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       VOL. 28 NO.8                                             www.seabreezepublications.com                                             AUGUST 2018


      BallenIsles Charities Foundation ‘Grants In Action’


      – Feed The Hungry Pantry




      By Mark Hopkinson                                                                                      This was the second pantry line this month for families
        Every month, as part of its mission to end hunger in Palm                                          that registered to get fresh foods, including meats,
      Beach County, the Feed the Hungry Pantry gives boxes and                                             vegetables, fruits and eggs. It followed last week’s pantry
      bags packed with free, healthy food to over 2,200 families                                           which helped feed more than 600 families.
      in need. A financial grant from the BallenIsles Charities                                              “Feed the Hungry has helped feed thousands of Palm
      Foundation  (www.BallenIslesCharitiesFoundation.org)                                                 Beach County residents this month alone,” Cofounder
      provides funding for the food program.                                                               Dan Shorter said. In addition, Feed the Hungry sent food
        On Saturday, June 23, as around 150 families gathered                                              for 96 homebound elderly and veterans.
      along a pantry line in West Palm Beach to receive the free                                             “Today’s effort further underlines the caring community
      food, volunteers from BallenIsles were there to help.                                                that is BallenIsles and I also want to thank the BallenIsles
        BallenIsles  Charities  Foundation  President  Mark                                                Country Club and the BallenIsles Community Association
      Freeman,  BallenIsles  Country  Club  Executive  Chef                                                for making this happen,” Freeman said.
      Gregory, Assistant General Manager Peter Serena, and   BallenIsles Charities Foundation President Mark Freeman     The BallenIsles Charities Foundation’s grant to feed
      Director of Marketing Brian Merbler joined other Feed   (at right), stands next to BallenIsles Assistant General   the hungry is one of 46 grants, totaling a record $575,000
      the Hungry Pantry volunteers in helping bag fresh foods.   Manager Peter Serena, BallenIsles Country Club Executive   awarded  this  year.  Since  its  formation  by  BallenIsles
      They worked on the assembly line, filling arriving vehicles   Chef Gregory and BallenIsles Director of Marketing Brian
      with around 100 pounds of staples for families in need.  Merbler (at left).                          BallenIsles Charities Foundation on page 2
      Bluewater Babes Fish For A Cure Celebrates 10th Anniversary!



      October 5 To 6 At Sailfish                                                                           first  all-female  angler  fishing  tournament  dedicated  to
      Marina Resort                                                                                        raising money for local breast and ovarian cancer patients
                                                                                                           in financial need.
                                                                                                             Since 2009 more than 1,200 boats and 4,500 female
      Florida’s Largest All-Female Angler Fishing                                                          anglers have joined together to celebrate loved ones, often
      Tournament – Presented By Tito’s Handmade                                                            themselves, who have bravely fought and won the battle
      Vodka                                                                                                against these diseases, and to remember and honor those
                                                                                                           whom they lost.
        Bluewater Babes Charitable Trust (BWB) is thrilled to                                                The 10th Annual Bluewater Babes Fish for a Cure is
      announce that the 10th Annual Bluewater Babes Fish for                                               set to be the best one yet! This unique event will include
      a Cure presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka, is scheduled                                              a festive mix of fishing, boat decorating, costume contests
      for Friday, Oct. 5 and Saturday, Oct. 6, at Sailfish Marina     Born out of the love for fishing, the courage to fight   and an awards party to raise money to help local breast
      Resort. This event is Florida’s most fun and most talked   and the powerful nature of women working together,
      about female angler fishing tournament.            Bluewater Babes was created as Palm Beach County’s   Bluewater Babes Fish For A Cure on page 3
      Nominations For Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s


      Tenth Annual Go Blue Awards Luncheon



      Featuring Renowned                                 the Go Blue Awards Luncheon recognizes and awards   Beach on Friday, Oct.

      Conservationist Jeff Corwin                        four individuals and one business or nonprofit that   26.  The event will
                                                         have promoted, implemented or contributed to a “blue”
                                                                                                           also feature Emmy
                                                         lifestyle of marine conservation and have made significant   Awa rd-wi nni ng
        Nominations for Florida’s most prestigious ocean   contributions to improve and protect our oceans, beaches   television show
      conservation awards ceremony, the Tenth Annual Go Blue   and wildlife.                               host, conservationist
      Awards Luncheon, presented by Manatee Lagoon –
 An     To nominate a person or business for this premier   and biologist, Jeff
      FPL Eco-Discovery Center is now open.              award, visit marinelife.org/bluefriends. Nominations close   Corwin as special
        Hosted  by  Loggerhead  Marinelife  Center  (LMC),   on Aug. 25. Finalists will be announced at the Blue Friends   guest and keynote
                                                                                 Society Cocktail Social held   speaker. Corwin is
                                                                                 on  Thursday, Sept. 20 at   the host of  Ocean
                                                                                 5:30 p.m.                 Mysteries, a renowned
                                                                                   An esteemed, independent   conservationist
                                                                                 panel of judges will select   and environmental
                                                                                 final candidates for each   journalist. Corwin
                                                                                 award.  Winners in each   shares his one-of-a-
                                                                                 category are announced    kind  perspective  on
                                                                                 during the luncheon at
                                                                                 the Cohen Pavilion at the   Nominations For Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Tenth
                                                                                 Kravis Center, West Palm   Annual on page 2
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