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VOL. 23  NO. 6                                                                                 JUNE 2021

      Big Brothers, Big Sisters Of Palm Beach And Martin

      Counties Recognized Volunteers And Supporters

         Amid trophies, plaques, videos, treats and fanfare, friends,      A short program, led by
      supporters and volunteers gathered for the 2021 awards luncheon   Yvette  Flores Acevedo,  CEO
      on April 28 to cheer the bonds between “bigs” and “littles” that   Big  Brothers,  Big  Sisters
      steadfastly represents the nonprofit Big Brothers, Big Sisters of   of  Palm  Beach  and  Martin
      Palm Beach and Martin Counties – now in its 35th year!   Counties, showcased winners
         The event, taking place and generously sponsored by   with personal, heartfelt
      Bonefish Grille in Stuart, set the stage for smiles, laughter,   accounts, about the difference
      hugs, and recognition for the 2021 and 2020 Big and Little of   in their lives because of the
      the Year honorees, Volunteers of the Year, and the distinguished   “matches”  and  life-mentor
      Raising a Child and Raising Children awards.      experiences enjoyed throughout
         “Our volunteers and supporters remained steadfast in their   the years. Volunteers shared
      commitment to our youth before and during the pandemic,”   why they choose to lend time
      said Yvette Flores Acevedo, CEO Big Brothers, Big Sisters   and talents to the charity.
      of Palm Beach and Martin Counties. “Their generosity
      empowers youth to graduate with a plan for their future and   Big Brothers, Big Sisters   Elysha Miskanic, Mikealo Moncayo, Luisa Espinoza, Pete Magazino, Alan Armstrong,
      a mentor for their lifetime.”                     on page 4                   Chloe Taylor and Howard McNett
       Harbour Ridge Member

       Defeats Odds With Two Holes In One In One Round

      What Are Those Odds? 67 Million                                                                      under an hour later, using a five hybrid from 105 yards, she
      To 1 To Be Exact                                                                                     made her second-ever hole in one on hole No. 14. Once Patsy
         The  average American  golfer                                                                     got to the seventh hole at 11:35 a.m., she thought it best to
      makes a hole in one once every                                                                       use her six hybrid from 102 yards. She swings, she … sinks
      12,000 rounds. On Saturday, May                                                                      it! Incredibly, she successfully sunk her second (and third
      8, Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country                                                                     ever) hole in one; same round, same course, same day!
      Club member Patsy Harris defeated                                                                       Patsy, who calls herself a “bogey” golfer with a handicap
      those odds by a long shot.                                                                           of 19, said, “I am always just happy to clear the hazards and
         Patsy, a member at Harbour                                                                        get the ball on the green; none of our par-3s are easy! My
      Ridge since 2014, decided to start her                                                               golf group, ‘The Queen of the Greens,’ was so excited after
      day off with a final 18-hole round of                                                                the first hole in one – high fiving and taking photos. After the
      golf for the 2021 season. Little did                                                                 second, I was in shock!” Members of her foursome that day
      she know it would end in 67 million                                                                  included Jill Kelly, Barbara Alesi, and Elaine McCusker.
      to one odds! She teed off the River
      Ridge No. 10 at 8:16 a.m. and just                                                                   Harbour Ridge Member Defeats Odds on page 5
      Two Nonprofits Partner For Kentucky Derby Fundraiser

      By Jackie Holfelder                                  A Derby Hat contest,
         It was rockin’ at Rockin’ H Ranch in Palm City on   Derby Race competition,
      May 1, when the Caring Children Clothing Children (4Cs)   silent auction and visit
      and  Equine  Rescue  and Adoption  Foundation  (ERAF)   from ERAF horses were
      partnered to present the Third Annual Derby Day Benefit.  among the festivities.
         The fundraiser was sold out, with people enjoying both      Sponsors  included
      indoor and outdoor event venues, bar service – including   Advanced Technology
      the signature derby day cocktail mint julep – provided   Integrators, A3  Kleaning,
      by  Bonner  Mobile  Bar  and  delicious  hors  d’oeuvres
      provided by Ellie’s Downtown Deli and Catering, located   Kentucky Derby Fundraiser
      in downtown Stuart.                               on page 3

                                                                                 Karen Goodberlet, Elaine Hines, Angel Robertson, Carolyne Austin, Denise LeClair-Robbins,
                                                                                 Concetta Schiattarella and Joanna Greene Newman enjoy the Third Annual Derby Day fundraiser.
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