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                                                                                                                                        WEST PALM BCH
                                                                                                                                        PERMIT NO.2075

                                                                               PEACEFUL, FRIENDLY, COMMUNITY ATMOSPHERE

        VOL. 24 NO. 7                                                                                  JULY 2021

                                                             Fundraising EvEnt

        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   Healthcare Charity Inc. became the host
      Florida philanthropic organizations in 2021, a number that   organization and moved the event to
      approaches tournament record levels despite the widespread   PGA National Resort and Spa.
      impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.                    The $5.1 million was just $250,000
        The $5.1 million distribution during Honda Classic   below the record distribution of $5.35
      Cares Week (June 7 to 10) will impact the lives of more   million of 2020 and equaled the
      than 100,000 children and provide a much-needed boost to   distribution in 2019. The support of
      South Florida community charities that faced their own fiscal   the  local community  and  sponsors
      challenges in a tough year.                       combined with rigorous cost
        The Honda Classic has now surpassed $55 million in   management by the tournament team
      charitable contributions as American Honda approaches   made it happen.
      its 41st year as title sponsor of the PGA TOUR event,
      including almost $40 million in the 15 years since Children’s   Fundraising Event on page 4

                                     tEquEsta ProFilE                                                         tEquEsta sPotlight

       Executive Women Of The Palm Beaches                                                                         Philanthropist

        Foundation Supports Dress For Success                                                                      Lois Pope And

                 Worldwide/Palm Beach Affiliate                                                               American Humane

       And Raises $65,000 At 37th Annual Women In Leadership Awards                                         Dedicate Monument
                                                                                                              National Monument Honors Courageous
                                                                                  More than 250 sponsors,   Canines Who Served In U.S. Armed Forces
                                                                                nom i ne e s a nd gue st s           From Civil War To Today
                                                                                participated in the Executive
                                                                                Women of the Palm Beaches     There are some 2,700 dogs currently in active
                                                                                Foundation’s (EWPBF) 37th   military service and about 700 who are deployed
                                                                                Annual Women In Leadership   overseas, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.
                                                                                Awards (WILA), a virtual    But for the most part, these courageous canines – like
                                                                                celebration launched on     the countless thousands who served in the military
                                                                                YouTube on Friday, April 30.   dating back to the Civil War – have not been given the
                                                                                  In partnership with Keynote   credit due to them for their heroic acts on and off the
                                                                                Speaker Joi Gordon of Dress   battlefield.
      WILA honorees (volunteer sector) Natalie M. Alvarez; (public sector) Dorothy Jacks; (private   for Success Worldwide and     Lois Pope, the nationally prominent philanthropist
      sector) Bridget Berry; and Emerging Leader Lauren R. Whetstone. Not shown (nonprofit   the Palm Beach affiliate of   and disabled veterans and animal welfare champion,
      sector) Renee Layman                                                      Dress for Success, EWPBF    changed this by bestowing upon military service dogs
                                                                                 donated a $5,000 honorarium   the honor they deserve. She and Dr. Robin R. Ganzert,
                                                                                 to the organization as part   president and CEO of American Humane, the country’s
                                                                                 of the event. In addition,   first  humane  organization,  dedicated  the American
                                                                                 WILA attendees donated     Military Hero Dog Monument on Saturday, May 15,
                                                                                 19 business suits and more   at Tri-County Animal Rescue in Boca Raton, Fla. The
                                                                                 than 30 pairs of shoes, 24   American Military Hero Dog Monument is a national
                                                                                 handbags, undergarments,   tribute to the canines who serve in the five branches of
                                                                                 and makeup in a drive-up   the Armed Forces.
                                                                                 donation event.
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