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Donations to Charities or Fundraisers

1/24/19 Heather B. Bereavement Fundraiser 12 necklaces ($780 value)
10/12/18 Slater B. Benefit 24 necklaces ($1360 value)
10/7/18 Kim R. Benefit 5 necklaces ($265 total)
9/14/2018 Farmworker Council, Lake Worth, FL 3 necklaces ($195)
7/26/2018 Farmworker Council, Lake Worth, FL 3 necklaces ($325)
2016 Compass, Lake Worth, FL necklace ($110)
12/5/2010 Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund $20.00
2010 Wellington Women’s Club necklace ($160)
10/31/2010 Pure Thoughts Horse Rescue $50.00
7/4/2009 Pure Thoughts Horse Rescue $200.00
6/6/2008 Vetsville “Cease Fire House” $120.00
12/6/2007 Autism Speaks $24.00
12/13/2007 Autism Speaks $59.00
11/25/2007 The Good Earth Farm $12.00
11/11/2007 The Good Earth Farm $2.00
11/6/2007 The Good Earth Farm $2.00
11/4/2007 The Good Earth Farm $6.00
2006 VA Hospital Riviera Beach, Oncology $47.00
Fall 2005 Vetsville “Cease Fire House” $250.00
2004 Vetsville “Cease Fire House” $200.00
2000 Vetsville “Cease Fire House” $42.00

December 6, 2005

“On behalf of the Board of Directors and the residents of Vetsville Cease Fire House, I would like to personally thank you for your kind donation.

It is through the efforts of people like you that Vetsville is able to continue its mission of reaching out to the homeless and disabled veterans throughout America. National statistics show that on any given night there are 300,000 homeless and hungry veterans, many who are very ill, living in unacceptable conditions in the United States.

The circumstances of our time are that the number of homeless has grown to crisis proportions in South Florida. In the Palm Beach County area alone there is an estimated 2,000 homeless veterans; their needs are overwhelming.

We at Vetsville are very proud of the fact that we are in our 12th year of continuous operations, with our shelter located in Palm Beach County. Vetsville operates a drug and alcohol free program with the overall objective of returning the veterans to the social mainstream.

Once again, thank you and God bless you for supporting disabled homeless veterans.”

                    Sincerely,

                    Chris Noel

                    President/Founder, AFRTS Vietnam 1966-1971

Quick note: we’re still retrieving Thank You notes from various organizations, as well as donation records that are in storage. Posting soon!

July 30, 2009

“Dear Love & Peace Project,

Thank you so much for including Pure Thoughts in your project. Your contribution was so kind and is greatly appreciated. The horses and people of Pure Thoughts thank you for your donation to the horses. Thank you for thinking of the horses.”

