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       VOL. 17 NO. 5                                                                                   MAY 2019

                                  The board of the Friends of the Heights of Jupiter invites you to visit our

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

      Awarding $745,000 In                               $745,000 from the BallenIsles Charities Foundation during its

      Financial Grants To Local                          2019 Grants Awards Ceremony at BallenIsles Country Club on
                                                         Tuesday, March 19.
      Area Organizations                                   “The record-setting amount has brought the cumulative
                                                         grants awarded by the foundation to more than $3 million over
      By Mark Hopkinson                                  the eight years since our formation with the mission of ‘Making
        Forty-six not-for-profit and civic organizations serving the   a Difference’ in the local community,” BallenIsles Charities
      local community have received financial grants totaling a record   Foundation President Mark Freeman said.
                                                                                   Speaking during the
                                                                                 ceremony at Circle 100,
                                                                                 one of the newest additions
                                                                                 to the six dining venues at
                                                                                 BallenIsles, Freeman said:
                                                                                 “With the completion of the
                                                                                 newly expanded BallenIsles   Ken Horner, director BICF (second from left) with the
                                                                                 clubhouse, our fundraising   Wounded Veterans Relief Fund’s Robert Chelberg, Mike
                                                                                 events attracted sold-out   Durkee and Frank Drennan
                                                                                 support. Each of the deserving
                                                                                 organizations we carefully   BallenIsles Charities Foundation on page 3
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