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        VOL. 11 NO. 5                                                                                  MAY 2019

      NFL Football MVPs Throw A Party For Busch Wildlife Sanctuary

        Shay and Bob Griese, former Miami Dolphins quarterback,   had celebrated one of her birthdays at the sanctuary.
      along with Joe Namath, former New York Jets quarterback,     Busch Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife hospital and
      co-hosted a neighborhood cocktail party to introduce one   sanctuary for native Florida wildlife. The sanctuary offers
      of their favorite charities, The Busch Wildlife Sanctuary, to   visitors a rare opportunity to learn about Florida’s wildlife
      friends at Jupiter Hills Country Club on Monday, March 25.   and natural environments. The concept of this facility was not
        278 guests were  introduced to exciting animal   to simply build a zoo exhibiting caged animals, but to create
      ambassadors from Busch Wildlife Sanctuary including   a unique refuge that combines a community nature center
      Patti the opposum, Hoot the great horned owl, Amanda   with a wildlife hospital. Nature trails lead visitors through
      a crested caracara, and Kai an American alligator. Jack   pine flatwoods, oak hammocks, and cypress wetlands. Along
      Hanna, America’s favorite zookeeper also made a special   the trails are wildlife habitats exhibiting a variety of native
      guest appearance. The evening ended with Joe Namath’s   animals from bald eagles to Florida panthers. This unique
      granddaughter releasing a red-shouldered hawk she had   facility offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn about
      brought in to Busch Wildlife Sanctuary in January after   nature while providing a sanctuary for wildlife and people.
      finding it injured near the Namath’s home. Namath stated   It’s a great place to bring the whole family for a real wild
      he was thankful he was able to take the hawk to Busch   experience!                                  Jack Hanna, Jim Casto, Shay Griese, and Tim O’Neill
      Wildlife Sanctuary for medical care and rehabilitation. He     Visit to learn more about the programs
      knew what a great place it was because his granddaughter   and services or how you can get involved.   Busch Wildlife Sanctuary on page 4
      2019 Ironhorse Country Club Charity Golf Tournament

      Benefited Cancer Alliance Of Help And Hope

        Over 76 golfers participated in the 2019 Ironhorse Country   addition to the financial support they have already received,
      Club Charity Golf Tournament at Ironhorse Country Club   CAHH presented them with $10,000 to ease the monthly rent
      in West Palm Beach on March 21. All proceeds benefited   burden and will afford her some relief as she goes through
      Cancer Alliance of Help and Hope (CAHH).           cancer treatment.
        On the eve of the 2019 Ironhorse County Club Golf     “Thank you to everyone who came out to participate in
      Tournament, nearly 180 attendees attended a lively cocktail   the golf tournament and who joined us for the cocktail party
      reception and silent auction for golfers and friends of the   and silent auction,” said Chris Cox, CAHH Board chair. “The
      organization. Guests enjoyed delicious drinks and light bites   Ironhorse community is so generous and all of the funds
      while bidding on the vast array of fabulous silent auction   raised will directly support the CAHH mission of assisting
      items. Those in attendance also learned more about what   the children, adults and families in our area affected by cancer
      CAHH does for those in our community that are fighting   and the subsequent bills they acquire during the treatment
      cancer. Stanton Collemer, CEO of CAHH spoke briefly about   and recovery process.”
      CAHH and introduced a client that is battling stage 4 breast
      cancer. Both she and her daughter were in attendance and   2019 Ironhorse Country Club Charity Golf Tournament
      were pleasantly surprised when Stanton announced that in   on page 2                                 Marilyn Litner, Dr. Roy Cacciaguida and Katherine Roy
      BallenIsles Charities Foundation Sets New Fundraising Record

      Awarding $745,000 In                               grants awarded by the

      Financial Grants To Local                          foundation to more than
                                                         $3 million over the eight
      Area Organizations                                 years since our formation
                                                         with the mission of ‘Making
      By Mark Hopkinson                                  a Difference’ in the local
        Forty-six not-for-profit and civic organizations serving   community,” BallenIsles
      the local community have received financial grants totaling   C h a r i t i e s Fo u n d a t i o n
      a record $745,000 from the BallenIsles Charities Foundation   President Mark Freeman said.
      during its 2019 Grants Awards Ceremony at BallenIsles
      Country Club on Tuesday, March 19.                 BallenIsles Charities
        “The record-setting amount has brought the cumulative   on page 3

                                                                                 Mark Marciano, councilmember; Matthew Lane, councilmember; Cory Bessette, division
                                                                                 chief of EMS; Lana Anker, BICF; PBG Fire Rescue Chief Keith Bryer; Mayor Maria Marino;
                                                                                 and Rachelle Litt, councilmember
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