Laurel Awards Celebration
Sponsored by A.R. Choice Management Inc.;
Grand Bank and Trust;
Honoree Matthew Stott with VBHS band member Lauren Douglas
May 13: The Cultural Council of Indian River County presented its 2011 Laurel Awards for cultural leadership at the Riverside Theatre. Honorees were Cultural Professional Matthew Stott, Vero Beach High School Orchestra Director; Volunteer Activist Al Smith, volunteer coordinator at McKee Botanical Garden; Artist Advocate Sharon Morgan; Business Philanthropy Dr. Ben D. Emerson. Guests enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and a performance by the Vero Beach High School Orchestra.