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VOL. 31 NO.8                                                                                AUGUST 2021

      Celebrating The Achievements Of The Nonprofit Community

      Nominations Are Open                                 The call for nominations is open now
                                                         through Aug. 16 at 5 p.m. for each category and
      Through Aug. 16                                    can be made online at
                                                           “We are so excited to be honoring our
        Nonprofits First announces the return of the in-person   amazing, talented and  dedicated nonprofit
      event, the Fifth Annual Hats Off Nonprofit Awards to be   organizations for their work during yet another
      held for the first time in the Cohen Pavilion at the Kravis   challenging year! They deserve to be recognized
      Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, Oct. 5 from   now more than ever! Reuniting the nonprofit
      5:30 to 7:30 p.m.                                  sector and celebrating the fortitude of our
        The Hats Off Nonprofit Awards celebrates and honors   community leaders and volunteers is something
      nonprofit organizations of the Palm Beach County nonprofit   we should all be excited about. Please nominate
      sector and the professionals and volunteers behind the   as many worthy nonprofit organizations as
      hundreds of charities who contribute to making our   possible in any one or more of our 11 categories,
      community strong. The event is chaired by Natalie Alvarez,
      of Key Private Bank.                               Celebrating on page 2                 2020 honorees
      Loggerhead Marinelife Center Tips Its Hat To Topsy

      After A Two And A Half-Year Hospital Stay

        On Wednesday, June 23, Loggerhead Marinelife Center     All in all, this                           Medical Center, providing a greater understanding of the
      (LMC) released its longest-term patient to date, a sub-adult   sea turtle’s recovery                 pathology of diseases in sea turtles. Moreover, the sea
      green sea turtle named Topsy. Topsy first arrived at the center on   is unique in every              turtle offered new antimicrobial approaches to infection,
      Dec. 18, 2018 after sustaining boat strike trauma to its carapace   way.  Topsy is the               tissue healing and understanding about chronic stress in
      and being rescued by the United States Coast Guard personnel   first to receive an                   sea turtles.
      offshore. Two and a half years later, the sea turtle patient was   Inconel implant to                  “While two years is a considerable stay, Topsy’s clinical
      deemed healthy for release by the Florida Fish and Wildlife   correct its buoyancy                   course offered unique insights into the medical management
      Conservation Commission (FWC) and LMC veterinarians.   disorder. Although the                        of a complicated case,” said LMC Director of Rehabilitation,
        Upon discovery, the patient was in great distress and   innovative procedure was not a total success, it provided   Dr. Max Polyak. “What we’ve learned from Topsy’s health
      unable to dive or stay underwater due to injuries associated   LMC’s rehabilitation team with unique insight to treat   journey will add significantly to our approach in treating
      with unintentional boat strikes. Additionally, its blood work   other patients with similar conditions and to strengthen   similar injuries and diseases in future patients.”
      revealed a systemic infection and hypoglycemia, which were   chances of more successful releases. Topsy also received
      treated. In addition, it received daily wound care.   advanced CT imaging thanks to the medical staff at Jupiter   Loggerhead Marinelife on page 3
      The 37th Edition Of The ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival

      Now Accepting Artist Applications

      The Festival Will Run, Feb. 19                       Known as one of the                             manner as professional artists and submit their artwork online

      And 20, Over Presidents’ Day                       nation’s top art festivals,                       through
                                                         ArtiGras, in Palm Beach
                                                                                                             Deadline for artists to apply online for inclusion in
      Weekend 2022                                       Gardens, Fla., annually                           ArtiGras is Saturday, Sept. 25. Artists can email artists@
                                                         attracts tens of thousands              , call (561) 748-3942 or visit
        The 37th edition of the ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival   of art lovers and collectors. The two-day outdoor festival,   for more information.
      presented by Hanley Foundation, scheduled for Feb. 19 and 20,   produced by the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce,
      2022, is currently accepting artist applications at zapplication.  showcases a juried exhibition of gallery-quality art and offers
      org. Artists can apply for jury selection in 12 fine art categories   a unique opportunity for visitors to interact with and purchase
      including ceramics, digital art, drawing and printmaking, fiber   directly from the artists.
      (wearable and non-wearable), glass, jewelry, mixed media,     As the premier fine arts festival of the Palm Beaches,
      painting, photography, sculpture and wood.         ArtiGras also offers the “emerging artist” category for
                                                                                 local artists. This program
                                                                                 offers selected developing
                                                                                 artists mentoring services,
                                                                                 professional booth photos and
                                                                                 complimentary tent rental.
                                                                                 Qualifications include artists
                                                                                 who have never exhibited
                                                                                 in a show and reside in the
                                                                                 Palm Beach County area.   Patrons looking at youth art
                                                                                 Emerging Artist applicants
                                                                                 should proceed in the same   ArtiGras Fine Arts on page 4
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