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VOL. 16 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   their abilities, should experience acceptance and inclusion.
      Beach International Boat Show. On Sunday, March 28, the nonprofit hosted brunch on     “At The Arc, we are always open to opportunities to connect with our donors, show
      the 9,000-square-foot Mansion Yacht.                                        our appreciation for their incredible support, and encourage them to continue the hard
        As guests took in views of the Intracoastal Waterway from the three-story vessel,   but rewarding work of achieving acceptance for all,” said McCarten.
      they enjoyed an elegant brunch, champagne, and live music. Kimberly McCarten, The
      Arc’s president and CEO, shared the nonprofit’s vision that all people, regardless of   The Arc Of Palm Beach County on page 2

      Ashley  Carros,  Belinda  Pike,  Monique  Monica Oberting, Bahareh Wolfs, Kimberly
      Brechter                              McCarten                             Chris Ryan, Brian Evans, Michael Walsh  Ricardo Young, Rita Barretto, Amy Young
      The Crossing                                                                 First Responders Honored

      For Cystic Fibrosis                                                            On Wednesday, April 28, the Palm Beach North Chamber held its third annual

                                                                                   Palm Beach North Valor and Community Service Awards presented by Florida Public
        The Crossing For Cystic Fibrosis, hosted by Piper’s Angels Foundation, is a long-distance   Utilities Company and Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center. Palm Beach North’s
      endurance paddle of 80 miles across the Gulf Stream from Bimini in the Bahamas to Lake Worth   first responders were honored with three awards: Community Service Awards, and
      Beach, Fla. The event is scheduled to take place for the seventh year on June 27, with approximately   Call of the Year for Police and Fire. Please find detailed information below and let
      200 paddlers and support boats participating.                                me know if you have any questions. Thank you for your consideration!
        Among the participants this year are eight members of the Lighthouse Dragons dragon boat
      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.

                                                                                   Call of the year recipients (fire): North Palm Beach Fire Rescue

      The Crossing on page 8

                                                                                   Call of the year recipients (fire): Palm Beach County Fire Rescue

                                                                                   First Responders Honored on page 3
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