Jupiter Media Alert: Call For Temporary Halt In The Recession


Today (Friday, March 11th, 2011), there is going to be a press conference at 1:00pm at the entrance to Loggerhead Park on A1A in Juno Beach, Florida. This press conference is going to call for a temporary halt in the recession to promote the purchase of American-made products.

Who is going to be at the Press Conference? (1) Ed Chase, President & CEO of Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce to bestow a symbolic oil can that will allow honorary Uncle Sam Dude to grease the wheels of progress that will help stimulate the economy. (2) Uncle Sam Dude will officially declare a temporary halt to the recession to encourage the purchase of handmade art in America during the 23rd Annual Art Fest by the Sea and a call to support the area merchants. (3) Howard Alan, Founder of Howard Alan Events & Festival Promoter. (4) Scott Gerber, Tube Dude Artist and Creator of Uncle Sam Dude.

Uncle Sam Dude will officially declare a recession free weekend for this Saturday and Sunday, March 12 – 13 and is calling for the support of the arts and all products made in America, including those sold by local merchants. Uncle Sam Dude, a new addition to the Howard Alan Events family, will host 300 of the country’s leading artists who will be exhibiting their finest work at the upcoming 23rd Annual Art Fest by the Sea. Admission is free and open to the public.

Uncle Sam Dude, a life-sized sculpture created by Sarasota Tube Dude artist Scott Gerber, will be making his South Florida debut at Juno Beach’s premier juried art event drawing attention to the wide variety of original art made in America. The prices ranging from $25 hand-designed earrings to $30,000 sculptures are set to suit all budgets from the casual shopper and art enthusiast to serious collectors.

Art Fest by the Sea - Jupiter, FL

You can view the press release HERE.

Look-out for an update and photos from the press conference!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (954) 472-3755 or info@artfestival.com.

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About Howard Alan Events

For nearly three decades, Howard Alan and American Craft Endeavors have allowed more than 10,000 artists to exhibit their original work to millions across The United States. When our company began, our art and craft shows showcased a handful of exhibitors. Today, a typical Howard Alan or American Craft Endeavors event features 100-300 talented artists and fine crafters. No matter where you are, you are sure to find one of our stellar events nearby. Our shows take us to destinations like Aspen, Chicago, Alexandria, Vail, and Fort Lauderdale…just to name a few! Our great outdoor venues, fantastic crafters, and talented artists allow us to consistently be ranked among the top art and craft shows in the country. Visit a show and see for yourself why we are the very best!

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