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      Charity News from page 1                          assistance to children who need limb-correction surgery, has   through the $2 million barrier in 2013 with $2.114 million in
                                                        helped introduce golf to youth through the First Tee of the Palm   contributions. It surpassed the $3 million barrier in 2016 and
        Propelled by the return of Tiger Woods, which fueled an   Beaches and has helped fund the summer program attendance   now has broken through the $4 million threshold.
      unprecedented turnout and the drama of a Sunday playoff   of kids and the expansion of Loggerhead Marinelife Center, a     The growth is a testament to American Honda’s 37 years
      won by new World No. 1 Justin Thomas, the 2018 Honda   world-renowned sea turtle research, rehabilitation, education   as the longest-standing title sponsor on the PGA TOUR as
      Classic also set a new attendance record this year with 224,642   and conservation center where youngsters learn about turtle   well as partnerships with PGA National Resort & Spa, PGA of
      confirmed spectators. The attendance rise led to across the   recovery.                              America, Palm Beach County, the City of Palm Beach Gardens
      board increases in concessions and merchandise revenue and     Several charities are receiving proceeds from the American   and the PGA TOUR along with the support from Founders Club
      coincided with increased sponsorship participation.  Honda Birdies for Children program, where fans donate for   sponsors Tire Kingdom and United Technologies, and more than
        The $4.55 million being awarded to charity this year   the chance to guess the number of birdies in the tournament.   200 other community-minded local sponsors. Player, corporate
      includes a third consecutive individual grant of $1 million to   Fifteen finalists participated in a drawing on June 14 for a   and spectator support has led to increased ticket sales, parking
      the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation.   2018 Honda Civic Hatchback with Sport Touring trim. They   revenues, concessions and sponsorships. The Honda Classic
        The Honda Classic has given close to $40 million to South   each correctly guessed the total of 1,090 birdies recorded at   has also benefited the past three years from marquee champions
      Florida children’s charities since its inception 37 years ago   the 2018 Honda Classic.              Adam Scott, Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas, who has risen
      including almost $25 million in the 12 years since Children’s     When The Honda Classic moved to PGA National Resort   to World No. 1 since his victory in the 2018 Honda Classic.
      Healthcare Charity Inc. took over the event and moved it to   & Spa in 2007, it awarded $505,000 to charity. By 2010, it     The 2019 Honda Classic will be played February 25 to
      PGA National Resort & Spa.                        had eclipsed the $1 million mark ($1,018,000) and it broke   March 3, 2019 with Thomas defending his title.
        Some of the initiatives evolving from The Honda Classic’s
      charity disbursements this year range from helping preschool
      children involved with Literacy Coalition and Grandma’s Place   LoCaL happeNiNGs from page 5         publishing his first book, 3 Words For Getting Unstuck:
      enter kindergarten with essential school readiness skills, to                                        Live Yes, And!
      creating opportunities for children fighting cancer to meet other   message of purpose, authenticity, and collaboration to     Travis lives in Jupiter, Fla. with his wife and three
      young cancer warriors which creates a sense of community   audiences and companies across the United States.   children  and  continues  to  perform  onstage  and  train
      through POST, to supporting a safe place for kids to come     For  nearly  20  years, Travis  has  performed  as  an   athletes.
      together free of bullying and stress and share through song as   improvisational  comedian  and
      members of Young Singers of the Palm Beaches.       corporate  training  specialist.  His
        The  Honda  Classic  has  teamed  with  young Tommy   coaching  practice  combines  the
      Morrissey’s UnLIMBited Foundation to provide financial   principles  of  improvisation  and
                                                          personal  performance  to  help
                                                          individuals and organizations live
                                                          with more purpose and authenticity.
                                                            Travis  recently  served  as  a
                                                          leadership  specialist  at  IMG
                                                          Academy in Florida working with
                                                          elite athletes from around the world,
                                                          such  as  the  United  States  U17
                                                          National Soccer Team and the NFL
                                                          and NBA Combine prospects. Travis’
                                                          corporate resume includes PepsiCo,
                                                          Under Armour, Gatorade, Cintas, the
                                                          New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs,
                                                          Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays,
                                                          and UGA Football.
                                                            This past year Travis created The
      Harvey Caplan of West Palm Beach won the drawing for   Weekly Yes, And Podcast as well as
      the car.