                    Sincerely,

                    Jennifer Swanson

Milestones for the Love & Peace Project

January of 2019 Complete Activity Schedule offered for first time
October of 2018 Unveiling of the plans for the Museum
July of 2018 Launching of the Love & Peace Society
June of 2018 Changing website to lovepeaceandbeads.com
Dec. 1, 2017 Inaugural “Friends Are Treasures Forever”
Oct. 1, 2017 Inaugural “Rich Soil – Golden Harvest”
Sep. 1, 2017 Inaugural “Fall Into Forgiveness”
Aug. 1, 2017 Inaugural “Ancient Wisdom Uncovered”
Jun. 12, 2017 Introduction of the “Kindness Rewards” program
Jun. 1, 2017 Inaugural “Family Tree”
May 1, 2017 Inaugural “Prayer is People’s Purple Power”
Apr. 11, 2017 Official launch of the “Heart & Dove Awards™”and “Love & Peace Hall of Fame™”
Apr. 1, 2017 Inaugural “Shine Baby, shine!”
Mar. 1-31, 2017 Inaugural “Coming Home…”
Jan. 1-31, 2017 Inaugural “Rockin’ A New Beginning”
Nov. 7, 2016 Installation of the “Love & Peace Hall of Fame™”
Fall of 2016 Inception of the “Signature” Events and redesign of site
Oct. 3, 2015 Inaugural “Wall of Thanks”
July 2015 Inaugural “Summer of Love, Peace & Beads”
Feb. 1-29, 2015 Inaugural “Love to the World!”
May 14, 2014 Being an official sponsor of the Nigeria Bead Awards & Nigeria Bead Awards UK
Feb. 27, 2014 The new “AddBeads” App was launched
Feb. 17, 2014 First lesson “Fine Jewelry With Beads” is online. Yay! Find it in the University
Nov. 20, 2012 Installation of the N. Necklace at “Beads on the Ave” in Delray Beach, FL
Oct. 3, 2012 Launching of CertifiCards™
Feb. 3, 2012 The Family Sponsorship is born
Oct. 17, 2011 Reaching the Half Mile Mark!
Mar. 23, 2011 Start of the Radio Show “Pearls of Wisdom” on w4cy.com
Mar. 15, 2011 Inception of the panel for Japan “The Sun Will Rise Again”
Mar. 11, 2011 Installation of the 1st Mile Club
Jan. 22, 2011 Bead #10,000 was added!
Dec. 18, 2010 Featured in Ripley’s “Believe It Or Not” Daily Cartoon
Dec. 4, 2010 New record for most dedicated beads per hour
May 13, 2009 First foreign language page launched
Apr. 2, 2009 First out of country event in Visakhapatnam, India
Feb. 24, 2009 First out of state event in Port Washington, WI
Nov. 15/16, 2008 World Premiere Exhibit at the Art Of Life Gallery in Wellington, FL
Oct. 30, 2008 Yay! We reached the 1000 feet mark!
Sep. 27, 2008 Junior Mclean becomes first artist to design image for exclusive T-shirt series
Jul. 21, 2008 10th Anniversary
Jul. 17, 2008 First out of country Ambassador Saloman R. Jeldi joins the Neverending Necklace
May 22, 2008 Start of Memorial Weekend Promotion by Flamingo Beads
Apr. 1, 2008 Medalist Equestrian Group becomes the first Panel Sponsor                                  
Jan. 24, 2008 Penny Sullivan becomes the first Illinois Ambassador
Aug. 31, 2007 Unveiling of new “Neverending Necklace” logo (name suggested by Ron Ryan)
Feb. 20, 2007 50th event for the Project
Nov. 17, 2006 Carol Robertson becomes first Ambassador in New Jersey
Mar. 10-12, 2006 First time the Necklace travels outside of Palm Beach County
Nov. 17/18, 2001 Gem Show at South Florida Fairgrounds: the first public event for the Necklace
Jul. 21, 1998 The Neverending Necklace is born

Yes, you ARE making a difference!

Each time you dedicate a bead, post a “thank you” note to the wall, or participate in any of the “Signature” activities throughout the year, your contribution gets recorded in this graph.

It shows how your participation helps fill the Love, Peace & Beads Museum. (scroll down for more…)

Each monthly signature activity is represented by a colored bar. Of course the blue one is huge, because it represents the beads on the Neverending Necklace. Remember that the necklace had a head start of almost two decades, before all the other activities got launched.

Return often – these colored bars get updated periodically. Stats as of 11/15/2018:

Rock Flag Hous Star Pray Leav Bead Quot Bear Grap Than Orna
46 225 1 4 13 5 142 13 6 1 14 13
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
13,642 Beads total

This blue area is representative for the 13,500 beads that we couldn’t fit into the graph above…

(not to scale)

 

 

 Previous Events

2018    
10/7 Benefit for Kim R. in Lantana, FL #125
3/24 Spring Fling in Highland Beach, FL #124
2017    
11/18 & 11/19 Gem Show, West Palm Beach, FL #123
3/25 Spring Fling in Highland Beach, FL #122
1/10 Signature Luncheon January 2017 in Lantana, FL #121
2016    
11/19 & 11/20 Gem Show, West Palm Beach, FL #120
2/1 – 2/29 Love to the World! Palm Beach County, FL #119
2015
   
11/21 & 11/22 Gem Show, West Palm Beach, FL #118
7/1 – 7/31 1st Summer of Love, Peace and Beads, online event #117
1/31 Super Bowl Saturday at River Walk, West Palm Beach, FL #116
2014
   
11/22 & 11/23 Gem Show, West Palm Beach, FL #115
11/15 Harmony Festival, West Palm Beach, FL #114
10/7 -12/16 Afternoon Beading Class at Maralago Cay, Lantana, FL #113
10/4 Nigeria Bead Awards, Isara-Remo, Nigeria #112
4/1 – 6/24 Afternoon Beading Class at Maralago Cay, Lantana, FL #111
1/7 – 3/25 Afternoon Beading Class at Maralago Cay, Lantana, FL #110
2013
   
