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VOL. 23  NO. 7                                                                                JULY 2021

      Ninth Annual

      Treasure Coast Bonito Blast Fishing Tournament

      This Fun-Filled Family Event Allows Us To

      Give Back To Florida’s Disabled Veterans For

      Their Sacrifices

        The Ninth Annual Treasure Coast Bonito Blast (TCBB) works with various Treasure
      Coast businesses to create an event that brings our quaint town and city (with a fishing
      problem!) and community together in appreciation and support of the Wounded Veteran’s
      Relief Fund (WVRF). The event includes substantial prize money, dinners, live music,
      auction items and raffle.
        The TCBB is the largest one-day tournament on the Treasure Coast. The bonitos are always
      biting at this time of the year! To date, the tournament has raised hundreds of thousands of

       Bonito Blast Fishing Tournament on page 6
      Racquets For Recovery                                                        Sandhill Cove Foundation

      Benefits Local Nonprofit                                                     Presents 2021 Scholarship Awards

      By Jackie Holfelder                                                          By Jackie Holfelder
        The Mark Garwood SHARE Foundation held its first Racquets For Recovery Tennis     The awarding of the sixth annual Sandhill Cove Foundation Scholarship Awards
      and Pickleball Tournament at North River Shores Tennis Club in Stuart on Saturday,   took place in its beautifully redecorated pavilion on Wednesday, June 9.
      May 22. All proceeds benefited the nonprofit’s Phoenix Scholarship program.    Forty-four employees of Sandhill Cove Retirement Living and/or their children
        Women’s doubles tennis and pickleball and men’s doubles tennis and pickleball   were selected to receive scholarships that totaled $139,500.
      games all saw spirited but good-natured competition as participants were reminded of     The foundation is an independent, tax-exempt public charity, set up by Sandhill
      the reason for the event by moving and emotional speakers.                   Cove residents in accordance with Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service.
                                                                                   It reserves 98 percent of income for qualified awardees.
                                                                                     Mary Antaya, foundation president, welcomed the scholars and attendees, stating,
                                                                                   “The foundation, started by a few forward-thinking residents, renews our sense of
                                                                                   purpose. We become emotionally involved in the lives of these young people, we
                                                                                   cheer them on in their successes and are ready, sometimes, too often, to offer advice.
                                                                                     “Their energy and dreams take us back to earlier times in our own lives. We give,
                                                                                   but we also receive.”
                                                                                     Dr. Timothy Moore, president of IRSC was keynote speaker, encouraging the
                                                                                   scholarship recipients to pay it back and help someone else, as residents of Sandhill
                                                                                   Cove have done for them.

      Ladies’ 3.5 tennis winners Carol Kushner, Kathy Gall, Maureen Holley, Brigite Babine, Sue
      Whittington, Nancy Pribble and Joyce Costopolous

      Racquets For Recovery on page 3

                                                                                   2021 Sandhill Cove Foundation Scholarship recipients

                                                                                   2021 Scholarship Awards on page 4
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