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VOL. 16 NO. 7                                                                                  JULY 2021

       The Honda Classic To Distribute A Near Record $5.1 Million

       To Local Charities Despite The Challenges Of The Pandemic

       More Than 100 Charities And 100,000 Children

       Will Be Impacted By Honda Classic Cares

         The Honda Classic is awarding $5.1 million to 100 South Florida philanthropic
       organizations in 2021, a number that approaches tournament record levels despite the
       widespread impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
         The $5.1 million distribution during Honda Classic Cares Week (June 7 to 10) will impact
       the lives of more than 100,000 children and provide a much-needed boost to South Florida
       community charities that faced their own fiscal challenges in a tough year.
         The Honda Classic has now surpassed $55 million in charitable contributions as American
       Honda approaches its 41st year as title sponsor of the PGA TOUR event, including almost

      The Honda Classic on page 4
       Executive Women Of The Palm Beaches Foundation

       Supports Dress For Success Worldwide/Palm Beach Affiliate

      And Raises $65,000 At 37th Annual Women In                                  the Palm Beaches and many
      Leadership Awards                                                           women entering or returning to
                                                                                  the workforce will benefit from
                                                                                  this unique collaboration,” said
        More than 250 sponsors, nominees and guests participated in the Executive Women of the   Mary Hart, Dress for Success
      Palm Beaches Foundation’s (EWPBF) 37th Annual Women In Leadership Awards (WILA), a   Palm Beach CEO.
      virtual celebration launched on YouTube on Friday, April 30.                  The signature fundraising
        In partnership with Keynote Speaker Joi Gordon of Dress for Success Worldwide and the Palm   event for Executive Women
      Beach affiliate of Dress for Success, EWPBF donated a $5,000 honorarium to the organization   of the Palm Beaches, WILA
      as part of the event. In addition, WILA attendees donated 19 business suits and more than 30
      pairs of shoes, 24 handbags, undergarments, and makeup in a drive-up donation event.   Executive Women Of The  EWPBF Executive Director Holly Finch; President Trudy
        “With the reduced capacity to collect donations of items and funding over the past year, Dress   Palm Beaches Foundation  Crowetz; WILA Nonprofit Honoree Dr. Renee Layman; and
      for Success Palm Beach is extremely grateful to have the support of the Executive Women of   on page 4  EWPBF Member Jessica Cecere
       Philanthropist Lois Pope And American Humane

       Dedicated American Military Hero Dog Monument

      National Monument Honors Courageous
      Canines Who Served In U.S. Armed Forces

      From Civil War To Today

        There are some 2,700 dogs currently in active military service and about 700 who are
      deployed overseas, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. But for the most part,
      these courageous canines – like the countless thousands who served in the military dating

                                                                                  Left to right: Florida State Attorney Dave Aronberg; U.S. Representative Brian Mast (R-FL);
                                                                                  U.S. Representative Lois Frankel (D-FL); Suzi Goldsmith, president of Tri-County Animal
                                                                                  Rescue; Lois Pope; Donna Shalala, HUD secretary; Dr. Robin Ganzert, CEO of American
                                                                                  Humane; Austin Weishel, monument sculptor; and Commissioner Robert Weinroth

                                                                                  Philanthropist Lois Pope on page 3
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