October 09, 2008

Florida Licensed Midwives Week: Fall Festival

October 1 - 7 was celebrated statewide as Florida Licensed Midwives Week. Saturday, a Fall Festival was held at Sarasota's Rosemary Court. The festival, sponsored by Florida Friends of Midwives (FFOM) and International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN), raised awareness about midwifery in our community.Guests enjoyed a rummage sale, bake sale, bounce house, face (and belly) painting, pumpkin patch, professional photography, cookie decorating, candy necklaces, live music (thank you Carmela, Tanya, Doug, Marcus and sweet Simeon) and more. All proceeds were split by FFOM and ICAN.Kangaroo provided event planning and web marketing for the event. Special thanks to Upscale Artisans for facepainting, to Fruitville Grove for the pumpkin patch, to Valerie Joy Photography and Jamie Love Photo for portrait donation, to Gana Gilkey for event photography, and to The Snappy Turtle for rummage sale donations.