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                                                                                                                                        PERMIT NO.2075

                                                                               PEACEFUL, FRIENDLY, COMMUNITY ATMOSPHERE

        VOL. 21 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 6
      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.                             Report and Photos by Penny Sheltz
      hundreds  of  abused                                Grand prizes awarded to the top fundraiser and to the
      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
      was held in June with lines                       fishing on a world-class 57-foot custom Carolina sportfishing
      in the water at 6:30 a.m. and out by 2:30 p.m.    boat 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  4
                                                                                 Good Works on page 2
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