A service club raised money for charity yesterday by sponsoring a chalk art festival
on the main shopping street of Olde Naples.
Many of the chalk artists were students, usually girls.
These girls are from Barron Collier High School, one of Naples' high schools.
Some of the artists were professional muralists.
Local schools, churches, nonprofits, businesses and stores sponsored many
of the murals. This was being done for a jeweler in support of
Sunshine Kids, an organization for childhood cancer patients.
I could do that if I wanted.
Tickets sold to festival visitors could be put in the artists' bowls, to vote for favorites.
My votes in the professional category went to Jane Portaluppi Durand,
an artist who was reproducing part of a 19th century painting.