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VOL. 13 NO. 6                                                                                 JUNE 2021

      The Arc Of Palm Beach County Charts The Course To Acceptance

        Supporters of The Arc of Palm Beach County got an extraordinary view of the Palm     As guests took in views of the Intracoastal Waterway from the three-story vessel,
      Beach International Boat Show. On Sunday, March 28, the nonprofit hosted brunch on the   they  enjoyed  an  elegant  brunch,  champagne,  and  live  music.  Kimberly  McCarten,
      9,000-square-foot Mansion Yacht.                                            The Arc’s president and CEO, shared the nonprofit’s vision that all people, regardless
                                                                                                                           of  their  abilities,  should  experience
                                                                                                                           acceptance and inclusion.
                                                                                                                             “At The Arc, we are always open
                                                                                                                           to opportunities to connect with
                                                                                                                           our donors, show our appreciation
                                                                                                                           for  their  incredible  support,  and
                                                                                                                           encourage them to continue the hard
                                                                                                                           but  rewarding  work  of  achieving
                                                                                                                           acceptance for all,” said McCarten.
                                                                                                                             Mansion  Yachts,  the  Marine
                                                                                                                           Industries Association of Palm Beach
                                                                                                                           County, and Informa U.S. donated the

                                                                                                   Barbara Campbell,  The Arc Of Palm Beach County
      Judith and Mike Costello  Karen and Richard Bodwell  John and Michelle Carr  Jack and Patty McDonald Kimberly McCarten  on page 2
      First Responders Honored

         On Wednesday, April 28, the Palm Beach North Chamber held its third annual Palm Beach   Please find detailed information below and let me know if you have any questions. Thank
       North Valor and Community Service Awards presented by Florida Public Utilities Company   you for your consideration!
       and Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center. Palm Beach North’s first responders were honored
       with three awards: Community Service Awards, and Call of the Year for Police and Fire.   First Responders Honored on page 4

      Call of the year recipients (fire): North Palm Beach Fire Rescue            Call of the year recipients (fire): Palm Beach County Fire Rescue
      The Crossing For Cystic Fibrosis

         The Crossing For Cystic Fibrosis, hosted by Piper’s Angels Foundation, is a long-distance   “seize the day.” “We want to embrace each and every day as a gift and live life to its fullest. This
       endurance paddle of 80 miles across the Gulf Stream from Bimini in the Bahamas to Lake Worth   event reminds us of our common bond of overcoming serious health issues and how strong we
       Beach, Fla. The event is scheduled to take place for the seventh year on June 27, with approximately   can be, both mentally and physically.”
       200 paddlers and support boats participating.
         Among the participants this year are eight members of the Lighthouse Dragons dragon boat   The Crossing on page 8
       team, which is composed of breast cancer survivors and supporters. The team has been training
       for months to participate in the event on paddleboards and surfskis. Four of the eight will paddle
       the entire distance as solo paddlers, while the remaining four will take turns as a relay team.
         Betsy Burden, president of Lighthouse Dragons, is a 14-year survivor whose favorite quote is
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