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VOL. 10 NO. 7                                                                       JULY 2018

Honda Classic Shatters Records, Elevates Charity

Distribution For 12th Straight Year

	 The Honda Classic will award a                                                                                           imagination on the impact we can make on the Palm Beach
                                                                                                                           County community,” Honda Classic Executive Director
record-shattering $4.55 million to                                                                                         Kenneth R. Kennerly said. “We couldn’t be more ecstatic
                                                                                                                           about this year’s results which are a tribute to the fans
South Florida children’s charities                                                                                         who enjoy our tournament each year, our sponsors led by
                                                                                                                           American Honda, the longest standing title sponsor on the
in 2018, the 12th consecutive                                                                                              PGA TOUR, and of course the players who have embraced
                                                                                                                           our event and participate each year.”
year the PGA TOUR event has                                                                                                	 “Honda Classic Cares Week gives us an opportunity to
                                                                                                                           take a step back and visit our grant recipients and touch the
been able to increase its impact                                                                                           powerful impact that we are making in the lives of children
                                                                                                                           in the local community.”
on the lives of local children and                                                                                         	 Propelled by the return of Tiger Woods, which fueled
                                                                                                                           an unprecedented turnout and the drama of a Sunday
their families.                                                                                                            playoff won by new World No. 1 Justin Thomas, the 2018
                                                                                                                           Honda Classic also set a new attendance record this year
	 More than 50,000 children and                                                                                            with 224,642 confirmed spectators. The attendance rise

their families who are affiliated                                                                                          Honda Classic Shatters Records on page 5

with 137 charitable organizations

in the Palm Beach County area

will benefit in 2018 from the Harvey Caplan of West Palm Beach won the drawing for the car.

proceeds of the Honda Classic

Cares initiative.                                        annual Celebration of Philanthropy which was held

	 Children’s Healthcare Charity Inc., the host June 14.

organization of The Honda Classic, made the distributions 	 The $4.55 million is $920,000 or 25 percent more than

during a weeklong series of Honda Classic Cares site the $3.63 million that was distributed in 2017.

visits that begin recently and also at the tournament’s 	 “We continue to raise the bar and challenge the

Third Annual Place Of Hope                                                                                                 Palm Beach

Fishing Tournament                                                                                                         North Chamber

Report and Photos                                        winner caught by Frank                                            Women In
                                                         Armentano. The biggest
by Penny Sheltz                                          dolphin was 24 pounds, caught                                     Business Council
                                                         by Andrew Moore.
	 Place of Hope’s                                        	 Grand prizes awarded to                                         Luncheon
                                                         the top fundraiser and to the
Kingfish, Dolphin,                                       heaviest fish overall in the                                      Report and Photos by Penny Sheltz
                                                         KDW Tournament included a                                         	 The Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce
Wahoo (KDW)                                              Costa Rica fishing experience!                                    Women in Business Council presented their
                                                           Winners will enjoy a three-                                     quarterly luncheon in June at the Palm Beach
Tournament was                                           day experience in Los Suenos,                                     Gardens Marriott.
                                                                                                                           	 The featured speaker was Travis Thomas the
an exciting “Fish                                                                            Costa Rica, with The Black    Founder of Live, Yes And (,
                                                                                             and Blue Fishing Club.        sharing his interactive and inspiring message of
For Hope” event                                                                              This includes lodging for
                                                                                             up to six people in a three-
benefiting hundreds                                                                          bedroom, two-bath condo
                                                                                             at Los Suenos Resort and
of abused children                                                                           Marina, plus fishing on a
                                                                                             world-class 57-foot custom
and young adults

in desperate need

throughout Palm

Beach, Martin, St.

Lucie, and Indian

River counties.

The KDW Fishing

Tournament was

held in June with

lines in the water

at 6:30 a.m. and out Winning fish is bigger than the

by 2:30 p.m.         winner’s son.

	 There was a

weigh-in party at the Sailfish Marina from noon to 3:30

p.m. and the awards party was 6 to 9 p.m.

	 A 38.6-pound kingfish was the biggest fish overall

                                                         Third Annual Place Of Hope                                        Women In Business Council Luncheon on page 4
                                                         on page 3
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