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            Woodfield Hunt & C.C., Fieldbrook Estates, Boca Grove, Polo Club, Newport Bay Club, Seasons of Boca

        VOL. 20 NO. 7                                                                                  JULY 2020

      Boca West Children’s Foundation Has Distributed $800,000 To

      Aid Local At-Risk Kids And The Charities That Serve Them

         The Boca West Children’s Foundation (BWCF) has      “In this trying time, Boca West Children’s Foundation   its inception, the foundation has funded more than $9 million
      distributed $800,000 to its partner charities that provide   now, more than ever, is embracing our granted charities and   for specific programs of 25 charities.
      essential services for local children.             the at-risk children they serve,” said Arthur Adler, Founder      For more information, visit,
         Some of the funds distributed include:          and Chairman of the Foundation. “One of the difficulties   call (561) 488-6980 or email
         • $182,500 to Place of Hope, JAFCO, SOS Children’s   the current crisis creates for these charities, is they are being
      Villages, and HomeSafe, which have direct care responsibility   forced to cancel fundraising events planned to raise everyday-
      for  more  than  1,000  at  risk  children  within  the  local   needed funds to care for kids.”
      dependency system.                                    The funds were raised during its 10th Anniversary Gala
         •  $107,000  to  Florence  Fuller  Child  Development   held on March 1 at Boca West Country Club. Nearly 900
      Center, American Association for Caregiving Youth, Sweet   guests gathered to honor Arthur Adler, the foundation’s
      Dream Makers, Caridad Center, and the Youth Activity   founder and chairman, for his decade of service to the
      Center, which are providing direct financial aid, food, and   organization and to the children in Palm Beach County. The
      emotional support for those out of work and caring for   gala featured entertainment by acclaimed late night talk show
      young or old at risk.                              host and stand-up comedian Jay Leno.
         • $16,000 to the Education Foundation of Palm Beach   About Boca West Children’s Foundation
      County to help provide computers for the underserved kids      The Boca West Foundation was launched in November
      who have none and will need to be home schools or the   of 2010. It came about as a desire by the thousands of
      foreseeable future.                                volunteers from the Boca West Country Club to give back to
         • $10,000 to the Faulk Center for Counseling which   Boca Raton and the South Palm Beach County communities.
      provides low-cost or no-cost mental health services to   The foundation’s mission is to identify and fund projects to   Richard Zenger (BWCF), Jason Hagensick (YMCA president
      those in need.                                     assist children and their families in need in the area. Since   and CEO), Joel Macher (BWCF)
       Festival Of the Arts Boca 15th Anniversary Virtual Gala

       Oct. 8 To Benefit Community Music Education

      Special Guests Include Doris                       “This promises to be a fun evening, bringing together
      Kearns Goodwin, Joshua Bell,                       past festival artists and authors to help us raise awareness
                                                         and funds for our educational initiatives.”
      Milos                                                 The festivities will begin at 7 p.m., when guests will
                                                         join  cohosts  Kaye  and  Festival  Board  member  Olivia
         Festival of the Arts Boca has announced plans for a   Hollaus live on Facebook, YouTube, and the festival’s
      15th Anniversary virtual Gala Celebration on Thursday,   website  for  an  evening  of  entertainment  and  visits  by
      Oct. 8, with proceeds going to benefit music education   festival artists of the past, present and future. Already
      initiatives in the Boca Raton community.           scheduled  to  appear  are  presidential  historian  Doris
         “We  are  looking  forward  to  going  ‘virtual’  and   Kearns Goodwin, former U.S. poet laureate Robert Pinsky,
      delivering  our  message  globally,”  said  Joanna  Marie
      Kaye,  executive director  of  Festival  of  the Arts  Boca.   Festival of the Arts Boca on page 3
       FAU College Of Medicine To Welcome Incoming Class Of 2024 With

       Tenth Annual White Coats Scholarship Fundraiser As Virtual Event

          The 10th Annual White Coats-4-Care (WC4C), Florida   medical students of its incoming Class of 2024.
       Atlantic  University’s  Schmidt  College  of  Medicine’s      Chosen  from  more  than  3,750  applicants,  this
       principal scholarship fundraising event, is poised to be   distinctive class of future physicians will virtually don
       more poignant and memorable than ever before. To be   their first white coats and take the Schmidt College of
       held virtually on Friday, Aug. 7 at 3 p.m., it will for the   Medicine  Oath/Code  of  Conduct  that  they  as  a  class
       first time combine celebrated appreciation for its donors   authored. The white coat represents integrity, compassion
       and the virtual White Coats Ceremony for the college’s 64   and  trust,  and  symbolizes  their  commitment  to  serve
                                                                                   The  engaging  program
                                                                                 will share the distinguishing
                                                                                 strides made by the Schmidt
                                                                                 College  of  Medicine,  the   From left White Coats-4-Care Co-Chairs Jon Kaye and
                                                                                 first and only medical school   Bonnie Kaye; Florida Atlantic University Schmidt College
                                                                                 in  Palm  Beach  County,  as   of Medicine Dean Phillip M. Boiselle, M.D.; Florida Atlantic
                                                                                 well  as  its  vision  for  the   University Schmidt College of Medicine’s Associate Dean
                                                                                 future.  Senior Associate   Stuart L. Markowitz, M.D.
                                                                                 Dean  for  Student Affairs
                                                                                 and Admissions  Stuart  L.   FAU College of Medicine on page 2
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