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Page 6, The Talk Of Tequesta                                       assistance to children who need limb-correction surgery, has      through the $2 million barrier in 2013 with $2.114 million in
                                                                          helped introduce golf to youth through the First Tee of the Palm  contributions. It surpassed the $3 million barrier in 2016 and
       C Nharity ews from page 1                                          Beaches and has helped fund the summer program attendance         now has broken through the $4 million threshold.
                                                                          of kids and the expansion of Loggerhead Marinelife Center, a      	 The growth is a testament to American Honda’s 37 years
       	 Propelled by the return of Tiger Woods, which fueled an          world-renowned sea turtle research, rehabilitation, education     as the longest-standing title sponsor on the PGA TOUR as
       unprecedented turnout and the drama of a Sunday playoff            and conservation center where youngsters learn about turtle       well as partnerships with PGA National Resort & Spa, PGA of
       won by new World No. 1 Justin Thomas, the 2018 Honda               recovery.                                                         America, Palm Beach County, the City of Palm Beach Gardens
       Classic also set a new attendance record this year with 224,642    	 Several charities are receiving proceeds from the American      and the PGATOUR along with the support from Founders Club
       confirmed spectators. The attendance rise led to across the        Honda Birdies for Children program, where fans donate for         sponsors Tire Kingdom and United Technologies, and more than
       board increases in concessions and merchandise revenue and         the chance to guess the number of birdies in the tournament.      200 other community-minded local sponsors. Player, corporate
       coincided with increased sponsorship participation.                Fifteen finalists participated in a drawing on June 14 for a      and spectator support has led to increased ticket sales, parking
       	 The $4.55 million being awarded to charity this year             2018 Honda Civic Hatchback with Sport Touring trim. They          revenues, concessions and sponsorships. The Honda Classic
       includes a third consecutive individual grant of $1 million to     each correctly guessed the total of 1,090 birdies recorded at     has also benefited the past three years from marquee champions
       the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation.                    the 2018 Honda Classic.                                           Adam Scott, Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas, who has risen
       	 The Honda Classic has given close to $40 million to South        	 When The Honda Classic moved to PGA National Resort             to World No. 1 since his victory in the 2018 Honda Classic.
       Florida children’s charities since its inception 37 years ago      & Spa in 2007, it awarded $505,000 to charity. By 2010, it        	 The 2019 Honda Classic will be played February 25 to
       including almost $25 million in the 12 years since Children’s      had eclipsed the $1 million mark ($1,018,000) and it broke        March 3, 2019 with Thomas defending his title.
       Healthcare Charity Inc. took over the event and moved it to
       PGA National Resort & Spa.                                         L Hocal appenings from page 5                                     publishing his first book, 3 Words For Getting Unstuck:
       	 Some of the initiatives evolving from The Honda Classic’s                                                                          Live Yes, And!
       charity disbursements this year range from helping preschool         message of purpose, authenticity, and collaboration to          	 Travis lives in Jupiter, Fla. with his wife and three
       children involved with Literacy Coalition and Grandma’s Place        audiences and companies across the United States.               children and continues to perform onstage and train
       enter kindergarten with essential school readiness skills, to        	 For nearly 20 years, Travis has performed as an               athletes.
       creating opportunities for children fighting cancer to meet other    improvisational comedian and
       young cancer warriors which creates a sense of community             corporate training specialist. His
       through POST, to supporting a safe place for kids to come            coaching practice combines the
       together free of bullying and stress and share through song as       principles of improvisation and
       members of Young Singers of the Palm Beaches.                        personal performance to help
       	 The Honda Classic has teamed with young Tommy                      individuals and organizations live
       Morrissey’s UnLIMBited Foundation to provide financial               with more purpose and authenticity.
                                                                            	 Travis recently served as a
       Harvey Caplan of West Palm Beach won the drawing for                 leadership specialist at IMG
       the car.                                                             Academy in Florida working with
                                                                            elite athletes from around the world,
                                                                            such as the United States U17
                                                                            National Soccer Team and the NFL
                                                                            and NBA Combine prospects. Travis’
                                                                            corporate resume includes PepsiCo,
                                                                            Under Armour, Gatorade, Cintas, the
                                                                            New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs,
                                                                            Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays,
                                                                            and UGA Football.