11/23 & 11/24 Gem Show, West Palm Beach, FL #109
10/8 – 11/12 Afternoon Beading Class at Maralago Cay, Lantana, FL #108
2012    
11/24 & 11/25 Special Display Weekend, Delray Beach, FL #107
11/17 & 11/18 Gem Show, West Palm Beach, FL #106
7/20 The IndieGoGo Kick Off Campaign #105
2/16 Gem & Mineral Society Monthly Meeting, W. Palm Beach, FL #104
1/21 Wellington Greenmarket, Wellington, FL #103
2011    
11/19 & 11/20 Gem Show, West Palm Beach, FL #102
8/6 Community Swap Meet, Wellington, FL #101
3/23 – 5/4 “Pearls of Wisdom” Radio Show, w4cy.com #100
2/3 Wellington Women’s Club meeting, Wellington, FL #99
1/21 – 1/23 The “Down The Street Bead Show”, Palm Beach Gardens, FL #98
2010
   
12/14 Holiday Party, Pahokee, FL #97
12/4 Holiday Festival, Wellington, FL #96
11/20 & 11/21 Gem Show, West Palm Beach, FL #95
11/12 Women’s Leadership Holiday Luncheon, West Palm Beach, FL #94
6/4 – 6/6 The “Down The Street Bead Show”, Palm Beach Gardens, FL #93
4/3 Gay Polo League Tournament, Wellington, FL #92
1/22 – 1/24 The “Down The Street Bead Show”, Palm Beach Gardens, FL #91
2009    
11/25 Lunch Bouquet, Wellington, FL   #90
11/21 & 11/22 Gem Show, West Palm Beach, FL   #89
10/16 – 10/18 The “Down The Street Bead Show”, Pompano Beach, FL #88
8/1 “SALAD DAYS” Festival, Wellington, FL  #87
6/5 – 6/7 The “Down The Street Bead Show”, Palm Beach Gardens, FL #86
4/2 – 6/2 Summer Exhibition, Visakhapatnam, AP, India  #85
2/24 “Kiss of Indulgence”, Port Washington, WI #84
1/24 & 1/25 The “Down The Street Bead Show”, Palm Beach Gardens, FL #83
2008    
12/30 Art On The Water, Riviera Beach, FL   #82
12/18 Drumming Circle, Palm Beach Gardens, FL  #81
12/9 Art On The Water, Riviera Beach, FL   #80
11/22 & 11/23 Gem Show, West Palm Beach, FL   #79
11/15 & 11/16 World Premiere Exhibit, Wellington, FL  #78
11/8/08 Benefit Concert at Silver Screen, Wellington, FL   #77
5/22 – 5/26 Memorial Day Promo at Flamingo Beads, Orange City, FL  #76
6/6 – 6/8 The “Down the Street” Bead Show, West Palm Beach, FL   #75
4/26 Mikey’s Toy & Comic Show, Pompano Beach, FL   #74
3/7 – 3/9 The “Down the Street Bead Show”, Pompano Beach, FL   #73
2/2 & 2/3 The “Down the Street Bead Show”, Palm Beach Gardens, FL   #72
1/11 – 1/13 International Gem & Jewelry Show, Ft. Lauderdale, FL   #71
2007    
12/28 – 12/30 Tri County Comic Con, West Palm Beach, FL   #70
12/7 -12/9 Buckler’s Craft Fair, West Palm Beach, FL  #69
11/25 The Good Earth Farm, Loxahatchee, FL  #68
11/17 & 11/18 Gem Show, West Palm Beach, FL  #67
11/11 The Good Earth Farm, Loxahatchee, FL  #66
11/10 Private Home Party, Wellington, FL #65
11/4 The Good Earth Farm, Loxahatchee, FL  #64
10/28 Howl’oween Pet Festival, Loxahatchee, FL #63
10/19 – 10/21 The “Down the Street Bead Show”, Pompano Beach, FL #62
9/31 – 9/2 International Gem & Jewelry Show, Miami Beach, FL #61
6/16 Collectibles Show, Miami, FL #60
6/1 – 6/3 The Down the Street Bead Show, West Palm Beach, FL #59
5/19 Jupiter Lanes Swap Shop, Jupiter, FL #58
5/12 St Lucie Lanes Swap Shop, Port St. Lucie, FL #57
3/30 – 4/1 Hurricane Blowoff, Loxahatchee Groves, FL #56
3/17 Collectibles Show, Miami, FL #55
3/9 – 3/11 International Gem & Jewelry Show, West Palm Beach, FL #54
