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VOL. 29 NO. 4                                                                                 APRIL 2021

                                                            Southern Spotlight

        BallenIsles Charities Foundation Provides Funding To The

          Palm Beach Gardens Police And Fire Rescue Foundation

        BallenIsles Charities Foundation has again set a     “This  multiyear
      fundraising record. During their 10-year anniversary,   c o m m i t m e nt   by   t he
      the foundation awarded grants of $800,000 to 46 local   BallenIsles Charities
      organizations and over $4.6 million since inception. Who   Foundation has allowed us
      could have predicted that? This year’s total includes the   to broaden our mission. It
      funding of a special impact grant to the PBG Police and Fire   allows our Police and Fire
      Rescue Foundation’s emergency financial assistance fund of   Rescue Foundation to reach
      $30,000 which helps our first responders and their families.  the next level of support
        The Palm Beach Gardens Police and Fire Rescue   for our first responders,”
      Foundation has received funding from the BallenIsles Charities   said Irwin F. Edenzon,
      Foundation to establish an emergency financial assistance fund   president of the Police and
      for police and fire rescue personnel. The $30,000 donation was   Fire Rescue Foundation.
      provided to support Palm Beach Gardens first responders in
      times of extraordinary financial need.            Southern Spotlight on page

                                             Art event                                                         FundrAiSing event

            Seventh Annual Wild & Scenic Film                                                                          Old Bags

            Festival – On Tour Returns April 10                                                                     Luncheon :

       With A Virtual Film Festival Experience

        Environmental Awareness Films Connect 180-Plus Communities                                          There’s No Going

      Around The World, Benefits Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse And Museum                                                ‘Bag’ Now!

        It’s back for a seventh year and it’s about to get “wild   9 p.m. This year’s virtual film festival experience brings an
      & scenic!” The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is   adrenaline pumping, heart thumping, curated collection of     What began
      excited to present the Wild & Scenic Film Festival – On Tour   films right to you! They capture epic international outdoor   as an uncertain,
      (WSFF) to your living room on Saturday, April 10, 6:30 to   adventures and research, kindle a love for nature, and inspire   treacherous year
                                                         environmental stewardship through the art of filmmaking.   for fundraising,
                                                           Wild & Scenic Film Festival is one of the nation’s   turned into a
                                                         premiere environmental and adventure film festivals in   “think outside the
                                                         North America. Created by the South Yuba River Citizens   box” reimagined
                                                         League (SYRCL) the “On Tour” version “Resilient By   success! The
                                                         Nature” is being hosted by 180 organizations around the   question was never
                                                         country and by the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum   if there would
                                                         for its seventh year running.                      be an Old Bags
                                                           The 11 films featured in the April event are from all   Luncheon , it was
                                                         over the world and range from adventures in Miami,   how. The  creative
                                                         northern Norway, and Oregon, to scientific research being   minds at Center for
                                                                                 done in Antarctica and the   Family Services
                                                                                 Kuril Islands. They also peer   took a leap of faith  Renee Scott, Amanda Polk
                                                                                 into the struggles and work   in their community
                                                                                 being done to preserve nature   and delivered something so special and so unique; the
                                                                                 in the  Pacific  Islands and   consensus was astounding.
                                                                                 Ethiopia. The films create an     The focus of the Center’s 60th Anniversary, Old
                                                                                 awareness of our world and   Bags Luncheon Diamond Jubilee, was to raise much-
                                                                                 its wonderful possibilities,   needed funds to continue serving the rising needs of
                                                                                 while highlighting the
                                                                                                            Fundraising Event on page 2
                                                                                 Art Event on page 4
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