This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about an auction of memorabilia collected over the years by movie and TV star Burt Reynolds of Hobe Sound. The auction was conducted earlier this month in Las Vegas. The 650 items from Reynolds’ life and career included the 1977 Pontiac Trans Am used to promote “Smokey and the Bandit,” the 18-karat gold antique pocket watch given to him by Sally Field when they were dating, clothing worn in his movies, awards for his acting in Hollywood and for his football playing at Palm Beach High School, and boxing gloves signed by Muhammad Ali. Reyno
Drew Mello talks with Marlene Filer, co-founder and president of Celebrities Fore Kids, a non-profit organization that provides financial support to South Florida families who have children battling cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.
CFK’s 14th Annual Golf Classic will take place at The Bear’s Club in Jupiter on Sunday, November 30, and Monday, December 1.
Drew Mello talks with Freddie Woolfork, with the Gifford Youth Activity Center and Willie Reagan an original “Highwaymen,” the name given to African American landscape artists who traveled and painted what they saw beginning in the 1950's.
A Florida Highwaymen art show, sale and benefit for the Gifford Youth Activity Center will take place on Saturday, November 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the center on 43rd avenue in Vero Beach.
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