“Bra-Vo”, an art bra fundraiser, is requesting that all artists interested in participating in Bra-Vo 2019 pick up their bra form and entry packet at Artisans on fifth during normal business hours (Sunday, 11am-5pm and Tuesday through Saturday 10am-5pm). The female half form bra form for $35 entry fee. The entry fee for businesses starts at $60 and fees and donations can be paid in cash, check or charge at Artisans on fifth, 134 E. Fifth Avenue, Mount Dora.
The art bras are due back by September 27th, 5pm and will be part of an exhibit October 5th- October 27th at Mount Dora Center for the Arts Gallery to raise funds for no or low cost diagnostic testing and treatment for breast cancer for men and women in Lake County. The public is invited to visit the Gallery and support the event by voting in person or online at www.Bra-Vo.org, or participating in Live or Silent Auctions. Bra-Vo 2019 Gala Reception for Artists & Sponsors will be held on October 11th, 5-8pm during 2nd Friday Art in the Alley is free and open to the public. Artisans on fifth, a nonprofit co-operative shop, is located at 134 E. Fifth Avenue in Mount Dora, and is on the downstairs level of the historic brick building occupied by the Mount Dora Center for the Arts.
In the last 7 years, Artisans has donated over $47,000 to the Waterman Foundation helping people fighting breast cancer in Lake County. Artisans on fifth donates 100% of Bra-Vo net proceeds to the Waterman Foundation. Bra-Vo shows what can happen when a caring community of businesses, merchants, students, artists and everyday citizens united in a cause can accomplish together.