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       VOL. 26 NO. 7                                                                                   JULY 2018

                                                                  Charity News

                                      Honda Classic Shatters Records,

             Elevates Charity Distribution For 12th Straight Year

        The Honda Classic will award a record-shattering                                                     “We  continue  to  raise  the  bar  and  challenge  the
      $4.55 million to South Florida children’s charities                                                  imagination on the impact we can make on the Palm Beach
      in 2018, the 12th consecutive year the PGA TOUR                                                      County community,” Honda Classic Executive Director
      event has been able to increase its impact on the                                                    Kenneth R. Kennerly said. “We couldn’t be more ecstatic
      lives of local children and their families.                                                          about this year’s results which are a tribute to the fans
        More than 50,000 children and their families who                                                   who enjoy our tournament each year, our sponsors led
      are affiliated with 137 charitable organizations in                                                  by American Honda, the longest standing title sponsor
      the Palm Beach County area will benefit in 2018                                                      on the PGA TOUR, and of course the players who have
      from  the  proceeds  of  the  Honda  Classic  Cares                                                  embraced our event and participate each year.”
      initiative.                                                                                            “Honda Classic Cares Week gives us an opportunity to
        Children’s  Healthcare  Charity  Inc.,  the  host                                                  take a step back and visit our grant recipients and touch
      organization  of  The  Honda  Classic,  made  the                                                    the powerful impact that we are making in the lives of
      distributions  during  a  weeklong  series  of  Honda                                                children in the local community.”
      Classic  Cares  site  visits  that  begin  recently  and
      also  at  the  tournament’s  annual  Celebration  of                                                 Charity News on page 3
      Philanthropy which was held June 14.
        The $4.55 million is $920,000 or 25 percent more
      than the $3.63 million that was distributed in 2017.
                                                                                                               LoCaL happeNiNGs

                                         Good works
                                                                                                                   Palm Beach

                  Third Annual Place Of Hope                                                                  North Chamber

                             Fishing Tournament                                                                      Women In

                                                          There was a weigh-in party at the Sailfish Marina from  Business Council
                                         Report and Photos by Penny Sheltz
        Place of Hope’s
      Kingfish, Dolphin, Wahoo                          noon to 3:30 p.m. and the awards party was 6 to 9 p.m.
      (KDW) Tournament was                                A 38.6-pound kingfish was the biggest fish overall winner   Luncheon
      an exciting “Fish For                             caught by Frank Armentano. The biggest dolphin was 24
      Hope” event benefiting                            pounds, caught by Andrew Moore.
      hundreds of abused                                  Grand prizes awarded to the top fundraiser and to the     Report and Photos by Penny Sheltz
      children and young                                heaviest fish overall in the KDW Tournament included a
      adults in desperate need                          Costa Rica fishing experience!
      throughout Palm Beach,                              Winners will enjoy a three-day experience in Los Suenos,
      Martin, St. Lucie, and                            Costa Rica, with The Black and Blue Fishing Club. This
      Indian River counties. The                        includes lodging for up to six people in a three-bedroom,
      KDW Fishing Tournament                            two-bath condo at Los Suenos Resort and Marina, plus fishing
      was held in June with lines                       on a world-class 57-foot custom Carolina sportfishing boat
      in the water at 6:30 a.m. and out by 2:30 p.m.    with captain and crew. The Central Pacific region of Costa
                                                                                  Rica  offers  some  of  the
                                                                                  most spectacular fishing in
                                                                                  the world. Fish thrive in the
                                                                                  calm and clear waters just
                                                                                  outside Herradura Bay off
                                                                                  Los Suenos year-round. This
                                                                                  was kindly donated by Doyle
                                                                                  Insurance and Jason Doyle,
                                                                                  with a value of $12,000.
                                                                                                            Local Happenings on page  12
                                                                                  Good Works on page 4
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