        Pet Matters

        For The Love Of Animals                                                                           Animals Waiting For Furever Homes

        by Pat Deshong, President of                       Like many before, they too, spent a fair amount of time
        Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic                   looking at a number of cats.  - playing and interacting with
        & Ranch                                          them in our cat visiting room - hoping to make the right  Shadow
                                                         choice.                                            Handsome Shadow called our Furry
           "For the Love of                                Then, Steve noticed Silvie, perched in her usual happy   Friends  Thrift Boutique home, before
        Animals" features real stories                   place at the front desk, curled up on that stool. He walked   taking up residence in our  Adoption
        happening at Furry Friends in                    over and began to pet Silvie. Moments later he declared,   Center. He’s  8 years… Shadow is
        Jupiter. We are The Humane                       “That’s the one.”                                absolutely stunning, good company but
        Society of Greater Jupiter/                        And Silvie went home.                          honestly, he’s plain tired of moving. We
        Tequesta, Inc and the only                                                                        enjoy having him around, but what he
        no-kill shelter open to the                       Are you a senior (50 years young)? If so,       really wants, is a couch potato to curl up with at home.
        public in northern Palm                           adopt an adult cat (5-years or older) from
        Beach County.  We’ve been                                                                         Austin
        rescuing, rehabilitating, re-homing and providing a safe   Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic, & Ranch,      Austin, a Dachshund mix, just 2
        harbor for the homeless animals in our community for   and receive a 50% discount on fees.        years old is fun, energetic  and wants
        more than 30 years.  Our not for profit 501c3 organization   More Purrfect Reasons to Adopt an Adult   to play! He was returned to us after a
        consists of our Jupiter based                     Cat:                                            very short stay with a couple who just
        adoption center, veterinary                       • Already domesticated                          couldn’t keep up with his energy. He’s
        clinic (open to the public),                                                                      housebroken, he’s great  with children,
        Thrift Boutique, and 27 Acre                      •  Low  maintenance… You  don’t  have  to       other  pets  and  is  the  perfect  size  and
        Palm City Ranch.                                  walk them                                       temperament for an active family. We’re
          One chilly day in                               • Litter Box trained                            a pretty fun group at our  Adoption
        February, a good neighbor                         • Make great companions                         Center but know that he longs to meet his furever family.
        rescued Silvie, when he
        saw her being literally,
        “dumped” in a dumpster                             Furry Friends is all about giving homeless companion             Visit our ADOPTION CENTER
        and abandoned. He brought                        animals their best future… no matter how long it takes to          401 Maplewood Drive, Ste. 10
        her straight to Furry Friends                    find it.  We have many fabulous dogs and cats in our shelter   Adopt a Furry Friend and save 20% off our
                                                                                                                           already low priced adoption fees
        for care and shelter. Our                        and invite you to come visit us six days a week.  Our hours            Expires July 31, 2018
        initial assessment found                         are Monday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm.
        Silvie not doing well. She was five years old, an adult cat and    Furry Friends depends on the generous support from
        domestication had her accustomed to living in the comforts  donors like you.  Without Furry Friends, the future of the   Visit our THRIFT STORE
        of home.                                         many animals we save would be uncertain.  Thank you for        615 W. Indiantown Road
          Living with us in our Adoption Center, with everyone  donating and helping us continue our animal saving mission.  Furniture, Art, Household Goods, Clothes, Shoes & More!
        describing Silvie as, “the sweetest cat who just wants a                                                         50% off one item
        home,” Silvie was often found curled up on a stool, at the   Ways to donate (tax ID #59-2111273):              (Excludes furniture and artwork)
                                                                                                                          Expires July 31, 2018
        front desk, greeting visitors, who often stopped to pet her on   1.  Mail a check made payable to Furry Friends to 401
        their way to meet other kittens and cats available for adoption,   Maplewood Drive, Ste. 8, Jupiter, FL 33458.  Visit our VETERINARY CLINIC
        waiting for furever homes too.                    2.  Visit                       401 Maplewood Drive, Ste. 8
 Did you know we are building a new adoption center & veterinary hospital in Jupiter? We’re asking for your financial     Four months of this went by… until Marge and Steve Bull   3.  Call  us with your credit card information  at   $20 office exam fee ($28 savings)
 support as we make plans to better serve the community and the many homeless animals needing loving forever homes.   came to visit our Adoption Center and said they were looking   561.747.5311 ext. 1   We sell Canna Pet! $59.95 for 10 ML bottle (regularly
 Visit our website at for more details.    “Your donation creates the possibilities to make
        for just the right cat to join their family.      miracles happen for our Furry Friends”               $79.95... you save $20!) Offer expires July 31, 2018
          “It’s lonely without a cat in the house,” said Steve.
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