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                                                                                                                                         U.S. POSTAGE
                                                                                                                                        WEST PALM BCH
                                                                                                                                        PERMIT NO.2075

                                                                               PEACEFUL, FRIENDLY, COMMUNITY ATMOSPHERE

        VOL. 24 NO. 12                                                                         DECEMBER 2021

                                                              TequesTa Profile

               Fourth Annual Live Like Jake ‘Be The Light’ Gala

          Raised Over $100,000 To Prevent Childhood Drowning

             Drowning Prevention Advocates Honored During Diamonds And Denim-Themed Night

        Live Like Jake, the local foundation created
      in the memory of Jake Roarke Morrison, held
      its annual “Be the Light” Gala on Oct. 9,
      in the stunning setting of Lady Jean Ranch.
      Over 160 guests and sponsors came together
      to raise more than $100,000 that will be used
      to provide scholarships for Infant Self Rescue
      (ISR) swimming lessons and ISR instructor
      training grants, as well as critical funds for
      families who have lost a child or have a child
      with critical care needs.
                                                                                                                       Michael Loughran, Mary Mergens-Loughran,
      Tequesta Profile on page 3             Emma, Kellie and Nick Linder         Jo Locker, Heather Atkins and Sue Eusepi-Green  John Loughran

                                   TequesTa sPoTlighT                                                               ChariTy evenT

              Homes For Our Troops To Kick                                                                      Furry Friends

           Off Building Of Home For Injured                                                                                  And

             Soldier In West Palm Beach, Fla.                                                                    Fancy Things

        The national nonprofit                          deployment.  While on a                               On Saturday, Nov. 6 more than 300 people gathered
      organization, Homes For Our                       mission with the 1-32nd                             at the gorgeous Pelican Club for the second annual
      Troops (HFOT) kicked off the                      Cavalry,  101st Airborne                            Furry Friends and Fancy Things event presented by
      building of a specially adapted                   Di v i si o n ,  i n  Ku n a r                      Pantelides PR. Guests were treated to fancy things
      custom home for Army Staff                        Province, Afghanistan,  a                           such as drinks from cotton candy-filled prosecco
      Sergeant Joseph “Blake”                           rocket propelled grenade
      DeLoach on Saturday, Nov.                         struck Staff Sergeant
      20 at 10 a.m. SSG DeLoach was                     DeLoach’s vehicle. SSG
      injured while serving in Afghanistan.             DeLoach lost his sight as a
        The  community  kickoff  event  signified  the  start  of   result of the blast.
      the build process and introduced SSG DeLoach to the     The home being built for
      community. The event was held at Cornerstone Fellowship,   SSG DeLoach will feature
      13969 Orange Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33412.    more than 40 major special
        On Oct. 18, 2010, the career SSG DeLoach enjoyed
      so much came to an abrupt end during his second    Tequesta Spotlight on page 4

                                                                                                            CBS12 Anchor Ashley Glass, Furry Friends Adoption,
                                                                                                            Clinic and Ranch President Pat Deshong, Lynn Glass.
                                                                                                            Photo by Tracey Benson Photography

                                                                                                            Charity Event on page 4
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