Crary Buchanan ushers in 2011 with candy jar tradition

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STUART, Fla. — Crary Buchanan candy jars mean the New Year is here.

The children of Crary Buchanan’s lawyers and staff have been hard at work in December, joining an annual tradition at the law firm. The kids filled hundreds of candy jars and helped distribute them across the Treasure Coast and mail them to law firm clients across the country. The sweet treats are to be enjoyed with the start of 2011.

Each year, the glass candy jar has a different visual design that celebrates the architectural beauty of Martin County. The first jar, designed for the new millennium, was of the arch between Jensen Beach and Rio. Other images were of the old train station, the House of Refuge and the Lyric Theatre. The image on the 2010 jar is of the Crary House.

“The jars are a fun way to remind everyone that Martin County has a rich history,” said managing partner Mike Crary. “Many people have created collections of the jars, and it’s a treat for us at the firm to see them displayed in offices and homes.”

Usually, the jars are only for clients and friends of the firm. In honor of the Crary House reaching its new location, Crary Buchanan partner Rick Crary gave several dozen jars to the Stuart Heritage Society to sell at the historic Stuart Feed Store and to the Elliott Museum for its gift store. If you want one, you’ll have to get there soon.