Thunderbird Car Club visits the Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative

On March 16, 2014, members of the Thunderbird Car Club from Venice, Port Charlotte and Sebring, visited The Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative. They enjoyed cookies and punch and shopped in the showroom for those special and unique items handcrafted by local artisans.

They will return again to find the treasures they missed on this visit.

 

Boy Scout Pack 426 Painting

On March 4, 2014, Boy Scout Pack 426 had a fun evening of painting “Frogs in a Pond”. designed by Donna Dewberry, with Teacher Judy Nicewicz. Parents enjoyed watching and assisting with the art class. The boys completed their finished canvas in record time.

Beverly Marshall selected for Embracing Our Differences exhibit

Local Lake Placid up and coming artist and Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative member, Beverly Marshall has been selected as one of the presenting artists whose art work “Birds of a Feather” will be included in the prestigious Embracing Our Differences annual outdoor art exhibit.

“1st Friday Basket Winner for March

Jeanne Kirkham, member of the Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative presents the March gift basket to Joe Thieman from Holland, Ohio. Joe and Jan Thieman are timeshare owners in Sebring, Florida and visit the area each year. This is Joe’s first time visiting the”1st Friday” Art Event in Lake Placid, Fl.

Ruby Dutton is Artist of the Month for March

Dutton moved to Lake Placid in 2001 after retiring  as City Clerk Treasurer of the City of Decatur, Ala.  At 79, she began taking painting classes with Mara Trumbo at the Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative.  Not only did she find the classes instructive and fun, but made many lasting friendships.  She also studied oils with our dearly departed Suellen Robinson and Jean Gregart.  After two years of classes with Jeni Novak, she declares her real passion is for water colors.  Dutton is now in an eight week course entitled Drawing on the right side of the brain. This training shows in her painting. 

Tea Basket Lucky Winner

Press Release For Immediate Release
Date: 1-23-2014

Contact: Judy Nicewicz, 863-273-1339

Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative Tea Basket Lucky Winner

Dorothy Pepper, from Ohio, is a seasonal visitor to Lake Placid, Fl. She is here from January to March. On one of her visits to the Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative she became the winner of the Tea Basket, which contained a ticket 

The WINNER of 1st Friday Tour Lake Placid Basket!

1st Friday, Tour Lake Placid Gift Basket Winner

Congratulations to Larry Moore, a retired game warden from Harpers Ferry, Iowa. This is his first winter in Lake Placid, Florida and will be staying for 3 months. He arrived January 1, 2014 and his wife Pam saw the ad for “ 1st Friday. He is enjoying the great weather especially with what is happening in the Midwest now.

Idella Wrathall is Artist of the Month!

Idella Wrathall is Artist of the Month at the Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative.

Idella Wrathall is a long time resident of Highlands County and a graduate of Avon Park High School. She lived in the Bahamas for awhile and was secretary for a Navy Commander. She has been a member of the Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative since November of 2007.

Press Release - Vince Connell is Artist of the Month

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Vince Connell Artist of the Month at the Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative.

Vince Connell will be featured as the Artist of the Month for November at the Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative. Vince was born in Queens, New York, moved to Boynton Beach and then Orlando, but finally settled in Lake Placid, Florida in 1999. He is a past Exhalted Ruler of the Elks Lodge on Rte 621 in Lake Placid and is currently a leading Knight. He can be found very often in the kitchen serving up many delicious meals for community events and weddings.

Press Release - New Hours for The Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative

Press Release For Immediate Release

Caladium Arts & Crafts Cooperative
132 E. Interlake Blvd
Lake Placid, FL 33852

Date: October 29, 2013

Contact: Judy Nicewicz 863-273-1339

New Hours for The Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative

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