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                                                                                                                                         U.S. POSTAGE
                                                                                                                                        WEST PALM BCH
                                                                                                                                        PERMIT NO.2075

                                                                               PEACEFUL, FRIENDLY, COMMUNITY ATMOSPHERE

        VOL. 24 NO. 4                                                                                 APRIL 2021

                                                            tEquEsta 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.            Tequesta Spotlight on page 4

                                             art EvEnt                                                         Fundraising EvEnt

            Seventh Annual Wild & Scenic Film                                                                          Old Bags

            Festival – On Tour Returns April 10                                                                    Luncheon :

       With A Virtual Film Festival Experience                                                              There’s No Going

        Environmental Awareness Films Connect 180-Plus Communities

      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   Tour (WSFF) to your living room on Saturday, April 10,
      & scenic!” The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is   6:30 to 9 p.m. This year’s virtual film festival experience     What began as an
      excited to present the Wild & Scenic Film Festival – On   brings an adrenaline pumping, heart thumping, curated   uncertain, treacherous
                                                        collection of films right to you!  They capture epic   year for fundraising,
                                                        international outdoor adventures and research, kindle a   turned into a “think
                                                        love for nature, and inspire environmental stewardship   outside the box”
                                                        through the art of filmmaking.                      reimagined success!
                                                          Wild & Scenic Film Festival is one of the nation’s   The question was
                                                        premiere environmental and adventure film festivals in   never if there would
                                                        North America. Created by the South Yuba River Citizens   be an Old Bags
                                                        League (SYRCL) the “On Tour” version “Resilient By   Luncheon , it  was
                                                        Nature” is being hosted by 180 organizations around the   how. The  creative
                                                        country and by the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum   minds at Center for
                                                        for its seventh year running.                       Family Services took
                                                                                   The 11 films featured in   a  leap  of  faith  in
                                                                                 the April event are from all   their community and
                                                                                 over the world and range   delivered something  Renee Scott, Amanda Polk
                                                                                 from adventures in Miami,   so special and so
                                                                                 northern Norway, and       unique; the consensus was astounding.
                                                                                 Oregon, to scientific research     The focus of the Center’s 60th Anniversary, Old Bags
                                                                                 being done in Antarctica and   Luncheon Diamond Jubilee, was to raise much-needed
                                                                                 the Kuril Islands. They also   funds to continue serving the rising needs of mental health
                                                                                 peer into the struggles and
                                                                                                            Fundraising Event on page 3
                                                                                 Art Event on page 4
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