Vero Beach Wine + Film Festival, Inc. board members presented a $10,000 check to Suncoast Mental Health Center, Inc. CEO Debra Engle on Friday, June 7, at the CINEMA UNCORKED! Opening Night Awards + Screening. VBWFF board member, Susan Keller Horn contributed $5,000 as a matching grant for the Vero Beach Wine + Film Festival, Inc. contribution.
The non-profit arts organization received support from Ned and Emily Sherwood, Monica Shotwell, and John Aruffo each giving $5,000; VBWFF board chairman Anthony Aruffo contributing $20,000, and board member Kelly Kite’s firm Kite Tax Lien Capital being a $20,000 contributor. The VBWFF and SMHC are grateful to those who value the importance of mental health awareness in our community.