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“Art is not about creating a masterpiece, it’s about painting together a brighter life.”

"Tree of Life," by Mieke Ryneal

Join us at Veranda Park, 1641 Veranda Park Dr. in Medford for an art show/benefit auction and reception July 22nd from 7 PM – 9 PM; wine and appetizers will be served, there will be live music and admission is free. New work by 40 youth from the CAC mentoring programs will be featured.

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Healthy Living Fair Fundraiser at Joyfull Yoga...follow up report

"Authentic Joy," pressed flower mandala print by Janet London, London Hummingbird Arts

Donation of Authentic Joy benefits Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County

Janet London’s donation of her print, “Authentic Joy,” was a wonderful addition to the program presented by Joyfull Yoga. Janet was unable to attend, so I represented her there. After enjoying very informative talks about healthy living by Dr. Robin Miller and Louise LaVergne, yummy hors d’oeuvres made from donations by Gary West Meats and Ray’s Market, wine tasting from Cowhorn Vineyards, the only biodynamic vineyard in Southern Oregon, a fashion show of organic clothing from Pico’s of Jacksonville, and a short break in the program, I stood up to introduce Janet’s work.

I was deeply moved – yes, to barely hidden tears – by the executive director’s opening speech introducing the Center and its mission, and as I prepared to speak to the audience about Janet’s contribution, I realized how many connections, some going back several years,

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Healthy Living Fair Fundraiser at Joyfull Yoga

"Authentic Joy," pressed flower mandala print by Janet London, London Hummingbird Arts

"Authentic Joy," pressed flower mandala print by Janet London, London Hummingbird Arts

Join Louise Lavergne at Joyfull Yoga Studio for a fundraiser from 1-4 on Saturday, May 15th, to benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County. Speak with Dr. Robin Miller, enjoy a glass of wine and wine tasting by Cowhorn Winery, an organic fashion show by Pico’s of Jacksonville, food, discounts on purchases and more. Along with a selection of raffle items, Janet London of London Hummingbird Arts has offered a print of her pressed flower mandala, “Authentic Joy,” to be auctioned at this event, with 100% of the proceeds to benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center.

Tickets are $15 donation prior to the event or $20 donation at the door.

For more information, please call Michelle at 541.734.5437, or visit the Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County website at www.cacjc.org

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