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       VOL. 31 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   Kenneth R. Kennerly said. “We
      million to South Florida children’s charities in 2018, the   couldn’t be more ecstatic about
      12th consecutive year the PGA TOUR event has been able   this  year’s  results  which  are  a
      to increase its impact on the lives of local children and their   tribute to the fans who  enjoy
      families.                                          our tournament each year, our
        More than 50,000 children and their families who are   sponsors led by American Honda,
      affiliated with 137 charitable organizations in the Palm Beach   the longest standing title sponsor
      County area will benefit in 2018 from the proceeds of the   on the PGA TOUR, and of course
      Honda Classic Cares initiative.                    the players who have embraced
        Children’s Healthcare Charity Inc., the host organization   our event and participate each
      of The Honda Classic, made the distributions during   year.”
      a weeklong series of Honda Classic Cares site visits     “Honda Classic Cares Week
      that begin recently and also at the tournament’s annual   gives us an opportunity to take  Harvey Caplan of West Palm Beach won the drawing for the car.
      Celebration of Philanthropy which was held June 14.   a step back and visit our grant
        The $4.55 million is $920,000 or 25 percent more than   recipients and touch the powerful impact that we are making   also set a new attendance record this year with 224,642
      the $3.63 million that was distributed in 2017.    in the lives of children in the local community.”  confirmed spectators. The attendance rise led to across the
        “We continue to raise the bar and challenge the     Propelled by the return of Tiger Woods, which fueled an   board increases in concessions and merchandise revenue and
      imagination on the impact we can make on the Palm Beach   unprecedented turnout and the drama of a Sunday playoff won
      County community,” Honda Classic Executive Director   by new World No. 1 Justin Thomas, the 2018 Honda Classic   Honda Classic Shatters Records on page 4
      Third Annual Place Of Hope                                                                             Palm Beach

      Fishing Tournament                                                                                     North Chamber

      Report and Photos                                  and Indian River
      by Penny Sheltz                                    counties. The                                       Women In
        Place of Hope’s Kingfish,                        KDW Fishing
      Dolphin, Wahoo  (KDW)                              Tournament  was
      Tournament was an exciting                         held in June with                                   Business Council
      “Fish For  Hope” event                             lines in the water
      benefiting hundreds of abused                      at 6:30 a.m. and
      children and young adults in                       out by 2:30 p.m.                                    Luncheon
      desperate need throughout                            There was a
      Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie,                     weigh-in party
                                                         at the Sailfish                                     Report and Photos by Penny Sheltz
                                                         Marina from noon                                      The Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce
                                                         to 3:30 p.m. and                                    Women  in  Business  Council  presented  their
                                                         the awards party                                    quarterly  luncheon  in  June  at  the  Palm  Beach
                                                         was 6 to 9 p.m.                                     Gardens Marriott.
                                                           A 38.6-pound                                        The featured speaker was Travis Thomas the
                                                         ki ngfi sh wa s                                     Founder of Live, Yes And (,
                                                         the biggest fish                                    sharing his interactive and inspiring message of
                                                         overall winner                                      purpose, authenticity, and collaboration to audiences
                                                         caught by Frank                                     and companies across the United States.
                                                         Armentano. The  Winning fish is bigger than the
                                                         biggest dolphin  winner’s son.
                                                         was 24 pounds,
                                                         caught by Andrew Moore.
                                                           Grand prizes awarded to the top fundraiser and to the
                                                         heaviest fish overall in the KDW Tournament included
                                                                                 a  Costa  Rica fishing
                                                                                   Winners will enjoy a
                                                                                 three-day experience in Los
                                                                                 Suenos,  Costa  Rica,  with
                                                                                 The Black and Blue Fishing
                                                                                 Club. This includes lodging
                                                                                 for up to six people in a

                                                                                 Third Annual Place Of Hope  Women In Business Council Luncheon on page 3
                                                                                  on page 2
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