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                                                                                                                             Luxury Condominiums
                                                                                                                         in Northern Palm Beach County

                  VOL. 1 NO. 5                                       NOVEMBER 2019

      Susan G. Komen Florida Names 2020 Warriors In Pink

        Susan G. Komen Florida announced their 2020 Warriors in   perseverance and persistence due to her family. Kay is   Dragons Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Team, she
      Pink on Oct. 15, at the organization’s “Pink Flamingo Party”   determined to do her absolute best to raise awareness about   offers survivors and their supporters the many benefits of
      at the Palm Beach Zoo. The festive atmosphere reflected   early detection because that is what saved her.   healthy exercise and sisterhood camaraderie.
      the spirit of the nine chosen survivors and their passion for   Kim Brisky, Age 57, Hobe Sound       Tanya Burke, Age 52, West Palm
      defeating breast cancer as ambassadors for Komen and the     Kim is a one-year-plus survivor.        Beach
      2020 South Florida Race for the Cure on Jan. 25, 2020 in   She was diagnosed on April Fool’s           Tanya is a two-year survivor. She
      Downtown West Palm Beach.                          Day 2018.  The timing may have                    found her breast cancer early thanks to
        The 2020 Warriors in Pink demonstrate the disease can strike   foreshadowed one of the important   a self-exam that detected a lump that
      anyone, regardless of family history, age, ethnicity, race or   things Kim leaned on to get her      was later diagnosed as Stage 1A triple
      gender. They will carry their message of breast cancer awareness   through her journey: a sense of humor.   negative breast cancer. As a single
      to their own communities and take action collectively to create   She hopes to pay forward the love   African-American woman, she wants
      a groundswell of support in South Florida to help Komen reach   and support she has been given by    to set an example of looking within for
      its bold goal to reduce U.S. breast cancer         her family and coworkers by helping               inspiration and helping more women
      deaths by 50 percent by 2026.                      other patients through their journeys.            of color become visible in the fight.
      The 2020 Komen Florida Warriors                    Betsy Burden, Age 59, Palm Beach                  Denise Kaslow, Age 57, Palm Beach
      In Pink Are:                                       Gardens                                           Gardens
      Kay Alvarez, Age 43, West Palm                       Betsy is a 13-year survivor. As one               Denise is a 20-year survivor. She has
      Beach                                              of the founding members of the Christ             been involved with the Race for Cure
        Kay is a one-year survivor. Despite              Fellowship Cancer Support Group,                  for the past 21 years, serving as a Race
      undergoing seven surgeries, Kay                    Betsy comforts other cancer patients
      remained filled with determination,                and, as the president of the Lighthouse           Susan G. Komen on page 3
      11th Annual Bluewater Babes ‘Fish For The Cure’

      Weigh-In And Awards Dinner

      Report and Photos by Penny Sheltz
        Saturday, Oct. 5, there was a boat decorating contest and
      water gun fights before boats headed to the inlet at 7:45 a.m.
        • 8 to 3:30 p.m.: Anglers headed out the inlet to try to catch
      the winning fish. The weigh-in was from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at
      Rybovich North Marina.
        • 5:30 p.m.: Welcome and announcements were followed
      by a delicious buffet provided by Rybovich and drinks were
      provided by Tito’s Handmade Vodka.

      Bluewater Babes ‘Fish For the Cure’ on page 2
      Big Dog Ranch Rescue Features Adoptable Furry Friends

      At Second Annual Barks And Brews

        Benefit at Downtown at the Gardens spotlighted the     More than 300 guests enjoyed unlimited beer tastings from or call (561) 727-2640. To
      nonprofit’s mission to “save dogs of all breeds and prepare dogs   Funky Buddha Brewery, Ocean Republic Brewing Co., Twisted   adopt a dog from Big Dog Ranch Rescue, visit https://bdrr.
      for their forever families.”                       Trunk Brewing, Steam Horse Brewing, Tequesta Brewing Co.   org/ or call (561) 791-6465.
        Downtown at the Gardens and Big Dog Ranch Rescue   and Due South Brewing, delicious bites from Yard House,   About Downtown At The Gardens
      (BDRR) raised a stein on Oct. 11 for the second annual Barks   Grimaldi’s and Sloan’s Ice Cream and live entertainment with     Downtown at the Gardens is a lifestyle center located in Palm
      and Brews, which benefited Big Dog Ranch Rescue.   their favorite canines. BDRR also brought a dozen dogs of all   Beach Gardens, Fla., featuring a unique collection of shops
        “We are thrilled to partner with Big Dog Ranch Rescue   ages and breeds that were available for adoption at the event.   and restaurants, including Whole Foods, Cobb 16 Theaters,
      for another successful Barks and Brews event,” stated Erin     “Our mission is to save dogs of all breeds from certain death,
      Devlin, marketing manager for Downtown at the Gardens.   provide a loving, transitional home while preparing dogs for
      “BDRR is a true champion for dogs in Palm Beach County   their forever families,” said Lauree Simmons, president and
      and we are honored to spotlight them and all the good they’re   founder of BDRR. “Our goal is to save 5,000 dogs each year,
      doing for man’s best friend.”                      to heal and place them with loving families and to educate
                                                                                 250,000 people about proper
                                                                                 dog care and the importance
                                                                                 of spaying and neutering. A
                                                                                 big thank you to Downtown
                                                                                 at the Gardens for hosting this
                                                                                 annual event. Because of their
                                                                                 support tonight, five more
                                                                                 furry friends have a loving
                                                                                 place to call home.”      Christopher Kraus, Lauree Simmons, John Ryan
                                                                                   For more information,
                                                                                 please  visit www .       Big Dog Ranch Rescue on page 4
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