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VOL. 23  NO. 7                                                                                 JULY 2021

      Ninth Annual Treasure Coast Bonito Blast Fishing Tournament

      This Fun-Filled Family Event                      assistance to hundreds of

      Allows Us To Give Back To                         veterans (
                                                        Please do your part to give
      Florida’s Disabled Veterans                       back to those who gave so
                                                        much by supporting the
      For Their Sacrifices                              TCBB. This is our  way  of
                                                        giving back, especially for
         The Ninth Annual Treasure Coast Bonito Blast (TCBB)   those of us who did not serve.
      works with various Treasure Coast businesses to create an      The WVRF was founded
      event that brings our quaint town and city (with a fishing   in 2009 to support and
      problem!) and community together in appreciation and   assist our Florida veterans
      support of the Wounded Veteran’s Relief Fund (WVRF). The   and to serve as a bridge for
      event includes substantial prize money, dinners, live music,   transition into civilian life.
      auction items and raffle.                         The organization provides
         The TCBB is the largest one-day tournament on the   immediate emergency
      Treasure Coast. The bonitos are always biting at this time
      of the year! To date, the tournament has raised hundreds   Bonito Blast Fishing
      of thousands of dollars for the WVRF, which has provided   Tournament on page 3
      Racquets For Recovery Benefits Local Nonprofit

      By Jackie Holfelder
         The Mark Garwood SHARE Foundation
      held its first Racquets For Recovery Tennis
      and Pickleball Tournament at North River
      Shores Tennis Club in Stuart on Saturday,
      May 22. All proceeds benefited the nonprofit’s
      Phoenix Scholarship program.
         Women’s doubles tennis and pickleball and
      men’s doubles tennis and pickleball games all
      saw spirited but good-natured competition as
      participants were reminded of the reason for
      the event by moving and emotional speakers.
         Volunteers Dr. Juan Giachino and Fern
      Giachino roasted a succulent pig, which was
      part of a delicious picnic lunch enjoyed by
      over 175 participants and guests.                                                                    Ladies’ pickleball winners Kelly McCarthy, Kristi Becker,
                                           Ladies’ 3.5 tennis winners Carol Kushner, Kathy Gall, Maureen Holley, Brigite   Sunnathai  Immerman,  Deb  Londoli,  Carla  Miller  and
      Racquets For Recovery on page 3      Babine, Sue Whittington, Nancy Pribble and Joyce Costopolous    Donna Burton
      Sandhill Cove Foundation Presents 2021 Scholarship Awards

      By Jackie Holfelder                               scholars and attendees,
         The awarding of the sixth annual Sandhill Cove   stating, “The foundation,
      Foundation Scholarship Awards took place in its   started by a few forward-
      beautifully redecorated pavilion on Wednesday, June 9.  thinking residents, renews
         Forty-four employees of Sandhill Cove Retirement   our sense of purpose.
      Living  and/or their children  were selected  to  receive   We become emotionally
      scholarships that totaled $139,500.               involved in the lives of
         The foundation is an independent, tax-exempt public   these  young  people,  we
      charity, set up by Sandhill Cove residents in accordance   cheer them on in their
      with Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service.
      It reserves 98 percent of income for qualified awardees.  Sandhill Cove Foundation
         Mary Antaya,  foundation president, welcomed the   on page 4

                                                                                  2021 Sandhill Cove Foundation Scholarship recipients
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