsorship options for the golf tournament include the following: Stars and Stripes Sponsor – $5000, Red Sponsor – $2500, White Sponsor – $1000, Blue Sponsor- $500, Hole Sponsor – $100, and Sponsor a Veteran golfer – $75. Gift certificate sponsorships are also welcome.

To become a sponsor or for additional information: go to http://www.vvirc.org/events or contact Curtis Paulisin at (772)770-4507 or (772) 794-0005.

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GetShotByElla.com shares new children’s movie and book details from Author, Illustrator, Screenwriter Camy De Mario

Author, illustrator, and screenwriter Camy De Mario checked in at GetShotByElla.com with some exciting news: “My short, animated film Reunited has been selected to participate in this year’s Vero Beach Film Festival! One of the top 100 film festivals globally. It’s such an honor to be included in my hometown’s fantastic event, and I am so grateful! Thank you so much to all the judges,” De Mario announces.

Additionally, De Mario reports, “I have published a new children’s book from the short, animated movie Reunited. It’s now available on Amazon as paperback and Kindle, and meanwhile my team and I are waiting for the movie release this summer.”

View the book link on Amazon: REUNITED: De Mario, Camy: 9798440546035: Amazon.com: Books

De Mario was born in Milan, Italy and moved to the United States in 1995. Later, as a young adult, living on a small island of the Abacos, Bahamas, De Mario rediscovered her early childhood talent and enthusiasm for storytelling and manifesting cartoon characters. After publishing her first children’s book The World of Happy, Let’s All Be Friends, De Mario has authored and illustrated more books and expanded her storytelling outlets to include videos, short animated films, and fine art. Through all of her mediums, De Mario strives to share uplifting messages of love, unity, hope, and acceptance with young children. (Parents/adults can be impacted by her heartfelt works as well). De Mario’s children’s art classes encourage and offer an opportunity for children to express their feelings and emotions through art.

For more information on De Mario’s feature in the upcoming film festival, the Reunited movie and book, and more of De Mario’s latest news, visit her website at Welcome (camydemario.com)

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GetShotByElla.com @ Art in Public Places exhibition, County Administration Buildings, Vero Beach, FL

Fine art by Ella Chabot, creator of GetShotByElla.com, displays in the Art in Public Places, Cultural Council of Indian River County, Hometown Love letter themed, I ‘Heart’ Indian River County exhibition at County Administration Buildings A and B, 1801 27th Street., Vero Beach, FL, April 6 through July 6, 2022.

The three acrylic paintings on exhibit by Chabot include the following: Indian River Gold, Peterson’s Groves; Swimmer, St. Edwards School; and Wetlands Angel, Vero Beach.

Read more about Chabot on the Artist Spotlight for visitindianriver.com at https://visitindianrivercounty.com/irc-artist-spotlight-ella-chabot/

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GetShotByElla.com art @ Exp realty FL Home Team office, Vero Beach, FL

GetShotByElla.com creator Ella Chabot is currently exhibiting seven acrylic paintings at the Exp realty FL Home Team office, 5075 HWY A-1-A, Vero Beach, FL.

Works for sale by the artist in the recently opened and renovated Exp realty FL Home Team office include the following: North View from Under Barber Bridge; Spirit’s Burden, Hot Air Balloons off South Beach; Riverside, South Orchid Island; Costa D’este Beach Resort, Vero Beach. FL; Winter Afternoon, Vero Beach, FL; Dream Beach; and Ocean View from Boardwalk Pavilion at Jaycee Beach Park, Vero Beach, FL. 

Artist Ella Chabot with her painting DREAM BEACH at Exp realty FL Home Team, Vero Beach, FL.

Read about Chabot on the Artist Spotlight for visitindianriver.com at https://visitindianrivercounty.com/irc-artist-spotlight-ella-chabot/

Contact the Exp realty FL Home Team for more information about Chabot works for sale in the office at (772) 538-4300.

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GetShotByElla.com shares upcoming online children’s art classes by Florida author & illustrator Camy De Mario

Catching up over a cup of tea recently with Vero Beach, Florida artist, author, illustrator and animated films producer Camy De Mario, the versatile, creative force announced she is offering virtual children’s art classes on Zoom in collaboration with Sherri Divband, founder of the Aramis Creative Learning Center. Parents of aspiring student artists can sign them up for De Mario’s upcoming classes at the following links:

Classes & Sessions (aramiscreativelearning.com)

Classes & Sessions (aramiscreativelearning.com)

De Mario was born in Milan, Italy and moved to the United States in 1995. Later, as a young adult, living on a small island of the Abacos, Bahamas, De Mario rediscovered her early childhood talent and enthusiasm for storytelling and manifesting cartoon characters. After publishing her first children’s book The World of Happy, Let’s All Be Friends, De Mario has authored and illustrated more books and expanded her storytelling outlets to include videos, short animated films, and fine art. Through all of her mediums, De Mario strives to share uplifting messages of love, unity, hope, and acceptance with young children. (Parents/adults can be impacted by her heartfelt works as well). De Mario’s children’s art classes encourage and offer an opportunity for children to express their feelings and emotions through art.

