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9th StAR Bratini is in October

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Proceeds benefit the StAR Council, ARTBREAKERS and Pink Heals, local nonprofits specializing in services for cancer patients.  October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and the event kicks off the month, heightening awareness for all forms of cancer. The annual event features young adult males modeling artistically decorated bras. Rowdy and raucous attendees bid to raise funds for charities.  Fifty silent auction packages will be on display. A popular door prize valued over $1000 will offer lodging, meals and attractions for the lucky winner. Heavenly vistas from Serenata will accompany heavy hors d’oeurves and $5 martinis.

StAR Council welcomes sponsors. Sponsorship levels include signature corporate sponsors up to $1500; Bra sponsors at $150; and Program sponsors at $50. Admission for the event is $50. If you wish to become a sponsor, please contact Brittany Jones at 904-885-0043 or email The growing list of sponsors include: Lydia Keohane, Florida Homes & Mortgage; Gaye Jones, First Bank & Trust Mortgage Co.; Serenata Beach Club; and Artbreakers. Check them out at

Visit to purchase tickets or for more information. Seats are selling rapidly so act now to register online for the best seats in the house. Bra sponsorships are capped at 15 and seating is limited to 160. StAR Council will assist in decorating bras as needed for an additional contribution of $75

Deadlines: to register as a sponsors – Oct. 1; ; to donate silent auction items- Oct.r 1; to decorate bras – Oct. 7.

StAR is a group of professionals dedicated to improving quality of life for residents of the area through community outreach, building relationships and discovering community assets.  Collaborative community projects include the Paseo Pastel, Bratini and Dining with Dignity. For more information about the group visit the website at or contact Maxine McChesney for membership information 904-315-3963,


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