3/9 – 3/11 The Down the Street Bead Show, Oakland Park, FL #53
2/10 Collectibles Show, Miami, FL #52
2/3 & 2/4 The “Down the Street Bead Show”, Palm Beach Gardens, FL #51
1/20 Collectibles Show, Miami, FL #50
1/12 – 1/14 International Gem & Jewelry Show, Ft. Lauderdale, FL #49
2006    
12/23 Collectibles Show, Miami, FL #48
11/25 Collectibles Show, Miami, FL #47
11/18 & 11/19 Gem Show, West Palm Beach, FL  #46
10/29 Howl’oween Pet Festival, Loxahatchee, FL #45
10/28 Halloween Collectibles Show, Miami, FL #44
10/20 – 10/22 The “Down the Street Bead Show”, Pompano Beach, FL  #43
10/7 Oktoberfest P. B. Draughtsmen, West Palm Beach, FL  #42
10/6 Evening on the Avenues, Lake Worth, FL   #41
9/29 Evening on the Avenues, Lake Worth, FL   #40
9/22 Evening on the Avenues, Lake Worth, FL  #39
9/1 – 9/3/06 International Gem & Jewelry Show, Miami Beach, FL   #38
8/26 Mikey’s Toy & Comic Show, Ft. Lauderdale, FL   #37
8/18 Evening on the Avenues, Lake Worth, FL  #36
8/11 Evening on the Avenues, Lake Worth, FL  #35
8/4 Evening on the Avenues, Lake Worth, FL  #34
7/28 Evening on the Avenues, Lake Worth, FL  #33
7/21 Evening on the Avenues, Lake Worth, FL  #32
7/20 General Meeting Gem & Mineral Society, West Palm Beach, FL #31
7/14 Evening on the Avenues, Lake Worth, FL   #30
3/10 – 3/12/06 The “Down the Street Bead Show”, Pompano Beach, FL   #29
2/17 – 2/19/06 The “Down the Street Bead Show”, Palm Beach Gardens, FL   #28
2005    
11/19 & 11/20/05 Gem Show, West Palm Beach, FL   #27
2004    
11/20 & 11/21/04 Gem Show, West Palm Beach, FL   #26
8/28/04 Bon Festival at the Morikami Museum, Delray Beach, FL   #25
4/16/04 Relay For Life, Royal Palm Beach, FL    #24
3/20/04 Family Fun Festival – Boynton Beach Mall, Boynton Beach, FL    #23
2/28 & 2/29/04 Hatsume Fair at the Morikami Museum, Delray Beach, FL   #22
2003    
12/19/03 Holiday Bazaar Northwood Road, West Palm Beach, FL   #21
11/15 & 11/16/03 Gem Show, West Palm Beach, FL   #20
11/8 & 11/9/03 Palms West Fest, Wellington, FL  #19
11/2/03 Tequesta Craft Fair, Tequesta, FL   #18
11/1/03 Craft Fair/Flea Market Dudley Clubhouse, W. Palm Beach, FL #17
10/25/03 Moonfest at Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL   #16
10/18/03 Street Market Northwood, West Palm Beach, FL   #15
10/11 & 10/12/03 Italian Festa, Delray Beach, FL   #14
9/20/03 Wakeboard Championship, West Palm Beach, FL  #13
8/30/03 Pineapple Grove Bed Race, Delray Beach, FL #12
8/19/03 Northwood Road Arts & Crafts Festival, West Palm Beach, FL #11
8/12/03 Northwood Road Arts & Crafts Festival, West Palm Beach, FL #10
8/5/03 Northwood Road Arts & Crafts Festival, West Palm Beach, FL #9
5/31 & 6/1/03 Airport Open House, West Palm Beach, FL #8
5/2/03 New Horizons Multicultural Festival, Wellington, FL #7
4/11/03 Relay For Life, Royal Palm Beach, FL #6
2002    
11/16 & 11/17/02 Gem Show, West Palm Beach, FL #5
11/9/02 Wellington Landings PTO 4th Annual Craft Fair, Wellington, FL #4
11/3/02 18th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair, Tequesta, FL #3
11/2/02 One Stop Holiday Shop, West Palm Beach, FL #2
2001    
11/17 & 11/18/01 Gem Show, West Palm Beach, FL #1
     

 

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