Flower Empower Event Honors Volunteers, Supporters
More than 200 local community members gathered for the 7th Annual Flower Empower Luncheon May 18 at the Klentner Ranch in Carpinteria.
The annual event raises funds and acknowledges the volunteers, sponsors and growers who make Dream Foundation’s Flower Empower program a success.
The luncheon was emceed by KEYT Channel 3’s Alan Rose and Alys Martinez. Rose is a Flower Empower luncheon committee member, program supporter and volunteer. Martinez also is a Flower Empower volunteer.
The luncheon featured a silent auction, raffle, and cuisine courtesy of Rincon Catering. This year, a live auction was introduced into the program with the help of long-time Dream Foundation supporter Andrew Firestone.
The live auction included a private wine experience at Jaffurs Wine Cellars as well as a tropical getaway at the Sheraton Waikiki Resort and a visit to the set of CBS’ show Hawaii Five-0.