CTM Custom’s family-friendly fall festival benefits three nonprofits

CTM Custom’s family-friendly fall festival benefits three nonprofits


Matt Okerson, owner, CTM Custom; Orgen Martinez, marketing manager, CTM Custom; David Wolf, 4KIDS Treasure Coast; Stephany Forsythe, administrator, CTM Custom; Kenya Reinhardt, 4KIDS Treasure Coast; Sarah Marie Henry, Catch the Wave of Hope

Catch the Wave of Hope (CWH) will be one of three lucky nonprofit beneficiaries of the Automotive Fall Festival that will be hosted by CTM Customs on Sept. 30-Oct. 1 at the Hobe Sound Farmers Market.

Operation 300 and 4KIDS will also share in the weekend’s proceeds. The Fall Festival will offer something for everyone, auto buffs or not. Hobe Sound Farmer’s Market will be brimming with such fun activities as bobbing for apples, face painting, obstacle course, axe throwing, train rides and a cornhole tournament. Bounce houses will add to the fun on Saturday. You can also enjoy lemonade and bake sale stands, as well as raffles and a silent auction.

The wide expanse of the Hobe Sound Farmer's Market – located just west of I95 at Bridge Road – is the perfect venue for a family-friendly fall festival. There will be plenty of live music, vendors with booths that are automotive-related and not and food trucks galore.

General parking is $5 per vehicle. Overnight camping is $20, but space is limited.

 Matt Okerson of CTM Customs, an automotive customization shop located in Stuart, promises the coolest rides around: lifted up, powered up and tricked out is how he describes them.

The three nonprofits that will benefit serve children in a variety of ways,

Catch the Wave of Hope is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit working locally to prevent sex trafficking of children through awareness, education, restoration and legislation.

Operation 300 provides mentorship to children of the fallen, honoring the sacrifice of those who've given their all for our freedom and promoting patriotism and service on the Treasure Coast

4KIDS brings hope to babies, kids, teens, and young adults by providing safe and secure environments for healing, equipped parents and caregivers who are trained to love kids from hard places, essential resources to meet their physical needs, nurturing counsel to help them thrive and a renewed sense of value in their hearts.

Hobe Sound Farmers Market is located at 1425 SE Bridge Road, Hobe Sound.

For information about VIP parking, being a vendor or for any information regarding the Automotive Fall Festival, contact O Martinez at 772-203-2098 or [email protected]


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Haitain American Chamber of Commerce – Treasure Coast and SCORE Treasure Coast event

Haitain American Chamber of Commerce - Treasure Coast and SCORE Treasure Coast event



SCORE Treasure Coast and the Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Treasure Coast Inc. are hosting a Live Event for small businesses on Thursday, May 11, 2022.

It will be held on May 11, 2022, 6:00 PM to 8 PM at the Port St Lucie Community Center, 2195 SE Airoso Blvd, PSL, Fl 34984. This event is being offered FREE OF CHARGE.

In its continuing Community Outreach efforts, SCORE Treasure Coast has joined forces with the Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Treasure Coast, to offer a new strategy titled “Fix This Next©”-- a way to help businesses owners improve their business. 

This is the first joint event of this partnership and will be sponsored in part by the Better Business Bureau, Serving Southeast Florida and the Caribbean.BBB.Org. 

This live event will contain a presentation of a groundbreaking concept for managing and growing your business, followed by panel mentoring sessions for business owners and potential owners. 

The Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Treasure Coast Inc., a 501 (c) (3) organization, was recently established as a chapter of the Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida. Their mission is to serve as the advocate for the community as well as a resource for consumers and businesses dedicated to serving both the needs of our members and the economic development needs of the broader Haitian American Community on the Treasure Coast. 

“SCORE is very excited to support the Chamber with its goals, and offer this event to help women and minority entrepreneurs,” said Rob Cosentino, Community Outreach Representative for SCORE Treasure Coast. 

For information or to join the Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Treasure Coast Inc., visit: 

For information on registering for this event, visit:

SCORE Treasure Coast offers free and confidential business mentoring, business-related workshops, and other customized programs to small business owners. has helped over 12 million small businesses prosper since its inception in 1964. 

To learn more about SCORE Treasure Coast workshops and free mentoring, visit 

SCORE is a resource partner with the Small Business Administration. 



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