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VOL. 30 NO. 12                                                                           DECEMBER 2020

      Little Smiles Expands Holiday Toy Drive

      To Help More Local Children Than Ever Before

      For The First Time Little Smiles

      Toy Drive Will Benefit Local

      Children In Need Year-Round

        Little Smiles plans to bring big smiles to more children than
      ever before this holiday season and beyond. For the first time
      this year, to meet the rising demand, Little Smiles plans to use
      donations from its annual toy drive to help local children all
      year long!
        “Our role in the community is more important now than
      ever before,” said Nicole Mercado, executive director of Little
      Smiles. “With the global health crisis and kids quarantined
      for months, we saw a huge increase in the number of families   Donations will still go towards buying gifts for children   battling life-threatening illnesses in addition to stocking
      desperately needing help and we want them to know we will   in need during the holidays but this year, donations will   hospital pantries with comfort foods. Funds from the toy
      be there for them during the holidays and long after.”   also benefit the 23 hospitals, shelters and facilities the   drive also go towards fulfilling individual family requests
        That’s why this year, Little Smiles set a really big goal   nonprofit  serves.  Little  Smiles  throws  monthly  pizza
      for its 11th annual Little Smiles Toy Drive of $250,000.   and movie nights at several local hospitals for children   Little Smiles Expands on page 2
      BallenIsles Country Club Leaders

      Play Charity Golf For First Tee

        BallenIsles Country Club General Manager and Chief
      Operating Officer Ryan Walls and Director of Golf Jeff
      Fitzherbert played a combined 250 holes of golf on Monday,
      Nov. 2 to raise funds for First Tee of the Palm Beaches.
      Walls and Fitzherbert were participating in the 5th Annual
      100  Hole  Challenge  held  at  Jupiter  Country  Club  and
      raised more than $15,000 for First Tee through BallenIsles’
      member donations and pledges.
        The two played 125 holes each, over eight and a half
      hours, covering approximately 18 miles, while playing three
      balls on every hole but one. Walls used seven Callaway

      BallenIsles on page 3                              Participants in the 5th Annual First Tee Palm Beach 100 Hole Challenge, Nov. 2
      Grants Foster Modernization Of The Lighthouse ArtCenter

      300K Grant From The Cornelia T. Bailey             their gallery and school of
      Foundation And A 200K Anonymous Dollar-            art facilities. The Cornelia T.
      For-Dollar Matching Gift Challenge Will            Bailey Foundation, known
      Help Modernize Facilities                          for its commitment to the
                                                         arts, donated $300K and an
        The Lighthouse ArtCenter (LAC) welcomed a sizable   anonymous donor pledged
      grant from the Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation and an   a $200K dollar-for-dollar
      anonymous donor to help cover the cost of modernizing   matching gift challenge.

                                                                                 Grants Foster Modernization on page 4
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