For more information, visit De Mario’s website at Welcome (camydemario.com)

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Artist painting was auctioned to benefit ELC, at Exp realty FL Home Team, Vero Beach, FL

Tissue Paper Sky Over Vero Beach, a mixed media painting by artist Ella Chabot sold to support the Environmental Learning Center at the Exp realty FL Home Team office 5075 HWY A-1-A, Vero Beach, FL during January 2022 in a silent auction. All proceeds from this painting’s auction went to the ELC, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3), located at 255 Live Oak Drive, Vero Beach, FL (on the western base of the Wabasso Bridge on the 510 Causeway). View the website at https://www.discoverelc.org/

Contact the Exp realty FL Home Team for information about other Chabot works being sold by the artist and on display in the office at (772) 538-4300. Works priced and ready for sale by the artist in the recently opened and renovated Exp realty FL Home Team office are seven acrylic paintings by Chabot, including the following: North View from Under Barber Bridge; Spirit’s Burden, Hot Air Balloons off South Beach; Riverside, South Orchid Island; Costa D’este Beach Resort, Vero Beach. FL; Winter Afternoon, Vero Beach, FL; Dream Beach; and Ocean View from Boardwalk Pavilion at Jaycee Beach Park, Vero Beach, FL. Read more about Chabot on the Artist Spotlight for visitindianriver.com at https://visitindianrivercounty.com/irc-artist-spotlight-ella-chabot/

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GetShotByElla.com at Art By the Sea exhibition,VBMA, Vero Beach, FL

GetShotByElla.com creator Ella Chabot exhibited two paintings in the Art by the Sea Fine Arts & Crafts Exhibition, one of the most anticipated shows of the Vero Beach, Florida Art season. Chabot’s artworks on display included Honeymoon in Italy, View from the Beach, acrylic, and Roof Terrace View, South, Strait of Messina, framed acrylic.

The exhibition was located in the Holmes Great Hall, Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach, FL. The exhibition days and times were the following: Friday, January 7th, 2022 – 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm; Saturday, January 8th, 2022 – 10:00 am- 4:00 pm; and Sunday, January 9th, 2022 – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Follow Chabot’s creations on Instagram @studioellasea.

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GetShotByElla.com @ Intergenerational Center, Vero Beach, FL

“Inspired Impressions of Indian River Citrus” acrylic painting by Ella Chabot, creator of GetShotByElla.com, was on exhibit at the Intergenerational Recreation Center, 1590 9th Street SW, Vero Beach, FL, through January 26, 2022. Chabot’s fine art was shown through the Cultural Council of IRC’s Art In Public Places program.

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GetShotByElla.com @ Vero Beach Museum of Art Patten Community Gallery, Florida

The Vero Beach Museum of Art, in coordination with the Cultural Council of IRC’s Art In Public Places program, accepted two folk artwork submissions by Ella Chabot, creator of GetShotByElla.com, to coincide with the “American Perspectives: Stories from the American Folk Art Museum Collection.” The two artworks by Chabot are entitled “Tree of Life, Recycled” and “Pink Flamingo, Golden Beak.” These are both 3-D works.

Exhibition showed: Oct. 27 – Nov. 28, 2021.

Location: Vero Beach Museum of Art Patten Community Gallery, Museum Art School, 3001 Riverside Park Drive Vero Beach, Florida.


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GetShotByElla.com @ “Salute to Our Veterans” event starring tribute artist Lamar Peters, Vero Beach, FL

Straight from New York City, renowned tribute king Lamar Peters performed during the “Salute to Our Veterans” event at The Italian American Civic Association of Vero Beach, 1600 25th Street, Vero Beach, FL on October 23, 2021. Show tickets were $25 per person with reservations required. The event benefited the homeless women veterans’ housing project of the Veterans of Indian River County, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Doors opened at 4 pm with a cash bar. Showtime was 7 pm in the Tee’s Bella Italia Ballroom. A selection of four food choices was available for purchase at $12.00 each, including fried shrimp, fried fish, sausage, pepper, and onion sub, and eggplant parmesan sub. Beverages were for sale in the club bar during the event.

Peters was “the first Elvis tribute artist to perform at  B.B. King Blues Club in Times Square in New York City on Aug 17, 2013. He has toured with the Heart of the King Ambassadors Show Production and has placed top 3 in the Ultimate Elvis Presley tribute contest sponsored by Elvis Presley Enterprises,” according to his website https://www.lamarpetersshow.com/

In addition to his Elvis tribute performance, Peters entertained with a mix of country music, Tom Jones, Michael Bublé, oldies and more.

For information about or to support the Veteran’s of Indian River County, Inc., visit ircveterans.godaddysites.com

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