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        VOL. 15 NO. 5                                                                                  MAY 2021

      Bocaire Voted Among County’s Top Three Country Clubs

      In Palm Beach Post’s “Community Choice Awards”

         After more than 200,000 votes were cast over several   competing against clubs many
      weeks of voting in the Palm Beach Post’s third annual “Best   times its membership size.
      of Palm Beach County” Official Community Choice Awards,   It is a boutique-sized club
      Bocaire was named one of three finalists in the category of   known for its 300 acres of
      Best Country Club. The other two finalists were Ibis Country   beautiful fairways, lakes and
      Club of West Palm Beach, and first-place winner Ballen Isles   landscaped vistas. In addition
      Country Club of Palm Beach Gardens.               to its renowned 18-hole Kipp
         Though Bocaire did not take top honors at the gala held   Schulties golf course, Bocaire
      in April to announce the winners, General Manager Maggie   features  238  custom-built
      Green and her team were grateful for the recognition. “We were   estate homes and a friendly,
      honored to be included in the lineup of local finalists,” says   year-round community.   Soak up the Florida sunshine at the resort- Designed by Kipp Schulties, the Challenge at
      Ms. Green. “We couldn’t have been more excited to represent      Aside from its idyllic golf   style luxury aquatic center  Bocaire is a golfers’ paradise
      our team and our members with this nomination.”   course, the country club’s
         Most noteworthy is the fact that Bocaire Country Club was   amenities include tennis, recreation, fitness and social   Community Choice Awards on page 4
      Kaye Communications PR & Marketing

      President & Chief Strategist Bonnie S. Kaye

      Honored with “Prestigious Women Award”

         Bonnie S. Kaye, president                      during an interactive virtual reception, and featured in an online   for-profit and nonprofit brands to grow and dominate their
      and chief strategist of Palm                      profile on the publication’s website and in its March issue.   marketplace(s).
      Beach County-headquartered                           The publication’s Prestigious Women Awards recognize top      Celebrating 25 years in “business and community,” the
      Kaye Communications PR &                          leaders in the South Florida tri-county area who have created   Boca Raton-based “seriously strategic” firm has driven
      Marketing (KCOM-PR) has                           business success stories and provided leadership to women and   communications initiatives for a diverse roster of regional and
      been recognized by  South                         the broader community. The awards are based on nominations   national clients in a variety of industries. Under Bonnie Kaye’s
      Florida Business & Wealth                         by the public and SFBW research.                   leadership, KCOM-PR has developed and activated brand
      Magazine with its Prestigious                        Kaye, a 40-year “marketing” public relations veteran,   strategies, launches, reinventions, refreshments, news media
      Women Award. Kaye was                             was recognized in the category of Marketing and Public   and influencer engagement, community relations, social media
      honored along with other                          Relations, the only honoree in that category from Palm   content, crisis communications management and reputation
      high-profile women business                       Beach County. She founded and leads the women-owned
      leaders in several industries                     integrated communications and marketing firm that empowers   Bonnie S. Kaye Honored on page 4
      Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County

      Names Jennifer C. Thomason as President, CEO

         The Habitat for Humanity                       in June. The announcement was made by the organization’s     According to Kocaj, Thomason was selected from a strong
      of South Palm Beach                               Chair,  Brittney  Kocaj,  who  led  the  succession  process   field of candidates with diverse, demonstrated track records
      County board of directors                         supported by a five-person CEO Selection Committee she   in nonprofit leadership, strategic planning and development.
      has  appointed  20-year                           formed of current and past board members.          She noted that the recruitment generated more than 50 well-
      nonprofit executive Jennifer                         Serving at the helm of the organization, Thomason will   qualified applicants, and the selection process was deliberate,
      C. Thomason, M.A. as the                          continue to drive the affiliate’s mission and increase and   competitive, robust and comprehensive.
      affiliate’s next President &                      broaden its impact in South Palm Beach County and touch      “It  was  so  gratifying  to  our  board  to  see  that  this
      CEO. Effective May 20th,                          more families. Responsible for senior managerial leadership   high-profile position attracted so much top-tier interest,”
      she transitions/onboard under                     and financial oversight for all aspects of operations, she   shared Kocaj. “Jennifer rose above all in her blend of
      the  leadership  of  current                      will focus on strategic visioning and planning, long-term   nonprofit experience, broad established community and
      President & CEO Randy                             goals and growth in addition to maintaining Habitat for   donor relationships, insightful philanthropic cultivation
      Nobles, who will be retiring                      Humanity of South Palm Beach County’s visibility, standing,   perspectives and well-demonstrated ability to create and
                                                                                 and development growth as   execute successful development initiatives. We are confident
                                                                                 one of the County’s premier
                                                                                 nonprofits.               Habitat for Humanity on page 4

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