                                                                            	 This past year Travis created The
                                                                            Weekly Yes, And Podcast as well as

al     Pet Matters                                                           Like many before, they too, spent a fair amount of time        Animals Waiting For Furever Homes
omes.                                                                     looking at a number of cats. - playing and interacting with
       For The Love Of Animals                                            them in our cat visiting room - hoping to make the right          Shadow
                                                                          choice.
       by Pat Deshong, President of                                                                                                            Handsome Shadow called our Furry
       Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic                                        Then, Steve noticed Silvie, perched in her usual happy         Friends Thrift Boutique home, before
       & Ranch                                                            place at the front desk, curled up on that stool. He walked       taking up residence in our Adoption
                                                                          over and began to pet Silvie. Moments later he declared,          Center. He’s 8 years… Shadow is
          "For the Love of                                                “That’s the one.”                                                 absolutely stunning, good company but
       Animals" features real stories                                                                                                       honestly, he’s plain tired of moving. We
       happening at Furry Friends in                                         And Silvie went home.                                          enjoy having him around, but what he
       Jupiter. We are The Humane                                                                                                           really wants, is a couch potato to curl up with at home.
       Society of Greater Jupiter/                                         Are you a senior (50 years young)? If so,
       Tequesta, Inc and the only                                          adopt an adult cat (5-years or older) from                       Austin
       no-kill shelter open to the                                         Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic, & Ranch,
       public in northern Palm                                             and receive a 50% discount on fees.                                  Austin, a Dachshund mix, just 2
       Beach County. We’ve been                                            More Purrfect Reasons to Adopt an Adult                          years old is fun, energetic and wants
       rescuing, rehabilitating, re-homing and providing a safe            Cat:                                                             to play! He was returned to us after a
       harbor for the homeless animals in our community for                • Already domesticated                                           very short stay with a couple who just
       more than 30 years. Our not for profit 501c3 organization           • Low maintenance… You don’t have to                             couldn’t keep up with his energy. He’s
       consists of our Jupiter based                                       walk them                                                        housebroken, he’s great with children,
       adoption center, veterinary                                         • Litter Box trained                                             other pets and is the perfect size and
       clinic (open to the public),                                        • Make great companions                                          temperament for an active family. We’re
       Thrift Boutique, and 27Acre                                                                                                          a pretty fun group at our Adoption
       Palm City Ranch.                                                      Furry Friends is all about giving homeless companion           Center but know that he longs to meet his furever family.
                                                                          animals their best future… no matter how long it takes to
          One chilly day in                                               find it. We have many fabulous dogs and cats in our shelter                                  Visit our ADOPTION CENTER
       February, a good neighbor                                          and invite you to come visit us six days a week. Our hours                                       401 Maplewood Drive, Ste. 10
       rescued Silvie, when he                                            are Monday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm.                                                Adopt a Furry Friend and save 20% off our
       saw her being literally,                                                                                                                                          already low priced adoption fees
       “dumped” in a dumpster                                                Furry Friends depends on the generous support from
       and abandoned. He brought                                          donors like you. Without Furry Friends, the future of the                                              Expires July 31, 2018
       her straight to Furry Friends                                      many animals we save would be uncertain. Thank you for
       for care and shelter. Our                                          donating and helping us continue our animal saving mission.                            Visit our THRIFT STORE
       initial assessment found                                                                                                                                     615 W. Indiantown Road
       Silvie not doing well. She was five years old, an adult cat and     Ways to donate (tax ID #59-2111273):                                Furniture, Art, Household Goods, Clothes, Shoes & More!
       domestication had her accustomed to living in the comforts          1. Mail a check made payable to Furry Friends to 401
       of home.                                                                                                                                                50% off one item
                                                                                 Maplewood Drive, Ste. 8, Jupiter, FL 33458.
          Living with us in our Adoption Center, with everyone             2. Visit www.furryfriendsadoption.org                                                    (Excludes furniture and artwork)
       describing Silvie as, “the sweetest cat who just wants a            3. Call us with your credit card information at                                             Expires July 31, 2018
       home,” Silvie was often found curled up on a stool, at the
       front desk, greeting visitors, who often stopped to pet her on            561.747.5311 ext. 1                                                          Visit our VETERINARY CLINIC
       their way to meet other kittens and cats available for adoption,        “Your donation creates the possibilities to make                                   401 Maplewood Drive, Ste. 8
       waiting for furever homes too.                                      miracles happen for our Furry Friends”
                                                                                                                                                      $20 office exam fee ($28 savings)
          Four months of this went by… until Marge and Steve Bull                                    Paid Advertisement
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          “It’s lonely without a cat in the house,” said Steve.
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