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        VOL. 10 NO. 8                                                                             AUGUST 2018

       BallenIsles Charities Foundation

       ‘Grants In Action’ – Feed The Hungry Pantry

      By Mark Hopkinson                                                                                      This was the second pantry line this month for families
        Every month, as part of its mission to end hunger in Palm                                          that registered to get fresh foods, including meats,
      Beach County, the Feed the Hungry Pantry gives boxes and                                             vegetables, fruits and eggs. It followed last week’s pantry
      bags packed with free, healthy food to over 2,200 families                                           which helped feed more than 600 families.
      in need. A financial grant from the BallenIsles Charities                                              “Feed the Hungry has helped feed thousands of Palm
      Foundation  (                                                 Beach County residents this month alone,” Cofounder Dan
      provides funding for the food program.                                                               Shorter said. In addition, Feed the Hungry sent food for 96
        On Saturday, June 23, as around 150 families gathered                                              homebound elderly and veterans.
      along a pantry line in West Palm Beach to receive the free                                             “Today’s effort further underlines the caring community
      food, volunteers from BallenIsles were there to help.                                                that is BallenIsles and I also want to thank the BallenIsles
        BallenIsles  Charities  Foundation  President  Mark                                                Country Club and the BallenIsles Community Association
      Freeman, BallenIsles Country Club Executive Chef Gregory,                                            for making this happen,” Freeman said.
      Assistant General Manager Peter Serena, and Director of   BallenIsles Charities Foundation President Mark Freeman     The BallenIsles Charities Foundation’s grant to feed
      Marketing Brian Merbler joined other Feed the Hungry   (at right), stands next to BallenIsles Assistant General   the hungry is one of 46 grants, totaling a record $575,000
      Pantry volunteers in helping bag fresh foods. They worked   Manager Peter Serena, BallenIsles Country Club Executive   awarded  this  year.  Since  its  formation  by  BallenIsles
      on the assembly line, filling arriving vehicles with around   Chef Gregory and BallenIsles Director of Marketing Brian
      100 pounds of staples for families in need.        Merbler (at left)                                BallenIsles Charities Foundation on page3

      Bluewater Babes Fish For A Cure Celebrates 10th Anniversary!

      October 5 To 6 At Sailfish                                                                           and ovarian cancer patients in financial need.

      Marina Resort                                                                                          Since 2009 more than 1,200 boats and 4,500 female anglers
                                                                                                           have joined together to celebrate loved ones, often themselves,
                                                                                                           who have bravely fought and won the battle against these
      Florida’s Largest All-Female Angler Fishing                                                          diseases, and to remember and honor those whom they lost.
      Tournament – Presented By Tito’s Handmade                                                              The 10th Annual Bluewater Babes Fish for a Cure is set to be
      Vodka                                                                                                the best one yet! This unique event will include a festive mix of
                                                                                                           fishing, boat decorating, costume contests and an awards party
        Bluewater Babes Charitable Trust (BWB) is thrilled to                                              to raise money to help local breast and ovarian cancer patients.
      announce that the 10th Annual Bluewater Babes Fish for a Cure                                        Net proceeds raised from the tournament will benefit Bluewater
      presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka, is scheduled for Friday,     Born out of the love for fishing, the courage to fight and the   Babes Charitable Trust and these local charities: Cancer Alliance
      Oct. 5 and Saturday, Oct. 6, at Sailfish Marina Resort. This event   powerful nature of women working together, Bluewater Babes   of Help and Hope Inc., and H.O.W. – Hearing the Ovarian Cancer
      is Florida’s most fun and most talked about female angler fishing   was created as Palm Beach County’s first all-female angler
      tournament.                                        fishing tournament dedicated to raising money for local breast   Bluewater Babes on page 2
      Nominations For Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s

      Tenth Annual Go Blue Awards Luncheon

      Featuring Renowned                                 individuals and one business or nonprofit that have promoted,   guest  and  keynote
                                                         implemented or contributed to a “blue” lifestyle of marine
                                                                                                           speaker. Corwin is
      Conservationist Jeff Corwin                        conservation and have made significant contributions to   the host of  Ocean
                                                         improve and protect our oceans, beaches and wildlife.   Mysteries, a renowned
        Nominations  for  Florida’s  most  prestigious  ocean     To nominate a person or business for this premier   c onse rva t i oni st
      conservation awards ceremony, the Tenth Annual Go Blue   award, visit Nominations   and environmental
      Awards Luncheon, presented by Manatee Lagoon –
 An   close on Aug. 25. Finalists will be announced at the Blue   journalist.  Corwin
      FPL Eco-Discovery Center is now open.              Friends Society Cocktail Social held on Thursday, Sept.   shares  his  one-of-a-
        Hosted by Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC), the   20 at 5:30 p.m.                                kind perspective on
      Go Blue Awards Luncheon recognizes and awards four     An esteemed, independent panel of judges will select final   wildlife conservation,
                                                                                 candidates for each award.   empowering audiences
                                                                                 Winners in each category   to join the movement to
                                                                                 are announced during the   save our natural world
                                                                                 luncheon at the Cohen     for future generations.
                                                                                 Pavilion at the Kravis Center,   As the host of the
                                                                                 West Palm Beach on Friday,   Emmy Award-winning ABC wildlife adventure series Ocean
                                                                                 Oct. 26.  The event will   Mysteries with Jeff Corwin, Jeff educates and entertains
                                                                                 also feature Emmy Award-  audiences with his knowledge and deep care for the natural
                                                                                 winning television show host,   world.
                                                                                 conservationist and biologist,
                                                                                 Jeff  Corwin as  special   Nominations For Loggerhead Marinelife on page 6
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