1ST. aNNUAL Turkey / Ham Giveaway

(RUFS) Rising Up From Silence Foundation is making plans to give turkey or ham to victims of domestic & sexual abuse in our community, who might not otherwise have a turkey or ham to put on their table on Thanksgiving day.  

  Won’t you please help make this possible for this annual charitable tradition to come true? Can we count on you for support towards our goal of serving 100 victims? Any donation, large or small will make a difference!


Your kindness and generosity are greatly appreciated and will make a difference in the lives of so many people, right here in Port Saint Lucie and the Treasure Coast!






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Elegant Affair-keynote Speaker's Bio

Pastor Shartonya S.Williams is the mother of two children. (Deyauna & Kenyon) She is currently employed with The School Board of Broward County

Pastor Williams is the Director and Founder of her own organization Forever A Lady, Always A Gentleman Ettiquette Community Enrichment Center where she’s dedicated  to enriching and mentoring today’s youth and bridging the gap between families. 

Presently she serves as Pastor at United Pentecostal Church of Miracle Believers in Opa-Locka Fl. Pastor Williams has served in ministry since the age of 13, she has served as an Usher, Youth dance Instructor, Bible Class teacher, Missionary, Evangelist, and Youth Pastor, she has also worked as an Event Hostess/ Emcee to several events

Shartonya Williams was ordained as Pastor of United Pentecostal Church of Miracle Believers on September 18, 2016 her love and devotion towards God and her church is immeasurable. This woman of God has sponsored several Youth Conferences and seminars. Pastor Williams has also spearheaded feed the homeless missions in her community. 

She is a Distinguished woman of God whom exemplifies tactfulness, professionalism and decorum. Pastor Williams has a passion that extends to Empower the people of God, by building their faith walk through the word of God. She is motivated to inspire a bible reading, Holy Living, standard keeping, whole Armour suited, uncompromising generation. 

For about nine years Pastor S.Williams has conveyed exceptional dramatics in several stage plays and she enjoys it very much. 

Pastor S. Williams also can be heard on her radio show “Forever Free” airing every 3rd Saturday on WMBM -AM 1490 at 1:30 pm established January 20, 2018.

God has enriched Pastor Williams in many areas and the best is yet to come!

    Pastor Shartonya S. Williams
Pastor Shartonya S. Williams

Elegant Affair - Live Entertainment


"Tanya LaReese"



Tanya LaReese is an anointed and gifted singer who truly has a God given talent as a singer. She is a talented singer, and recording artist, as well as a creative and gifted songwriter with many years of experience entertaining various audiences. She is well-versed in various genres of music such as Gospel, Christian rock, R&B, Pop, Motown, 70s, 80s, 90s, Jazz, Classical, Reggae, Soul, Funk, and Rock. She is dynamic entertainer with a powerful voice who generates unique ways to encourage audience participation in her performance.  

Tanya LaReese has had many professional accomplishments, including winning awards and talent shows for her beautiful voice. She has extensive experience singing in different arenas. She sang the National Anthem at the Tampa Bay Bucs Game, sang with the Clark Sisters, and was a performer at the 95.7 Radio Station Concert. Tanya LaReese performed in a local Black Nativity Play. She sang in a Fundraiser Concert for Hurricane Katrina Survivors with Patti LaBelle and Al Green. She also sang with Clay Aiken in his Joyful Noise Christmas Tour, and also sang the National Anthem for the U.S. Army Recruiting Command’s Annual Training Convention. 

Tanya LaReese completed her very first inspirational, gospel, debut CD, "READY OR NOT!" on May 12, 2007 with all songs written and co-produced by her. This is an amazing CD that consists of real life experiences that people go through day-to-day. 

Tanya LaReese performs at various events through GigMasters and other event platforms for church services, weddings, family reunions, birthday parties, private parties, holiday parties, funerals, memorial services, corporate functions, concerts, etc. D WINNING SONGSTRESS AND SONGWRITER