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VOL. 31 NO. 7                                                                                                                JULY 2018

Honda Classic Shatters Records, Elevates Charity

Distribution For 12th Straight Year

	 The Honda Classic will award a record-shattering $4.55         Kenneth R. Kennerly said. “We
million to South Florida children’s charities in 2018, the
12th consecutive year the PGA TOUR event has been able           couldn’t be more ecstatic about
to increase its impact on the lives of local children and their
families.                                                        this year’s results which are a
	 More than 50,000 children and their families who are
affiliated with 137 charitable organizations in the Palm Beach   tribute to the fans who enjoy
County area will benefit in 2018 from the proceeds of the
Honda Classic Cares initiative.                                  our tournament each year, our
	 Children’s Healthcare Charity Inc., the host organization
of The Honda Classic, made the distributions during              sponsors led by American Honda,
a weeklong series of Honda Classic Cares site visits
that begin recently and also at the tournament’s annual          the longest standing title sponsor
Celebration of Philanthropy which was held June 14.
	 The $4.55 million is $920,000 or 25 percent more than          on the PGA TOUR, and of course
the $3.63 million that was distributed in 2017.
	 “We continue to raise the bar and challenge the                the players who have embraced
imagination on the impact we can make on the Palm Beach
County community,” Honda Classic Executive Director              our event and participate each


                                                                 	 “Honda Classic Cares Week

                                                                 gives us an opportunity to take Harvey Caplan of West Palm Beach won the drawing for the car.

                                                                 a step back and visit our grant

                                                                 recipients and touch the powerful impact that we are making also set a new attendance record this year with 224,642

                                                                 in the lives of children in the local community.”                confirmed spectators. The attendance rise led to across the

                                                                 	 Propelled by the return of Tiger Woods, which fueled an board increases in concessions and merchandise revenue and

                                                                 unprecedented turnout and the drama of a Sunday playoff won

                                                                 by new World No. 1 Justin Thomas, the 2018 Honda Classic Honda Classic Shatters Records on page 4

Third Annual Place Of Hope                                                                                                        Palm Beach

Fishing Tournament                                                                                                                North Chamber

Report and Photos                                                and Indian River                                                 Women In
by Penny Sheltz                                                  counties. The
	 Place of Hope’s Kingfish,                                      KDW Fishing                                                      Business Council
Dolphin, Wahoo (KDW)                                             Tournament was
Tournament was an exciting                                       held in June with                                                Luncheon
“Fish For Hope” event                                            lines in the water
benefiting hundreds of abused                                    at 6:30 a.m. and                                                 Report and Photos by Penny Sheltz
children and young adults in                                     out by 2:30 p.m.                                                 	 The Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce
desperate need throughout                                        	 There was a                                                    Women in Business Council presented their
Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie,                                   weigh-in party                                                   quarterly luncheon in June at the Palm Beach
                                                                 at the Sailfish                                                  Gardens Marriott.
                                                                 Marina from noon                                                 	 The featured speaker was Travis Thomas the
                                                                 to 3:30 p.m. and                                                 Founder of Live, Yes And (,
                                                                 the awards party                                                 sharing his interactive and inspiring message of
                                                                 was 6 to 9 p.m.                                                  purpose, authenticity, and collaboration to audiences
                                                                 	 A 38.6-pound                                                   and companies across the United States.
                                                                 kingfish was
                                                                 the biggest fish
                                                                 overall winner
                                                                 caught by Frank
                                                                 Armentano. The Winning fish is bigger than the
                                                                 biggest dolphin winner’s son.
                                                                 was 24 pounds,
                                                                 caught by Andrew Moore.
                                                                 	 Grand prizes awarded to the top fundraiser and to the
                                                                 heaviest fish overall in the KDW Tournament included

                                                                                                     a Costa Rica fishing
                                                                                                       Winners will enjoy a
                                                                                                     three-day experience in Los
                                                                                                     Suenos, Costa Rica, with
                                                                                                     The Black and Blue Fishing
                                                                                                     Club. This includes lodging
                                                                                                     for up to six people in a

                                                                         Third Annual Place Of Hope                               Women In Business Council Luncheon on page 3
                                                                         on page 2
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