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        VOL. 15 NO. 6                                                                                  JUNE 2021

      Habitat for Humanity of                                                     Tri-County Animal Rescue’s

      South Palm Beach County                                                     Inaugural “Bark & Brunch”

      Raises $225,000+ for                                                        a Howling Success

      2021 Women Build                                                              loving  advocates—
                                                                                    More than 125 paw-

                                                                                  including many of
         Getting out in the fresh air to                                          their fur babies—filled
      give “a fresh start” hand-up to a                                           the outdoor courtyard
      hard-working, low-income widowed                                            at  The Addison  to
      mom of four sons, more than 150                                             kick off Mother’s Day
      women participated in an annual                                             Week by celebrating
      “experiential fundraiser like no                                            pup rescue moms, and
      other” during “a year like no other:”                                       to raise funds at the
      Habitat for Humanity of South Palm                                          inaugural Tri-County
      Beach County’s 2021 Women Build                                             Animal Rescue’s
      presented by Moraca Builders, Inc.                                          Moms & Pups “Bark
      This year’s roster boasted more than                                        & Brunch.”
      20 corporate and volunteer “builder”                                           Addressing a timely
      teams and dozens of individual                                              growing COVID-
      fundraisers who collectively raised                                         impacted community
      more than $225,000, surpassing this                                         wellness need, “Bark
      year’s goal by 50%.                                                         & Brunch” proceeds  A beautiful afternoon brunchin’ with pups.
         Habitat’s “Sisterhood of the                                             are being directed to
      Pink Hard Hat” annual women-                                                Tri-County Rescue’s “Together Fur-ever” Medical Fund, which subsidizes low-cost vet
      only initiative uniquely combined                                           care, surgeries, x-rays, ultrasounds, dental care, etc. at the organization’s state-of-the-
      experiential fundraising with                                               art, on-campus Lois Pope Clinic for loving pet owners who are experiencing financial
      “camaraderie-of-a-rare-kind,”                                               difficulties.
      this year with Safe2Build options  Women Build 2021 Co-Chair Robyn Raphael-Dynan,      In addition to honoring Boca Raton Pup Rescue Moms Marta Batmasian, Andrea Kline
      to “build it their way:” onsite,  Ricki Auerbach, Marcia Tabatchnick and Women Build   and Constance Scott for their long advocacy for pet rescue and support of Tri-County
      at home or join now, build later.  2021 Co-Chair Beverly Raphael Altman.    Animal Rescue, there were plenty of festivities enjoyed by guests—especially the Pup

      Habitat for Humanity on page 3                                              Tri-County Animal Rescue on page 4
      Morikami Japanese Gardens and Museum in Delray

      Offers an Oasis of Beauty and Calm After a Year of Stress

         If a year of depriving yourself by self-quarantining for
      the sake of protecting yourself and loved ones has your
      stress level at a fever pitch, one visit here is all you need:
      200 acres of expansive Japanese gardens with strolling
      paths, resting areas, tropical bonsai collection, small lakes
      teeming with koi and other wildlife, nature trails, pine
      forests and picnic areas...all surrounding two museums:
      one that features exhibition galleries with collections of
      more than 5,000 Japanese art objects and artifacts, a 225-
      seat theater, an authentic tea house with viewing gallery,
      library, classrooms, museum store café, lakeside terrace,
      and a Japanese courtyard garden.
         The other building is modeled to suggest a Japanese
      villa, with a ring of exhibition rooms embracing an open-

      Morikami Japanese Gardens and Museum on page 6

                                                                                   Boca Public Library’s Summer Reading Program
                                                                                         Offers Prizes for All Ages–Kids to Adults

                                                                                         No Library Card Required.......See page 6
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