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VOL. 13 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           	 “We continue to raise
million to South Florida children’s charities in 2018, the 12th
consecutive year the PGATOUR event has been able to increase       the bar and challenge the
its impact on the lives of local children and their families.
	 More than 50,000 children and their families who are             imagination on the impact we
affiliated with 137 charitable organizations in the Palm Beach
County area will benefit in 2018 from the proceeds of the Honda    can make on the Palm Beach
Classic Cares initiative.
	 Children’s Healthcare Charity Inc., the host organization of     County community,” Honda
The Honda Classic, made the distributions during a weeklong
series of Honda Classic Cares site visits that begin recently and  Classic Executive Director
also at the tournament’s annual Celebration of Philanthropy
which was held June 14.                                            Kenneth R. Kennerly said.
	 The $4.55 million is $920,000 or 25 percent more than the
$3.63 million that was distributed in 2017.                        “We couldn’t be more

                                                                   ecstatic about this year’s

                                                                   results which are a tribute

                                                                   to the fans who enjoy our

                                                                   tournament each year, our

                                                                   sponsors led by American Harvey Kaplan of West Palm Beach won the car.

                                                                   Honda, the longest standing

                                                                   title sponsor on the PGA TOUR, and of course the players who      Honda Classic on page 4

Palm Beach North Chamber Women                                                                                                       Third Annual Place

In Business Council Luncheon                                                                                                         Of Hope Fishing

Report and Photos by Penny Sheltz                                                                                                    Tournament
	 The Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce Women
in Business Council presented their quarterly luncheon in                                                                            Report and
June at the Palm Beach Gardens Marriott.                                                                                             Photos by Penny
	 The featured speaker was Travis Thomas the Founder                                                                                 Sheltz
of Live, Yes And (, sharing his                                                                                   	 Place of
interactive and inspiring message of purpose, authenticity,                                                                          Hope’s Kingfish,
and collaboration to audiences and companies across the                                                                              Dolphin,
United States.                                                                                                                       Wahoo (KDW)
                                                                                                                                     To u r n a m e n t
                                                                   Greg Leach, president Hospice of Palm Beach                       was an exciting
                                                                                                                                     “Fish For Hope”
Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center’s new CEO Trey                   	 For nearly 20 years, Travis has performed as an                 event benefiting
Abshier                                                            improvisational comedian and corporate training                   hundreds of
                                                                   specialist. His coaching practice combines the principles of      abused children
                                                                   improvisation and personal performance to help individuals        and young adults
                                                                   and organizations live with more purpose and authenticity.        in desperate need
                                                                   	 Travis recently served as a leadership specialist at IMG        throughout Palm
                                                                   Academy in Florida working with elite athletes from around        Beach, Martin,
                                                                   the world, such as the United States U17 National Soccer          St. Lucie, and
                                                                   Team and the NFL and NBA Combine prospects. Travis’               Indian River
                                                                                                                                     c o u n t i e s . T h e Winning fish is bigger than the
                                                                                                       corporate resume includes     K D W F i s h i n g winner’s son.
                                                                                                       PepsiCo, Under Armour,        Tournament was
                                                                                                       Gatorade, Cintas, the New     held in June with lines in the water at 6:30 a.m. and out
                                                                                                       York Yankees, Chicago Cubs,   by 2:30 p.m.
                                                                                                       Boston Red Sox, Toronto       	 There was a weigh-in party at the Sailfish Marina
                                                                                                       Blue Jays, and UGA Football.  from noon to 3:30 p.m. and the awards party was 6
                                                                                                         This past year Travis       to 9 p.m.
                                                                                                       created The Weekly Yes,       	 A 38.6-pound kingfish was the biggest fish overall
                                                                                                                                     winner caught by Frank Armentano. The biggest dolphin
                                                                                                                                     was 24 pounds, caught by Andrew Moore.

                                                                                                 Women In Business Council           Place Of Hope Fishing Tournament on page 2
                                                                                                 Luncheon on page 8
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