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VOL. 21 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 6
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
                                                noon to 3:30 p.m. and the awards party was 6 to 9 p.m.                           Report and Photos by Penny Sheltz
Kingfish, Dolphin, Wahoo                        	 A 38.6-pound kingfish was the biggest fish overall winner
(KDW) Tournament was                            caught by Frank Armentano. The biggest dolphin was 24               Local Happenings on page 4
an exciting “Fish For                           pounds, caught by Andrew Moore.
                                                	 Grand prizes awarded to the top fundraiser and to the
Hope” event benefiting                          heaviest fish overall in the KDW Tournament included a
                                                Costa Rica fishing experience!
hundreds of abused                              	 Winners will enjoy a three-day experience in Los Suenos,
children and young                              Costa Rica, with The Black and Blue Fishing Club. This
adults in desperate need                        includes lodging for up to six people in a three-bedroom,
throughout Palm Beach,                          two-bath condo at Los Suenos Resort and Marina, plus
Martin, St. Lucie, and                          fishing on a world-class 57-foot custom Carolina sportfishing
Indian River counties. The                      boat with captain and crew. The Central Pacific region of
KDW Fishing Tournament
was held in June with lines                                                         Costa Rica offers some of
in the water at 6:30 a.m. and out by 2:30 p.m.                                      the most spectacular fishing
                                                                                    in 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 2
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