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VOL. 20 NO. 6                                                                                JUNE 2018

The VNA Hits A Hole In One With Another Successful

Charity Golf Tournament And Silent Auction

What: The VNA’s 25th Annual Charity Golf Tournament             First Place: Seacoast Bank – Team members: Robert                   Silent Auction Attendees: Matt King, Scott Rhoades, Kevin
and Silent Auction                                              Barfield, Mark Corson, Mike Matakaetis and Derek Fogal              Bergin, and Anthony Lanza
When: May 10 to 11
Where: Willoughby Golf Club, Stuart, Fla.                       communities we serve,” said Greg Wheeler, the executive             total, over $60,000 was raised by the generous community
	 The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Florida’s             vice president of the foundation.                                   members and businesses involved. “We can’t thank
charitable organization, the Visiting Nurse Foundation,         	 Both the silent auction and golf tournament brought
recently held its 25th Annual Charity Golf Tournament           in record attendance and donation amounts this year. In             The VNA Hits A Hole In One on page 4
and Silent Auction at Willoughby Golf Club in Stuart,
	 The event commenced with a cocktail reception
and silent auction on Thursday, May 10 followed by a
20-team golf scramble on Friday, May 11. The events
were sponsored by several distinguished organizations,
including Dunn Capital Management as the Title Sponsor,
Martin Health System as the Lead Auction Sponsor, and
Medline as the Lead Golf Sponsor.
	 “I’m so pleased that a very strong segment of our
community showed support for our events and raised
significant funds for our charity. This allows us to
continue providing the highest level of medical care to the

SafeSpace Announces Annual Volunteer Awards

Local Nonprofit Recognizes                                                                                                                                       services to victims and their children over
Its Volunteers Of The Year                                                                                                                                       the past year,” said SafeSpace CEO, Jill
For The Three-County Region                                                                                                                                      Borowicz.
                                                                                                                                                                   The luncheon included a presentation
	 At the heart of every great nonprofit organization is a                                                                                                        of the Chrysalis Award to the Harbour
group of loyal volunteers, who contribute their time, often                                                                                                      Ridge Community in Palm City. This
with little fanfare, to positively impact the lives of others.                                                                                                   award is given annually in recognition of
During SafeSpace’s annual appreciation luncheon at the                                                                                                           the transformational impact an individual
Santa Lucia River Club at Ballantrae, its many volunteers                                                                                                        or group has had on the organization. For
were honored for their efforts in saving and changing the                                                                                                        more than 10 years, the Harbour Ridge
lives of those affected by domestic violence throughout the                                                                                                      Gala Committee has been supporting the
Treasure Coast.                                                                                                                                                  important work of SafeSpace through its
	 “Thanks to the help and support of our dedicated                                                                                                               annual dinner event. This past year was
volunteers and staff, SafeSpace provided more than 16,000                                                                                                        the largest and most successful event to
safe nights of shelter and more than 7,500 hours of outreach    The 2018 Volunteer of the Year Award winners (from left) Patricia Eiseman, date with over 300 residents and guests in
                                                                Shauna Bledsoe, Melissa Zolla, Sharon Beauchamp representing the Harbour
                                                                Ridge Community, Chelsea Rose and Joyce Page. (Not pictured, Juliana Walker). SafeSpace Announces on page 2

Elite Martin County Students

Earn Esteemed National Recognition, Scholarships

	 The few and the proud indeed.                                 	 Four students – Aleksandra Drmanvoic and Rachel                   an impressive achievement,” says Laurie J. Gaylord,
                                                                A. Maunus, both of Martin County High, and Kyle Grant               superintendent of the Martin County School District. “Along
	 Nine Martin County School District students earned            Fohrman and Tyler J. Fohrman of South Fork High – earned            with providing their academic rigor, the winners of this
                                                                the vaulted National Merit® $2,500 Scholarship.                     scholarship must also meet several other considerations –
recognition in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship              	 The additional five standout Martin County students               including community involvement, leadership abilities, and
Competition – out of an “exceptional” field of 15,000                                                                               personal recommendations. It really requires a well-rounded
student finalists nationwide.                                                                        earning the National Merit     student, and that reflects positively on of course the student
                                                                                                     finalist distinction include   themselves, as well as their teachers and parents.”
                                                                                                     Olivia Dodge and Joseph        	 Awarded only once and applicable at any accredited U.S.
                                                                                                     Miller, both of Martin County  college or university, the National Merit Corporation searches
                                                                                                     High School; and Rebecca       the country for students demonstrating “exceptional skills,
                                                                                                     Cameron, Clementine Cox        accomplishments, and potential for success in rigorous college
                                                                                                     and Skyler Martino, all of     studies” to receive its National Merit $2,500 Scholarship.
                                                                                                     South Fork High School.
                                                                                                       “We are so proud of these    Elite Martin County Students on page 3
                                                                                                     students for what’s truly
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