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VOL. 26 NO. 7                                                                 JULY 2018

                                                Charity News

               Honda Classic Shatters Records,

Elevates Charity Distribution For 12th Straight Year

	 The Honda Classic will award a record-shattering                                                                   	 “We continue to raise the bar and challenge the
$4.55 million to South Florida children’s charities                                                                  imagination on the impact we can make on the Palm Beach
in 2018, the 12th consecutive year the PGA TOUR                                                                      County community,” Honda Classic Executive Director
event has been able to increase its impact on the                                                                    Kenneth R. Kennerly said. “We couldn’t be more ecstatic
lives of local children and their families.                                                                          about this year’s results which are a tribute to the fans
	 More than 50,000 children and their families who                                                                   who enjoy our tournament each year, our sponsors led
are affiliated with 137 charitable organizations in                                                                  by American Honda, the longest standing title sponsor
the Palm Beach County area will benefit in 2018                                                                      on the PGA TOUR, and of course the players who have
from the proceeds of the Honda Classic Cares                                                                         embraced our event and participate each year.”
initiative.                                                                                                          	 “Honda Classic Cares Week gives us an opportunity to
	 Children’s Healthcare Charity Inc., the host                                                                       take a step back and visit our grant recipients and touch
organization of The Honda Classic, made the                                                                          the powerful impact that we are making in the lives of
distributions during a weeklong series of Honda                                                                      children in the local community.”
Classic Cares site visits that begin recently and
also at the tournament’s annual Celebration of                                                                       Charity News on page 3
Philanthropy which was held June 14.
	 The $4.55 million is $920,000 or 25 percent more                                                                     Local Happenings
than the $3.63 million that was distributed in 2017.
                                                                                                                         Palm Beach
                  Good Works

Third Annual Place Of Hope                                                                                           North Chamber

               Fishing Tournament                                                                                        Women In
                                                                                                                     Business Council
               Report and Photos by Penny Sheltz
	 Place of Hope’s                               	 There was a weigh-in party at the Sailfish Marina from
Kingfish, Dolphin, Wahoo                        noon to 3:30 p.m. and the awards party was 6 to 9 p.m.                            Report and Photos by Penny Sheltz
(KDW) Tournament was                            	 A 38.6-pound kingfish was the biggest fish overall winner
an exciting “Fish For                           caught by Frank Armentano. The biggest dolphin was 24                Local Happenings on page 12
                                                pounds, caught by Andrew Moore.
Hope” event benefiting                          	 Grand prizes awarded to the top fundraiser and to the
                                                heaviest fish overall in the KDW Tournament included a
hundreds of abused                              Costa Rica fishing experience!
                                                	 Winners will enjoy a three-day experience in Los Suenos,
children and young                              Costa Rica, with The Black and Blue Fishing Club. This
                                                includes lodging for up to six people in a three-bedroom,
adults in desperate need                        two-bath condo at Los Suenos Resort and Marina, plus fishing
throughout Palm Beach,                          on a world-class 57-foot custom Carolina sportfishing boat
Martin, St. Lucie, and                          with captain and crew. The Central Pacific region of Costa
Indian River counties. The
KDW Fishing Tournament                                                                Rica offers some of the
was held in June with lines                                                           most spectacular fishing in
in the water at 6:30 a.m. and out by 2:30 p.m.                                        the world. Fish thrive in the
                                                                                      calm and clear waters just
                                                                                      outside Herradura Bay off
                                                                                      Los Suenos year-round. This
                                                                                      was kindly donated by Doyle
                                                                                      Insurance and Jason Doyle,
                                                                                      with a value of $12,000.

                                                      Good Works on page 4
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