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5th annual “Local Celebrity Lunch” Raises $6,400 for Donate Life Florida

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Photo courtesy St. Lucie County Tax Collector's office
St. Lucie County Tax Collector Chris Craft welcomes guests to the 5th annual Local Celebrity Lunch at Chuck’s Seafood on Sunday, April 24.

Fort Pierce: April 24, 2022 – Following a two year COVID-induced hiatus, area “celebrities” were back in their aprons Sunday to serve up a heaping helping of awareness for organ and tissue donation at the 5th annual Local Celebrity Lunch, hosted by the St. Lucie County tax collector’s office.

The event raised $6,400 for Donate Life Florida, a nonprofit organization dedicated to motivating Floridians to register as organ, tissue and eye donors so lives can be saved through donation and transplantation.

Celebrity servers included St. Lucie County Tax Collector, Chris Craft, St. Lucie County Fire Chief Nate Spera, Clerk and Comptroller Michelle Miller, State Representative Dana Trabulsy, St. Lucie County Commissioners Frannie Hutchinson and Sean Mitchell, St. Lucie County School Board Members Debbie Hawley and Troy Ingersoll and Fort Pierce City Commissioner Jeremiah Johnson.

Event sponsors included title sponsor Seacoast Bank, Gehring Group, Grant Street Group, EDB Architects, 8th Avenue Studios, Southern Eagle Distributing, the St. Lucie County Chamber of Commerce, Giordano’s Floral Creations and Chuck’s Seafood, which donated all of the food served at the event.

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Photo courtesy St. Lucie County Tax Collector's office
The 2022 local celebrity servers included (from left): Michelle Miller - St. Lucie County Clerk and Comptroller, Sean Mitchell – St. Lucie County Commissioner, Debbie Hawley – St. Lucie County School Board Member, Dana Trabulsy – State Representative, Frannie Hutchinson – St. Lucie County Commissioner, Troy Ingersoll – St. Lucie County School Board, Jeremiah Johnson – Fort Pierce City Commissioner and Nate Spera – St. Lucie County Fire Chief.