Tag Archives: Riverside Avondale Preservation

Riverside Avondale Luminaria + Poster Design by Karen Kurycki

Mark your calendars: Riverside Avondale’s beloved Luminaria celebration will be here soon! The traditional lighting of the lanterns at sundown will occur Sunday, December 21st. Luminaria is one of our biggest fundraisers and is a wonderful community-building event that celebrates the season. The history of  all began with a devoted community member and RAP supporter, . Mr. Spinks was merely looking for a way to help fund raise for  during this magical time of year. He thought that he would sell a bundle of luminaries to his neighbors. But to his surprise, he sold out quickly. In fact, he had …

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Cultural Council has new leadership – Tony Allegretti

A new leader has taken over the reins of , circled round his staff, and forged a collaborative path for its future.  has a vision, and he wants you to come along and be part of it.  Born in , with stops in Venice, Gulf Breeze, Florida, along the way, Allegretti has long been moving in the spheres of marketing, advocacy and art. Starting out in criminology at FSU, he began to sell ATMs in the Panhandle.Allegretti found himself at home selling and packaging ideas. He dabbled in the trade shows and set up ATM displays out of Fort Walton. …

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