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       VOL. 28 NO.7                                                                                    JULY 2018

      Honda Classic Shatters Records, Elevates

      Charity Distribution For 12th Straight Year

        The Honda Classic will award a record-shattering $4.55   e a c h   ye a r,   our
      million to South Florida children’s charities in 2018, the 12th   sponsors  led  by
      consecutive year the PGA TOUR event has been able to increase   American Honda, the
      its impact on the lives of local children and their families.  longest standing title
        More than 50,000 children and their families who are   sponsor on the PGA
      affiliated with 137 charitable organizations in the Palm Beach   TOUR, and of course
      County area will benefit in 2018 from the proceeds of the   the players who have
      Honda Classic Cares initiative.                    embraced our event
        Children’s Healthcare Charity Inc., the host organization of   and participate each
      The Honda Classic, made the distributions during a weeklong   year.”
      series of Honda Classic Cares site visits that begin recently and     “Honda  Classic
      also at the tournament’s annual Celebration of Philanthropy   Cares Week gives us
      which was held June 14.                            an opportunity to take  Harvey Caplan of West Palm Beach won the drawing for the car.
        The $4.55 million is $920,000 or 25 percent more than the   a step back and visit
      $3.63 million that was distributed in 2017.        our grant recipients and touch the powerful impact that we   confirmed spectators. The attendance rise led to across the
        “We continue to raise the bar and challenge the imagination   are making in the lives of children in the local community.”  board increases in concessions and merchandise revenue and
      on the impact we can make on the Palm Beach County     Propelled by the return of Tiger Woods, which fueled an   coincided with increased sponsorship participation.
      community,” Honda Classic Executive Director Kenneth R.   unprecedented turnout and the drama of a Sunday playoff     The $4.55 million being awarded to charity this year
      Kennerly said. “We couldn’t be more ecstatic about this year’s   won by new World No. 1 Justin Thomas, the 2018 Honda
      results which are a tribute to the fans who enjoy our tournament   Classic also set a new attendance record this year with 224,642   Honda Classic Shatters Records on page 4
      Third Annual Place Of Hope Fishing Tournament

      Report and Photos by
      Penny Sheltz
        Place of Hope’s Kingfish, Dolphin,
      Wahoo (KDW) Tournament was an
      exciting “Fish For Hope” event benefiting
      hundreds of abused children and young
      adults in desperate need throughout Palm
      Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, and Indian
      River counties. The KDW Fishing Tournament was held in June
      with lines in the water at 6:30 a.m. and out by 2:30 p.m.
        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.                                                    Third Annual Place Of Hope on page 3
      Palm Beach North Chamber

      Women In Business Council Luncheon

      Report and Photos by Penny Sheltz                    For  nearly  20  years,  Travis  has  performed  as  an
        The Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce Women   improvisational  comedian  and  corporate  training
      in Business Council presented their quarterly luncheon in   specialist. His coaching practice combines the principles
      June at the Palm Beach Gardens Marriott.           of  improvisation  and
        The featured speaker was Travis Thomas the Founder of   personal  performance
      Live, Yes And (, sharing his interactive   to  help  individuals  and
      and inspiring message of purpose, authenticity, and collaboration   organizations live with more
      to audiences and companies across the United States.   purpose and authenticity.

                                                                                                           Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center’s new CEO Trey Abshier

                                                                                                             Travis  recently  served  as  a  leadership  specialist  at
                                                                                                           IMG Academy  in  Florida  working  with  elite  athletes
                                                                                 Featured speaker Travis   from around the world, such as the United States U17
                                                                                 Thomas,  (founder  of  Live,
                                                                                 Yes And)                  Women In Business Council Luncheon on page 2
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