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       VOL. 31 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, vegetables,
      Beach County, the Feed the Hungry Pantry gives boxes and                                             fruits and eggs. It followed last week’s pantry which helped
      bags packed with free, healthy food to over 2,200 families                                           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 on page 4
      Bluewater Babes Fish For A Cure

      Celebrates 10th Anniversary!

      October 5 To 6 At Sailfish                                                                           This event is Florida’s most fun and most talked about female
      Marina Resort                                                                                        angler fishing tournament.
                                                                                                             Born out of the love for fishing, the courage to fight and
                                                                                                           the powerful nature of women working together, Bluewater
      Florida’s Largest All-Female Angler Fishing                                                          Babes was created as Palm Beach County’s first all-female
      Tournament – Presented By Tito’s Handmade                                                            angler fishing tournament dedicated to raising money for
      Vodka                                                                                                local breast and ovarian cancer patients in financial need.
                                                                                                             Since 2009 more than 1,200 boats and 4,500 female
        Bluewater Babes Charitable Trust (BWB) is thrilled to                                              anglers have joined together to celebrate loved ones, often
      announce that the 10th Annual Bluewater Babes Fish for a                                             themselves, who have bravely fought and won the battle
      Cure presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka, is scheduled for
      Friday, Oct. 5 and Saturday, Oct. 6, at Sailfish Marina Resort.                                      Bluewater Babes on page 3
      Nominations For Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s

      Tenth Annual Go Blue Awards Luncheon

      Featuring Renowned                                 the Go Blue Awards Luncheon recognizes and awards   will also feature Emmy
                                                         four individuals and one business or nonprofit that
                                                                                                           Award-winning television
      Conservationist Jeff Corwin                        have promoted, implemented or contributed to a “blue”   show host, conservationist
                                                         lifestyle of marine conservation and have made significant   and biologist, Jeff Corwin
        Nominations  for  Florida’s  most  prestigious  ocean   contributions to improve and protect our oceans, beaches   as special guest and
      conservation awards ceremony, the Tenth Annual Go Blue   and wildlife.                               keynote speaker. Corwin
      Awards Luncheon, presented by Manatee Lagoon –
 An     To nominate a person or business for this premier award,   is the host of  Ocean
      FPL Eco-Discovery Center is now open.              visit Nominations close on Aug. 25.   Mysteries,  a  renowned
        Hosted  by  Loggerhead  Marinelife  Center  (LMC),   Finalists will be announced at the Blue Friends Society Cocktail   c onse rva t i oni st  a nd
                                                                                 Social held on Thursday, Sept.   environmental  journalist.
                                                                                 20 at 5:30 p.m.           Corwin  shares  his  one-
                                                                                   An esteemed, independent   of-a-kind  perspective  on
                                                                                 panel of judges will select   wildlife  conservation,
                                                                                 final candidates for each   empowering audiences to
                                                                                 award.  Winners in each   join the movement to save our natural world for future
                                                                                 category  are  announced   generations. As the host of the Emmy Award-winning ABC
                                                                                 during the luncheon at the   wildlife adventure series Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin,
                                                                                 Cohen Pavilion at the Kravis   Jeff educates and entertains audiences with his knowledge
                                                                                 Center, West Palm Beach on
                                                                                 Friday, Oct. 26. The event   Nominations on page 3
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