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       VOL. 32 NO. 5                                                                                   MAY 2019

      NFL Football MVPs Throw A Party For Busch Wildlife Sanctuary

        Shay and Bob Griese, former Miami Dolphins quarterback,
      along with Joe Namath, former New York Jets quarterback, co-
      hosted a neighborhood cocktail party to introduce one of their
      favorite charities, The Busch Wildlife Sanctuary, to friends at
      Jupiter Hills Country Club on Monday, March 25.
        278 guests were introduced to exciting animal ambassadors
      from Busch Wildlife Sanctuary including Patti the opposum,
      Hoot the great horned owl, Amanda a crested caracara, and Kai
      an American alligator. Jack Hanna, America’s favorite zookeeper
      also made a special guest appearance. The evening ended with
      Joe Namath’s granddaughter releasing a red-shouldered hawk
      she had brought in to Busch Wildlife Sanctuary in January after
      finding it injured near the Namath’s home. Namath stated he
      was thankful he was able to take the hawk to Busch Wildlife                                          Ed Abraira, Busch Wildlife Sanctuary volunteer wildlife
      Sanctuary for medical care and rehabilitation. He knew what   Rebecca Reid, Busch Wildlife Sanctuary education director,   rescuer, with Jack Hanna and Kai, a juvenile Florida alligator
      a great place it was because his granddaughter had celebrated   holding Hoot, a great horned owl, with Adam Gasway and
      one of her birthdays at the sanctuary.             Natalie Oostenbrug                                NFL Football MVPs 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                                         CAHH presented them with $10,000 to ease the monthly rent
      Club Charity Golf Tournament at Ironhorse Country Club                                               burden and will afford her some relief as she goes through
      in West Palm Beach on March 21. All proceeds benefited                                               cancer treatment.
      Cancer Alliance of Help and Hope (CAHH).                                                               “Thank you to everyone who came out to participate
        On the eve of the 2019 Ironhorse County Club Golf                                                  in the golf tournament and who joined us for the cocktail
      Tournament, nearly 180 attendees attended a lively cocktail                                          party and silent auction,” said Chris Cox, CAHH Board
      reception and silent auction for golfers and friends of the                                          chair. “The Ironhorse community is so generous and all of
      organization. Guests enjoyed delicious drinks and light bites                                        the funds raised will directly support the CAHH mission
      while bidding on the vast array of fabulous silent auction                                           of assisting the children, adults and families in our area
      items. Those in attendance also learned more about what                                              affected by cancer and the subsequent bills they acquire
      CAHH does for those in our community that are fighting                                               during the treatment and recovery process.”
      cancer. Stanton Collemer, CEO of CAHH spoke briefly about                                              Grand Honorary Chair:  Thomas O’Malley, Sr.;
      CAHH and introduced a client that is battling stage 4 breast                                         Honorary Chairs: Dick Bilodeau and Robert Roy;
      cancer. Both she and her daughter were in attendance and                                             Cochairs: Corey Brown, Jill Entler, John Keehner, Larry
      were pleasantly surprised when Stanton announced that in
      addition to the financial support they have already received,   Marilyn Litner, Dr. Roy Cacciaguida and Katherine Roy  2019 Ironhorse Country Club Charity on page 3
      BallenIsles Charities Foundation Sets New Fundraising Record

      Awarding $745,000 In                                 “The record-setting amount has brought the cumulative   the management of the country club and the Community
      Financial Grants To Local                          grants awarded by the foundation to more than $3 million   Association. Together we’re making a difference!”
                                                         over the eight years since our formation with the mission of
                                                                                                             This year’s grants also include scheduled payments on
      Area Organizations                                 ‘Making a Difference’ in the local community,” BallenIsles   a multi-year impact grant to Feed the Hungry Pantry for
                                                         Charities Foundation President Mark Freeman said.
      By Mark Hopkinson                                    Speaking during the ceremony at Circle 100, one of the
        Forty-six not-for-profit and civic organizations serving   newest additions to the six dining venues at BallenIsles,
      the local community have received financial grants totaling   Freeman said: “With the completion of the newly expanded
      a record $745,000 from the BallenIsles Charities Foundation   BallenIsles clubhouse, our fundraising events attracted
      during its 2019 Grants Awards Ceremony at BallenIsles   sold-out support. Each of the deserving organizations we
      Country Club on Tuesday, March 19.                 carefully vetted and selected to receive a financial grant,
                                                                                 undertakes extraordinary
                                                                                 local community programs.
                                                                                 The record funds raised are
                                                                                 a credit to the generosity of
                                                                                 BallenIsles members and
                                                                                 residents, the terrific local
                                                                                 businesses and corporate   Ken Horner, director BICF (second from left) with the
                                                                                 sponsors, the tireless    Wounded Veterans Relief Fund’s Robert Chelberg, Mike
                                                                                 contributions of all our   Durkee and Frank Drennan
                                                                                 volunteers,  along  with  the
                                                                                 assistance we received from   BallenIsles Charities Foundation on page 2
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